Production News

Smuggler films bull chase on location in Spain for Volvo Trucks

Smuggler filmed on location in north-west Spain to stage a chase between charging bulls and a Volvo truck in a new stunt commercial for the brand. The tightly-organised operation was filmed using 28 different cameras and showcases Volvo Trucks’ precision control. More ...

Tom Hanks films piracy drama Captain Phillips in Malta and Virginia

Tom Hanks and director Paul Greengrass filmed Malta and the military facilities of Virginia in the US for modern piracy drama Captain Phillips. The movie tells the true story of Captain Richard Phillips, whose merchant ship the Maersk Alabama was hijacked by Somali pirates in 2009. More ...

MediaMonks Films makes raincloud in Barcelona filming for Geox footwear

Dutch production company MediaMonks Films shot on location in Barcelona for a wet test for Geox Amphibiox footwear. The campaign involved drenching a brave test subject with artificial rainclouds as he explored the city, to test how the shoes cope with wet-weather conditions. More ...

Mitchell and Webb BBC comedy Ambassadors films on location in Turkey

New BBC comedy Ambassadors, starring British comedy duo David Mitchell and Robert Webb, filmed partly on location in Bursa in western Turkey. The show follows a pair of British diplomats as they set up an embassy in a fictional former Soviet satellite state in central Asia. More ...

Volvo Trucks and Smuggler put hamster at the wheel filming on location in Spain

Volvo Trucks filmed on location in Spain to build on its reputation for attention-grabbing ‘stunt’ commercials. In one spot the company put a hamster at the wheel to demonstrate steering sensibility and in another the vehicle’s high clearance is confirmed using a brave technician’s head. More ...

Image Partnership films Zara photo shoot on location in Budapest

London-based production company Image Partnership took to the streets of Budapest for a new photo shoot campaign for fashion brand Zara. The resulting commercial shows off the gothic streets and concrete tenements of the Hungarian capital. More ...

HBO Asia period miniseries Serangoon Road films on location in Singapore

Television period miniseries Serangoon Road was filmed on location in Singapore for HBO Asia. Set in mid-1960s Singapore, the show is a ten-part detective story set against the backdrop of social upheaval as the country begins to emerge as an independent republic. More ...

Gorgeous creates desert gaming rush filming in Spain for EA Sports FIFA 14

London-based Gorgeous filmed in Spain for a dynamic new spot for EA Sports FIFA 14 videogame. We Are FIFA 14 features star footballers and ordinary fans enjoying the frenetic new game as their living room furniture rushes across a desert plain in hot pursuit of Lionel Messi. More ...

Wefilm concludes Heineken Dropped campaign filming in Poland and Philippines

Dutch production company Wefilm travelled to Poland and the Philippines to film the latest entries in Wieden+Kennedy’s Dropped digital campaign for Heineken. The Poland episodes involved skydiving with clowns and the team stranded itself on a desert island in the Philippines. More ...

Ron Howard films Formula One drama Rush on UK racing tracks

Filmmaker Ron Howard filmed extensively on location in the UK for his new motor racing feature Rush. The true-life story focuses on the intense rivalry between drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda during the 1976 Formula One World Championship. More ...