LMGI Location Manager Mandi Dillin discusses working on Westworld

Location Manager Mandi Dillin, LMGI (Inception, Interstellar), has worked on HBO’s Westworld since the first series. In series three viewers are taken outside of the Western theme park into a new “technocratic metropolis”. Dillin explains how her team decided what the world outside of Westworld looked like, and why locations are such an important element of the series.

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How The Good Place gained access for filming in LA’s Getty Centre

NBCUniversal’s The Good Place is one of the few projects to have gained access for filming in LA’s Getty Centre. The Getty, a galley and campus with gardens and views overlooking the city has only permitted filming on three occasions in its twenty-five year history, previously featuring prominently as Starfleet HQ in Star Trek into Darkness. “They were casting the Getty Center as the Good Place – what could be better?” says Julie Jaskol, Assistant Director, Media Relations at The Getty.

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Black comedy Downhill filmed on location in Austria’s “wild west” during one of the snowiest years on record

Filming for Searchlight Pictures Downhill took place in Austrian ski resorts of Ischgl, Fiss and Kaunertal during one of the snowiest years on record. According to Austrian locations manager Johannes Köck, the region of pure alpine landscape is “the wild West of Austria”.

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