Risky Business from Film Construction considers the danger and rewards of shooting in some of New Zealand’s most epic locations

Place Film Series, conceived by Film Construction, showcases New Zealand’s locations and filmmakers through conversations with local production service providers. Risky Business, the first in the series, discusses spectacle, danger and working with Tom Cruise on Mission Impossible 6.

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The surprising benefits of filming in Hawaii

Hawaii’s reputation as a tropical paradise is well deserved. Boasting the bluest skies and oceans and the greenest of mountains, Hawaii’s locations are recognised globally in shows such as Hawaii 5-0 and Magnum P.I. Unsurprisingly, current remakes of these shows have proved popular. But from a film production standpoint, Hawaii offers other benefits that may come as a surprise.

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Screen Yorkshire and Bradford Council launch ‘Beyond Brontës’ skills programme to address diversity in the screen industries

The scheme launches as Screen Yorkshire looks to develop talent as part of its strategy to secure continued growth in film & TV production levels. Channel 4 is set to begin moving its National Headquarters to Leeds in the second half of 2019, estimated to bring a high number of regional jobs, while Screen Yorkshire launched its region wide film Office in 2018. 

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