We at A Grand Elephant Production, based in Bangkok, have been established since 2005. Thailand is one of the safest countries in terms of COVID -19 and we have a comprehensive safety procedure in place.
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 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.
The Film Office’s Film & TV Development Fund was set up in response to Covid-19 using funding from Liverpool City Region Combined Authority’s Strategic Investment Fund. A total of GBP158 worth of funding has been awarded so far, with applications open until September.
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.
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.
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: