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Forums Pre-Production Forum Vacant urban area needed

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  • Bob Lobb
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    For a major feature film we are looking for a few mid-rise city blocks to completely control for filming next April. The film is set in an urban area like New York City a few decades ago – not too slick, but traditional blocks with businesses on the ground floor of mid-rise apartment buildings. Some of the environment can be down and dirty. We would like 4 or more contiguous square blocks, without residents, that could be used as a set for a month.

    We would like to find an urban environment that will be vacant – possibly scheduled for renewal or new constuction. The film is US based, but will travel for the right location. If you believe you have possibilities, please contact me: billbowling@gmail.com


    Liu Yang
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    Dear Bill,

    I head up the Locations Department here at Film London. We are keen to promote and support filming – both here and in the UK. I have copied you in to an email I’ve sent to the 33 London boroguhs and the UK Regional Screen Agencies. I have also requested a co-ordinated response via myself so you won’t be inundated with responses from everywhere!
    Do please visit our website for further detail about how we work and what we can offer :
    http://www.filmlondon.org.uk
    We look forward to helping you in your search,

    Kind regards,

    Susie Williams
    Locations & Filming Manager, Film London

    Dear Bill,
    I work at Zeppelin Films Brazil and we could help you to find a vacant urban area in a borough from Porto Alegre (south of Brazil). If you could send me a location briefing and some references, I could provide you with some footage and pics of this region. Best, Liliana
    liliana@zeppelin.com.br


    Nic Barnes
    Member

    Hi Bill
    WINNIPEG MANITOBA- Canada
    Although not vacant, we do have some areas in Winnipeg that can possibly give you the urban look you are looking for.
    One area that is a “bus route” only will give that 4 block look, that is a bit dated.
    Although I don’t have it photographed specifically for your look, I am sending you links that will give you the look of Winnipeg as well as, the next largest city Brandon in our province. If you are interested in Winnipeg- I will re-shoot the areas for you. The password you will need in lower case is “location”

    my direct e-mail is: shawna@mbfilmsound.mb.ca
    password: location

    1. Winnipeg- Downtown http://mfs.phanfare.com/album/68147

    2. Winnipeg- Exchange District http://mfs.phanfare.com/album/87182

    3. Brandon- Downtown http://mfs.phanfare.com/album/72501


    Tony To
    Member

    Hi Bill,
    I’m writing from Croatia.
    Please try our web page:

    http://www.jadran-film.com

    We can provide you with all locations and services.

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