Production News

Sonny London films prosthetic ogre on location in Crete for Thomson holidays

Sonny London took a prosthetic ogre to the Greek island of Crete to film a new spot for Thomson holidays. Simon the Ogre features a family man whose office existence has turned him into a literal ogre, but the fun of a Thomson holiday helps him relax and rediscover himself. More ...

Action fantasy I, Frankenstein films on location in Melbourne

New action fantasy movie I, Frankenstein filmed on location in Melbourne, Australia. Based on a graphic novel, the film follows Frankenstein’s monster in a dystopian city 200 years after he was created in the events of Mary Shelley’s original book. More ...

Sons and Daughters films snowman attack on location in Toronto for Nissan

Canadian production company Sons and Daughters filmed on location in downtown Toronto for a new wintry spot for Nissan. Winter Warrior depicts a frozen business district where a Nissan driver bravely rescues a stranded family from an army of evil snowmen. More ...

BBC films new period adventure The Musketeers on location in Czech Republic

The BBC chose to film on location in the Czech Republic for its new ten-part adventure series The Musketeers. Based on Alexander Dumas’ classic novel The Three Musketeers, the country doubled for 17th Century Paris. More ...

MJZ films Congo’s stylish Sapeur community in South Africa for Guinness

Production company MJZ filmed on location in South Africa with members of Congo’s stylish Sapeur community for a new piece for Guinness. The spot shows Congolese Sapeurs getting together in smart and flamboyant suits in a style showdown in their free time. More ...

Period miniseries Klondike recreates Canada’s Yukon filming in Alberta

New period miniseries Klondike filmed on location in Alberta, Canada, doubling the region for the remote Dawson City in the north-western province of Yukon. Set in 1897 during the Klondike Gold Rush, the story follows a pair of young prospectors as they chase opportunity in Yukon. More ...

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 ...