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Tenerife audiovisual production sets new EUR58.3 million record

A new record-level of investment in Tenerife’s audiovisual production was achieved in 2021. The latest economic impact equals approximately EUR58.3 million, more than double the previous EUR28.8 million record set in 2018. A large portion of 2021’s projects benefited from the attractive tax breaks offered by the Regional Government of the Canary Islands. Efforts made […]

Andy Harries replaces Lord David Puttnam as Chair of Film London Executive Task Force

Film London has announced that Lord David Puttnam CBA will be stepping down as Chair of the Film London Executive Task Force this month. The outgoing Chair will be succeeded by Left Bank Pictures CEO Andy Harries. The Task Force is a collection of key stakeholders from industry and the public sector, including: Netflix, Channel 4, […]

VFX artist Douglas Trumbull passes away after ground-breaking career

Three-time Oscar-nominated VFX artist Douglas Trumbull has passed away. After a two-year battle with cancer, Doug left us at the age of 79. Doug played pivotal roles creating the special effects for numerous projects, including: 2001: A Space Odyssey, Blade Runner, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and The Tree of Life. The trailblazing filmmaker’s […]

Location Filming in a Post-Pandemic World

I recently got an opportunity to visit Disney’s new Infinity Stage last week at their Burbank lot to witness a demonstration of ILM’s StageCraft technology made famous on The Mandalorian. As illustrated in the image above, being Angelenos, we were all bundled up in our puffer jackets for the 60˚F cold-for-LA morning. However, soon we were transported from […]

GBP12 million expansion commences for Bristol’s Bottle Yard Studios

The Bottle Yard Studios in Bristol is expanding into a neighbouring industrial site. Scheduled for completion this summer, the film and television production facility will undergo a GBP12 million redevelopment supported by the West of England Combined Authority (WECA). This expansion is designed to create three new audio stages, increasing the total stages on offer […]

World’s first space-based entertainment studio to launch in 2024

UK-based media company Space Entertainment Enterprise (SEE) will launch the first entertainment studio and multi-purpose arena based in space. Named SEE-1, the construction is designed to allow producers to create media content in a low-orbit micro-gravity environment. Spaceflight services group Axiom Space are building the new project. They will use SEE-1 to dock their world-first […]