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Film and HETV Production Spend in the UK Tops GBP2.84 billion in 2020

Film and HETV Production Spend in the UK Tops GBP2.84 billion in 2020

Written by Shona Smith on Feb 4, 2021. Posted in General Interest

The British Film Institute's Official 2020 statistics provide a positive outlook for the industry. Despite a nearly six month pause in physical production, the total UK spend on High end TV and film is down just  21% on 2019. Nearly GBP1.19 out of the total GBP2.34 spend was recorded in the final quarter, signalling significant recovery and a resilience of the UK industry.

Travel corridors and quarantine exemptions to help restart international filming

Travel corridors and quarantine exemptions to help restart international filming

Written by Shona Smith on Jul 8, 2020. Posted in General Interest

International production hubs are included on the list of quarantine exempt countries. From July 10, visitors and UK residents arriving in England from these countries will not have to self-isolate. Although the US is not included on the list, essential cast and crew have been exempted from quarantine in order to allow incoming productions based in the UK to get cameras rolling again.

Could Fantastic Beasts 3 be heading to Brazil?

Could Fantastic Beasts 3 be heading to Brazil?

Written by Shona Smith on Oct 23, 2019. Posted in General Interest

Fantastic Beasts creator J.K Rowling has implied  Fantastic Beasts 3 will be at least partially set in Brazil, but the question remains if the franchise head to film on location in the country? In the past, the Harry Potter spin-off based at Warner Bros.' Leavesden Studios, London has rarely left the country despite its international horizons.

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Location scouting in Tunisia: Dunes, dar's and deserted villages

Location scouting in Tunisia: Dunes, dar's and deserted villages

Written by Shona Smith on Apr 15, 2019. Posted in General Interest / On Location

In December 2018, Tunisia’s Tozeur International Film Festival (TOIFF) invited a group of eight location managers to attend its first edition, followed by a scout of the country. Looking to revive its international filming industry, our attendance at the festival and tour were conceived as ways to encourage international filming in Tunisia once again.

The 6th Hollywood Location Scouts Panel in July had representatives from the UK, Canada, Australia and the US

The 6th Hollywood Location Scouts Panel in July had representatives from the UK, Canada, Australia and the US

Written by Shona Smith on Aug 23, 2018. Posted in General Interest

The annual Hollywood Location Scouts Panel hosted by the Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) was held on the 20th July 2018 during Comic-Con San Diego. Location managers from the UK, Canada, Australia and the US swapped memorable anecdotes, addressed environmental concerns and the effects of new technologies on location scouting.

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