Production News

Irene rallies Roman army filming on location in Morocco for Orange

Paris-based production house Irene rallied Roman soldiers in Morocco for a new spot promoting the Livebox Play TV decoder from Orange. Director Xavier Giannoli’s ad features a TV viewer interrupting a Roman leader’s battle cry in a remote desert. More ...

ECU Productions dodges Cairo demonstrations on location for Vodafone

Cairo-based ECU Productions dodged political demonstrations in the Egyptian capital to film a new spot for Vodafone. The commercial shows a group of energetic shopkeepers tagging each other along their street. More ...

RSA Films and Jake Scott use scenic Iceland filming locations for Hewlett Packard

RSA Films and director Jake Scott headed to northern Iceland to film a campaign for software company Hewlett Packard. The spot shows a family in a picturesque fishing village using a new HP printer to promote their charter fishing boat trips. More ...

Filming Stephen Poliakoff’s Dancing on the Edge with Creative England

Stephen Poliakoff’s 1930s-set TV miniseries Dancing on the Edge got production support from Creative England to secure filming locations in West Midlands. Created to replace regional screen agencies, Creative England offers support and funding for productions filming outside London. More ...

50th Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition films on Easter Island and Antarctica

Sports Illustrated (SI) travelled around the world to shoot stills for the 50th anniversary of its high-profile Swimsuit Edition. Easter Island in the Pacific Ocean was among the more unusual locations and the publisher also became the first to organise an Antarctic photo shoot. More ...

RSA Films shoots Damian Lewis Jaguar short on location in Chile’s Atacama Desert

RSA Films has shot a crime drama short for the new Jaguar F-Type in Chile’s remote Atacama Desert. Desire tells the story of Damian Lewis’ Clark, a driver who runs into trouble when delivering the new Jaguar in a dusty desert wilderness. More ...

Independent and BRW Filmland shoot Italian locations for new Maserati

Independent and partner BRW Filmland have put the new Maserati Quattroporte through its paces in western and central Italy. Croatia and Spain were considered as filming locations, but the team decided they lacked the requisite authenticity. More ...

Imaginary Forces films ancient Greece in California for God of War game trailer

Production company Imaginary Forces created ancient Greece on location in California in the trailer for videogame God of War: Ascension – From Ashes. The spot shows ancient warriors rallying in a valley before hero Kratos finds himself in a world of ashes after the death of his family. More ...

Ricky Gervais films on location in Broadstairs for comedy drama Derek

Comedian Ricky Gervais filmed on location in Broadstairs on the south-east coast of England for his new TV series. Gervais stars in Derek, a comedy-drama that he also wrote and directed, and which is set in a small UK care home. More ...

Lack of filming incentives may force Guernsey-set story to shoot elsewhere

A feature adaptation of popular novel The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society may have to shoot elsewhere if local authorities cannot offer filming incentives to reduce production costs. The story is set during the German occupation of the Channel Island in World War II. More ...