Category Archive: Film Location

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Asics Filming Win The Long Run on Location at ‘The Film Shed’

Asics Filming Win The Long Run on Location at ‘The Film Shed’

Ascics was recently filming their cinematic trainer spot for Win The Long Run on location at ‘The Film Shed’ an industrial shoot location in London. The Metarun from Asics is an ultra-premium running shoe and clothing range that features the most innovative sports technologies – Win The Long Run These Metarun shoes are designed with […]

Lorrain Kelly Shooting TV Ad for Wayfair at our ‘Palace’ Location House

Lorrain Kelly Shooting TV Ad for Wayfair at our ‘Palace’ Location House

Lorraine Kelly was on location shooting a brand new TV Ad for Wayfair at our ‘Palace’ location house in London. Wayfair believes everyone should live in a home they love. Through technology and innovation, Wayfair makes it possible for shoppers to quickly and easily find exactly what they want from a selection of more than […]

Filming in London FAQs

Filming in London FAQs

The city of London has long been a popular location for the industry’s most brilliant filmmakers, and understandably so. Directors love to film in London because of its wealth of incredible historical landmarks, numerous other gorgeous locales, and not to mention the fact that it is easy to find skilled film crew members and talented […]

Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas filmed at Rodos Location House

Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas filmed at Rodos Location House

SHOOTFACTORY’S Rodos location house was used for the filming of Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas on Channel 4. Series 1006 (2018) was a one-off prime time episode, featuring everything that’s joyful about crafting at Christmas and one giant Christmas goodie bag. Kirstie shares her love of Christmas and festive crafting, from luxury presents made out of ordinary […]

Mary Poppins Filmed at Tay Location House in London

Mary Poppins Filmed at Tay Location House in London

SHOOTFACTORY is proud to have played a small part in the Mary Poppins Returns released on Dec 19th. In Disney’s “Mary Poppins Returns,” an all new original musical and sequel, Mary Poppins is back to help the next generation of the Banks family find the joy and wonder missing in their lives following a personal […]

Safety Precautions When Filming in London

Safety Precautions When Filming in London

Have you heard of the street muggings that have been happening in London recently? Well, if you haven’t, and you intend to go filming in London, we thought you should know. London is a beautiful city with excellent sites and impressive architecture. It is no surprise that TV shows, film, and music video directors choose […]

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 […]

Register Your House as a Filming, Photo Shoot Location

Register Your House as a Filming, Photo Shoot Location

To hire out your house or apartment for filming and photo shoots you will need to register with a location agency. The location agency / 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 […]

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. […]