The Garden Route Film Commission


The Garden Route Film Commission is an effective one-stop service entry point for local and international productions coming to the Garden Route.

The office was established in 2017 to assist producers to identify and connect with support services, partners and role players in the region that are film-friendly. Services include permitting, crew, gear, locations, catering, transport and much more. 

The Garden Route Film Commission screens and collects all the relevant information into an easy to use and efficient online system which supports local businesses to be film friendly, connecting producers to their services and  activating film and TV as as sustainable economic driver in the region.

The office is an independent body of government, tourism and and industry experts whose aim is to unlock the potential for a regional film and TV industry by leveraging the unique and diverse combination of locations, ease of access and “Film Friendly” attitude.

Board of Directors

The Garden Route Film Commission operate under the lead of a 7 member Board of Directors.

Patrick Walton


Lika Berning

Marius Muths


Petronel Baard


Karin van der Walt


Letitia Cunningham


Liza Stroebel

Co-opted Member