About this session

Experienced filmmaker Bill Koske will share firsthand insights into filming in Uganda, covering a range of topics. He will discuss the challenges and rewards of directing in difficult terrains and provide valuable context specific to filming on location in Uganda.

Coordinating shoots in Uganda will be a key focus of Bill's discussion. He will highlight the importance of obtaining filming permits and offer guidance on navigating the process smoothly. Additionally, his expertise in clearing equipment through customs will ensure a hassle-free experience for production teams.

Bill will provide valuable insights on scouting the best locations in Uganda to capture the perfect backdrop for scripts or briefs. From negotiating favorable accommodation rates to organizing security measures, his extensive knowledge will help create a conducive filming environment. He will also discuss assembling a reliable local crew, understanding local weather patterns, and providing comprehensive transportation support.

In summary, Bill Koske's discussion will cover a wide range of topics, equipping attendees with comprehensive knowledge of filming in Uganda. From permits and equipment clearance to location scouting and crew recruitment, his expertise will be a valuable resource for filmmakers navigating the unique challenges and opportunities of filming in this captivating country.


Bill Koske is a Foreign TV & film crew fixer with experience in East Africa currently residing in Uganda. He has worked with a number of international Production houses like Sputnik Media (Belgium), Caviar London, Snark Production (Belgium), Pixel Foundry (South Africa), Finger Print Films (India), T+W moving pictures (South Africa), Bombay Elephants (India), World Bank, GIZ and many more. 

Mukono, Uganda

Practical Information

This session will take place online from 6.30pm until 7.45pm (GMT) on Monday 29 April 2024.

6.30pm–7.30pm: presentation/discussion
7.30pm-7.45pm: audience Q&A

Participants will receive the link to this session a few days ahead of the event.

How to book

Please book via the ticket form below.

This event is open for Members (free) and Non-Members (£20). 
We have a limited availability, and operate on a first come first served policy.

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Non-Member Ticket £20.00
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