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Behind the scenes of Deadwood: The Movie with Location Manager Jesse Lorber

Behind the scenes of Deadwood: The Movie with Location Manager Jesse Lorber

Written by Shona Smith on Jun 4, 2019. Posted in Interviews / On Location

During its initial run, Deadwood, the western drama set in the lawless town of Deadwood, North Dakota during the 1870s was consistently lauded by critics and cultivated a loyal fan base. So when HBO decided to cancel the series after its third season in 2006, cast and fans alike were surprised. After a thirteen year hiatus, HBO has brought the town back to the smallscreen in the form of a movie. We spoke to Location Manager Jesse Lorber to peek behind the scenes of one of the most anticipated revivals of the year.

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.

Cannes' most prestigious prize goes to South Korea's Bong Joon-Ho

Cannes' most prestigious prize goes to South Korea's Bong Joon-Ho

Written by Shona Smith on May 28, 2019. Posted in Awards and Festivals

The jury, led by Argentina’s Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu, made history by awarding top prizes to South Korean director Bong Joon-Ho’s Parasite, the first time the top prize has gone to a South Korean feature. The Grand Prix went to French-Seneglese director Mati Diop for Atlantique (Atlantic), marking the first time the coveted prize have gone to a black female director in Cannes' seventy-two year history.

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