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Jof Hanwright on Visual FX

What started out as "find the perfect forest floor," became "find the perfect solution," resulting in a very clever ad campaign introducing the new VW Beetle....

Travelwise on Location Scouts

Few careers seem more tailor-made to travel-lovers than that of a location scout – the person responsible for finding just the right setting for a photography shoot, commercial, television show or film....

FILM INDEPENDENT: DIRECTORS UP CLOSE

The producers of Film Independent Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival are holding their 13th annual Film Independent Directors Close-Up series from February 11 – March 12, 2014 at The Landmark – West Los Angeles....

Navajos + Lake Powell + Dutch Garden Products by John Hutchinson

One of the stranger jobs I've worked on was a commercial, shot at Lake Powell and using a cast of local Navajos. Without voiceover or product shots, just the wise (but untranslated) words of the Elder, it's a romanticized European view of traditional Native American life. ...

Talkin’ Texas by Kim Crabb

Full of free thinkers, artists, political advocates and 'Silicon of the South' types, the steps of the Capital building still host daily demonstrations and picketing....

Location Pro Marta Tomkiw Documentary

In her new feature length documentary, Location Manager/Scout Marta Tomkiw along with filmmaker Bobby Leigh examine a dark and horrific time in which millions of people died due to a man-made famine in Ukraine. ...

FilmLA Production Report

Film LA’s new report, “Filming On-Location in Los Angeles: 1993-2013” tracks the downward spiral of location filming in the Los Angeles arelogoa....

Winter 2014

The Winter 2014 issue of the LMGA Compass celebrates the leaders and the dreamers among us. Those who realize that the very human instinct to connect is key...

Fall 2013

In this issue we feature our 10th anniversary celebration by tracing our history. We also highlight the first-ever LMGA Awards show, which will celebrate the accomplishments of location professionals around the world....

Russ Fega exhibit: THE BIG SHOW

Russ Fega had a showing of his photographic work “The Big Show” for an enthusiastic crowd at the Echo Mountain Gallery in Altadena, CA...

Always Time to Give

Many thanks to all those who participated in the Five Acres Angel Tree Gift Drive....

BINGO, how do we play it? LOUDLY!

High above the Sunset Strip, with breath-taking views of Hollywood below, an eclectic group gathered at the Andaz West Hollywood for a raucous evening to benefit the LMGA & Habitat for Humanity....