A Day in the Life of a Location Manager

23rd November 2017

Darren Pratt has worked for Locate for more than four years. Here, he talks us through the two sides of his job; from location scouting to managing the location on set. Whether he’s allocating parking or location hunting door to door, Darren talks us through his varied role fueled by adrenaline. Lights up at 5am […]

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Thinking of becoming a shoot location owner?

27th October 2017

Have you ever found yourself wondering about the houses you see on screen, or in your favourite magazine? ‘Where do they find them?’ ‘Is it just a set, or an actual home?’ At Locate, we use real houses owned by real people for our shoots, and are always open to discovering new locations to add […]

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Sharing ‘the nation’s joint problem’ with Arthritis Research UK

29th September 2017

Did you know, Arthritis impacts over 10 million adults in the UK? Not just people that are personally suffering, either. Arthritis puts a strain on friends and family, as well as colleagues and employers. Earlier this year, we collaborated with Arthritis Research UK on a campaign to raise awareness of the condition, and we’re very […]

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#LeaveAsYouArrived With Haig Club

23rd August 2017

“Everyone celebrates the start of the night. We want to shift the focus to the end of the night. Because how you end the night is the ultimate manifestation of stylish drinking.“ For those that haven’t yet had the pleasure, Haig Club is a single grain scotch whisky with a ‘character and style that sets […]

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Top 10 Locations Outside of London

30th May 2017

When location scouting for your production, remaining within London is often the easiest option. Limit yourself to just one area of the UK, however, and you could be missing out on the perfect spot for your project. Travelling outside of the M25 opens your eyes to a variety of unique, stunning locations, and using our location […]

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Photographers’ Dining Club

10th April 2017

We had the pleasure of helping organise the twelfth event for the Photographers’ Dining Club, which took place on Thursday 6th April 2017. Held quarterly, the Photographers’ Dining Club is an evening of photography talks, great food and new connections. With the theme for this event being “Getting Commissioned,” the evening consisted of 4 fantastic guest speakers followed […]

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Cats, dogs and a Wellbeloved blog

13th March 2017

What happens when you mix 12 dogs, 3 cats, 2 locations and 1 mischievous ferret? A beautiful, James Wellbeloved pet-food campaign! Commissioned by AMV BBDO and shot by Andy Sewell (Black Dog represents) on location at a national park in Hertfordshire and in the grounds of one of our most enviable, residential library locations, Lake Manor […]

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Samsung’s Flagship TV Campaign

22nd February 2017

Our luxury residential location #1095 was recently used as the backdrop for Samsung’s latest flagship TV campaign for ‘Quantum Dot’ TVs. We were able to find the perfect location that matched the client’s brief; a contemporary styled home with large open-plan living spaces. Whether it’s in the kitchen, dining room or the bedroom, each shot makes the screen […]

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Locate are Hiring

8th February 2017

Locate Productions: Location Library Assistant The Company and the Role Locate Productions, one of the UK’s leading location and photographic production companies, are looking for a Location Library Assistant to help source locations, liaise with clients and assist the rest of the team. Locate Productions finds, organises and produces location shoots for the Film, TV […]

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Taking to the Skies with Direct Line Fleetlights

20th December 2016

We supplied the location for this Direct Line video promotion of their new prototype service, Fleetlights. Saatchi & Saatchi then hosted an event where they screened the video Fleetlights for Direct Line | Explore the Technology to journalists in one of the location’s rooms. It has racked up over 15k views on youtube since its launch! […]

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Thinking of becoming a shoot location owner?

Have you ever found yourself wondering about the houses you see on screen, or in your favourite magazine? ‘Where do they find them?’ ‘Is it just a set, or an actual home?’ At Locate, we use real houses owned by real people for our shoots, and are always open to discovering new locations to add to our location library. Have a read of our blog post on the subject or contact us now: 020 7978 1688 or email: locate@locateproductions.com