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    The Next Generation: Luke Ford

    They’re young, smart and enthusiastic about what they do. In this new occasional column, assistant location manager PAUL MESSANA, a genXer himself, talks with t...

    6th Annual LMGI Comic-Con Panel

    LMGI proudly launches our Sixth Annual Comic-Con Panel. They found Jumanji in Hawaii, Skull Island in Vietnam, Hogwarts in England, and Wakanda in South Africa. Now you can find them at Comic-Con! The LMGI is thrilled to announce the details of our 6thAnnual Comic-Con Panel!...

    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...

    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.  ...

    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...

    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. ...

    Life as a Hollywood location scout

    Reprinted from ABC.NET.AU By Tom Forbes He is not a super hero, but film location scout Duncan Jones has the power to shut down city streets so Hollywood ...

    CNN Profiles LMGI’s Lori Balton

    Legendary Hollywood location scout Lori Balton shows us some of her favorite hidden Los Angeles spots, some of which aren't available to the everyday public....

    ‘Bumblebee’ film transforms Vallejo

    Jonathan “JJ” Hook may not have a magnifying glass, but every film he’s worked on — roughly 40 and counting — he joins the director in scrutinizing every scene in every script and concludes to the best of his ability: Where should this be shot?...

    A Conversation with Carol Flaisher

    The movie location manager talks about finding a house for Wedding Crashers, the power of name-dropping, and memorable moments on the set...

    Spotlight: Bambi Moé

    Production executive and music producer Bambi Moé – yep, Bambi is her real name – has recently found a home in front of the cameras, as host as well as producer...