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Woody Harrelson’s one-take, live broadcast film wins Production Guild award

21st September 2018

FilmFixer congratulates the production team on Woody Harrelson’s Lost in London, for winning this year’s Production Team of the Year Award. The trophy will be handed out tomorrow night (Sat, Sep 22nd) at The Production Guild awards, held at The Grove in Hertfordshire. Shot in one take and transmitted live to audiences across the US

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London was ready for its next Getty kidnapping close-up

12th September 2018

Starting tonight on BBC2, the series Trust takes yet another look at the 1970s kidnapping of John Paul Getty III, grandson of John Paul I. It comes not long after Ridley Scott’s movie All the Money in the World did pretty much the same thing – albeit with a different spin. While the Ridley Scott

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“We recognise we are guests here” – Bodyguard filmed tense scenes across London

24th August 2018

The new BBC series Bodyguard filmed tense scenes across London between October last year and February. FilmFixer manages the film office service for a number of London boroughs where the series was shot. Keeley Hawes plays a hard-nosed Home Secretary and Richard Madden the police officer assigned to protect her. FilmFixer CEO Karen Everett explains,

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Aml Ameen hopes Yardie is the first of a film trilogy

17th August 2018

Aml Ameen returned this week to the housing estate in Hackney that plays his home in Yardie, Idris Elba’s directorial debut, opening on August 30th. He was being interviewed for Channel 4 News by Symeon Brown. This clip from the film, care of StudioCanal, shows off the location beautifully. The production spent just a day

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Christopher Robin brings Winnie the Pooh to London in new Disney film

30th July 2018

Ewan McGregor as Christopher Robin brought Disney’s Winnie the Pooh to the streets of London. The huge production, featuring up to 200 cast and crew on location shoots, worked hard to rub along with real Londoners, inviting them to set visits, making donations to local communities and respecting special requests. FilmFixer manages the film office

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Back for a third series – Unforgotten filmed in London

27th July 2018

A third series of the ITV crime drama Unforgotten by Chris Lang has returned to our small screens with Neil Morrissey, Alex Jennings, Kevin McNally and James Fleet playing four friends who are all suspects. Location filming included Camden and Lewisham as the series stars Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar try to solve the murder

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London retained a key role in the new Mission: Impossible, despite Tom Cruise’s injury

28th June 2018

Some of the shoots planned in London for Mission: Impossible – Fallout, the sixth film in the franchise, were cancelled over the summer and autumn of 2017, after Tom Cruise injured himself leaping from the roof of one building to the next. But once he’d healed up, the star was back and performing more frantic

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BT brings New Order to Croydon

20th June 2018

Croydon stars in a new BT ad, set to New Order’s epochal Blue Monday. Take a look at the ad here. FilmFixer manages the film office service for Croydon Film Office. FilmFixer CEO Karen Everett explains, “In the ad, a young woman leaves her flat for a night out. She’s so immersed in the track

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Bromley blues – heart warming new film charts the world’s worst football club’s worst season

30th May 2018

True to its name, The Bromley Boys, opening on June 1st, was filmed in the borough by a cast and crew also largely from the area. The coming of age love story is set during the real Bromley Football Club’s worst season, when it was the worst team in “the world”, in the late 1960s.

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Swimming With Men – The Full Monty in Speedos – filmed in London

27th May 2018

It’s dubbed The Full Monty in Speedos and its London shoot took place in parts of Lambeth, Lewisham, Southwark and Croydon. Swimming With Men opens in early June in Germany with a UK release expected shortly afterwards. Hoping to win back his wife, middle-aged accountant Eric joins a men’s synchronised swimming team. Alongside Rob Brydon

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