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England’s Peak District hopes for film tourism boost with BBC’s The Village

Authorities in the Peak District region of central and northern England are hoping for a boost in film tourism after the area was used as a filming location for BBC TV drama The Village. The series charts the social history of a single English village over the course of the entire 20th Century. More ...

Bang Bang Films and B-Reel Films shoot urban romance in Madrid for Titan

Bang Bang Films and B-Reel Films headed to Spanish capital Madrid to shoot a quirky romance for major watch brand Titan. Tagged features a couple travelling around the city together when their watch straps become linked. More ...

Thomas Thomas Films shoots global locations for Blackberry commercial

Thomas Thomas Films shot locations around the world for the new Blackberry commercial Keep Moving. The spot features a series of snappily-edited vignettes showing individuals in profile as they move through their daily adventures with the help of the Blackberry Z10. More ...

TV drama Da Vinci’s Demons creates 15th Century Italy filming on location in Wales

New TV drama Da Vinci’s Demons filmed its first season on location in and around Swansea in south Wales, doubling the region for 15th Century Italy. The show is a fictionalised account of the early life of Leonardo Da Vinci as he faces political and supernatural turmoil in Florence. More ...

Sonny London races football fan from Brazil to Wembley for Heineken

Sonny London filmed on location in Brazil for new Heineken spot The Final. Finding himself with a ticket to the Champions League final at Wembley, a football fan makes an adventurous trip from remote Brazil to London to catch the big game. More ...

Somesuch & Co films costumed character charge on New Zealand beach for Samsung

Somesuch & Co filmed a charge of costumed characters on location in New Zealand in a new spot for Samsung’s Smart TV. Fantasy horsemen, Roman soldiers, dragsters, chariots, a T-Rex and an airborne police unit race down a remote beach as a TV viewer decides which show he’d like to watch. More ...

Tom Cruise films scorched-Earth sci-fi feature Oblivion on location in Iceland

Tom Cruise headed to Iceland to shoot scenes set in the war-scarred future of his new movie Oblivion. The film follows Cruise’s former Marine commander Jack Harper as he questions his mission on a future Earth ravaged by alien conflict. More ...

Stink pitches superhero against lava monster on location in Uruguay for Vigorsol

Stink pitched superhero Captain Ice against a lava monster on the streets of Montevideo in Uruguay for chewing gum brand Vigorsol. The spot shows the daring superhero stocking up on supplies of the gum to help fuel his fresh breath and defeat the giant beastie. More ...

Historic TV drama Labyrinth doubles South Africa for medieval France

Historical TV drama Labyrinth filmed largely on location in South Africa, doubling the region for medieval France. The story focuses on a modern-day archaeologist puzzling over a mysterious French site, and a woman in medieval France protecting the secret of the Holy Grail from crusaders. More ...

Jack the Giant Slayer creates fantasy kingdom on location in Norwich Cathedral

Bryan Singer’s epic fairytale fantasy Jack the Giant Slayer filmed on location in the UK, with studio bases at Elstree in Hertfordshire and Longcross in Surrey. Norwich Cathedral in eastern England was also used for interior scenes involving one of the story’s castle locations. More ...