Pékin Express in Indonesia

Welcome to an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the electrifying TV show, Pékin Express, set to air on the 8th of February 2024 on M6. The ambitious project took us with and on a remarkable adventure across Indonesia's breathtaking landscapes, from the mystical shores of Bali to the volcanic vistas of Kawah Ijen, Bromo Volcano, Kampung Jodipan, Malang, and Surabaya in Java.

Pékin Express contestants in Bali, Indonesia.

Why Pékin Express captivates audiences

Pékin Express stands out as a testament to human endurance, teamwork, and the spirit of adventure. It's not just a race across geographical milestones; it's a journey through cultural immersions, challenging terrains, and the raw beauty of human connections. The show's unique format, which pairs contestants in a race with minimal resources and maximum strategy, has captured the hearts of millions worldwide, making it a must-watch event on M6.

The role of a film fixer

Filming in exotic locations like Indonesia demands meticulous planning, negotiation, and adherence to local laws and customs. This is where the expertise of a fully licensed film fixer is invaluable. Legal Filming with 14 shooting days, our project required tight coordination to comply with Indonesian regulations. A film permit is essential, safeguarding the project and crew from legal issues. Beyond a Film Permit from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology, all crew members needed film visas to legally work and stay in Indonesia. Location Permits the journey through 41 stunning locations required clearances from local authorities, police, and landowners. These permits are vital for filming, ensuring respect for local jurisdictions and community spaces. Logistical Mastery coordinating over 70 overseas crew members and integrating 27 local crew from Bali Fixer demanded exceptional logistical skills. Our production headquarters moved in sync with the teams to ensure smooth filming as planned.

For more adventures to come

As we eagerly anticipate the airing of Pékin Express on M6 this February, we acknowledge the monumental behind-the-scenes efforts. From legal compliance to logistical precision, the role of a fully licensed film fixer has been crucial in bringing this extraordinary journey from Indonesia to screens across France. Stay tuned for an adventure that promises not only to entertain but also to inspire. We extend our heartfelt thanks to the entire team and everyone involved.

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