Locations Dept Essentials

A chance to gain one-to-one interaction with  some of the most successful Locations Managers in the business.

Course Summary

  • Supervising location manager
  • Location Manager
  • Local Location manager
  • Location scout
  • Assistant location manager
  • Location assistant
  • Unit Manager
  • Base camp Manager
  • Studio Location manager
  • Marshall
  • Lock off
  • Letter dropper
  • Coordinator
  • Runner
  • What is the brief
  • What is the Job
  • What is the hierarchy
  • What is the politics
  • What is the the pay
  • What are the highlights
  • What are the low lights
  • What is the work
  • What comes with the territory
  • Modern day London
  • The skills and qualifications
  • The swings and roundabouts
  • The mobile office
  • The Film Officer
  • Transport for London
  • Friendly Boroughs
  • Westminster
  • City of London
  • Night and Day
  • Residents and Businesses
  • Police and Security
  • Suspending and bagging
  • Parking and trucks
  • Generators and Cables
  • Food and Waste
  • Power and Water
  • The Joy of Country Houses.
  • Privacy and exclusive hire
  • Grounds and car parks
  • Negotiating with the aristocracy
  • National trust old and new
  • Accommodation and village politics

Please note, price shown is excluding VAT

  • Duration 3 days
  • Location Buckinghamshire
  • Price £399

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Locations Dept Essentials Master Course

This Locations department Essentials Master Course will take you through the essentials of the Locations department.

Beginning at Pinewood Studios covering the importance of the department in modern day Film making. Followed by  a practical scouting assignment outside the studios. We will take the course to locations you never have been to, dividing into groups and sending you off with a task to find a perfect location

In addition, let us tailor this session to your specific needs. Ask questions you may not feel able to in the workplace. Therefore develop confidence by spending time with key players who have masses of experience.

This unrivalled training opportunity has been specifically designed by some of the most experienced and accoladed Location managers in the industry. Consequently many of whom are responsible for the Locations teams we see working within the industry today. 

Most of all, this is your chance to access a lifetime of knowledge and experience that’s unrivalled. The British film industry is currently bigger and better than it has ever been and this is due to the amazing crews we have. Spend time on this master course learning the skills and traditions that got us here!


Who is this for?

This Pro-level Master Course is geared to build technical knowledge and confidence to step up in your career. Professional and career beginner alike will benefit from World-Class teaching delivered by top level Location Managers.

For professionals already working in the industry, this is your chance to advance your Locations career. For those just starting their career, this is an opportunity not to miss out on. What you will learn isn’t available via mainstream college and university courses. If you are looking to step from TV into film this is the perfect opportunity to support you to do so.

If you need financial support towards the cost of this training there are options available to you. Have a look at our Funding guide for more information. 

If you need advice on available travel and accommodation options to attend this training then have a look at our accommodation and Travel guide here. 

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