The large number of life zones make Peru an ideal destination for audiovisual productions.
A country endowed with an enormous variety of landscapes that make for impressive locations.
Peru aims to establish itself up as a major destination for the international film and television industry.
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PLAZA DE ARMAS, LIMA
According to an estimate by the National Institute for Statistics and Information (INEI), on 30 June 2015, Peru had a total population of 31,151, 643.
As a result of centuries of migration, Peru has a very ethnically diverse population. This diversity is especially evident in its capital. This makes it a very attractive location for casting actors of all different races for scripts that reflect our country’s cosmopolitan and universal makeup.
Peru’s official currency is the Sol (S). The exchange rate is favorable for the main foreign currencies: the dollar at 3.27 sols and the Euro at 3.85 sols (May 2018).
According to article 48 of the Peruvian Constitution, “Spanish is the official language and, in the areas where they prevail, so too are Quechua, Aymara and other indigenous languages”. In July 2015, the government made 24 native languages official including: Harakbut, Ese ejja, Yine, Kakataibo and Matsigenka.
Peru has one of the most diverse climates in the world. A look at the main types, according to altitude, temperature and ecological area, allows us to appreciate the wide range of options for filming.
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Given its immense diversity, Peru is an attractive option for filming, offering every natural landscape imaginable in a single country. Our country has a huge variety of ecosystems. It is estimated that Peru has 84 of the world’s 104 recognized ecosystems and a further 17 transitional ecosystems.
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Today, Peru is considered an exclusive and competitive destination for the national and international film and television industry. We have unparalleled production locations, and we encourage co-productions with other countries to benefit our audiovisual industry.
Republic of Peru - Commission for the Promotion of Peruvian Exports and Tourism - PROMPERU. www.promperu.gob.pe