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uruguay Is the safest country in Latin America. Its capital, Montevideo is a strategic regional location hub for South America. Has the most advanced communications infrastructure in the region. Enjoys the highest rate of education in Latin America. Is stable and reliable both politically and economically. Provides great value with first class film and video production capabilities. The seasons here are the the exact opposite of those in the Northern Hemisphere Easy travel anywhere, little traffic congestion and good roads to any location. Offers professional casting services with a diverse population of talent. 3


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vasco elola

pablo riera

álvaro hernández 4

federico grampín

manuel lorenzo


contact vasco elola vasco@paristexas.tv marta le贸n barreto marta@paristexas.tv skype: marta.leonbarreto nara lescano nara@paristexas.tv skype: nara.lescano

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www.paristexas.tv tel. (598) 27115989 j.herrera y reissig 510 montevideo uruguay

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safety

Is the safest country in Latin America.

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Montevideo is often called "The most livable city in Latin America", confirmed by many surveys. The countryside and coastline are open and tranquil environments. Medical and health care are provided universally and facilities are fully modern. Racial or religious conflicts are nonexistent. American most important International Health Services, Insurance, Banking Companies and Courier Services operate in Uruguay. Paristexas drivers and chaperones are knowledgable, courteous, professionally trained and certified to help visitors to enjoy their experience.

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proximity

Its capital, Montevideo is a strategic regional location hub for South America


Uruguay has a population of 3.3 million inhabitants. About 1.5 million live in the city of Montevideo. Situated between Brazil and Argentina, Uruguay has 220 km of Atlantic coast, 378 km of coast by the RĂ­o de la Plata and a 435 km-coastline along the RĂ­o Uruguay. Montevideo, the capital city, is in a prime coastal location with a nearly 300 year old history.

45 minutes from Buenos Aires by plane.

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3 hours away from Sao Paulo.


connectivity

Has the most advanced communications infrastructure in the region.


Telecommunications in Uruguay are more advanced than in most other Latin American countries. In 1997 Uruguay was the first country in the Americas with complete digital telephone coverage. Uruguay has the most advanced communications infrastructure in the region: #1 place in broadband speed in Latin America according to OOKLA Net Index.


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Enjoys the highest rate of education in Latin America.

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With an advanced telecommunication infrastructure in place, students from primary schools from all over the country are able to access the Internet and all its resources. The Plan Ceibal includes training of primary teachers using the XO system, maximizing their efforts. The XO system included 350,000 primary students and 16,000 of their teachers. In 2009 Uruguay was the first country to implement OLPC's (One Laptop Per Child) for every single primary student and their teacher. With a highly skilled workforce, Uruguay is an excellent value in labor costs when compared to other regional countries.

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Is stable and reliable both politically and economically.

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Uruguay is one of the most economically developed countries in South America, with a high GDP per capita and the 50th highest quality of life in the world. The economy is largely based on agriculture (making up 10% of GDP and Uruguay's biggest export). Uruguay is one of the fastest growing countries in Latin America. Its GDP grew, on annual average, 6% in 2005-2011. The rapid expansion is evident by all the construction of new homes, businesses and hotels. Many of Montevideo's great architectural buildings from the past have been restored and many are in progress.

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movie infrastructure

Provides great value with ďŹ rst class ďŹ lm and video production capabilities.

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Uruguay has a solid infrastructure for the movie industry for advertising, film or television that meets international standards. It uses state-of-the-art technology in film and digital cameras. Along with complete lighting, grip stock and equipment, dollies, cranes, accessories, generators, specialized transport for crew or equipment, editing bays, post-production studios, animation, audio and all kinds and of stages, big and small. All of this readily available at very competitive prices. In recent years, Uruguay has produced highly qualified industry professionals (mostly bilingual) of distinction that have received recognition at international film festivals and exhibitions as directors, photographers, producers, art directors, location managers, hair stylists, costume designers, make up designers, grips, among others. PARISTEXAS third party vendors are among the best rental services in Latin America.

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opposite season

The seasons here are the the exact opposite of those in the Northern Hemisphere


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One of the best advantages of filming in Uruguay is the available locations. Uruguay is a very small country, with excellent means of road transport that facilitate access to the locations minimizing commuting time. Uruguay has a great range of natural locations, and cities with European and colonial architecture. Among other locations to highlight are two International Airports where filming is very easy. PARISTEXAS has a big number of locations that easily show our clients the kind of settings that we can offer. Any place, from green haciendas to deep forests, from colonial towns to high tech environments, from blue oceans to desert dunes, can be found within a 3 hours drive, max.

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casting

Offers professional casting services with a diverse population of talent

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great value

We are not talking cheap. We are talking value.

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fun

And It’s a fun place to be.

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Great accommodations throughout the country. First class dining choices, casinos, resorts, outdoor markets, live music and clubs provide for diverse entertainment in a secure environment. Montevideo, with its unique small pubs and bars gives an European feeling of nightlife and evokes the South American tango heritage still prominent today. The African derived Candombe drummers, with their distinctive drums and complex rhythms assemble to play and parade through the streets on any given day. The main sport in Uruguay is football (soccer). Only six nations with population smaller than Uruguay have participated in any World Cup and yet Uruguay has won twice. The national team place 4th in 2010. Come and enjoy the passion of great south American soccer experience. Punta del Este with beautiful white sandy beaches and surfing waves is an upscale seaside resort very popular with travelers everywhere. A seasonal town for most visitors, but a popular Uruguayan weekend getaway any time of the year. A beach community characterized by private swimming pools, large estates, a shopping district and luxurious hotels. Uruguay's accommodations, including hotel rooms and real estate rentals, exceeds 100,000 beds. Along with full support services, expandable to accommodate even greater numbers if needed. Evening attractions for tourists include musical and cultural shows, nightclubs for younger adults, the excitement of games or playing cards in casinos, or attending a movie premiere in a local theater, to name a few. For gourmets, prepare for an introduction to a culinary paradise. 57

Uruguay's wide ranging cuisine is among the best the world has to offer.


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Uruguay is the only South American country which is located in a mild area.

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The average annual temperature for the country is around 17oC (44,6F). The temperature during the summer months in January and February reaches an average of 21.7oC (71.6F) and throughout June – the coldest month of the year, the temperature can go down as much as to 10oC (50F). The average number of showers is constant throughout the whole year, with an average of 890 millimeters. The annual humidity level oscillates between 70% and 75%.


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