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EE Hope United challenges online sexism ahead of UEFA Women’s Euros 2022

EE Hope United challenges online sexism ahead of UEFA Women’s Euros 2022

Written by Joe Jackson on Jul 7, 2022. Posted in Production News

EE has revealed its new Hope United squad. The campaign brings together a team of footballers who are committed to tackling online sexism. Titled ‘It's Not Her Problem,’ this television advert calls on men to show allyship during the UEFA Women’s European Championships over the summer. It encourages males to recognise and tackle sexist abuse when they encounter it online and elsewhere.

Shooting 'Flip' in Bulgaria: examining the Bronze Cannes Lion-winner with Pulse Films producer Neil Andrews

Shooting 'Flip' in Bulgaria: examining the Bronze Cannes Lion-winner with Pulse Films producer Neil Andrews

Written by Joe Jackson on Jul 6, 2022. Posted in Interviews

The Location Guide had a conversation with producer Neil Andrews from Pulse Films, celebrating the production company's 'Flip' commercial for B&Q winning a Bronze Lion for Achievement in Production at Cannes Lions 2022. We discussed how Neil and the team made the project a reality with Icon Films Sofia, exploring why Bulgaria was chosen for this monumental shoot.

Virgin Media and MC Neat's Hyped campaign champions new entertainment service

Virgin Media and MC Neat's Hyped campaign champions new entertainment service

Written by Joe Jackson on Jul 5, 2022. Posted in Production News

Virgin Media has released a multi-million pound brand campaign called Hyped. This campaign celebrates Virgin Media’s new entertainment service: Stream. The project will run throughout the UK for eight weeks. It is designed to demonstrate Virgin Media’s commitment to being ‘Better, connected,’ giving customers more flexibility and control in relation to their entertainment choices.

Disney+ series National Treasure commences filming in New Mexico

Disney+ series National Treasure commences filming in New Mexico

Written by Joe Jackson on Jul 4, 2022. Posted in Production News

The television series National Treasure has landed in New Mexico. Principal photography for the project took place in and around Santa Fe. This new live-action Disney+ Original series is an expansion of the National Treasure movie franchise. The show focuses on a charismatic adventurer, who seeks to uncover the truth about her family's mysterious past while saving a lost Pan-American treasure in the process.

Diamonds Are Forever BBQ Party hits Cannes Lions

Diamonds Are Forever BBQ Party hits Cannes Lions

Written by Joe Jackson on Jul 1, 2022. Posted in Awards and Festivals

The Gerety Awards celebrated the recent announcement of their shortlist with an Argentinian barbeque. The party took place at Cannes Lions 2022 thanks to support from hosts Tantor Films. Over 500 guests from 40 different countries joined the fun, honouring past and present judges as well as this year’s shortlist.

Nominations revealed for the 9th Annual LMGI Awards

Nominations revealed for the 9th Annual LMGI Awards

Written by Joe Jackson on Jun 30, 2022. Posted in Awards and Festivals

The Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) has unveiled nominations for the 9th Annual LMGI Awards. This ceremony honours outstanding and creative visual contributions of international location professionals who work in film, television and the commercial industry. The winners will be celebrated at the LMGI Awards ceremony, which returns to a live in-person event on Saturday 27th August, 2022.

straight 8 shootout 2022 is coming to London for UK premiere

straight 8 shootout 2022 is coming to London for UK premiere

Written by Joe Jackson on Jun 29, 2022. Posted in Awards and Festivals

The straight 8 shootout 2022 is coming to London. Short films were made by 21 creative companies for the Cannes edition of the shootout. Now, the films will premiere in the UK. Each film is two-and-a-half minutes long, created on one roll of super 8 with no post-production. The films will premiere in the UK on Thursday 30th June, at the Prince Charles Cinema Screen 1, in the heart of Leicester Square.

New York agency Big Spaceship expands to West Coast

New York agency Big Spaceship expands to West Coast

Written by Joe Jackson on Jun 29, 2022. Posted in General Interest

New York-based creative agency Big Spaceship is expanding to the West Coast. The expansion means the company will be closer to long-term clients such as Starbucks. At the same time, the move is designed to support new business partnerships with the likes of Amazon. Managing Director Stacey Zimmerman will lead the expansion, having relocated to Seattle for the opportunity.

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