COMPASS FEATURES

Fall in Love with Spain

Feria de Valladolid Invites Location Professionals to Fall in Love with Spain LMGI MEMBER CONTRIBUTORS: David Park, USA; Joe Abel, USA; Markus Bensch, G...

Confronting Stress

by Chris Baugh/LMGI Your voicemail is full. A relentless staccato of texts interrupt crucial phone calls. Deadlines come at you like dangerous jibe tacks...

And the Nominees Are: A Closer Look

Nominees represent the extraordinary range and skill of location professionals to find locations that are integral to the action, motivation and tone of the sto...

BRINGING MANK FROM SCRIPT TO SCREEN

PASSION AND PERSISTENCE: BRINGING MANK FROM SCRIPT TO SCREEN SLM/Co-Producer Bill Doyle partners with director David Fincher to bring  Hollywood’s Golden Age t...

In My City: Tucson

Member Jim Collette gives Stevie Nelson an inside look at “The Old Pueblo”—a sun-drenched city of saguaros and murals.  Photos by Jim Collete/LMGI, except as n...

Breaking Tenet’s Global Code

How Janice Polley pulled together an elite international team to decipher Christopher Nolan’s latest mind-bender... by Shaun O’Banion Photos by Melinda Sue ...

In My City: Mallorca

Stevie Nelson discusses the highlights of working on the island of Mallorca with LM Daniel Palerm. Photos by Daniel Palerm/LMGI except as noted Stevie: ...

Working with VFX

He had a hand in the creation of the fantastical rocky formations of the Red Planet and oversaw the setting for the ancient Direwolves. Calgary-based location p...

The Next Generation: Ehrin Davis

They’re young, smart and enthusiastic about what they do. In this occasional column, KALM Paul Messana, a genXer himself, talks with the upcoming generation of location professionals on the rise. ...

13 Reasons Why

School’s Out: 13 Reasons Why Concludes Its Fourth and Final Season by Shannon A. Mullen When location scouts started knocking on doors in the San Franci...

Up Schitt’s Creek

Seven years ago, LM Geoffrey Smither/LMGI got a phone call from producer Colin Brunton asking if he would be available to work on a new series with Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara?...

Little Women March Across Massachusetts

by Nancy Mills Douglas Dresser/LMGI with his wife Donya. When SLM Douglas Dresser/LMGI signed on to help make a new version of Little Women, it took him ...

Set-Jetting

The practice of visiting places used as  filming locations in movies and television production by Judy Schultz In choosing desti...

Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood

For Quentin Tarantino’s very personal film, Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood, opening later this month, Hollywood 2018 was transformed into Hollywood 1969...

The S.W.A.T. Location Department

Making the Impossible Possible by Shaun O’Banion Shawn Ryan (The Shield) had been a fan of the original series and approached Moritz about developing a new ...

Sense and Sensibility

Filming at Historic Properties: Frank Gehry, noted architect, sums it up best, “Architecture should speak of its time and its place, but yearn for timelessness.”...