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  • Online Submissions Open For 2018 LMGI Awards

    By Marjorie Galas

     

    Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) has announced the date of the Fifth Annual Location Managers Guild Awards.  The event that honors the outstanding and creative international contributions of location professionals and film commissions in film, television and commercials, will be held on April 7, 2018.  The call for online submissions is now open and will…

     

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  • Nominees For The 2017 Locations Managers Guild Intl. Awards Announced

    By Marjorie Galas

     

    We now interrupt the ongoing Award season to bring you – the Nominees for the Location Managers Guild International’s (LMGI) 4th Annual Awards! The awards honor productions in feature films, television programs and commercials from around the globe, in which the creative use of filming locations enhances or helps to drive the storyline. The LMGI…

     

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  • Scouting By Foot Effective For “(500) Days Of Summer”

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    From the Bradbury Building to Grand Central Market to Angel’s Knoll, “(500) Days of Summer” can be seen as a location calling card for the city of Los Angeles. The wealth of sites was so impressive, that Location Manager Michael Chickey was recently bestowed the “Locations Professional of the Year – Features” honor at the…

     

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  • NY Locations Add Authenticity to “Taking Woodstock”

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    Enhanced incentives and tax credits offered by the state of New York, coupled with a production team’s desire for authenticity in location and setting, allowed filmmaker Ang Lee and his team on the new film “Taking Woodstock” to indulge in their flower-power fantasies with six weeks of location shooting in the same area that the…

     

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