Finding The Location With A Location Scout

Finding The Location With A Location Scout

The role of a location scout in the creation of a film is a very important one that can potentially make the difference in the quality of the final product. Their job often begins months before other aspects of the film have taken place, like casting and budget approvals. They must determine which locations in […]

Tips for Male Model Shoots

Tips for Male Model Shoots

Whether you’re shooting fashion, commercial or portraits working with an male model can be as equally challenging and rewarding as working with a female model. You’re still dealing with a person who has an ego that at times might be fragile. You could be asking them to be extremely vulnerable and to take up poses […]

Short Film Movie Making Top Tips

Short Film Movie Making Top Tips

The history of film is littered with first attempts that are deeply flawed. Name any famous director, and chances are you won’t be able to name their first film. Few people can name Stanley Kubrick’s or Ingmar Bergman’s first films, and fewer people have actually seen them. As classic as “2001: A Space Odyssey” and […]

Easy Photography Tips Everyone Can Apply

Easy Photography Tips Everyone Can Apply

Now that cameras have gone digital, it seems like every person is a budding photographer. However, there is a huge difference between a photograph and a snapshot. At the same time, many are wondering about how to take a good photograph. Fortunately, it is very simple. All people need to know is a few techniques […]

Crowdfunding Your Movie for a Better Sale Price

Crowdfunding Your Movie for a Better Sale Price

If you have the knowledge to create a movie yet don’t have the backing and support for funding there are ways to get that money. The dream of a movie does not have to die because you don’t have enough money to get started. There are a few steps to be completed when looking for […]

13 Action Movie Trailers that Hit the Spot

13 Action Movie Trailers that Hit the Spot

Trailers are the film equivalent of natural selection. They allow us to find the good, weed out the bad and attach ourselves to the awesome. For that reason, action movies usually produce the most brilliant trailers, the kinds that are exciting and dramatic and able to pump us up to go see that movie right […]

How To Get The Best Lighting in Your Photography

How To Get The Best Lighting in Your Photography

Many people who are new to photography believe the most important factor in shooting a subject is the angle. As any professional photographer will tell you, lighting is actually one of the most critical factors in producing a great photo. The right lightning can turn an average shot into a spectacular and captivating photo. There […]

Filming in Mountainous Environments

Filming in Mountainous Environments

Depending upon the type of movie you’re filming, a mountainous environment may be the perfect setting. Wild and remote, mountainous areas offer a peaceful atmosphere with dramatics vistas. As with any shoot location, though, mountainous areas can pose specific problems for film crews. Tips to Filming in Mountainous Terrain 1. Understand that no matter how […]

Preparing Your Photo Shoot On Location

Preparing Your Photo Shoot On Location

On location photography is completely different from shooting in the studio. You have no control over the lights and the shadows. Overall, the photography comes to rely a lot on instinct and experience when on-location shoots are concerned. However, there is still some preparation that you can put in to have certain control over the […]

Promoting Your Independent Film Online

Promoting Your Independent Film Online

Not every independent film that lands on YouTube gets a large number of views. Independent film-makers who do manage to get a lot of exposure usually have put a promotional strategy in place before the film is even released online. Promoting a film takes into account modern tastes as well as good social marketing techniques. […]

London Loves an Apocalypse in Disaster Movies

London Loves an Apocalypse in Disaster Movies

Films set in London have showcased the city’s vibrant culture, beautiful landmarks, and witty, intelligent residents. Other movies featuring London, however, have simply blown the place to smithereens — or drowned it, or set it aflame, or unleashed upon it relentless armies of zombies. London Apocalypse Film Appearances 1. The Day the Earth Caught Fire […]

Tips to Airport Filming Locations

Tips to Airport Filming Locations

Airports have often served as the filming locations for a variety of movies and television shows for decades. Casablanca, Die Hard, and Catch Me If You Can are just a few of the blockbusters that have utilised airports as a unique backdrop. However, filming in an airport presents its own set of challenges and headaches, […]

Filming in South Africa? We Share Our Tips

Filming in South Africa? We Share Our Tips

South Africa has always been a filming location of choice due to the wildlife and natural vistas, but it’s becoming increasingly popular as the country competes internationally and offers exceptional rates, tax incentives and other benefits. Nevertheless, filming in South Africa can be difficult, so here are our tips for overcoming those challenges. Filming Tips […]

Love Film? UK Filming Location Holidays Ideas

Love Film? UK Filming Location Holidays Ideas

The current generation and the one before this are all hard-core movie geeks, having been raised on a staple diet of Hollywood movies and blockbusters. When you decide to plan a trip to the UK, the first thing on your itinerary is always the best film locations that must never be missed on a trip […]

5 Tips On Choosing a Film Location Agency

5 Tips On Choosing a Film Location Agency

If you are about to start filming, you have quite a lot to do to get the production ready to go. You have to work with the actors, talk to the writers, connect with the film crews and do many other tasks. The list almost seems endless. You simply do not have time to go […]

Extreme Filming Locations

Extreme Filming Locations

Safety is the main concern in all types of filming, and this is especially true in extreme locations. At the same time, the right knowledge and planning is very important when shooting in areas with difficult conditions. There are a number of factors that people should take into consideration while filming in these kinds of […]

Photograph your Home Like a Professional Photographer

Photograph your Home Like a Professional Photographer

If you’ve ever looked at a photo online and wondered why your own shots never quite seem to be as good, we have your answer. The truth is, experienced and skilled photographers don’t just whip out their cameras and expect picture-perfect photos. There’s a lot of work that goes into taking beautiful pictures of a […]

Event Planning Tips for Businesses

Event Planning Tips for Businesses

Planning an event for your business is a big task, but the benefits of a successful event is well worth the work. A business event can raise awareness about the company and even generate new business leads. All it takes is a bit of planning to pull off the event of the year. Event Planning: […]

UK Filming Locations You Will Recognise

UK Filming Locations You Will Recognise

Steeped in history and architectural splendour, the UK is home to a myriad of filming locations dating back to the advent of cinema. From Big Ben to the Durham Cathedral, Hollywood film crews have flocked to UK locations for years in order to capture the essence of this majestic land on celluloid. There are numerous […]

KIRKBY DESIGN Photo Shoot, London location

KIRKBY DESIGN Photo Shoot, London location

KIRKbyDESIGN is shooting their range of fabrics at one of our London locations   Kirk by Design Part of The Romo Group, Kirkby Design was launched in September 2009, as a modern, high performance fabric resource library, compiled of collections with a sharp, contemporary feel coloured with a well balanced, sophisticated palette. With a fresh […]