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Making London jobs available to Londoners: Charlie Roskilly lands opportunity on Celebs Go Dating

23rd November 2018

Camden local Charlie Roskilly has recently landed a full-time role with Lime Pictures on Celebs Go Dating. With the support of Filmfixer’s training manager, Sue Russo, Charlie spent 10 weeks on Series 5 of Celebs Go Dating over the summer this year (2018), the series currently airing on E4 (October and November 2018). Having impressed

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Fantastic Beasts 2 needed film permits for cast members, extras “and a magical creature” at locations across London

5th November 2018

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is the second of the film trilogy, penned by JK Rowling, and it’s opening on November 16th (November 8th in Paris). Set in Paris and the UK, some of the key location shoots were in London over a six month-period, facilitated by FilmFixer for our client boroughs, although the

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Little Drummer Girl filmed in London, with the A&A doubling as Munich’s Olympic Village

26th October 2018

We’re preparing to be gripped by Alexander Skarsgard and Florence Pugh in the BBC’s new Le Carre thriller Little Drummer Girl, starting Sunday October 28th on BBC One. Here’s the trailer. Residents around Camden, Haringey and Islington have already had the pleasure, as the series filmed around their neighbourhoods in February and March this year.

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On anti-slavery day: Doing Money filmed for BBC Two is about a woman snatched in broad daylight in North London

18th October 2018

An important BBC Two drama, to be broadcast soon, filmed some exterior scenes in Barnet. Doing Money is the true story of a young woman snatched in broad daylight in Wood Green, North London, and sold into slavery as a prostitute in Ireland. The 90-minute drama is expected to be broadcast in early November. Writer

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Central and outer London boroughs had roles in Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody

12th October 2018

Locations across London’s inner and outer boroughs were called on for Bohemian Rhapsody, a biopic about one of the capital’s favourite sons, Freddie Mercury. Some doubled as Mercury’s renowned London haunts and others as New York or Amsterdam. Many of them can be glimpsed already in the trailer. The film opens in the UK on

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London neighbours got involved in spy thriller: BBC One’s Informer

10th October 2018

The BBC’s new character-driven thriller centres around Raza, an everyday, young second generation British-Pakistani man from London who is coerced into informing on his friends, neighbours and members of his community. Neal Street Productions, who make Informer, did a fantastic job of involving neighbours in the filming process – with around 70 residents at Thamesmead

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Even Basil Fawlty would be impressed by John Cleese’s latest on-screen rant – filmed in London

4th October 2018

John Cleese’s latest epic rant was performed in Fitzroy Square, Camden over the summer, for the opening episode of the third season of Speechless, which starts on ABC in the US on October 5th. You’ll catch his outburst here, in the second video of this Entertainment Weekly story. FilmFixer manages the film office service for

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London lent zombie horror action flick Redcon-1 a big hand with its tiny budget

28th September 2018

Hundreds of zombies shuffling through central London, military personnel tearing up to Tower Bridge in boats, helicopters: it sounds like an expensive film to make – but not so. FilmFixer supported independent production Redcon-1 in getting its tiny budget production shot across the capital and in Suffolk, through sound advice and an inside knowledge about

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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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