Film Location Services Asia, Chandran Rutnam
Film Location Services Sri Lanka

"Chandran,
Our Most Valued Friend
in the Far East."

- Steven Spielberg

Film Location Services Sri Lanka


Asian Film
Locations Services
Recent Projects:

Covert Affairs
TV Series, USA Network



A Common Man
Feature, Starring
Ben Kingsley

Asian Film
Locations Services
The Movies:


Water
Indiana Jones and
the Temple of Doom
Mother Teresa,
In the Name of God's Poor
The Sleeping Dictionary
The Second Jungle Book
Beyond Rangoon
Paradise Road
Tarzan the Apeman
Farewell To The King
The Iron Triangle
Bloodsport 2 & 3
Crystal Book
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"Chandran Rutnam and AFLS were instrumental in pulling off an
extremely complex shoot.
Everything we needed, from military helicopters
to elephants to great stunt doubles, he and his guys were able to provide.
Next time we need anything shot and organized in Asia,
we will be calling him again!"

- Elan Dassani, Location Action Director, Universal Cable Productions
Covert Affairs - TV Series, USA Network, Hollywood, California
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The Official Website of Chandran Rutnam and Asian Film Location Services (Pvt) Ltd

ASIAN FILM LOCATION SERVICES (PVT) LTD.
The Premier One-Stop Location and Equipment Service Company in Asia since 1979


Servicing Film and Television throughout Asia including Sri Lanka,
Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, India, Seychelles, Philippines and the Maldive Islands.

  • Location Scouting & Production Services
  • Production Management & Coordination
  • Shooting Permits
  • Set Design & Construction
  • Film and Television Crews & Equipment
  • Facilitating Film and TV production, including
    Feature Films, TV Commercials, Music Videos
    and Documentaries
CONTACT Asian Film Location Services



ASIAN FILM LOCATION SERVICES is a one-stop-shop film and television production and location services company specializing in international productions shooting in Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia.

ASIAN FILM LOCATION SERVICES handles all types of film and television productions: feature films, documentaries, commercials, and music videos. We arrange for:
  • Location Scouting
  • Shooting Permits
  • Accommodation
  • Catering
  • Transportation
  • Film and Television Crews and Equipment
  • and anything that will make your project easier and better.

On Time and On Budget

This is our business. We sell EXPERIENCE, which will bring your Feature Film, TV Show, Commercial or Documentary ON TIME and ON BUDGET.

CONTACT Asian Film Location Services
sri lanka film location services


"Over the last decade, Chandran Rutnam, single-handedly brought the film business to Sri Lanka and Malaysia. Today, when foreign producers consider shooting in Asia,
Rutnam is the first person they call."
- The Magazine for Film & Video Production, 2011



Asian Film Location Services (Pvt) Ltd is a full service location company which has serviced numerous international productions throughout Southeast Asia for American, Australian, Canadian, European, Indian and British companies.

AFLS was established by Chandran Rutnam in 1979. It was the first institution in Asia to provide a one-stop location service to international film producers.

AFLS services films throughout Asia including:
  • Sri Lanka
  • Thailand
  • Singapore
  • Malaysia
  • India
  • Seychelles
  • Philippines
  • Maldive Islands
  • And more...

Today, in addition to films, the company provides support services to local and foreign Commercial and Documentary industries in Sri Lanka.

CONTACT Asian Film Location Services
sri lanka film location services


AFLS NEWS                                              News and Events from Asian Film Location Services






A Common Man, Starring Academy Award® winning
Ben Kingsley WINS Top 3 Awards at
The 2013 Madrid International Film Festival Awards
Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor

'A Common Man' won big at the Madrid Film International Festival. The film, shot entirely in Sri Lanka with Asian Film Location Services, won Best Director, Best Actor and Best Picture at the film festival on July 7th.

The movie stars actor Sir Ben Kingsley and Ben Cross.
The Madrid International Film Festival has, as its objective, the promotion of cinematographic art by presenting films of quality and entertainment. The Madrid Festival is an annual event based in the city of Madrid in Spain, and draws in thousands of people from around the world.

The film has also won a bronze medal at the 'New York Festivals' International Television and Film Awards.

A Common Man is a production of Asia Digital Entertainment.




Chandran Rutnam and Steven Spielberg
The Road From Elephant Pass... to Beverly Hills

Dec 10, 2009
Chandran Rutnam, the Chairman of Asian Film Location Services, attended the Gala Dinner held on Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, honoring the renowned director, Steven Spielberg, with America's Democratic Legacy Award. (more)


"Over the last decade, Chandran Rutnam, single-handedly brought the film business to Sri Lanka and Malaysia.
Today, when foreign producers consider shooting in Asia, Rutnam is the first person they call."
- The Magazine for Film & Video Production, 2011

Bollywood film 'Victory' aimed at Cricket-mad South Asia

Colombo, Bollywood film "Victory", based on cricket and featuring many cricketing greats, is expected to do well in South Asia where the game is a passion and an obsession, says a Sri Lankan producer. Chandran Rutnam, who handled the Colombo leg of the shooting and is in-charge of marketing of the movie in Sri Lanka, told fans: "We hope to get the main market of the South Asian region, where cricket is a passion, obsession and a religion."He said the film would be released all over the world with English subtitles. The film had its grand global premiere in Colombo Friday, a day before the second one-day encounter between the visiting Indian and host Sri Lankan cricket teams.
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'Agyaat' filmed in Sri Lanka

November/December 2008
Producer/Director: Ram Gopal Varma

Water

ASIAN FILM LOCATION SERVICES (PVT) LTD. is proud of its participation in the designing and construction of the sets for WATER on location in Sri Lanka.

Academy Award Nominee 2007:
Best Foreign Language Film

Directed by Deepa Mehta
and Produced by David Hamilton

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