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  • in reply to: location manager Roma, Trieste

    Hi Katerina,
    I’m a Rome-based location manager with 30 years production experience’, almost all of it in Italy. Trieste is easy to get to for me too. Have a look at my details on The Location Guide, and if you think I might match your needs, call me on + 39 333 403 7221.
    Happy days.
    James Walker

    in reply to: Fixer on Sicily and Lampedusa wanted

    Hi Kathrine,

    If you’re still looking for someone for this job, I’m available. I film quite a bit in Sicily.

    CV attached.

    All the best,


    Hi Nestor,
    I’d be happy to help if you’ve not already hired someone.

    Thirty years experience as a field producer, researcher, location manager/fixer for high quality factual programming on archaeology, art, biography, food, history, news & current affairs, politics, science, and sport. An Italy specialist, I’ve worked on legions of television documentary films for the BBC, Channel 4, PBS, Discovery Channel, National Geographic and other major broadcasters.
    For ABC News I worked as an assignment editor and news segment producer in the UK, and in Italy as a field producer, off-air reporter and news editor. I also worked as a Broadcast Manager for NBC Olympics at the Atlanta Games, as a freelance producer for CNN in Italy, and as a print stringer for UPI and Jane’s Defence Weekly.
    I’m British – an English mother-tongue speaker with fluent Italian, good French and basic Spanish. I’ve been based in Italy since 1976.

    Skills and Specialist Knowledge
    Experienced with production issues all over Italy – from the Alps to Sicily – and at all the big locations: Bologna, Bergamo, Florence, Genova, Milan, Naples (Pompeii, Herculaneum and Vesuvius), Ravenna, Rome, Turin, Sardinia and Sicily (Palermo, Siracusa, Trapani, Catania and Mount Etna) and of course traditional Tuscany and Venice.

    • Excellent access track record
    • Tracks down and preps local contributors
    • Expert on outflanking Italian red tape
    • Vatican specialist
    • Experienced in transmission rights issues and pertinent Italian regulations
    • Provides best cost US-UK standards camera and sound personnel in Italy
    • Provides best cost camera, sound, lighting, helicopter and grip equipment in Italy
    • Provides divers and kit for underwater shoots
    • Provides authorised speleologists for filming underground
    • Expert on Italian film archive and sources
    • Location scout

    Recent production highlights:

    Production Highlights
    DIAGEO / JOHNNIE WALKER BLUE LABEL promotional event – Heart Productions. Opinion makers and industry writers junket, including a tour in 30 classic cars to promote a new whiskey. Rome area. 2015

    ROLLS ROYCE MOTOR CARS – Fin London. Presentation of the new Rolls Royce ‘Dawn’ convertible. Porto Cervo, Sardinia 2015

    BBC SCIENCE – Filming the mad Ardia equestrian event at Sedilo. Sardinia. 2015

    A major three-part history documentary series for BBC2, presented by the eminent theological historian, Revd Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch. The series explores how Christianity has shaped Western attitudes to marriage, gender and sexuality through history. Rome. 2014

    in reply to: SHOOTING IN ITALY

    I’m a British, Rome-based producer / fixer with 30 years experience in the industry. I work year round in Italy, from end to end of the country.

    Happy to talk if you’re interested, particularly about your schedule and budget.

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