© 2018 by Film Rjukan

Pre-Production

Contact Film Location Rjukan’s hotline or email us with questions regarding the information below. We stand ready to help you find your film location – and then organize around your needs to save you time and money.

General Planning

Planning your film project correctly will save you time and money, and Film Rjukan can help you:

  • Secure additional location scouting for right visual fit, access, options, lighting, electricity, special needs for the segment

  • Identifying and securing on-site personnel who may be on either side of the camera – including on-camera releases (under 18 years old present special attention), apparel, planned roles.

  • Find props and gear that fit content.

  • Plan lighting

  • Plan needs for your crew

  • Wet weather cover and plans in event of rain, wind, location issues (consider setting up wet weather cover beforehand).

  • Identify electrical power, generators

Fixers

Join Film Rjukan and our ‘Fixers’ in exploring Film Location Rjukan, seeing exclusive and little-seen locations:

 

  • Cold War bomb rooms, tunnels and mysterious abandoned caverns deep in the mountainsides

  • Magnificent power stations that were the largest in the world a century ago​

  • Cavernous industrial halls with classic architecture​

  • The secret ‘Kings Elevator’ with a capacity of only three that will take you directly to the top of Gaustatoppen.​

  • For much more, see the Locations section of this website. 

Facilities and Sets

Depending on the size of your film production, film locations in the region, storage, administration, and your other specific needs regarding operations and administration, the town of Rjukan is rich in available area that includes:

  • Back Office Travel, changing rooms, bathrooms

  • Back office facilities 

  • Necessary IT infrastructure and equipment – ‘fixing’ your Facility 

  • Production Units

  • Post-Production Units

  • Other

In addition, Rjukan and the surrounding region can offer a wide variety of buildings from different architectural eras that can be used on either side of the camera:

  • Buildings and areas that can be used for filming, post-production and administration

  • Back office facilities 

  • Changing rooms, bathrooms

  • Storage areas

  • Post-production equipment available on request

 

Legal & Contracts

Film Location Rjukan can assist you in any agreements or support that might be necessary including: 

  • Securing access to the right locations, location permits and permissions

  • Obtaining legal production releases

  • Acquiring location insurance

  • Understanding and complying with local laws

  • Obtaining filming permits

  • Preparing precise directions and maps 

  • Agreements with local businesses and land owners as needed.