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Nominations announced for the sixth annual Location Managers Guild International Awards

Nominations announced for the sixth annual Location Managers Guild International Awards

Written by Shona Smith on Jul 22, 2019. Posted in Awards and Festivals

Nominees for the 6th Annual Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) Awards have been unveiled by LMGI President Mike Fantasia. The awards honor the outstanding and creative visual contributions by location professionals and film commissions in film, television and commercials from around the globe. The LMGI Awards also recognize outstanding service by film commissions for their support “above and beyond” during the production process.

Gruelling night shoots for Game of Thrones

Gruelling night shoots for Game of Thrones "The Battle of Winterfell" took place on location in Northern Ireland

Written by Shona Smith on Apr 29, 2019. Posted in General Interest / On Location

The eighty-minute long episode depicting the battle of Winterfell was the most extensive showdown the fantasy-action series has ever staged. Cast and crew spent eleven weeks filming night shoots for the episode in 2018. Shooting on location in Northern Ireland, coping with the elements added to the intensity of the shoot, which became known as “The Long Night” by those involved.

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.

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