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ITV hit format I’m a Celebrity 2020 will be swap the Australian jungle for British countryside

ITV hit format I’m a Celebrity 2020 will be swap the Australian jungle for British countryside

Written by Shona Smith on Aug 12, 2020. Posted in Production News

ITV have yet to reveal where in the UK the series will shoot, but have said it will take place at a ruined castle. According to UK press reports Gwrych Castle will host filming where work on a campsite has begun. As usual the celebrities will undergo trials and challenges to win food and treats but the series will crown the winner King or Queen of the Castle, rather than the Jungle.

The Deceived Director Chloë Thomas talks shooting on location in Northern Ireland

The Deceived Director Chloë Thomas talks shooting on location in Northern Ireland

Written by Shona Smith on Aug 11, 2020. Posted in On Location

The Deceived is a four part psychological thriller in which a young English undergraduate (Emily Reid) falls for her Irish married Cambridge University lecturer (Emmett J Scanlan) Backed by Northern Ireland Screen, the series was shot entirely in Northern Ireland where the production managed to find convincing doubles for the historic university city of Cambridge, England and rural Donegal, Ireland.

Young Director Award reveals 2020 winners

Young Director Award reveals 2020 winners

Written by Shona Smith on Aug 5, 2020. Posted in Awards and Festivals

In what was deemed an ‘exceptional year’ for the Young Directors Award by Jury Chairman Karim Bartoletti fifty awards were awarded during an online ceremony. The year was notable not only because of the impact of Covid-19 which shifted the awards online, but due to the quality of work entered which saw two entries crowned with the Special Jury Award.

Government backed UK insurance fund to unlock production spend in the wake of coronavirus

Government backed UK insurance fund to unlock production spend in the wake of coronavirus

Written by Shona Smith on Aug 5, 2020. Posted in General Interest

A government backed GBP500 million fund for film and television production struggling to secure insurance for Covid-related costs in the UK will kickstart production in the wake of Coronavirus. Insurance and Coronavirus-related losses for cast member and crew illnesses, film in delays or disruptions caused by the ongoing battle against Coronavirus will be covered by the fund.

MAKERS & SHAKERS AWARDS 2020 JURY ANNOUNCED

MAKERS & SHAKERS AWARDS 2020 JURY ANNOUNCED

Written by The Location Guide on Jul 30, 2020. Posted in Awards and Festivals

The Location Guide is delighted to announce the first panel of judges for the makers & shakers Awards 2020, supported by EQUALS. Selecting the right mix of judges is absolutely vital so we have invited leading professionals, with the range of knowledge, expertise and skills to evaluate excellence in the industry, to join us:

Advertorial: The Royal Forest of Dean is open for filming

Advertorial: The Royal Forest of Dean is open for filming

Written by The Location Guide on Jul 29, 2020. Posted in General Interest

Forest Film Locations is an introduction service, provided without cost, for all parties wanting to film in the Royal Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England. The forest provides filmmakers with six very different filming locations all within six miles of each other. They were previously unavailable for exclusive filming in their summer season and are large enough to respond to COVID-19 film industry working regulations.

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