Latest from the location guide

Our biggest FOCUS event to date saw a big growth in UK participation

Our biggest FOCUS event to date saw a big growth in UK participation

Written by Tim Dams on Dec 14, 2017. Posted in General Interest

There was a strong contingent representing the UK at this year’s FOCUS show, the meeting place for international production. Local and national screen agencies through to production services companies, location providers and production technology firms were among the UK exhibitors, many of them based in a dedicated UK Focus zone at the Business Design Centre in Islington.

Bristol recognised as a UNESCO City of Film

Bristol recognised as a UNESCO City of Film

Written by Tom Deehan on Nov 2, 2017. Posted in General Interest

After submitting an application for the title in 2016, Bristol has now been named a City of Film by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation). With the honour, Bristol will be added to the UNESCO Creative Cities Network which promotes cultural diversity and sustainable urban development in 54 countries around the world.

1  
Newly launched Entertainment Commission to handle filming activity in DeKalb County, Georgia

Newly launched Entertainment Commission to handle filming activity in DeKalb County, Georgia

Written by Tom Deehan on Oct 27, 2017. Posted in General Interest

DeKalb County in the state of Georgia has just launched a new Government-led production office: the DeKalb Entertainment Commission. As an off-shoot from Decide DeKalb (the Development Authority for DeKalb County), the Entertainment Commission will handle permits and projects relating to the film, TV, music and digital entertainment industries.

Text Search

Type a word to find in The Location Guide’s News

[s]