Frequently Asked Questions Mallorca Video Production (FAQs)

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Welcome to Live The Reel’s FAQ page, where we provide answers to common questions about our video production services in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. If you have a question that isn’t answered here, please contact us directly

### General Questions

What kind of video productions do you offer services for?

We offer local production support for production companies travelling from outside of Spain. We also offer a range of video production services, including a full service for music videos, corporate videos, promotional videos, event coverage, drone filming, in which we also offer our post-production editing services.

Where is your company based?

We are located in Palma de Mallorca, Spain and we operate on location throughout the island. We are now also uniquely positioned to offer our services in Madrid, Spain.

Why should we choose Mallorca as our filming location?

Mallorca offers a stunning variety of landscapes, from pristine beaches and dramatic cliffs to rustic villages and vibrant urban settings. Its diverse scenery provides a versatile backdrop for any kind of production.

Being an island with a well-connected, reliable road network, we have short travel distances between locations and most spots are easily accessible. Mallorca boasts an average of 300 days of sunshine per year, making it an ideal location for filming.

Additionally, Mallorca offers a range of accommodation options, from hotels to private villas and apartments. We can assist in finding and booking accommodation that meets the needs of your crew and budget.

Do you offer production insurance coverage?

We facilitate production insurance coverage tailored to the specifics of your project, ensuring that every aspect of the shoot is protected.

How experienced is your crew in Palma with high-end commercial productions?

Our local crew consists of industry professionals with extensive experience in high-end commercial productions. They bring expertise and a commitment to excellence to every project.

Can you assist with finding local talent and extras for our production?

Yes. We have an extensive network of local casting agents and can facilitate the casting of actors, models, and extras for productions of all sizes with flexible buyouts. We also sort all the documents and permits necessary for filming with minors.

### Locations

Do you have a list of pre-scouted locations in Mallorca?

Yes, we have an extensive database of pre-scouted locations suitable for a variety of shoots. Whether you’re looking for a beach backdrop, urban scenery, a mountainside coastal road, a private modern villa or a rustic country home, we can provide you with a photo portfolio of locations to choose from. Let us know what you’re looking for and we’ll send you a pack of photo references.

Can I film on a beach in Mallorca? Can Live The Reel assist with location permits? And how long does it take to acquire filming permits in Mallorca?

Absolutely. We have a dedicated team that specializes in obtaining all types of location permits. We can manage the entire process from application to approval, ensuring that your production is legally compliant.

Generally you should allow a minimum three weeks. If we are blocking roads, where we are going to film with a tracking car or film on a beach in a protected natural area, there are multiple permits to acquire, so when a selection is made, you should allow 3 weeks to be safe.

Are there any restricted areas in Mallorca for filming?

Some areas may have restrictions due to environmental protection laws, private ownership, or other regulations. We’re experienced in navigating these restrictions and can advise you on feasible times and locations for your project.

What kind of support do you provide for large-scale outdoor shoots?

For large-scale outdoor shoots, we provide comprehensive logistical support, including transportation, power supply, catering, tents, and even restroom facilities if needed. We ensure your crew and talent are comfortable and the shoot runs smoothly.

Can you help with set construction and breakdown at location sites?

Yes, we can manage the construction and breakdown of sets. We have skilled art department professionals who can create the set you envision while ensuring a swift and complete breakdown post-shoot, leaving the location in its original state.

Can Live The Reel assist with accommodations and logistics for out-of-town crew?

Yes, we offer full logistical support for out-of-town crews and client, including accommodations, transportation, and catering. We strive to make your production experience in Mallorca as seamless as possible.

 Can you shoot on location outside of Palma de Mallorca?

Absolutely! While we are based in Palma, we also have a base in Madrid. We have experience shooting throughout Spain, including Barcelona, Malaga and Valencia. We can facilitate productions in other locations to meet the needs of your project.

Does Live The Reel offer location scouting for international shoots outside of Spain?

While our primary focus is on locations within Spain, we do have partnerships with location scouts in Havana, Cuba as we have shot many productions there. Let us know your needs, and we can coordinate our services for shoots in Cuba.

### Equipment, Crew and Studios

Do you provide equipment for the shoot?

Camera, Lights, Grip, Drone, U-crane (Russian arm), Streaming, you name it, we provide the latest professional video production equipment. If you have specific equipment requests, we can discuss those needs and we will make the appropriate bookings and arrangements.

What kind of cameras and lenses do you have available?

We have a wide range of cameras and lenses suitable for various types of shoots, including a variety of prime, anamorphic and zoom lenses. Leading manufacturers such as ARRI, RED, Sony, Cooke, Zeiss, Leica and Angenieux.

Can you source rare or specialized equipment for my shoot?

Yes, if you require specialized equipment that is not in our current inventory, we can source it for you. We have connections with rental houses and equipment suppliers both locally and on the mainland.

Can you accommodate both small and large crew requirements?

Whether your production is a small unit project or a large commercial shoot, we can scale our crew to meet your specific needs. We have a network of professionals that includes both local talent and seasoned professionals from the mainland.

What are you crew’s working hours?

In Mallorca, our crew’s working hours are 11+1 base to base with a 10 hour turnaround time.

Does the film crew in Mallorca speak English?

The majority of our productions come from outside of Spain, so our crew is used to working with international clients where the common language is English. Should you choose to bring your DOP, Production Designer or any head of department, we will be pleased to pair will English-speaking assistants.

What studio facilities do you provide?

We have partnerships with several studio facilities in and around Palma de Mallorca that offer green screens, sound stages, and a range of indoor and outdoor sets. We can assist you in finding the perfect studio space to suit the specific requirements of your production.

### Booking and Scheduling

How far in advance do I need to book your services?

We typically advise booking as early as possible to ensure availability, especially during peak seasons. A minimum of 4 weeks in advance is recommended, but do not hesitate to contact us for last-minute inquiries.

What is the process to get a quote for my production?

You can request a quote by sending us an email with details about your project. We will get back to you with a comprehensive quote after we understand your requirements.

### Cost and Payment

What is the average cost of your video production services?

Costs vary widely depending on the project scope, duration, location, and specific requirements. We provide custom quotes to ensure that we can tailor our services to your budget and needs.

What are your payment terms?

Payment terms are listed in our quote. We typically require a deposit to secure the booking and commence pre-production, with the full balance due upon completion of the project. We accept bank transfers.

### Contact

How can I get in touch with you?

You can contact us via email
Our team is ready to assist you from Monday to Friday, 9 am to 6 pm.

Thank you for considering Live The Reel for your video production needs in Palma de Mallorca., Spain.

We hope you found our Frequently Asked Questions Mallorca Video Production page helpful.

We look forward to making your vision reel!


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