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Camden residents pocket £380,000 in film donations

8th December 2017

FilmFixer manages the film office service on behalf of Camden residents. We are pleased to confirm that between May 2013 and October 2017, FilmFixer directly paid Camden Council £2.5 million in revenues received through filming, as the council’s film service provider. Furthermore, in that time FilmFixer has facilitated donations of over £380,000 to local charities,

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From scenes in Ghana to life onboard the Royal Yacht, The Crown series 2 filmed in London and Suffolk

8th December 2017

Lavish Netflix drama The Crown returns today, picking up where it left off in the first series. Ten episodes trace the next 10 years of Queen Elizabeth II’s life, as imagined by writer Peter Morgan. The production made a welcome return to London streets, along with a day’s shoot in Suffolk. FilmFixer manages the film

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Myddelton Square stars in upcoming miniseries Howards End, as home to feminist sisters based on Vanessa Bell and Virginia Woolf

9th November 2017

Two of literature’s favourite feminist sisters make their small screen debut on Sunday in Howards End – adapted from the EM Forster novel into a four-part series for the BBC. The Edwardian, middle-class Schlegel sisters, Margaret and Helen, sit at the heart of the novel, between the upper class Wilcoxes and the struggling Basts, in

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Film stars fall in love in London

9th November 2017

Whether or not film stars die in Liverpool, they certainly enjoy romance in London. Many of the sweet scenes between Annette Bening and Jamie Bell were played out in locations across Haringey, Lewisham and Camden. Some of the locations doubled for American settings. Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool opens on November 17th. Take a

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Paddington’s back home in Chalcot Crescent

6th November 2017

When it comes to Paddington’s movies, the little bear has found a very happy home in Primrose Hill. That’s largely thanks to the hard work and consideration of supervising location manager Jonah Coombes. In Paddington 2, opening on November 10th, Hugh Bonneville, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi, and Ben Whishaw as the voice of

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Don Johnson and Lindsay Lohan joined UK cast of Sick Note to film in Merton

5th November 2017

Sky’s new comedy series Sick Note has brought Don Johnson – and in the second series, Lindsay Lohan – to Merton. The local talent includes Rupert Grint who played Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter films, Nick Frost of Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz and Pippa Bennett-Warner who stars in Harlots. Take a

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The Footsoldier rises again – in Redbridge and Croydon this time

3rd November 2017

The critics rarely have a good thing to say about low-budget British gangster films, and Rise of the Footsoldier 3: The Pat Tate Story is no exception. But what the heck? Redbridge Town Hall’s car park plays a prison and some pretty lively car stunts were filmed in Croydon on Vulcan Way. Not bad. If

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Lambeth provides posh family home for Jack Whitehall’s Bounty Hunters

22nd October 2017

A home in Lambeth plays the posh residence of Jack Whitehall in his new comedy series for Sky One, Bounty Hunters. Take a look at the trailer for the show here. Location manager Simon Scott has said the production filmed there for a week in May this year. FilmFixer manages the film office service for

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Freemason’s Hall sees furtive plotting in the gents: The Death of Stalin

11th October 2017

It’s just as well London can double as Russia, if the country’s considering banning films there, like Armando Iannucci’s The Death of Stalin. Iannucci’s absurdist view of history has raised the heckles of the present day Russian government, which is thinking of banning it. In fact, in the film it’s Freemason’s Hall in Camden, London

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Lambeth plays Vancouver as New York

6th October 2017

Kate Winslet and Idris Elba were reunited in London this summer to re-shoot a scene for The Mountain Between Us in Forum Magnum Square, by the old County Hall in Lambeth. The romance film opens today. FilmFixer manages the film office service for the privately owned location, as well as for Lambeth Council. FilmFixer director

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