Production News

Tom Cruise brings alien warfare to London filming sci-fi movie Edge of Tomorrow

Tom Cruise filmed his new sci-fi feature Edge of Tomorrow entirely on location in London, basing the production at Warner Bros Studios Leavesden. The film follows Cruise’s initially hapless spin doctor trapped in a time loop in the middle of a brutal alien invasion. More ...

Prosum Inc films in northern India following culture of Tibetan Buddhist monks

Seoul-based production company Prosum Inc has been filming documentary Becoming Who I Was on location in the Ladakh region of northern India at the foot of the Himalayas. The production follows a young boy who has been 'recognised' as ‘Rinpoche’, or ‘Precious One’ in Tibetan Buddhism. More ...

Hemingway feature Papa organises historic Cuba location filming with US talent

A new feature charting the true-life friendship between writer Ernest Hemingway and young journalist Ed Myers in the late 1950s, filmed on location in Cuba. Papa is the first feature in half a century to shoot in Cuba with a US director and cast. More ...

Traktor films new Heineken Legend campaign on location in Hong Kong

Traktor filmed on location in Hong Kong for a new entry in Heineken’s Legends campaign. The City follows a man’s attempts to track down a beautiful woman in an exotic city when she leaves behind a set of business cards. More ...

New X-Men movie films mutant drama on location in Montreal

Bryan Singer filmed new superhero sequel X-Men: Days of Future Past on location in Montreal, Canada. Through a time travel storyline, the film unites the X-Men franchise’s original characters, Professor X, Magneto and Wolverine, with their younger incarnations from X-Men: First Class. More ...

Rabbicorn Media doubles Spain for global locations filming new BMW campaign

Rabbicorn Media filmed on location in north-east Spain for a new campaign for BMW, doubling the region for global locations. Manifesto was directed by Marco Gentile and explores what BMW ownership means for drivers around the world. More ...

History Channel doubles West Virginia for global locations filming The World Wars

History Channel filmed in West Virginia for its new docudrama The World Wars, doubling the eastern-US state for global locations. Shooting focussed on West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle and recreated a host of countries including Germany, Mexico, Italy and France. More ...

Pilot Productions films Tough Trains documentary on Yamal Peninsula in Siberia

British production company Pilot Productions filmed on location on the remote Yamal Peninsula in north-west Siberia in Russia for documentary series Tough Trains. Moscow-based fixer Alyona Pimanova helped facilitate the shoot through her Munro Productions banner. More ...

Park Pictures builds Roman gladiator arena in New Zealand filming for Samsung

Park Pictures built a Roman gladiator arena near Auckland, New Zealand, for a new spot promoting Samsung’s curved Ultra High Definition TV. The ad features a father and son facing a gladiator charge in the Roman arena as the curved TV envelops their senses in their living room. More ...

Black Hand Cinema doubles Lisbon for Rio de Janeiro in new Shakira promo

Los Angeles-based Black Hand Cinema filmed on location in the Portuguese capital Lisbon for Shakira’s new video Dare (La La La). The city was chosen as a double for Rio de Janeiro and the track itself is part of the official soundtrack for the FIFA 2014 World Cup in Brazil. More ...