We're going to AFM 2016!

Benetone Films will be part of the American Film Market 2016, to represent the strengths of Thailand's film industry.




Last year, 63 international feature films shot in Thailand - a rise of almost 15% on the previous year. Films such as 'Gold', 'Mechanic: Resurrection', 'No Escape', 'Hard Target 2' featured Thailand as a primary location.

They were largely attracted by the variety of locations, the skilled and efficient crews, and the low cost of production.

With a new incentive being launched in January 2017, the advantages of Thailand become even clearer.

If you plan to shoot in Thailand, or seeking co-production partners.
BOOK YOUR APPOINTMENTS WITH BENETONE FILMS.
Contact Lauren Baker at lbaker@benetonefilms.com or contact@benetonefilms.com


In Remembrance of His Majesty: What Visitors Should Know


Mourning Period for His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej

Thailand is in an official period of mourning following the passing of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

In this regard, Benetone Films and the Thailand Film Office would like to inform that all foreign production shoot in Thailand is permitted as usual. However, we would request you to observe the following:


• Many Thai people will be wearing black or white clothing as a sign of mourning. This is not required of visitors but if possible, they should wear sombre and respectful clothing when in public.

• Visitors should refrain from conducting any inappropriate or disrespectful behaviour.

• Tourist attractions will be open as usual with the exception of Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha) and the Grand Palace, as they will be the venue of the Royal Funeral Rites.

• The Government has asked for the cooperation from the entertainment venues; such as, bars and nightclubs to consider the opening of their business operations during this time. The decision will be made by the individual owners.

• Most of the traditional and cultural events will be taking place as usual, although the celebrations may be changed for appropriateness as a mark of respect, or the events may be dedicated to the memory of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

• All transport, banks, hospitals and other public services will be operating as usual.

• The related authorities have stepped up safety and security measures for all Thais and visitors to facilitate their travelling around the country.

• For any enquiries, please contact our TAT domestic offices or Tel.: 1672.

Bentone Films would like to thank all visitors for their understanding and supporting Thailand during this period of time.


Watch: Galantis' New Video, 'Love On Me' Filmed in Thailand



After the success of their massive summer single “No Money”, Galantis are pumped and ready to return with a new music video of their latest single, “Love On Me”, with Australian producer Hook N Sling.

The Swedish EDM duo shot the new music video in Thailand with Benetone Films featuring one of the country’s famous temples and local talents dancing synchronously.

“We filmed the music video in the temple of Wat Tham Khao Noi of the popular province of Kanchanaburi in Thailand. The song is a perfect anthem for celebrating pure joy, humanity and creativity and we feel the extremely beautiful temple represents all of these. Also the location was quite different than many other temples as it is set at the foot of a small hill offering a grander vista of the place rather than a flat temple, and we feel it embodies the dynamics of the song.” explains Kulthep Narula, COO, of production service company Benetone Films.

Featuring over 40 dancers, the uplifting video is produced by Lauren Solie and directed by Dano Cerny, who has previously worked with Elle King, Erik Hassle and Tori Kelly.

Smiley face
“One of the challenges during the production was to find 40 dancers on a limited time. Acclaimed and Grammy nominated choreographer, Noémie Lafrance, worked with a local well-known choreographer for the music video. With only 2 days of rehearsal, we have to make sure the dancers are able to do the dance routines and formations smoothly in the middle of the heat and rain. “

With its smile-inducing and catchy chorus, “Love On Me” is guaranteed to put you in a good mood... and the accompanying music video is equally as uplifting. Director Dano Cerny describes the music video as a blending innovation with spirit and color. The goal is to make something timeless that also speaks to what is happening now and sharing love joy in many forms.

“This project is a collaboration of our two global offices, Thailand and USA. The client having a seamless workflow between their producers, our US office and Thai office in order to ensure a smooth communication leading up to a fantastic production. We all had an amazing time working on the project from the inception to execution. Overall, we would say that Benetone Films had fun working on the project. We were lucky that we got to work on this world class platform and we are proud to be a part of the project and look forward to more in the coming future.”

Watch: Galantis' New Video, 'Love On Me' Filmed in Thailand



After the success of their massive summer single “No Money”, Galantis are pumped and ready to return with a new music video of their latest single, “Love On Me”, with Australian producer Hook N Sling.

The Swedish EDM duo shot the new music video in Thailand with Benetone Films featuring one of the country’s famous temples and local talents dancing synchronously.

“We filmed the music video in the temple of Wat Tham Khao Noi of the popular province of Kanchanaburi in Thailand. The song is a perfect anthem for celebrating pure joy, humanity and creativity and we feel the extremely beautiful temple represents all of these. Also the location was quite different than many other temples as it is set at the foot of a small hill offering a grander vista of the place rather than a flat temple, and we feel it embodies the dynamics of the song.” explains Kulthep Narula, COO, of production service company Benetone Films.

Featuring over 40 dancers, the uplifting video is produced by Lauren Solie and directed by Dano Cerny, who has previously worked with Elle King, Erik Hassle and Tori Kelly.

Smiley face

“One of the challenges during the production was to find 40 dancers on a limited time. Acclaimed and Grammy nominated choreographer, Noémie Lafrance, worked with a local well-known choreographer for the music video. With only 2 days of rehearsal, we have to make sure the dancers are able to do the dance routines and formations smoothly in the middle of the heat and rain. “

With its smile-inducing and catchy chorus, “Love On Me” is guaranteed to put you in a good mood... and the accompanying music video is equally as uplifting. Director Dano Cerny describes the music video as a blending innovation with spirit and color. The goal is to make something timeless that also speaks to what is happening now and sharing love joy in many forms.

“This project is a collaboration of our two global offices, Thailand and USA. The client having a seamless workflow between their producers, our US office and Thai office in order to ensure a smooth communication leading up to a fantastic production. We all had an amazing time working on the project from the inception to execution. Overall, we would say that Benetone Films had fun working on the project. We were lucky that we got to work on this world class platform and we are proud to be a part of the project and look forward to more in the coming future.”

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