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TLG talks to COPILOT about Quebec’s versatility as a filming destination

TLG talks to COPILOT about Quebec’s versatility as a filming destination

Written by Shona Smith on Jan 3, 2020. Posted in On Location

Jim Edward, Founder and CoPilot-in-Chief at COPILOTproductions, a dedicated production service company, notes that international productions “usually come to Quebec for the locations. Montreal and Quebec City – even the Laurentians or the Eastern Townships - all have a variety of architecture, looks and feel that you can find make Montreal look anywhere like Paris, London, New York, Boston, or “anywhere USA” for that matter”.

Benidorm: Beaches and Beyond

Benidorm: Beaches and Beyond

Written by Shona Smith on May 31, 2019. Posted in On Location

It is fair to say that in the UK, at least, Benidorm’s reputation precedes it. Having boomed on to the scene in the sixties with the advent of package holidays, it has maintained such a prominent position in British culture that it spawned ITV’s award-winning situational comedy Benidorm, about a group of British holidaymakers who visit the Spanish resort each year, that remained popular for its ten series run. Needless to say, with this my reference point I was more than intrigued to find out what the seaside city could offer to productions beyond the cliched image.

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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