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#1 Randy J Tomlinson

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Posted 14 March 2014 - 05:57 AM

We all discuss Filming but i believe we forgot a very important part. Location Scouting / Hunting.

 

Lately i have been visiting two places. One is outside, perfect for adventure movies and one is an awesome Barock Room

 

Please share your pictures here and describe the location.

 

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This Barock Room can be found in Switzerland at the Museum Library. They are happy to let you shoot film there

 

http://www.stibi.ch/...rchitektur.aspx

 

And here are a few Pictures i made 3 days ago on a Trip in Switzerland. Location would be perfct for Adventure or maybe even a Western?

 

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See more Pictures here: http://www.randytoml...tography/images  (index)

 

Location is here: 46°57'17.6"N 9°32'43.5"E  (Google maps)


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#2 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 14 March 2014 - 07:33 PM

Rooftop for a sniper scene. Wanted something with lots of technology on it. This seems OK.

 

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#3 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 15 March 2014 - 08:24 AM

While we're on the subject, I looked at this for a steampunk-esque project that regrettably never happened. Perhaps I should spin this one back up - it was quite promising.

 

And yes, you can get down below that glass-block flooring and light up through it. 

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#4 Randy J Tomlinson

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Posted 15 March 2014 - 10:49 AM

AWESOME Phil


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Posted 15 March 2014 - 11:25 AM

And here are a few Pictures i made 3 days ago on a Trip in Switzerland. Location would be perfct for Adventure or maybe even a Western?

 

Makes me think of films by the Cohen Brothers. Fargo maybe or something.

 

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Posted 15 March 2014 - 11:28 AM

We all discuss Filming but i believe we forgot a very important part. Location Scouting / Hunting.

 

 

I never forget this because it's always the biggest problem I have with making anything. Firstly finding places but what's far worse than that is when you discover the prices they are asking. I often find it's at least 1/2 of a GH4 just to shoot for a day. Tends to cripple things completely.

 

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#7 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 15 March 2014 - 12:17 PM

I wanted to use a power station near the Dartford river crossing in Kent. It was great; it looked like Acton Lane when it was used for Aliens and Batman. They wanted £2500/day.

 

On one level, fair enough; they're a commercial organisation (though the building would have been publicly-funded at the time of its construction). What annoys me is when publicly-owned locations do it.

 

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#8 Randy J Tomlinson

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Posted 16 March 2014 - 03:17 PM

Last year i asked Fort Bravo in Spain and they asked me for 4000$ per day....

 

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