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Principal photography is currently underway for the eleventh series of the BBC’s Doctor Who, with scenes being shot on location in Cape Town, South Africa. The set features a period aesthetic that is reminiscent of the 1950s/60s, as vintage cars have been spotted on location.
A new report to be submitted to Liverpool’s Culture and Tourism select committee in August will show an incredible 50% increase in the number of films shooting on location in the Northern City throughout 2015. The statistics show a presence of 257 productions during the year that equated to 1,067 filming days, injecting GBP11.5 million into the local economy.
As HBO’s fantasy drama Game of Thrones secures 24 Emmy nominations, Northern Ireland Screen has revealed the show has spent around GBP 110 million locally since 2010. Production is based at Titanic Studios in Belfast and has boosted film tourism to the region.
International location filming in Australia fell sharply in 2011/12, with no big-budget productions shooting in the country. Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby qualified as an Australian production and may have had to film elsewhere without the Producer Offset.
The North Carolina Film Office reveals that state location filming in the first half of 2012 has already surpassed the figure for the whole of 2011. Nearly 40 different projects have set out plans to shoot, perhaps taking inspiration from major state showcase The Hunger Games.
New Zealand’s screen industries grew by 4% in 2011 on the previous year, generating nearly NZD3 billion in revenue. The figures from Statistics NZ show that feature work in the country increased by 15%, with nearly 25% of revenue coming from feature production.
New Superman film Man of Steel was one of the feature projects that helped deliver over CAD2 million for Vancouver Island in 2011. The island covers nearly 20,000 square miles and is a 20-minute flight from the city of Vancouver. It’s the largest island in the Pacific Ocean east of New Zealand.
Overall 2011 was a good year for Pinewood Shepperton, with the studios showing an impressive 24% rise in film revenue on the previous year. The healthy overall figure masks a slight dip in the second half of the year.
Ontario had a great 2011 with a 30% increase in direct spend from foreign shoots, including a nearly 50% rise in international features. International TV shoots rose by a little over 25%. The overall production spend throughout the province was also up 30%, surpassing the CAD1 billion mark.