All World of Locations articles – Page 2

  • virginia
    Features

    World of Locations: Virginia

    2015-05-08T17:39:00Z

    A major attraction for producers coming to Virginia is the multi-tiered incentive system, although the commonwealth’s historic and natural locations are also a draw.

  • Taiwan
    Features

    World of Locations: Taiwan

    2015-05-08T17:34:00Z

    Taiwan has a tendency to get under the skin of visiting film-makers. Just ask Luc Besson, Martin Scorsese and Isao Yukisada.

  • slovenia
    Features

    World of Locations: Slovenia

    2015-05-08T17:32:00Z

    Slovenia is a country on the verge. Geoffrey Macnab reports on its stunning locations and efforts to introduce a financial incentive

  • Scandinavia
    Features

    World of Locations: Scandinavia

    2015-05-08T17:30:00Z Contributing Editor Sarah Cooper

    Scandinavia is renowned for its locations, highly trained crews, generous local film funds and efficient film commissions.

  • mississippi
    Features

    World of Locations: Mississippi

    2015-05-08T17:27:00Z

    Mississippi’s main draw for producers is the fact that its incentives, which range from 25% to 30%, come in the form of cash rebates rather than tax credits, saving considerably on paperwork and time delays.

  • Iceland
    Features

    World of Locations: Iceland

    2015-05-08T17:24:00Z Contributing Editor Sarah Cooper

    Iceland’s dramatic landscapes, experienced crews and generous tax breaks give international film-makers a range of unique shooting opportunities.

  • hawaii
    Features

    World of Locations: Hawaii

    2015-05-08T17:22:00Z

    Though they often come to the state for specific kinds of locations — notably jungle and beaches — film and TV productions sometimes find ways to get other looks in the island state of Hawaii, alleviating the need for long trips back to the US mainland.

  • dubai
    Features

    World of Locations: Dubai

    2015-05-08T17:20:00Z

    Dubai’s dazzling urban architecture is becoming a popular backdrop to international films and TV.

  • dominican-republic-2
    Features

    World of Locations: Dominican Republic

    2015-05-08T17:18:00Z

    The Caribbean nation aims to become a major film-making hub in the region.

  • croatia
    Features

    World of Locations: Croatia

    2015-05-08T17:16:00Z

    Croatia’s enthusiasm and chameleon-like ability to look like other places are helping to woo international productions.

  • colombia
    Features

    World of Locations: Colombia

    2015-05-08T17:12:00Z

    A generous new cash rebate and the end of its devastating drug wars have opened up this stunning territory to international production.

  • chile
    Features

    World of Locations: Chile

    2015-05-08T17:10:00Z

    Chile is a country offering a huge variety of landscape and climates, broad ethnic diversity and counter seasons to the northern hemisphere.

  • austria
    Features

    World of Locations: Austria

    2015-05-08T17:08:00Z

    Austria has emerged as an attractive location in the last 12 months — and not just for film-makers looking for snow.

  • argentina
    Features

    World of Locations: Argentina

    2015-05-08T17:04:00Z

    Argentina’s geographic diversity and its easy substitution as settings from Paris to New York make it a magnet for international television crews, commercials and feature film productions.

  • abu-dhabi
    Features

    World of Locations: Abu Dhabi

    2015-05-08T17:01:00Z

    International film-makers are impressed by the emirate’s aim to become a regional ‘content hub’ and its 30% cash rebate.

  • South-Korea
    Features

    World of Locations: South Korea

    2015-05-08T16:36:00Z

    A good film infrastructure and generous rebate has helped attract two high-profile international shoots to South Korea in the past year.

  • netherlands
    Features

    World of Locations: Netherlands

    2015-05-08T16:28:00Z

    A new cash rebate is making the Netherlands an attractive location and partner for mid-sized international productions.

  • spain
    Features

    World of Locations: Spain

    2015-05-08T16:21:00Z

    Can a new 15% tax credit — and Francis Ford Coppola — boost Spain’s appeal as an international shooting destination?

  • russia
    Features

    World of Locations: Russia

    2015-05-08T16:13:00Z

    Russia has extraordinary potential as a location for international filmmakers but, as insiders acknowledge, this is a tough place to set up a production.

  • Morocco
    Features

    World of Locations: Morocco

    2015-05-08T16:03:00Z

    Film-friendly Morocco regularly doubles for Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan.