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Location Pros Join AMPAS Class of 2018

Five LMGI Members have just joined The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) class of 2018. Robin Citrin, Mike Fantasia, Ilt Jones, James Lin and Emma Pill - having distinguished themselves by their creative contributions to theatrical motion pictures – have joined the highly collaborative Designers Branch of the Academy. They are welcomed in good company by fellow LMGI and established Academy members, Lori Balton, Kokayi Ampah and Elston Howard....

Stranger Things

Back in 2015, when no one had ever heard of a Netflix series called Stranger Things, location manager Tony Holley, LMGI and his team could work wherever they wanted without hassle....

Manhattanhenge Excursion

NY Location Pros Embark on Camera Boat Excursion All photos courtesy of Les Fincher/LMGI & Jimmy Ayoub/LMGI Flashing Amber Marine Services, Film Ready Ser...

Sicario’s Sequel Returns to New Mexico

Back in the Land of Enchantment  Sicario’s sequel, Day of the Soldado, returns to New Mexico for its locations and the team that calls them home. by Shannon M...

The Next Generation: Hektor Larios

They’re young, smart and enthusiastic about what they do. In this new occasional column, LMGI assistant location manager Paul Messana, a Millennial himself, tal...

Compass Summer 2018

Click Image to View Digital Issue A pride of lions. A murder of crows. A solitude of location scouts.  That last one comes from writer Karen Curtis, wife of...

An Interview with Leann Emmert

Reprinted from Screenster | 10/06/2018 I first heard about Leann Emmert’s work as a Location Scout and Manager in a Microsoft Commercial. Unlike most adverts...

The Next Generation: Evan Chan

They're young, smart and enthusiastic about what they do. LMGI assistant location manager Paul Messana, a Millennial himself, talks with the next generation of location professionals on the rise.  ...

2018 LMGI Election Results

The Location Managers Guild International is proud to announce our new Board of Directors for the 2018-2019 term. New active members of the Board are past LMGI...

A Wrinkle in Time

Location pro Alison Taylor explores a brave new world by Nancy Mills Movie photos by Atsushi Nishijima. ©2017 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved. ...

Compass Spring 2018

Click to view digital issue We enjoyed meeting so many of you at the LMGI Awards and hearing firsthand your thoughts about our Guild. For those unable to at...

Film in California Conference

Film in California Conference Saturday, May 5th Ÿ L.A. Center Studios Ÿ 10 am–6 pm Don’t miss the only conference held exclusively to promote & celebrate ...

2018 Trailblazer Award: Josh Karan

Josh Karan The LMGI Trailblazer Award recognizes an individual whose efforts and innovations elevate the status of location professionals. With the formatio...

5th Annual LMGI Awards Show

WINNERS WILL BE POSTED AFTER THE SHOW 5th Annual LMGI Awards Gala April 7, 2018 at the landmark ALEX THEATRE 216 N Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA 91203 6:30 PM P...

How a Location Scout Spends 3 Days Touring L.A.

For storytellers, Los Angeles’ diverse terrain offers endless possibilities. Since cinema first took root in the city around 1912, the relationship between filmmaking and Los Angeles has been symbiotic. Nick Carr shares his favorite Hollywood backdrops for Three Obscure Days in Los Angeles. ...