Historic Royal Palaces

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We just about managed to keep our heads whilst out working with photographer Adam Hinton for Historic Royal Palaces recently!

Adam (Wyatt Clarke & Jones) shot some hair raising reenactment scenes at the Tower of London for their ‘unforgettable day out’ campaign that states ‘real drama doesn’t come in a box set…from the Kray twins to traitors and polar bears, the Tower of London has seen it all.’

A world away from all that drama was the shoot for The Empress and the Gardener, a current exhibition at Hampton Court Palace, presenting for the first time ever ‘a remarkable collection of watercolour paintings and drawings once owned by the Empress Catherine the Great of Russia’ and ‘vividly captures Hampton Court during the time when Capability Brown served there as Chief Gardener to King George III.’ It is on until 4 September 2016 and entrance to the exhibition is included with palace admission.

Locate Productions provided shoot production services for these summer stills campaigns that were used in advertising posters seen across the capital.

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On the road in Scotland with Peugeot

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These great images are from the latest Peugeot 308 ‘Take a closer look’ campaign shot by Photographer Andy Glass. The images were used to promote their 48hr test drive option and were shot at a location we sourced in bonnie Scotland. … Continue reading

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Capturing the Skill of Parkour with Shamil Tanna

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We recently went underground and over rooftops with Photographer Shamil Tanna on this energetic shoot of some Parkour personalities. Shamil is an ascending star in his own right and is sought after for his portrait and campaign work, having captured many well known faces in the world of sport and beyond.

One of our urban Library locations provided the backdrop and platform for this display of athletic choreography, that at times appeared to defy the law of physics. The results were stunning frames of runners suspended in motion, as if frozen or held by an invisible force, that make you look twice.

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According to Parkour UK ‘the sport originally termed Art du Deplacement, now also often referred to as Parkour or Freerunning, was founded in France in the 1980s by a group of nine young men.’

The urban streets and car parks of France seem the natural place for such a sport to be conceived and forged that reflects their national motto of ‘Liberté, égalité, fraternité’. This is not rebellion in action but freedom, vive le Parkour!

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Laura Pannack Personal Project

When Photographer Laura Pannack needed to find a slate quarry, for the back drop of one of her test shoots, she knew just where to look. We were  able to help her find just what she was searching for in the Locate Productions library.

Laura, represented by Wyatt-Clarke & Jones, explains more about her work in Wales, and in particular her encounter with Hannah, in her ‘image of the week’ blog.

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#LauraPannack #Wales #SlateQuarry #Location #Library

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Behind the Scenes on the Team Rubicon Shoot

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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 … Continue reading

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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!

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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 locate@locateproductions.com 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

#locateproductions #sponsors #dylancollard #agesofus #exhibition #motherlondon

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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.

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

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