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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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Filming in Fiji with Clayton Tikao

Filming in Fiji with Clayton Tikao

Written by Clayton Tikao on Aug 15, 2018. Posted in Contributors / General Interest / On Location

I arrived in Fiji, with only 13 days notice, to start work on the feature film Adrift directed and produced by the acclaimed director Baltasar Kormakur. I hadn’t seen the script and assumed we would be filming on a beautiful beach on some deserted island. All I actually knew was the name of the film and that it was based on a book about a ship wrecked sailor. My illusions of a mellow laid back shoot on a tropical island were quickly shattered and I had to hit the ground running.

Filming on location in Fiji with Nic Leggett

Filming on location in Fiji with Nic Leggett

Written by Murray Ashton on Apr 9, 2012. Posted in Interviews

Nic was born in New Zealand but has always considered Fiji his second home, moving there for the first time in the early 90s. He and his business partner at Film Fiji are production professionals and have years of experience in many international regions with both advertising agencies and production companies.

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