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Andalucía Film Commission win three out of five Set of Culture awards at Cannes Film Festival

Andalucía Film Commission win three out of five Set of Culture awards at Cannes Film Festival

Written by Shona Smith on May 23, 2019. Posted in Awards and Festivals

Andalucía’s La Alhambra in Granada (pictured below), Plaza de España in Sevilla and the Monument to the Cadiz’s Court were awarded with the prestigious award “Set of Culture” in Cannes. Locations submitted by the Roma Lazio Film Commission also took home two of the awards that celebrate cinema and TV locations linked to the cultural and historical spirit of the European Union.  

On location in Berlin with location scout, and BVL- Location Scouts Guild of Germany member, Tatjana Liebenow

On location in Berlin with location scout, and BVL- Location Scouts Guild of Germany member, Tatjana Liebenow

Written by The Location Guide on May 23, 2019. Posted in Interviews

I have a real patchwork vita but it has always been about media. I studied visual communications at college and my first experience with scouting was 18 years ago when I worked as a production assistant for a commercial production company. We had a big shoot for a Burger King spot coming up. The client wanted to shoot a Motorcycle Chapter Clubhouse full of bikers. I thought "this is exciting, I can do this".

The surprising benefits of filming in Hawaii

The surprising benefits of filming in Hawaii

Written by Roy Tijoe on May 17, 2019. Posted in General Interest

Hawaii’s reputation as a tropical paradise is well deserved. Boasting the bluest skies and oceans and the greenest of mountains, Hawaii’s locations are recognised globally in shows such as Hawaii 5-0 and Magnum P.I. Unsurprisingly, current remakes of these shows have proved popular. But from a film production standpoint, Hawaii offers other benefits that may come as a surprise.

BFI CEO Amanda Nevill CBE will step down in 2020

BFI CEO Amanda Nevill CBE will step down in 2020

Written by Shona Smith on May 10, 2019. Posted in General Interest

Joining in 2003, Amanda Neville transformed the BFI into the lead organisation for film, TV and the moving image in the UK, leading initiatives and strategies designed to support a vibrant, national film culture for the independent film sector. She will step down from her position in early 2020.

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