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Better Location Shooting by Paul Martingell

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Chapter 14

Location Filming Abroad

An important part of the joy in single camera filming is being able to fly off somewhere new to film. Video kits are now quite lightweight and this makes traveling easier. But no matter how light the gear and how exciting it is to nip off to foreign countries, you will need to be prepared for added problems as you go about your shooting ( Figure 14.1).

Fig 14.1 Shooting a feature for GMTV in Iceland.

Proper planning can help sort out many problems before you get there. If your shoot is for a separate production company, they will look after many of the items needed to be arranged such as sorting out locations, ...

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