Joe Biggins runs the Inflatable Crowd Company (ICC) and is a man whose innovative approach to problem-solving has put him in charge of a new kind of film servicing company. He’s worked on films like The Fighter, The King’s Speech and Steven Soderbergh’s upcoming pandemic thriller Contagion.
It’s frequently said that not much doubles for South East Asia, apart from the Asian South East. One very cheap and cheerful emerging option for all your Vietnamese, Philippine, Thai, Lao, Indonesian and Malaysian needs is Cambodia, as Transformers and Two Brothers have established.
When you're the Executive Producer on films with budgets that routinely hover around the USD150 million mark, you expect to get a lot of messages. For the first 20 minutes I spend with Kevin de la Noy on a wet Friday afternoon in west London, he gets a phone call every 40 seconds.
If you want to hear about why Ridley Scott is the most talented director ever, where to find ‘royal palace’-calibre stately homes, the new Millennium Film Finance Corporation and Egyptian camel-wrangling, then you’d enjoy a chat with feature film Executive Producer Nigel Wooll.
[slideshow id=117]Rave reviews abound for the newest Arab country to make a dent in global high-end feature film production. But how has Jordan been so successful so quickly? Simple: develop an infrastructure and then give international producers access to an array of fantastic military hardware and manpower.
[slideshow id=109]It’s been a tough time for Mexico recently. Bouncing back from the global recession took all the national industry’s guts and resilience, but then Mexico had to deal with accusations of poor production safety because of a few crime-ridden areas.