Category Archive: Film Location

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Rowse Honey Filmed on location in Reading at ‘THE WOODS’ Location House

Rowse Honey Filmed on location in Reading at ‘THE WOODS’ Location House

Rowse Honey recently filmed part of their Three Bears Trailer on location at our Woods location house in Reading. Rowse everyday breakfast honeys are 100% Pure and Natural – just like nature intended: with nothing added and none of the natural goodness taken away. They are perfect for waking up your breakfast naturally and come […]

Top 5 Filming Shoot Locations in 2017

Top 5 Filming Shoot Locations in 2017

Last year was a fantastic year for filming locations from online video shoots, commercials to TV productions taking place around the country, which leads us to throwing open our booking diary to produce the Top 5 Filming Shoot Locations for 2017. Top 5 Filming Shoot Locations   Coach House Filming Location Our Coach House location […]

How to Rent Your House for Filming & Photo Shoots

How to Rent Your House for Filming & Photo Shoots

To rent your house or apartment for filming and photo shoots you will need to register with a location agency. The location library will need to ascertain whether your property is suitable for location work. You will need to send in some images of the property and details of the property. If your property is […]

Film Locations Used in Peaky Blinders

Film Locations Used in Peaky Blinders

The new series of Peaky Blinders premiered Wednesday night on BBC, bringing the dapper Birmingham bad-boys (and girls) back to bless television screens for the fourth time. Set in the late 19th and early 20th centuries – the coming-of-age of the Industrial Revolution – most of the scenes for both Birmingham and London have been […]

Is Yorkshire Becoming the Next Film Location Hot Spot?

Is Yorkshire Becoming the Next Film Location Hot Spot?

When people think about a great film, they usually think about the storyline, the script that’s been written or even the characters who are in the film. But finding just the right film location for a film is just as important as all of the other elements in the film. London used to be the […]

A Breakfast Show with added Grrr!!!

A Breakfast Show with added Grrr!!!

If you go down to the woods today… Rowse update a familiar fairy tale for the modern world in their latest ad campaign. ‘The Three Bears’ – Matt, Joel and Phil. Too hot… too cold… just fabulous! Matt, Joel and Phil are three gay men who identify with the term ‘bear’, often used to describe large, husky, […]

Public Location Filming: Tips to Managing Public Traffic

Public Location Filming: Tips to Managing Public Traffic

Movie shoots are interesting to passing drivers and pedestrians, even if they do not get angry about being delayed, there is a chance that they could become distracted and can cause a major roadside accident. This is because they often end up watching how a movie is filmed instead of paying attention to where they […]

Movie Location Scouting: The Good, The Bad and the Really Ugly

Movie Location Scouting: The Good, The Bad and the Really Ugly

On the day I arrived to evaluate locations for a video I was producing, everything went wrong. It rained. Our rental car died an unnatural death. There was no food to be found. Colleagues and I traveled many hours to reach the location, yet all we accomplished was wasting time and money. If you think […]

Advice to Filming on London’s Streets

Advice to Filming on London’s Streets

As one of the world’s busiest and architecturally diverse cities, London is a natural attraction for filming movies, TV shows, music videos and even computer game scenes. Regardless of why you wish to film on the streets of London, there are some very important steps you need to take to make sure your intended shoot […]

Set Design Basics For Photo Shoot, TV and Film

Set Design Basics For Photo Shoot, TV and Film

Have you ever watched a scary TV show and realized that just looking at the screen made you feel a little nervous? Have you ever watched a romantic comedy and realized in a heartbeat that the space that you were looking at was an intimate little Parisian cafe? If so, you can thank the set […]

Quantas Dreamliner TV, Film Advert Shoot Location

Quantas Dreamliner TV, Film Advert Shoot Location

Part of the latest Quantas Film advert shot in our London location to launch their Perth to London flights non-stop flights scheduled from March 2018.   Filming Location Name: Penthouse Location: London, E1 Breathtaking penthouse on the 21st floor, with over 2600 sq ft of floorspace and views to die for. This large three bedroom, […]

Filming in London, why Directors love to shoot here

Filming in London, why Directors love to shoot here

Hollywood and New York have been considered the centre of the film making industry, but that’s all beginning to change. More and more film directors are making the move to London for the production and post-production of their films, and it’s for good reason. London offers a number of advantages that appeal to directors that […]

Kitchen Filming Locations Ideal for Food Shoots

Kitchen Filming Locations Ideal for Food Shoots

London has photographic studios on just about every corner, but most of them are not suitable for food photo shoots or kitchen productions. The ideal kitchen location, without a doubt needs natural light, the more light the better and a your photographer will have an easier time accentuating the dish together with great kitchen equipment. […]

Debenhams Photo Shoot & Video Shoot Location for Get the Look

Debenhams Photo Shoot & Video Shoot Location for Get the Look

Debenhams recent combined photo shoot and Get the Look video shoot was held at our London location house, Hackney. Debenhams Get the Look Spring/Summer17 experiment with vibrant colours. Whether it’s going strong in the waterline, heavy lining of the lower lashline or creating a smudge-effect, now’s the time to get those liners at the ready. […]

Lil Koli – Cash Money: Music Video Shoot Location

Lil Koli – Cash Money: Music Video Shoot Location

Lil Koli latest release ‘Cash Money’ video was shot at our London location house called Broadway. Produced by Dj A Boom and filmed by Elminofilms. Lil Koli – Cash Money Music Video Shoot Location Name: Broadway Location: London, NW7 This large regency property has received a complete overhaul. The architect designed renovation has extended and […]

Frances – Say It Again, Music Video Shoot Location

Frances – Say It Again, Music Video Shoot Location

Newcomer Frances has shared a new single ‘Say It Again’ with the music video being shot in our Twickenham location house called Hampton Lodge. Co-written and produced by Greg Kurstin and video by Marc Klasfeld. Frances – Say It Again, Music Video Music Video Shoot Location Name: Hampton Lodge Location: Twickenham, TW12 Lovely old villa […]

Millionaire feat. Nelly – Music Video Shoot Location

Millionaire feat. Nelly – Music Video Shoot Location

Cash Cash & Digital Farm Animals, Millionaire song used our Rectory location house in Surrey. The music video was directed by Sesan Ogunro, was released on June 27, 2016. Millionaire Music Video Music Video Shoot Location Name: Rectory Location: Surrey, RH1 This stunning house and gardens has large rooms with interesting decoration and props. Traditional […]

Little Mix – Little Me, Music Video Shoot Location

Little Mix – Little Me, Music Video Shoot Location

Little Mix – Little Me from the Salute Album used our Chapel location in Bermondsey, London to create the black and white edgy vibe for the music video. Little Me Music Video In an interview with FrontRowLiveEnt.com, regarding the official music video, Jesy Nelson said: “We’ve never really done a video like this before. This […]

Quick Guide to Filming in the UK

Quick Guide to Filming in the UK

The Fast & The Furious 6, Anna Karenina, Snow White & The Huntsman, Prometheus, Maleficent, Guardians of the Galaxy, and several of the Star Wars movies all have one thing in common. The majority of the footage in these films was shot in the United Kingdom. It’s not only the rolling hills or stunning scenery […]

Top 10 Best Filming Locations in 2015

Top 10 Best Filming Locations in 2015

Shootfactory reveals what the most popular filming locations were during 2015. The mixture of filming locations ranged from London location houses,  commercial / industrial properties to some our quirkier locations. Companies that used these locations range from; Philips, Ford, Lexus, L’Oreal, ITV and fashion brands like Hugo Boss, Bravissimo, Top Shop and River Island. Top […]