Locations. People. Equipment. Why the Philippines can be PARADISE for the filmmakers and media creatives of the world is a conversation that acclaimed directors like Francis Ford Coppola, Wong Kar Wai, Peter Weir, Ui Seok Jo, Oliver Stone and Tony Gilroy can relate to. Filming in the Philippines can be done efficiently, and with due attention to every aspect of production (i.e. visas, permits, locations, logistics, etc.). Here are some of the great films shot in the Philippines.