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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. […]

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 […]

“Twilight” Star to Film in Pittsburgh this Summer

This summer, a super-popular Twilight star and one of Hollywood’s Oscar-nominated directors are coming to Pittsburgh to film their next production. We love the “Twilight” series. Safe to say that “we” includes all of the ladies at Reel-Scout. We read the books, we stood in line for the movies, and now we are excited for […]

11 Top Landscape Film Locations in the American South

A while back, we wrote a post on the Top 18 Landscape Film Locations in the American West. It quickly became one of the most viewed entries in our blog. In response to that, we are following-up with a spotlight on the American South. With its deeply-rooted history and culture, along with all the different […]

Movie Industry Thriving in Pittsburgh

We love showcasing film offices’ success stories in our blog, especially when it’s about one or in this case – two – of our clients. It seems Pittsburgh’s competitive film tax credit program has elevated the city on to Hollywood’s sharp radar. The Steel City’s movie industry has been steadily growing in spite of the […]