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On location in Berlin with location scout, and BVL- Location Scouts Guild of Germany member, Tatjana Liebenow

On location in Berlin with location scout, and BVL- Location Scouts Guild of Germany member, Tatjana Liebenow

Written by The Location Guide on May 23, 2019. Posted in Interviews

I have a real patchwork vita but it has always been about media. I studied visual communications at college and my first experience with scouting was 18 years ago when I worked as a production assistant for a commercial production company. We had a big shoot for a Burger King spot coming up. The client wanted to shoot a Motorcycle Chapter Clubhouse full of bikers. I thought "this is exciting, I can do this".

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.

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.

Behind the Scenes of Aquaman with Location Manager Duncan Jones

Behind the Scenes of Aquaman with Location Manager Duncan Jones

Written by Shona Smith on Dec 19, 2018. Posted in Interviews / On Location

Aquaman, DC's new addition to its Comics Cinematic Universe has made a splash in cinema's the world over, continuing to dominate the global box office. The large scale action film was based on Australia's Gold Coast at largely at Village Roadshow Studios, where principal photography lasted for over one hundred days. We spoke to Aquaman's Location Manager Duncan Jones about what the Gold Coast provided for the production.

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