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.
Barry Jenkins’s drama about a young African-American coming to terms with his homosexuality has beaten the predicted frontrunner, Damien Chazelle’s La La Land, to receive Best Picture at the 89th Academy Awards.
Canadore College, Ontario will soon have a state of the art post-production house that can be used by both attending students and professionals alike. At 5,588 square feet, the facility will be the first of its kind to carry the Dolby Premiere Studio certification in Canada.
The sequel to 2013's Pacific Rim has entered into production in Sydney, Australia. Entitled Pacific Rim: Maelstrom, the sequel will pick up a number of years after the first film with Star Wars alum John Boyega set to star alongside Scott Eastwood (Suicide Squad) and Jing Tian (Kong: Skull Island).
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. We spoke to Jake Guswa, Director of Physical Production at Warner Bros (WB) to get an inside perspective on the company’s production process.