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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. ...

It Takes a Village

For Joe’s Go Fund Me page, click here. In December our friend and fellow location scout Joe Wolek travelled to Argentina to celebrate his 54th birthday doing...

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?...

2017-2018 LMGI Election Results

Thank you for voting in the 2017 LMGI Board of Directors Election and to all of this year’s nominees. We are grateful for the hard work of those leaving the b...

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...

LMGI Panel from Sundance 2017

See the Full LMGI Panel Discussion at Sundance The LMGI and the Utah Film Commission co-hosted a joint panel discussion during the 2017 annual Sundance Film Fe...

LMGI Board Member Election Results

Thank you to all of those who voted in the 2016 LMGI Board Member Elections. We would like to congratulate all of the nominees in this year’s election and thank...