Scout, prep and shoot worldwide with confidence! We have been the world’s leader in global location filming production content and contacts for 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.
MAKERS MAGAZINE - REAL INSIGHT INTO GLOBAL PRODUCTION
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.
FOCUS - THE MEETING PLACE FOR INTERNATIONAL PRODUCTION
FOCUS is a live and digital 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 80 countries.
The live event is held at the Business Design Centre in London and the digital platform is powered by grip, offering 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.
THE MAKERS & SHAKERS AWARDS - CELEBRATING EXCELLENCE IN GLOBAL PRODUCTION
Held annually at BAFTA, the awards recognise and honour ground-breaking ideas and initiatives from players across the spectrum of the global creative screen industry. All entries are free and you can nominate yourself or someone you’ve worked with. Professionals from across the world’s advertising, TV, film, animation, and gaming sectors are encouraged to enter.
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.
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.
Our online locations directory provides detailed information, thoroughly researched and frequently updated, for key filming countries, states and provinces.
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.
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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 makers&shakers Awards is particularly relevant this year as these individuals have excelled in finding solutions to unprecedented challenges in order to keep the industry moving forward.
Emily Stillman, Senior VP, Warner Bros Studios Leavesden
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