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Winners announced for 8th Annual LMGI Awards

Winners announced for 8th Annual LMGI Awards

Written by Joe Jackson on Oct 25, 2021. Posted in Awards and Festivals

The Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) has revealed the winners for the 2021 edition of its annual awards event. Focusing on the theme ‘Celebrate the Where,’ the ceremony’s seven categories honoured the outstanding creative contributions of location professionals in film, television and commercials across the globe. It also applauded international film commissions that have demonstrated ‘above and beyond’ service during the production process.

Advertorial: Tantor Is About Trust

Advertorial: Tantor Is About Trust

Written by The Location Guide on Oct 20, 2021. Posted in General Interest

For 20 years Tantor has provided stellar production services for over 200 TV commercials, documentaries, content and broadcast productions across Latin America, Spain and Portugal. We know the key factor of success is trust!  We nurture this trust, crossing borders with our extensive global network to maximise and enhance every production.

Netflix and UNESCO call for African filmmakers to adapt folktales

Netflix and UNESCO call for African filmmakers to adapt folktales

Written by Joe Jackson on Oct 15, 2021. Posted in Awards and Festivals

A new competition is challenging Sub-Saharan African filmmakers to adapt folktales into films. Organised by Netflix and UNESCO, the six winners of African Folktales, Reimagined will be provided with a production budget of USD75,000 as well as USD25,000 in prize money. Finished projects will premiere on Netflix in 2022 under the title Anthology of African Folktales.

BT’s Hope United launch Black History campaign with Marcus Rashford, Eniola Aluko, Ferdinand brothers, and Saatchi & Saatchi

BT’s Hope United launch Black History campaign with Marcus Rashford, Eniola Aluko, Ferdinand brothers, and Saatchi & Saatchi

Written by Joe Jackson on Oct 14, 2021. Posted in Production News

Hope United are releasing a series of educational films with football stars Marcus Rashford, Eniola Aluko, and Anton and Rio Ferdinand as part of BT’s Black History Month programming. Made in collaboration with Saatchi & Saatchi London, the first wave of short clips will explore the Windrush generation’s experiences, examining the ongoing impact that the migration of Caribbean diasporas has on today’s football scene and, more broadly, contemporary British culture.

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