Cape Town has once again become a popular filming destination.
_How To Get Away With Murder _actor Alfred Enoch was recently spotted in Cape Town, although there is no clarity as to why he is in the city,
Africa Melane spoke to WesGro Film and Media Promotions Head, Monica Rorvik on how the city has managed to draw international production crews and what this means for the economy.
We are seeing a boom in terms of tax revenue and in terms of bed nights in hotels. When you think of one of these big TV series put over R30 million into the economy. It's a lot of money for one show.— Monica Rorvik, WesGro Film and Media Promotions Head
Even some casts are being scouted here. A lot of productions here are quality crew and we are now noted as one of the top ten destinations for film and long-form TV series. We just finished Blood Drive season one, The Last Post for BBC, and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and Outlander are just finishing now.— Monica Rorvik, WesGro Film and Media Promotions Head
That means year round work for people.— Monica Rorvik, WesGro Film and Media Promotions Head
Listen to the full interview below....
This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Latest international series and movies filming in Cape Town