James Wan’s Aquaman will now be filmed in Australia’s Gold Coast, after an unspecified incentive deal was reached between Warner Bros. and the Queensland Government. The production is expected to bring in a local spend of AUS100 million, creating at least 600 new jobs in the process.
A feature film biopic on the life of the renowned French artist, Paul Gauguin has now completed filming on the island of Tahiti. Directed by Edouard Deluc and staring Vincent Cassel (Jason Bourne) as Gauguin himself, the local production service company Filmin’Tahiti was utilised for on location assistance.
[slideshow id=416]At the generosity of Tahiti Tourisme and the Location Managers Guild International, The Location Guide was invited alongside location professionals Catherine Kagan, Chris Baugh, Eric Hooge, Scott Trimble, Golden Swenson and Dow Griffith to a familiarisation tour of the French Polynesian Islands.
A new report issued by Mayor Rahm Emmanuel’s office has revealed that Chicago brought home a total of USD1.3 billion via film and television from 2011-2015, a massive increase when compared to the USD600 million brought in from 2006-2010.
Ahead of the AFCI Locations Show, The Location Guide will be dedicating its news section from April 11th to 15th entirely to articles about filming in the West Coast of America. Senior Vice President Perry Husman, one of Warner’s key decision makers, spoke exclusively to TLG about the studio’s creative process.
The San Diego Film Commission, which was disbanded in 2013 after its funding was cut by the Tourism Authority is to be replaced by a regional film office under a new initiative by Mayor Kevin Faulconer. Faulconer stated in mid-2015 that he wished to reinstate the region’s Film Commission and jumpstart San Diego’s faltering film industry.
The upcoming superhero film Wonder Woman will film in multiple locations throughout Italy in April. Of the Italian locations to be featured in the film, the list includes Castel del Monte in the Apulia region, and the city of Matera.