Behind the Scenes on the Team Rubicon Shoot

It was all action on this shoot to drum up awareness of charitable trust Team Rubicon UK recently!

Created so that ex service men and women and other specialists could be put to good use, Team Rubicon ‘unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams in the UK and around the world.’

Working with production company A+E Networks, we were tasked with finding a location that could look like it was four different disaster zones. The resulting stills and film would be used across multi platform promotional materials.

You can watch Disaster Relief at Home and Abroad, the short film about Team Rubicon shot during that job and due to debut on HISTORY​ on April 25th, here:

Team Rubicon

Team Rubicon

Team Rubicon

Team Rubicon

Team Rubicon

Team Rubicon

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Sky Earth Hour | A Day In Location Assisting

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We asked Will, a location assistant for Locate Productions, to write about his experience on one of the latest Sky ads. Locate Productions sourced the location from our location library and location managed the shoot. Skys’ latest ad campaign aims to promote, encourage and celebrate the efforts … Continue reading

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At Home with British Gas

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Locate Productions are pleased to present the first round of a new campaign for British Gas! All of the domestic locations for this job were sourced from our extensive Location Library. The images were shot by renowned Photographer Julia Fullerton-Batten, represented by Wyatt-Clarke + … Continue reading

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Locate are looking for a Production Assistant!


Locate Productions – Production Assistant Job Description

The Company and the Role

Locate Productions, one of the UK’s leading location and photographic production companies, are looking for a Production Assistant to help produce photographic shoots, liaise with clients and assist the rest of the team. Locate Productions finds, organises and produces location shoots for the TV and photographic industry all over the UK and abroad.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To assist the Production Manager and Director in producing stills photographic shoots, both in the office and on location.
  • To help interpret new client briefs and assist in the estimating process.
  • To carry out administrative tasks such as organising couriers, caterers and other suppliers.
  • To organise letter-drops, movement orders and call sheets.
  • To help prepare for shoots by being responsible for permits and model releases.
  • Uploading research, recce, casting and prop photographs to the website.

Key Attributes:

  • You will be given a thorough induction and training for the role, but we require:
  • An interest in production, including a basic understanding of photographic equipment and jargon.
  • The ability to work both in a team and under own initiative.
  • An understanding of OSX and Microsoft office.
  • Strong organisation skills and the ability to prioritise a workload.
  • Strong written and verbal skills. Friendly and confident telephone manner.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • The ability to work in a fast paced media environment, as part of a tight knit team.
  • To hold a clean UK drivers license.

Job Details:

  • Competitive salary dependant on experience including company performance related bonus.
  • Based on a 40 hour week at the Locate Productions office in Battersea, SW8.
  • 21 paid days holiday plus public holidays.

To apply please email your CV and a covering letter to addressed ‘Production Assistant’. To arrive no later than 29th February 2016. Interviews to be staged from 2nd to 4th March 2016. Any questions, please call Sarah or Amanda on 0207 978 1688.

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Locate Productions supports Dylan Collard; Ages of us.

Agesofus_GroupLocate Productions is a proud supporter of the latest exhibition by photographer Dylan Collard, installed in the underbelly and event space of Mother London.

The project Ages of us presents a striking collection of ‘165 people, 23 locations and over 3000 miles around California’ all photographed and interviewed sitting on the out of place bench Dylan took everywhere with him on his epic journey.

A ‘photography and audio project about age, generations, the journey of life and how our priorities change as we travel through the three stages of Youth, Middle and Old Age,’ in the left seat; 0-25 year old subjects, the middle seat; 25 – 50 years old, and the right seat; 50+ year olds.

The bench was displayed at the launch against a backdrop of an American landscape where you could sit and have your photo taken and added to the project website and social media platforms to become part of the project.

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Downstairs at Mother: 10 Redchurch St, London E2 7DD

Exhibition Run: February 1st -13th 2016

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Sharing the Dream with Estée Lauder

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This Valentine’s Day saw thousands of people line the streets of central London to soak up the spectacle of the Chinese New year parade and take part in the biggest celebrations outside China

To mark the start of the year of the monkey on 8 February, Estée Lauder released this #ShareTheDream short film for their Chinese market created by Good Films and Piro.

We provided scouting services to find a Dickensian London street where it would be possible to shoot at night. They also required a very grandiose staircase and a rooftop for the magical air balloon escape scene.

As the shoot was late and mid-week, we personally spoke to the residents and businesses in the area to ensure the job went without a hitch.

Gong Hey Fat Choy from Locate Productions!

#scouting #film #london #esteelauder #chinesenewyear #sharethedream

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Land Rover Defender 2,000,000

Land RoverLand Rover UK staged a London takeover recently to celebrate the production of the 2 millionth Defender! We worked with FP Creative scouting providing equipment hire, crew hire and location management for the special day’s shoot.

‘Launched to wide acclaim in 1948 the original 4×4 has become a British icon. 67 years on, its legacy remains strong.’

The unique Defender 2,000,000 was built by an all-star cast of special guests, including Land Rover ambassador Bear Grylls.

All proceeds from its auction at Bonhams on December 16th were donated to Land Rover’s charity partners. To coincide with this landmark milestone they also held a competition to win a free Land Rover Experience Day.

The story follows a taxi to its destination as Defender Fever takes over the capital. See if you can spot the many visual references in the video below.

#location #management #landrover #defender #2million #auction #bonhams

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Launch of Triumph Bonneville D Series


The new Triumph Bonneville range, the stunning D Series, launched at the end of October and has been added under their Modern Classics category.

We worked on this high octane shoot on rural roads, city streets and private controllable locations in the summer with Norwegian photographer Andreas Kleiberg, represented by Oslo agency Tinagent, for McCann Erickson Birmingham.

The exciting news generated a motorcycle fan buzz and was announced in industry press with column inches in titles including  Cycle World and Motorcyclist Online.


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Safe Cycling with TFL Campaign


This powerful reminder and warning to both cyclists and drivers, of the sudden dangerous positions they may find themselves in, was shot by photographer Garry Simpson.

We supplied the locations scouting and management for this Transport for London campaign including arranging road permits and traffic management in central London.

#location #scouting #management #safe #cycling #tfl #campaign

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Delivering the Future with Pizza Express

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This Autumn Pizza Express launched their new delivery service that uses electric scooters. Shot in the vicinity of Richmond by photographer David Loftus we supplied location and production services for agency OtherWay,  including traffic management where required. #location #production #traffic #management #pizzaexpress #davidloftus Follow us now @LocateProds for … Continue reading

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