AOP Awards 2019

13th June 2019

  On a warm evening in May the Locate Productions team headed to Canary Wharf to celebrate the 2019 AOP Awards. The AOP is an incredible organisation, now in it’s 51st year, whose core objectives are to promote and protect the worth and standing of it’s members and defend, educate and lobby for the interests […]

Behind The Scenes: Limit of the Land

12th February 2018

When we heard about short film Limit of the Land, we knew it was going to be a special project and were keen to be involved. The shoot would be a little different from our usual line of work, and it presented the opportunity for us to support a British, independent film, funded by crowd-sourced […]

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Bruno Wall Mural with Sky Sports

24th January 2018

For those who were out and about in Brighton over the Autumn period, you may have noticed the creation of an exciting project showcased on one of the walls in North Laines. Working with Director Jacques Salmon, Sky Sports approached us looking for the perfect wall location in central Brighton for their new TV ident. […]

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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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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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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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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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Behind the Scenes on the Team Rubicon Shoot

20th April 2016

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 […]

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It was great to see AdGreen launch their Carbon Calculator last week. We’re thrilled to have been part of the process in helping to develop the tool as we feel that the sooner it becomes commonplace that the UK production industry measures and reduces their carbon emissions on shoots, the better. 

As AdGreen explains:

The Carbon Calculator allows you to work out the carbon footprint of your motion, stills and audio advertising campaigns so that you can assess the environmental impact of your production activities. The tool is free at the point of use for the advertising production community, thanks to contributions from participating advertisers to the AdGreen levy on production spend.

Our bespoke tool, created in partnership with industry stakeholders, enables advertising agency and production teams (‘contributors’) to collaboratively log their production activities and see where practical changes can be made in order to reduce a project’s carbon footprint. It also allows the related parent companies, production consultancies, brands and brand parents (‘reviewers’) to explore and analyse footprints for all projects within their campaigns. Later, users will be able to generate reporting data, which can be used to inform larger company-wide reporting.”

To learn more and start using the carbon calculator, visit:
https://weareadgreen.org/carbon-calculator

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