Production News

Henry de Czar recreates European coast in South Africa filming for Renault Megane

Paris-based Henry de Czar recreated a scenic European coastline in South Africa filming a new spot for the Renault Megane. Catch Me If You Can shows a bored young woman taking a drive in her Megane and leading her partner on an epic cross-country chase. More ...

Captain Phillips and 12 Years a Slave among Oscar front-runners

Paul Greengrass’ modern piracy tale Captain Phillips and Steve McQueen’s historical drama 12 Years a Slave are among the Best Picture nominees for the 86th Academy Awards. David O Russell’s Massachusetts-filmed American Hustle is the overall front-runner with ten nominations. More ...

Joshua Tree films carousel spot on location in Romania for Kirloskar generators

Mumbai-based Joshua Tree filmed on location in a Romanian funfair to promote the longevity of generators made by Indian conglomerate Kirloskar. The spot shows a small girl riding a brightly-lit carousel in the dead of night and morphing into a young woman with the passage of time. More ...

George Clooney films World War II drama The Monuments Men in Germany

George Clooney filmed on location mainly in Germany for his World War II drama The Monuments Men. The movie tells the true-life story of a platoon of museum directors and curators who were sent into the European battlefield to safeguard precious artwork from destruction. More ...

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit uses UK filming incentives to double Moscow

New spy thriller Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit used the UK’s generous filming incentives and doubled parts of London and Liverpool for Russia. The film is the latest reboot of the franchise featuring CIA agent Jack Ryan, who first appeared nearly 25 years ago in The Hunt for Red October. More ...

ACNE London films electrified test course in Barcelona for Mazda 3

ACNE London filmed on location at The Forum building in Barcelona for a demonstration of the lane departure warning system in the Mazda 3. The spot shows broadcaster Johnny Vaughan driving the vehicle through a circuit that delivers an electric shock when he makes a wrong move. More ...

12 Years a Slave recreates antebellum south filming in Louisiana

Director Steve McQueen filmed in the Louisiana city of New Orleans for his award-winning drama 12 Years a Slave. The film tells the true story of Solomon Northup, a free black man living in New York in the 1840s, who is kidnapped and sold into slavery in the antebellum (pre-Civil War) south. More ...

World War II drama The Book Thief films on location in Germany

New World War II feature The Book Thief filmed on location at Studio Babelsberg near Berlin. Based on a novel by Markus Zusak, the film tells the story of a young girl who steals books to find solace from the horrors of Nazi Germany. More ...

Stink Digital films 720-degree footage in Portugal for Miru contact lens brand

Stink Digital filmed on location in the Douro Valley region of northern Portugal in a new spot for Japanese contact lens brand Miru. The production used an adapted remote-controlled OctoCopter camera rig to create a 720-degree view of balloons drifting through the countryside. More ...

BWP Totem Productions films with Octocopter in Austria for MRF Tyres

Mumbai-based production house BWP Totem used a remote-controlled Octocopter filming on location on a mountain road in Austria for a new commercial for MRF Tyres. The spot shows a driver keeping his wife waiting at a romantic dinner date as he takes his Jaguar for a spin. More ...