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Locations on Two with Dodd Vickers

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST FEATURING LMGI MEMBERS ABOUT THE PODCAST When filming on location, the crew uses walkie talkies  to communicate and most o...

Locations on Two Podcast: Alison A Taylor & Kokayi Ampah

As the first African-American location manager and a member of AMPAS, Kokayi Ampah has earned his place as an industry trailblazer. Alison A Taylor is the most prominent African American woman working as a location manager today....

Locations on Two Podcast: Lori Balton

 Lori Balton learned how critical the setting for this scene was to the first movie to feature Robert DeNiro and Al Pacino onscreen together....

Locations on Two Podcast: Emma Pill

Locations on Two: Emma Pill with Dodd Vickers People sometimes compare the intense experience of making a movie with waging a small war. If...

Locations on Two Podcast: John Rakish

Locations on Two: John Rakish with Dodd Vickers Question: How do you cruise the streets of a major metropolitan city in a purple Lamborghini and the ...

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood: Top 13 Locations

The memorable work of unsung location professionals is often under the radar in Hollywood, but they help shape the images film fans see on the big screen, and Schuler’s contributions to Once Upon a Time are no exception....

Scouting at New Heights

LMGI ‘Aspires’ at Manhattan’s One World Observatory by Les Fincher Photo courtesy of Les Fincher In March, Guild members attended the World Trade Center F...

Interview with Wes Hagan LMGI

Reprinted with permission from mandy.com 30th November 2018 By James Collins Exclusive interview with Wes Hagan: Locations Manager for Ozark and Boy Erased ...

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...

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. ...