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Scouting in Sri lanka: lush tropics, colonial architecture and buzzing Asian metropolises

Scouting in Sri lanka: lush tropics, colonial architecture and buzzing Asian metropolises

Written by Shona Smith on Feb 15, 2019. Posted in On Location

In early November the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau invited six British location managers on a familiarisation trip to Sri Lanka. I joined David Pinnington (Guardians of the Galaxy, Game of Thrones), Eduardo Rodriguez (Ready Player One, Black Mirror), Ben Macgregor (Blitz, RocknRolla), Martin Walker (The Fitzroy, Ill Manors) , Mick Ratman (The Flag, Welcome to Sarajevo) and Algy Sloane (Londoners, Driving Lessons) to document the trip for The Location Guide.

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Slovakia launches dedicated film commission

Slovakia launches dedicated film commission

Written by Tom Deehan on Jun 20, 2018. Posted in General Interest

In a bid to make Slovakia a more accessible filming location, the Slovak Film Commission (SFC) has been established under the helm of Zuzana Bielikova. Also known as the Slovak Film Agency, the SFC will be responsible for marketing Slovakia’s production capabilities and offering a first-point of contact for any foreign producers hoping to film within the country.

Thailand’s 20% cash rebate is now available

Thailand’s 20% cash rebate is now available

Written by Tom Deehan on Jan 18, 2017. Posted in Incentive News

After officially being announced at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, Thailand’s cash rebate incentive is now accessible to the public. Feature films and television shows shooting in Thailand from January 2017 onwards can now receive a 20% cash rebate on qualifying expenditures.

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