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Avatar filming in New Zealand

Avatar filming in New Zealand

Written by James Peak on Dec 24, 2009. Posted in Production News

James Cameron’s hotly anticipated USD250 million sci-fi blockbuster Avatar has opened worldwide, with a record-breaking USD232.2 million dollar opening weekend, globally - putting it on course for a USD1.2 billion dollar gross.

Toshiba's Space Chair launches from Nevada

Toshiba's Space Chair launches from Nevada

Written by David Lewis on Dec 3, 2009. Posted in Production News

When creative agency Grey London and production company Hungry Man wanted a backdrop for their groundbreaking new spot, Space Chair, for Toshiba, they chose Nevada. Shot in the wilderness of the Nevada Black Rock desert 12 miles north east of the town of Gerlach, the spot follows the journey of an ordinary living room chair to the extraordinary heights of the edge of space, lifted to an altitude of 98,268 feet by a simple helium balloon.

The location power of Bollywood

The location power of Bollywood

Written by David Lewis on Nov 24, 2009. Posted in Production News

In a first, prominent Bollywood producer and actor Shah Rukh Khan has been signed by the Korean Tourism Organisation as its cultural ambassador to promote tourism and to encourage Indian filmmakers to shoot in Korea. Korean Consul General, Dong Yern Kim, explained: "I am confident that Shah Rukh Khan’s appointment will enhance awareness and interest about Korea among his fans."

Guinness brings the world to life

Guinness brings the world to life

Written by David Lewis on Nov 23, 2009. Posted in Production News

When Guinness and creative agency AMV BBDO made the bold decision to move away from the well established ‘Good Things Come to Those Who Wait’ strapline, they knew that any television ad campaign would have to be something spectacular. The Guinness spot, called World with the new strapline 'Bring it to Life', has certainly lived up to expectations.

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