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22nd November 2016
For the second time this year, McDonalds has chosen its Sutton High Street branch for a TV ad. This time around though, it was the Christmas ad, a far bigger production, filmed over four days in September by 80 cast and crew, replete with fake snow. Take a look at the ad here. A lonely doll sitting in the... Read more
Sutton news
14th July 2016
Have you seen the “good times” McDonalds ad filmed in Sutton? Shot over two days in March on Sutton High Street, the ad shows a hen party and a wedding party, among others, all heading in to McDonalds. The production used a green screen so the background could match another location used – a park. Locals mainly went about... Read more
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David Hasselhoff’s TV mockumentary is back on Dave tonight in a new series – get ready for even more self-parodying mishaps. The first series last year, with Hoff based in a down-market hotel in Sutton, saw him auditioning for the role of himself in a biopic – a part which he failed to land. Tonight Hoff goes so far... Read more
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DATE: Wednesday 20th January 2016 TIME: 7.00-9.30pm WHERE: Goldsmiths Hall The Production Guild is running a locations department speed networking event to encourage new working relationships and opportunities. We're introducing location managers to less experienced locations personnel. The carousel networking format will ensure everyone has the chance to get to know each other in a stunning setting. Goldsmiths Hall... Read more
Sutton news
14th December 2015
If there’s one character that never gets fired on The Apprentice, it’s London – as the candidates’ home and backdrop to their business tasks – year after year. The new series was filmed in May and June, with the candidates moving into a house in Camden, and stepping out each morning for the punishing schedule of tasks located across... Read more
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3rd August 2015
Beddington Park in Carshalton was the location that brought together recently two of the world’s most famous Danish exports – former Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel and Carlsberg – for an upcoming advertisement. During the three-day shoot in June, older spectators were thrilled to see the World’s Best Goalkeeper of 1992 and 1993 in action, while children watching from... Read more
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Markfield skatepark Markfield skatepark in Haringey is fully concrete, snaking slightly downhill. It's situated next to train tracks, and it's a good distance away from local residents. This makes it suitable for some night shoots. There is plenty of parking and a cafe onsite, at the nearby Markfield Beam Engine and Museum. Seven Kings skatepark Nestled in the historic... Read more
Sutton news
12th May 2015
Foots Cray Meadows Foots Cray Meadows is the largest open space in the borough of Bexley and consists of rolling landscapes, wild flower meadows, ancient woodland and quaint country bridges over the river Cray which runs through it. This country park has ample parking onsite and is less than a ten-minute drive from Bexley Town Centre. Read more here.... Read more
Sutton news
7th May 2015
Regardless of political positions, we're providing the perfect camera positions for election coverage. From serious news to political satire, we’re hosting election teams for local, national, and international broadcasters. Our Lambeth position on the Albert Embankment features the Houses of Parliament as a backdrop. On Potters Fields in Southwark the London Assembly, Tower Bridge and Tower of London are... Read more
Sutton news
18th December 2014
In this festive season edition of our newsletter, we introduce one of our favourite teams. A merry band who make all the difference in delivering harmony between Londoners and big-budget movie makers. We wish you all jolly holidays and look forward to working on even more fantastic projects together in 2015. Peace and goodwill, between locals and filmmakers Who’s... Read more
Sutton news
18th November 2014
FilmFixer’s London locations portfolio has grown again – to include Sutton – taking our London borough clients to thirteen. We are delighted to be managing Sutton Council’s film service – and look forward to attracting new filming into the borough, along with involving Sutton’s residents further in the benefits of filming in their neighbourhoods. FilmFixer is dedicated to protecting... Read more
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The British Film Commission has been working with the government and industry to address issues around planning for the temporary use of buildings and exterior space for filming. The British Film Commission said that it is very grateful to government, having recognised the economic and cultural benefits of film and television production, both on a national and local level,... Read more
Sutton news
18th April 2014
News has been circulating about a far-reaching OpenSSL vulnerability called Heartbleed which makes it possible for third-parties to access data – even though the data was believed to be secure and encrypted as it passed between a web browser and a server. The security of all FilmApp’s client data is critically important to us. We would like to reassure... Read more

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