Scout, prep and shoot worldwide with confidence! We have been the world’s leader in global location filming production content and contacts for over 25 years. We provide the global screen production industries with unparalleled production resources. We publish up-to-date information and contacts in print, online, via social media and through our events and awards ceremonies that are used by productions for filming on location around the world. No matter the type, size or production budget we help production professionals make the smartest decisions to maximise production values and the bottom line.
Click here to read about our makers magazine – offering real insight into global production.
Click here to visit our FOCUS website – the meeting place for international production.


makers is our magazine for the international production community. Featuring interviews, comment and opinion from leading figures in production from around the world, makers celebrates the very best in film, commercials and TV production. Packed full of production intelligence and beautifully designed, makers is a global briefing for creatives - covering everything a production needs in its journey from the script to screen.
Click here to read more about our makers magazine.


FOCUS is an event aimed at all the creative screen industries – including film, TV, advertising, animation and games – and is the only UK trade event where attendees can meet with content makers, film commissions, production services and locations providers from over 100 countries. The live event is held at the Business Design Centre in London and the digital platform offers AI matchmaking and pre-event meeting scheduling. Embracing the increasing convergence of all audio-visual disciplines, FOCUS offers attendees valuable contacts, a packed session programme, facilitated meetings and networking receptions.
Click here to visit our FOCUS website.


Our free website helps globe-trotting filmmakers track down the best locations with services to match their budget. The site's sections will help you with any enquiry you might have for your next shoot.
Bi-monthly Location Report
Every month, we send two electronic location reports to over 20,000 registered users. Our report offers insight into production on the latest commercials and films, as well as in-depth location reports and interviews with industry movers and shakers.
Our online directory provides you with comprehensive, thoroughly researched and frequently updated information for thousands of production service companies, film commissions, studios, film laboratories, location finders/scouts, location manager, equipment rental and film-friendly locations from around the world.
Locations Directory
Our online locations directory provides detailed information, thoroughly researched and frequently updated, for key filming countries, states and provinces.
Pre-Production Forum
Our forum is a free service which allows production professionals to post pre-production and location-related requests and to receive rapid responses from our global community.
Our news section provides you with daily updates, reports and, most importantly, the experiences of other industry professionals on their productions abroad. We feature articles about shooting on location, key industry figures, city, region and country profiles, as well as incentive updates and technological developments. This section also gives you the opportunity to voice your own opinions and share your experiences.
Our global filming incentives section allows production professionals to see, at a glance, all incentives available to the film and television industries.
For more information about thelocationguide.com, makers magazine and FOCUS, or to advertise, contact our sales department on (44 20) 7036 0020 or email us.

The article in makers magazine is great, I'm glad we were able to be involved with that piece.

Eliza Abramson, Netflix Original Series Content Communications

FOCUS is an excellent opportunity to visit UK regional agencies & service providers, as well as European & International film services companies & film commissions. I would fully recommend other industry professionals to attend.

Callum McDougall, Executive Producer, Skyfall, Spectre & Mary Poppins Returns

The Location Guide is just that: an indispensable guide through the ever-changing realm of on-location filming. Replete with the low down on locations around the world, TLG is a great resource for global contacts & information. Thanks, TLG!

Lori Balton, Location Scout, Inception, The Dark Knight Rises & Pirates of the Caribbean