Production News

Max Films shoots archer epic on location in Cape Town for Strongbow

Max Films chose Cape Town as the setting for an atmospheric new spot for cider brand Strongbow. Golden Explosion features a trio of friends on a stylish rooftop bar in a sun-drenched city, while Strongbow archers send a volley of arrows into rooftop orchards to unleash the taste ‘explosion’. More ...

Partizan Berlin films counter-culture spirit on location in Portugal for O2

Partizan Berlin doubled the Portuguese capital Lisbon for the Czech Republic to film a new spot for mobile network O2’s Czech market. Hippy Reloaded shows people expressing themselves with bright colours and counter-culture costumes against the backdrop of an historic city. More ...

Iron Man 3: Marvel and Robert Downey Jr film on location in North Carolina

Marvel’s superhero sequel Iron Man 3 filmed mainly on location in North Carolina, basing itself at EUE/Screen Gems Studios in Wilmington. The story pits Robert Downey Jr’s billionaire hero Tony Stark against The Mandarin. More ...

Curious films India’s longest commercial in Budapest prison for Tata Sky

Mumbai production house Curious has filmed India’s longest-ever commercial in a Budapest prison for digital TV provider Tata Sky. The three-and-a-half-minute spot shows inmates in an Indian prison launching an escape attempt to see an India-Pakistan cricket match. More ...

RSA Films launches Damian Lewis Jaguar short after Atacama Desert filming

RSA Films has launched a short film promoting the Jaguar F-Type after filming with Damian Lewis on location in Chile’s Atacama Desert. Desire follows Lewis’ suave driver Clark as he runs into trouble with a mysterious woman and a gangster in the wilderness. More ...

Nicholas Berglund films on location in Finland wilds for Finlandia Vodka stills shoot

Paris-based creative company Nicholas Berglund headed to the wilds of Finland to film a new stylised winter stills campaign for vodka brand Finlandia. Shooting took place in three locations in the south of the country, including an archipelago on the Baltic Sea west of Helsinki. More ...

England’s Peak District hopes for film tourism boost with BBC’s The Village

Authorities in the Peak District region of central and northern England are hoping for a boost in film tourism after the area was used as a filming location for BBC TV drama The Village. The series charts the social history of a single English village over the course of the entire 20th Century. More ...

Bang Bang Films and B-Reel Films shoot urban romance in Madrid for Titan

Bang Bang Films and B-Reel Films headed to Spanish capital Madrid to shoot a quirky romance for major watch brand Titan. Tagged features a couple travelling around the city together when their watch straps become linked. More ...

Thomas Thomas Films shoots global locations for Blackberry commercial

Thomas Thomas Films shot locations around the world for the new Blackberry commercial Keep Moving. The spot features a series of snappily-edited vignettes showing individuals in profile as they move through their daily adventures with the help of the Blackberry Z10. More ...

TV drama Da Vinci’s Demons creates 15th Century Italy filming on location in Wales

New TV drama Da Vinci’s Demons filmed its first season on location in and around Swansea in south Wales, doubling the region for 15th Century Italy. The show is a fictionalised account of the early life of Leonardo Da Vinci as he faces political and supernatural turmoil in Florence. More ...