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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 […]

Re-Shooting a Film Does Not Always End in Disaster

Re-Shooting a Film Does Not Always End in Disaster

A movie going into re-shoots has always been a sign of trouble. Most people signify a filmmaker re-shooting a portion of their film as a sign that it must not be very good. While this may be the case for a lot of films, there is absolutely no reason to fear the worst if an […]

Filming on the London Underground

Filming on the London Underground

As one of the most iconic settings in the world, the London Underground is included in many films, such as Bridget Jones’s Diary and The Bourne Ultimatum. Recent security risks make filming in the London Underground a bit trickier, but it is still possible. Here is a brief guide on how to successfully film in […]

British TV Filming Locations That You Should Visit

British TV Filming Locations That You Should Visit

One of the most relaxing and enjoyable way to spend an evening is to curl up on the couch and turn the telly to your favorite shows. Since many British shows are filmed on location instead of in a studio, it can be a magnificent way to explore areas of Britain that you have never […]

Filming Tax Incentives Globally

Filming Tax Incentives Globally

Many specifics are considered before the decision about where to shoot TV, film, or commercial productions, including bureaucracy or red tape hurdles, diversity or accessibility of the proposed location, studio space availability, talents’ ability or willingness to travel, and access to quality, efficient local area crew professionals. Naturally, tax incentives are always considered because the […]

7 Alternative Film Locations Around The World

7 Alternative Film Locations Around The World

When most people think of film locations, the first place that comes to mind is Hollywood, and it’s understandable why. Today the film industry is quite different from Hollywood’s “Golden Age.” Presently, film productions are taking place all over the world. From Bulgaria to the Wadi Rum Desert in Jordan, filming outside of the United […]

Uncover ITV’s Jericho Filming Locations

Uncover ITV’s Jericho Filming Locations

Jericho, a new eight-part series from ITV, follows the story of a group of industrial era navvies building the Culverdale viaduct, a re-imagined version of the real world Ribblehead viaduct in North Yorkshire. Navvies were the men responsible for building much of the infrastructure during the Industrial Revolution, from canals and dams to bridges and […]

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 […]

UK Castles, just waiting to be filmed

UK Castles, just waiting to be filmed

The beauty and mystery that surround a castle can make it a perfect image for a sinister backdrop in a horror story, a mystical destination in a fantasy, or an exquisite look into medieval times. The United Kingdom has castles that will lend a dramatic atmosphere to any filmmaker’s movie scenes. Some castles have been […]

Deciding on a Film Location Agency

Deciding on a Film Location Agency

Film locations play a vital role in the making of any movie. They influence the look and atmosphere of the entire work. The locations also have a large impact on the film’s budget. A film location agency can help you find the ideal location for your film. Let’s look at some of the reasons why […]

Popular filming locations in London and Stunning private filming locations

Popular filming locations in London and Stunning private filming locations

SHOOTFACTORY location library supplies the film industry with the best filming locations in the UK and overseas. The skyline of London features in many television programmes and films and is widely recognised the world over. There are numerous landmarks and forms of architecture to draw the eye of filmmakers, advertisers and TV producers and nearly […]

On Location with the New Bond Film in London

On Location with the New Bond Film in London

James Bond, the M16 agent, popularly known as “007” is back on screen with the new 2015 film Spectre. It is the 24th film in the Eon Productions series that began in 1962. Over the years, Eon has had six actors portraying James Bond. The latest is Daniel Craig, and this will be the fourth […]

Essential Information for Becoming a Film Location Scout

Essential Information for Becoming a Film Location Scout

Becoming a film location scout is a dream job for many. Unfortunately, few know where to begin or think that it is simply a pipe dream. That could not be further from the truth, since there are practical and tangible steps that can be taken to ensure that anyone has a great shot at becoming […]

Poldark’s Filming Locations in Cornwall Increasing Tourism

Poldark’s Filming Locations in Cornwall Increasing Tourism

The cinematic worthy Cornwall serves as the 18th century backdrop for Winston Graham’s “Poldark,” which is being adapted for the screen by Debbie Horfield. Tuning in to watch the drama unfold, viewers have the opportunity to get a glimpse of the spectacular Porthgwarra, Gunwalloe and Charlestown coastal landscapes. Wind blown grass, rolling sand dunes, dramatic […]

Game of Thrones Filming Locations You Can Visit

Game of Thrones Filming Locations You Can Visit

Game of Thrones takes place in the fictional land of Westeros, but fans of the hit show can visit many of the filming locations in real life. Grab your passport and get ready to explore some of the series’ most stunning locations!   Water Palaces of Dorne: Alcazar de Sevilla Our journey starts in Spain, […]

Behind the scenes with BBC Two’s Wolf Hall

Behind the scenes with BBC Two’s Wolf Hall

By now, you may have seen Wolf Hall, the production that ran on BBC Two earlier this year; headed by Mark Rylance and Damian Lewis, who left US drama Homeland after series 3, the six-part drama chronicles the life of Thomas Cromwell who started as the son of a blacksmith and became King Henry VIII’s […]

Where were these Oscar Nominated Films Shot?

Where were these Oscar Nominated Films Shot?

Since the glory days of the Silent Film and Golden Age eras, Hollywood movies were consistently shot locally on elaborate studio lots. Over a period of time and on occasion, filmmakers have chosen to use other filming locations for their authenticity and backdrop in regards to the films story-line, and hard to turn down incentives […]

7 Tips for Shooting the Ultimate Music Video

7 Tips for Shooting the Ultimate Music Video

Shooting a music video can be an exciting experience that can help aspiring musicians to jumpstart their careers. Although music videos don’t have to look like million-dollar productions, today’s technology creates an unprecedented expectation of quality. Lets take a look at key points that should be remembered by any aspiring musicians looking to create their […]