Production News

New BBC period drama Poldark films in Cornwall and at Bottle Yard Studios

Filming for the BBC’s new period drama Poldark was based at The Bottle Yard Studios in Bristol, and on location in Cornwall in South-West England. Set in the 1780s, the literary adaptation follows Ross Poldark as he returns to Cornwall after fighting in the American War of Independence. More ...

BBC starts filming War And Peace on location in northern Europe and Russia

The BBC has started filming its new TV adaptation of Tolstoy’s War And Peace in Lithuania, Latvia and Russia. Paul Dano and Lily James are leading the cast in the tale that follows several aristocratic Russian families against the backdrop of the French invasion of Russia in the early 1800s. More ...

Sonny London films Heineken ad off Istanbul coast for Champions League tie-in

Sonny London spent a week filming on a cargo ship off the coast of Istanbul for a new campaign marking Heineken’s sponsorship of the UEFA Champion’s League. The spot shows a group of sailors improvising a cinematic screening of the big match while at sea. More ...

BBC films Jimmy McGovern penal colony TV drama Banished near Sydney

RSJ Films and See-Saw Films shot partly on location near Sydney for the BBC’s new period drama series Banished, devised and written by Jimmy McGovern. The story is inspired by the establishment of the British First Fleet’s penal colony in Australia in the late 18th century. More ...

Collider films Daniel Johns music promo using drones on location in Australia

Collider has filmed the promo for musician Daniel Johns’ first solo track at Stockton Dunes north of Sydney in Australia, using drone technology. Aerial Love features the artist wandering in the vast sandy wilderness. More ...

Seven Senses films new VW Tiguan commercial on location in central Spain

Madrid-based Seven Senses filmed in central Spain for a commercial for the VW Tiguan. The spot features a group of dads fleeing a group family barbecue for a drive through grasslands and across dramatic cliff tops. More ...

World War One TV drama Gallipoli films Melbourne as Ottoman Turkey

New Australian TV miniseries Gallipoli filmed in Victoria, south-eastern Australia. The drama tells the story of the Allies' failed World War One campaign of 1914 in Ottoman Turkey that cost 100,000 lives, including those of 8,700 Australian soldiers. More ...

Biscuit Filmworks shoots in California for Turbo Tax riff on Boston Tea Party

Biscuit Filmworks shot on location in Los Angeles and San Diego for a new Turbo Tax commercial set during the Boston Tea Party of 1773. It's an event that centred on a tax dispute and the spot shows British troops initially diffusing the situation by offering Turbo Tax’s free filing service. More ...

Curious Mumbai films Austria as alpine India for Milton Electron Tiffin spot

Curious Mumbai chose to film on location in Austria for a new commercial for electrical appliance the Milton Electron Tiffin. Set in a mountainous part of India, the spot features a group of soldiers whose spirits are raised when they receive a heated care package. More ...

Filming for lavish TV drama Indian Summers doubles Malaysia for 1930s India

New Pictures filmed the lavish period TV series Indian Summers on location in Penang, Malaysia, doubling the region for northern India. Set in 1932, the Channel 4 series tells a story of social drama during the dying days of the British Empire’s colonial rule. More ...