Production News

Japanese movie Persona Non Grata doubles Poland for global filming locations

Japanese feature film Persona Non Grata recently wrapped a shoot in Poland. Produced by Cine Bazar of Tokyo and set during World War Two, the movie tells the true story of a Japanese diplomat based in Lithuania who saved thousands of Jews from the Nazis. More ...

Revolver films Romania as frozen northern Europe for Aldi Christmas campaign

Production company Revolver doubled Romania for frozen northern Europe for this year’s Christmas campaign for supermarket Aldi’s Australian market. The spot follows a man returning to his northern home after a trip to Australia, and bringing with him a range of culinary delights. More ...

Benedict Cumberbatch films The Imitation Game in recreated wartime London

Benedict Cumberbatch filmed The Imitation Game partly on location in central London, recreating the capital’s wartime appearance. Cumberbatch plays maths genius Alan Turing, who cracked the Nazi Enigma code and helped significantly shorten World War Two. More ...

Egg Films recreates Le Mans racing track filming in South Africa for Mazda

Egg Films of Cape Town recreated iconic French racing track Le Mans filming a new spot for Mazda in South Africa. The ad initially reverses its footage, showcasing the history of Mazda through the brand’s victory at Le Mans in 1991 and back to World War Two. More ...

Christopher Nolan films sci-fi epic Interstellar in Alberta and Iceland

Filmmaker Christopher Nolan shot his sci-fi epic Interstellar on location mainly in Alberta and California, and also shot scenes in Iceland. Set in the near future, the film tells the story of a group of cosmonauts sent through a wormhole to seek a new home for humanity. More ...

Equinox Films shoots new Kindle commercial on location in Sri Lanka

Mumbai-based Equinox Films shot on location in a remote part of Sri Lanka for a new campaign for the Amazon Kindle. The spot shows a traveller enjoying his Kindle as he makes the long journey to an isolated but picturesque village, where he reads stories to children. More ...

Somesuch films innovative day/night Honda Civic ad in Croatia and Slovenia

London-based Somesuch filmed on location in Croatia and Slovenia for an innovative new web campaign promoting the Honda Civic Type R. The Other Side enables viewers to toggle between two separate but parallel stories involving a Honda drive during the day and at night. More ...

Bollywood movie Tamasha shoots Corsica and gets French filming incentive

Bollywood movie Tamasha shot on the French island of Corsica over the summer and has become the first Indian movie to qualify for France’s formal filming incentive. The Tamasha team chose the Mediterranean island despite initially favouring Sardinia and Sicily. More ...

Mori Inc and Honda film OK Go I Won’t Let You Down promo near Tokyo

Mori Inc filmed near Tokyo for the new music video I Won’t Let You Down for US alt-rock band OK Go. Backed by Honda, the promo features an imaginatively-choreographed dance number with the band riding on Honda’s UNI-CUB personal mobility devices. More ...

RCN Films shoots in Colombian national park for glass bottle maker O-I

RCN Films shot in Colombia’s Tayrona National Park for a new campaign for the glass bottle manufacturer O-I. The spot features a castaway on a blustery desert island whose attempts to cast a message in a bottle into the sea are thwarted when the plastic bottle blows back in his face. More ...