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What Does a Location Agency Do?

What Does a Location Agency Do?

A location agency links property owners and creative professionals seeking the ideal project backdrop. By representing a diverse portfolio of properties, these agencies provide a curated selection of venues that meet the specific needs of their clients. For property owners, this means a new revenue stream and the opportunity to showcase their spaces in high-profile […]

Melford House  Victorian Villa Meets Modern Creativity in London

Melford House Victorian Villa Meets Modern Creativity in London

Melford House in Hackney blends Victorian grandeur and contemporary design. This stunning property, available for hire via Shootfactory, offers a unique setting for photo shoots, film productions, and creative endeavours. Melford House showcases vast living rooms that span an impressive 47 feet. They feature original fireplaces and detailed panelling that echo the rich history of […]

Hot London Location for January 2024

Hot London Location for January 2024

Hot London Location this January from Shootfactory Queensbridge Location: London, E8 Grade II listed early Victorian townhouse, built in 1839. This location boasts four bedrooms, a double reception room, three bathrooms, and a large open-plan kitchen leading to a sunken garden with an outdoor kitchen. The house preserves numerous original period features like exposed lime-plaster […]

Three Remarkable Studios in Hackney for Your Next Shoot

Three Remarkable Studios in Hackney for Your Next Shoot

Three distinctive studio locations in Hackney by Shootfactory, these venues – Hackney Hall, Hackney Mill, and Hackney Chapel – blend unique architectural features with modern facilities. Each space is thoughtfully designed to cater to various creative needs, making them ideal for everything from elaborate set builds to photo shoots. Hackney Hall (2450 Sq Ft) A […]

The Greedy Model VIP Supper Club on Location

The Greedy Model VIP Supper Club on Location

The Greedy Model recently hosted a VIP supper club event at our Noto location in London. The Greedy Model is a vibrant and engaging Instagram foodie account created by Emma Lou Connolly. Celebrated for its “good mood food” theme, the account showcases Emma’s deep passion for culinary arts, featuring a wide array of delectable recipes […]

Canon Light & Speaker Product & Video Shoot on Location

Canon Light & Speaker Product & Video Shoot on Location

Canon’s recent product photo shoot and video shoot for the Canon Light & Speaker ML-A on location in London. The Canon Light & Speaker ML-A stands out as a sophisticated blend of lighting and sound, designed with meticulous attention to both form and function. Crafted from premium materials, its machined aluminium body and classic silhouette […]

Fika Event Production Event with Location Dressed by Piglet in Bed

Fika Event Production Event with Location Dressed by Piglet in Bed

Fika Event Productions recently used our Spitalfield location house to host a Jewellery Brand influencer dinner. The location house was dressed with Piglet in Bed products for the event. Credits: Piglet in Bed: @pigletinbed Fika Event Production: @fikaeventproductions Shot by Philippa: @shotbyphilippa   Location House Spitalfields Location: London, E1 A period townhouse location in London […]

Ideal Country Cottage Location in Norfolk for Lifestyle Shoots

Ideal Country Cottage Location in Norfolk for Lifestyle Shoots

In the Norfolk countryside, Workers Cottage emerges as an idyllic location for lifestyle photographers and filmmakers wanting a blend of rustic charm and contemporary elegance. This beautifully restored double-fronted Victorian cottage, featured on Shootfactory, presents a picturesque setting in a quaint village, complete with a spacious rear garden and a distinctive rustic luxe bath and […]

Má + Lin Campaign Shoot on Location in London

Má + Lin Campaign Shoot on Location in London

Má + Lin’s recent campaign shoot on location in London. Má + Lin emerges as a harmonious symphony of sustainability and style. Infused with the essence of linen’s timeless grace, this brand is a testament to the enduring love affair between Chinese heritage and French elegance. Born amidst the reflective quiet of London’s lockdown, Má […]

Mediterranean Style Meets Contemporary Conversion in this Location

Mediterranean Style Meets Contemporary Conversion in this Location

Nestled in the tranquil landscapes of Sussex, The Piggeries stands as a remarkable testament to the seamless marriage of contemporary design and the rustic charm of agricultural heritage. This unique location property, born from the innovative conversion of agricultural buildings, is now a stunning Mediterranean-style location, perfect for photo shoots that want to capture the […]

Modern Elegance Meets Sustainable Design in this Location

Modern Elegance Meets Sustainable Design in this Location

Timber House is a stunning new build location property thoughtfully designed and located in London E17. Crafted with precision and creativity, this location house stands as a testament to contemporary design, utilising Cross Laminated Timber, which is beautifully exposed across the walls and ceilings, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. The exterior of the Timber […]

Voted Top 5 to Find a Shoot Location in London (2023)

Voted Top 5 to Find a Shoot Location in London (2023)

Finding that perfect shoot location in London for your next shoot can be overwhelming for new creators. With the abundance of options, photographers, filmmakers, and content creators are often found at a crossroads, looking for the shoot location that matches their brief but coming up short. In a recent roundup of the top places to […]

Where Concrete and Countryside Collide in this Shoot Location

Where Concrete and Countryside Collide in this Shoot Location

Noon Barn is more than a converted barn; it’s a testament to the possibilities when old-world charm and modern design principles merge. This 1960s agricultural barn, once echoing with the sounds of farm life, now stands transformed into a luxurious shoot location, boasting spacious interiors and an ambience that feels grand and grounded.   Noon […]

SipSmith Product Shoot on Location in London

SipSmith Product Shoot on Location in London

SipSmith product shoot on location in London. In 2023 SipSmith once again pushed the boundaries of innovation through a new bottle design that delivers on beauty, form and sustainability. The new taller bottle from the makers of the quintessential London Dry Gin features a ripple pattern on the shoulders as a reflection of Sipsmith’s water-loving […]

Raw Utilitarian Industrial Shoot Location in Hackney

Raw Utilitarian Industrial Shoot Location in Hackney

The Algha Works building in Hackney, now the Hackney Wick Plantroom location, is a perfect example of early 20th-century industrial architecture. Built between 1907 and 1908 by Henry C Smart for Waterlow & Sons printers, the structure’s original design was intended for printworks. However, by 1932, its purpose shifted when Wiseman & Co. began using […]

The Sunday Times Style Video Shoot on Location

The Sunday Times Style Video Shoot on Location

Recent Sunday Times Style video shoot at our Yonder shoot location in London. Style Play is the Sunday Times Style’s video channel featuring stylish, practical and irreverent stories across Fashion, Beauty and Culture. Director: Jacopo Cinti DOP: Iikka Salminen Creative video producer: Sarah Barnes Commissioning video editor: Josh Arnold Focus puller: Kieran Coyne Sound tech: […]

Colourful, Eclectic, Victorian Shoot Location in Nottingham

Colourful, Eclectic, Victorian Shoot Location in Nottingham

Our Hazel shoot location in Nottingham requires its own mention this month for its unique design and aesthetic qualities. The owners purchased this dilapidated property in 2020 with issues such as non-functional plumbing, dated 1960s windows, and pervasive dampness. During the renovations, they rediscovered original Victorian features like stained glass, chimneys, and ceiling designs hidden […]

Rita Ora Photo Shoot with Tatler on Location

Rita Ora Photo Shoot with Tatler on Location

Reintroducing Rita Ora: The pop princess turns society queen in Tatler’s Unmissable September Issue” is an interview with the British singer Rita Ora. The interview covers her career, personal life, and thoughts on the future. Rita Ora talks about how she started her teenage career and has stayed relevant in the music industry for over […]

Framing this Extraordinary (One of a Kind) Shoot Location

Framing this Extraordinary (One of a Kind) Shoot Location

The extraordinary Invisible House sits enthroned in the intricate dance of light and shadow, where architecture marries art and sculpture, a sublime testament to unconventional design and ingenuity. Located in the picturesque Warwickshire, this award-winning, avant-garde property is where reality intertwines with reflection, presenting a shoot location that can be best described as otherworldly. The […]

Anna Howlett Textile Shoot on Location

Anna Howlett Textile Shoot on Location

Anna Howlett Textile shoot on location at Mastershipwrights in London. Anna Howlett is a Textile Consultant and Creative. Specialising in developing textiles, she provides end-to-end project management, from initial brief to sourcing and manufacturing for residential and contract markets. Whether you are a textile brand, architect or interior designer, Anna can use her expertise to […]