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Reel-Scout’s Blog Has a New Home

Dear Friends, After a little over a year using WordPress as our blogging platform, Reel-Scout’s blog now has a new home. All blog articles from today going forward will be published on our new blog. And last but not least, our new blog is also a part of Reel-Scout’s beautiful new site. See you there! […]

Everybody Loves Whales Filming in Alaska

(Above photo belongs to the Anchorage Daily News.) I have a strange love for Alaska. Strange because I’ve never been to the state, and yet it sits firmly on my list of top favorite places of all time to visit. When I heard that Drew Barrymore’s latest project is being filmed in Alaska this month, […]

127 Hours Filmed On Location in Utah

Not too long ago, I did an article on Director Danny Boyle’s latest movie 127 Hours, filmed on location in the beautiful red rock country of Moab, Utah. Fast forward four months later to an evening in September 12, 2010, 127 Hours, a film based on the true story of outdoorsman Aron Ralston, had its […]

Breaking Dawn to be Filmed in Louisiana

Just a brief entry to let our Twilight fans know that Breaking Dawn, the movie based on the fourth and final novel in the Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer, will be filmed in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Vancouver, British Columbia. Louisiana’s attractive film tax credits have been drawing Breaking Dawn, along with many other productions to the state for […]

Burn Notice Gives Florida Its Comeback

Currently in its fourth season, the television action drama Burn Notice made its debut on June 28, 2007 on USA Network and has been cruising on its strong ratings since. If you’re a Burn Notice fan, you probably appreciate the authentic feel of its setting. It is the only Miami set TV show that is […]

Slumdog Millionaire Director Wraps Up New Production in Utah

Remember Slumdog Millionaire? I saw it at least three times. Twice in the theater, and probably more than once on television when the movie finally came out on cable. Fair to say that Academy Award winner Director Danny Boyle had made one very poignant, unforgettable film. It went on to win eight Oscars in 2008. […]

Our New Geocode Functionality

As added value for Reel-Scout film offices, the Reel-Scout™ system now includes the ability to automatically generate geocodes (also known as the latitude and longitude) of a given location. When creating a new location, film office staff simply have to enter the location address and then click the “validate address” button on the Location Detail […]

AFCI 2010 Locations Trade Show

Each spring, we always look forward to attending the AFCI Locations Trade Show in Santa Monica, CA. This year was no exception. Hundreds of film offices and film commissions worldwide gathered once again at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium to showcase their stunning locations and best financial incentives. We had three fun and productive days […]

Philadelphia’s Sharon Pinkenson as Keynote Speaker at YLD

Sharon Pinkenson, Executive Director of the Greater Philadelphia Film Office, was the keynote speaker at the recent 2010 Annual Meeting of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Younger Lawyers Division (held on March 31, 2010). As the leader of the Greater Philadelphia Film Office for the past 18 years, Sharon has played a major role in establishing […]

Ohio Film Office Selects Reel-Scout

The Ohio Film Office has selected Reel-Scout™ as its location and project management solution. In doing so, the Ohio Film Office becomes the 35th US state film office to choose Reel-Scout™. Reel-Scout™ will provide a digital library as well as a contact, project, and crew management system, all of which will allow the office to […]