Welcome to the Riviera Nayarit Film Commssion
As part of the Riviera Nayarit Visitors and Convention Bureau, the The Riviera Nayarit Film Commission was created to service the film industry and audiovisual producers. Let us help you with your film production here on the Pacific Coast of Mexico. We can assist you with institutional contacts and permits plus professional and specialized care. You will have access to all the necessary information you need to help your film project succeed.
Why Shoot in Riviera Nayarit
The natural wonders within the state of the Riviera Nayarit are so spectacular that they have been used as the perfect setting for many local and international feature films. Even major television programs like Bachelor in Paradise have been filmed here!
The region is also resplendent with abundant tropical vegetation surrounding natural canals. For instance, the Tovara will allow you to enjoy a boat ride and appreciate various animal species such as crocodiles, herons, and many species of turtles.
In addition, local archeological sites, beautiful beaches, and picturesque small Nayarit towns offer unbeatable scenery for epic stories such as the celebrated Cabeza de Vaca, by Nicolás Echavarría, which was filmed in San Blas.
The natural Nayarit scenery becomes a central character to each film. The Riviera Nayarit Film Commission promotes the region to the cinematographic industry by showcasing the area’s natural wonders. The Public Relations Department works in conjunction with the State of Nayarit and other institutions such as the Universidad Autónoma de Nayarit and the Riviera Nayarit Visitors and Conventions Bureau.
This department offers a variety of services and assistance for producers and directors interested in filming their next project in Riviera Nayarit. With everything presented here, it’s easy to see that Nayarit on the Pacific Coast of Mexico just may be the ideal destination for your next film project. We guarantee that your stay in the Riviera Nayarit will be exceptional.
Choosing a location for your television or film production is a multi-faceted decision. You need to ensure you have the right visuals, functional environment, incentives, and basic support functions. The Riviera Nayarit production resources are designed to deliver the information you need in supporting this important decision.
• Location Scouting
• Preliminary scouting assistance
• Assistance with permitting and locations
* Local support
* State support
• Assistance in the permit process
• Coordination with all state and local agencies
• Portfolio support
CLICK HERE for a request film permit form for support and other related services.
Riviera Nayarit has been the location for over a hundred movies, including such outstanding features as “Cabeza de Vaca,” “Beverly Hills Chihuahua,” and “Limitless.” We have also serviced many television programming productions for such major networks as Univision, Telemundo, Televisa, TV Azteca, Canal 40, BBC, The Discovery Channel, National Geographic, MTV, NHK Japan, ESPN, and Redneck Island Reality Show. Additionally, numerous music videos and TV commercials for several famous artists and world wide well-known brands have been filmed in Riviera Nayarit, Mexico.
For the Riviera Nayarit Film Commission, it is truly a pleasure to introduce you to the Riviera Nayarit. Come discover the diversity of locations, film production services, and attractions that our State has to offer to your film, video, or television production.
We have a great reputation among industry leaders, which has been made possible because of the exceptional resources, talent, facilities, and locations that are available to serve your film production needs in Riviera Nayarit. Possible location shooting may include:
- Exceptional white sandy beaches
- Tropical Islands
- Natural Lakes / Rivers / Lagoons / Mangroves
- Unmatched Aerial Images
- Rugged Mountains
- Authentic Mexican homes and culture
- Native People (Coras, Huicholes, Mexicaneros and Tepehuanos)
- Historical Buildings and archeological sites
- Plus much, much more (check out our Video Library)
Contact the Riviera Nayarit Film Commission
Public Relations & Film Industry Coordinator
Paradise Plaza, Av. Cocoteros 85 Sur Piso 2 Local I-8.
Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit
Phone Number: +52 (322) 297 25 16 Ext. 116
Cell Phone Number: +52 1 (322) 131 42 05