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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.

VFX artist Douglas Trumbull passes away after ground-breaking career

VFX artist Douglas Trumbull passes away after ground-breaking career

Written by Joe Jackson on Feb 9, 2022. Posted in Interviews

Three-time Oscar-nominated VFX artist Douglas Trumbull has passed away. After a two-year battle with cancer, Doug left us at the age of 79. Doug played pivotal roles creating the special effects for numerous projects, including: 2001: A Space Odyssey, Blade Runner, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and The Tree of Life. The trailblazing filmmaker’s scientific innovations culminated in his induction into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame in 2010.

Production excellence in complicated times: an interview with Pavla Burgetova Callegari

Production excellence in complicated times: an interview with Pavla Burgetova Callegari

Written by Joe Jackson on Dec 20, 2021. Posted in Interviews

As national rules fluctuate and transform rapidly in the midst of lockdowns and re-openings, it really does pay for filmmakers to have strong connections in a variety of locations across the globe. We caught up with executive producer Pavla Burgetova Callegari, the New York-based managing director of Compass Rose, to learn how to stay ahead during a year of great change and continuous adaptation.

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