Clayton County Film Office ("Film Clayton") has chosen Reel-Scout™ as its location and project and crew management solution. In doing so, Film Clayton becomes the second film office in Georgia to use Reel-Scout™. Reel-Scout™ will provide a digital location library for the Film Clayton as well as a contact and project management system -- all of which will allow the office to refine current practices, respond quickly to inquiries, manage productions and work more closely with its clients.
Reel-Scout™ currently provides a digital location library and a project management system for the Greater Philadelphia Film Office ("GPFO") and will soon add a crew management system as well. The on-line crew directory component will enable local crew & support services companies to create their own profiles, list their credits, etc. As a result, the film industry professionals will be able to search those listings at any time.
Screen Queensland has chosen Reel-Scout™ as its location and project and crew management solution. In doing so, Screen Queensland becomes the second Australian state film office in Australia to use Reel-Scout™.Reel-Scout™ will provide a digital location library for Screen Queensland as well as a contact and project management system -- all of which will allow the office to refine current practices, respond quickly to inquiries, manage productions and work more closely with its clients. The on-line crew directory component of Screen Queensland's Reel-Scout system will allow local crew & support services companies to create their own profiles, list their credits, etc., and will allow the industry to search those listings at any time.
Last week, the New South Wales Government announced the launching of the Screen NSW's iPhone app, powered by Reel-Scout. With this invaluable tool, location managers and film producers everywhere now has access to the entire film location database of New South Wales ("NSW") - all at their fingertips.
The DC Office of Motion Picture and Television Development ("MPTD") announces today the launching of its new state-of-the-art iPhone app, DC Reel-Crew. Developed by Reel-Scout, Inc., DC Reel-Crew gives users immediate access to the District's film locations, support services, and crew information wherever they go.
After just one season, House of Cards was already nominated for nine Emmys. Even though the show is based and set in Washington, DC, only a few setting shots were filmed in DC. The rest of the production was filmed on a soundstage in Harford County as well as at locations in and around Baltimore City and surrounding counties.
Louisiana, perennially a popular filming location, stays busy for the rest of the year as it hosts three major featured film shoots in the state: the indie film Black and White (starring Kevin Costner and Octavia Spencer), the Marvel-based Fox film The Fantastic Four, and Pirates of the Caribbean 5.
Dig Two Graves, a Gothic mystery thriller, is back in Southern Illinois to film its final scenes. Directed by Hunter Adams and based on the script he co-wrote with Jeremy Phillips, Dig Two Graves' cast includes Ted Levine (The Bridge, Shutter Island), Kara Zediker (Contagion), Danny Goldring (The Dark Knight), and newcomer Samantha Isler.
In an article published earlier this week, we wrote about The Lone Ranger's Utah film locations. We also mentioned in the same article that Utah wasn't the only state featured in the Disney blockbuster. The production also filmed for three months last year in New Mexico, in and around the Rio Puerco Valley.
Over the years, Utah's Moab and Monument Valley area has hosted its impressive share of movies, from John Ford's classics such as Stagecoach (1939), to more current films within the last few decades including Thelma and Louise (1990), City Slickers II (1992), Mission Impossible II and Vertical Limit (both in 1999), and 127 Hours (2010).
When MUD competed for the Palme d'Or at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, the audience warmly received the film almost instantly. Then when the movie had its limited release earlier this year on April 26, 2013, the critics and movie-goers also embraced the Southern coming-of-age film with open arms and heart.