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On location in Miami-Dade County with Film & Entertainment Commissioner Sandy Lighterman

On location in Miami-Dade County with Film & Entertainment Commissioner Sandy Lighterman

Written by The Location Guide on Apr 18, 2019. Posted in Interviews

I have been involved in the film business from a very young age. I was an actress in the Miami area during my pre-teens but then decided I preferred to be behind the camera. Luckily a producer by the name of Rob Cohen took me under his wing and during summers and holidays I was a PA of sorts and absorbed the business from behind the scenes.

Filming on Glaciers FAQ

Filming on Glaciers FAQ

Written by The Location Guide on Mar 7, 2019. Posted in General Interest

Want to film a winter scene during the summer? Need a scene to look like Greenland, the North Pole or a Russian research outpost in the arctic? Iceland offers some of the most spectacular glaciers in the world and our team at Sagafilm has extensive experience in servicing film and television shoots on top of them all year round.

On location in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, with Anton Steel, the CEO of the Bay of Plenty Region Film Office

On location in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, with Anton Steel, the CEO of the Bay of Plenty Region Film Office

Written by The Location Guide on Feb 14, 2019. Posted in Interviews

I started as a runner on the American TV show Xena: Warrior Princess, which was being filmed in New Zealand in the mid 1990s, so I have worked my way up the ladder from the bottom. I have worked as a 1st or 2nd AD on over 25 dramas such as The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Yogi Bear, The Shannara Chronicles and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny.

TLG talks to Mike Fantasia, President of the Location Managers Guild International

TLG talks to Mike Fantasia, President of the Location Managers Guild International

Written by The Location Guide on Jan 10, 2019. Posted in Interviews

I worked in various jobs in the natural resources field after I graduated from college. That eventually led to a job as a realty specialist for the Kootenai National Forest based in the small logging town of Libby, Montana. Steven Spielberg came to the area to make the firefighting movie Always in 1989 and one of my assignments was to work on the permit for the shoot.

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