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Locations Crew Diary

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Do you work in locations? Or want to? From Location Managers to Runners, our Locations Crew Diary can connect you with producers filming in London – opening up opportunities across, commercials, television and film.

With years of experience as the first point of contact for productions filming in London, we have built up the relationships you need to get your CV in front of the right people at the right time.

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In the past year we've put members forward for over 1,000 productions and secured jobs in high profile productions including, 24: Live Another Day, The Imitation Game, Call the Midwife, Wolf Hall, The Monuments Men and many others.

Is your production looking for locations crew? Email lcd@filmlondon.org.uk to access the best freelance locations crew in London.

Network with boroughs and agencies

'The networking evening was great. As it happens I got a job so it was really worthwhile. Thanks again!'

'I had a great evening and had the opportunity to meet some great contacts'

By becoming a paid member of the Locations Crew Diary, you will gain access to our exclusive quarterly events.

Held at exciting locations across the capital, these evenings provide you with the opportunity to meet with fellow Locations crew, key London location representatives, members of the London Filming Partnership, representatives from London's boroughs and the British Film Commission – helping you make the connections you need to succeed in the capital's locations industry. 

Get recommended for recces

As a paid member, you'll automatically have priority inclusion in our pool of location managers, providing you with the opportunity to work on scouting and recces for large international film and television projects, when we are approached by them.

If selected, we hire you to show the production team that London is the perfect home for their filming. The service can include a budget breakdown, initial location research and/or a recce of locations.

Being a paid member of the Locations Crew Diary service also means you'll be included in the list we consult when looking for people to conduct paid research for our various projects or photography for our locations database.

Access insider information

Be the first to hear about new locations open to filming in London, and stay up-to-date on releases shot in London on our Locations Blog – exclusive to paid members of the Locations Crew Diary and the London Filming Partnership.

You'll also be included in our quarterly email, giving you the latest information on developments that impact filming in the capital as well as news from the boroughs and agencies.

As paid member of the service, you are also given access to desk space in our office when needed.

How it works

You:

  • Submit your CV and subscribe to the service below
  • Register your details with the Film London Directory
  • Keep us up-to-date with your availability so we can maintain an accurate diary for you

We:

  • Are approached by a production looking for locations crew
  • Supply your CV for consideration, if you match their requirements
  • Include you in emails alerting you to jobs that are advertised. If you tell us you're available and interested, we'll provide your CV to the production

Productions:

  • Decide who they take on for the job. We don't have control over this

Costs

We operate a tiered membership system with a sliding scale of subscription fees for our Locations Diary Service:

  • Location Managers: £60 +VAT (£72 incl VAT)
  • Production Guild members: £50 +VAT (£60 incl VAT). Proof of membership is required
  • Junior members (working in locations for a year): £40 +VAT (£48 incl VAT)
    NB:
    before signing up for this level, please check your eligibility with us on 020 7613 7683
  • Location Runners: Free (benefits outlined above not included)

For any enquiries regarding Film London's Availability Service please call 020 7613 7683 or email akshay.desai@filmlondon.org.uk

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