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. ...

AFCI Taste of the World Locations Forum

Industry professionals are invited to attend the Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) Taste of the World Locations Forum on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the W Hollywood Hotel. The event takes place from 2:30pm – 7:30pm. ...

LMGI Celebrates Cinematic Excellence at Sundance.

The LMGI was pleased to join with LMGI Business Member the Utah Film Commission in presenting a panel of location experts for two of this year’s Utah based cinematic entries at the Sundance Film Festival....

Location Sustainability Day

Saturday, February 17: “Strategies for Continued Sustainability of Film Locations” A Joint Event Hosted by the Directors Guild of Canada, British Columbia (DGC BC) and The Location Managers Guild International (LMGI), Hotel Georgia, Vancouver....

LMGI Awards: Save the Date!

The LMGI Awards Gala is to be held April 7, 2018 at the Alex Theater in Glendale. Ticketing information coming soon. Cash Bar and Red Carpet: 7-8pm Show: 8...

Fair Dinkum

Duncan Jones Locates a Superhero Universe Down Under by Nancy Mills THOR: RAGNAROK posed many challenges for location manager Duncan Jones, but the biggest wa...

Compass Winter 2018

Winter 2018 Compass Click image to view digital issue Join us in venturing into 2018, building on our accomplishments and learning from disappointments. It ...

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 ...

Put Your Location on the Red Carpet

The submission period for the 5th Annual LMGI Awards Show is now open! YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE AN LMGI MEMBER TO MAKE A SUBMISSION Submission deadline has been...

A Festive Time at the LMGI Holiday Party!

Thank you to those who attended our annual holiday party last Sunday. The festive event took place at the hot new Wilshire Grand Center in Downtown Los Angeles....