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Panel Discussion: Filming in Historic Properties

Date posted: 04.12.2007

The next instalment in the Film London ‘Architecture on Location’ series of events takes place this weekend. Sue Hayes, the London Film Commissioner, will be chairing a panel discussion about the challenges of filming in historic properties.

The discussion will take place in one of the capital’s great historic buildings; Ham House. Ham House has featured as a location in fashion shoots, documentaries and dramas as diverse as the latest TV adaptation of Sense and Sensibility and Spice World The Movie.

Amongst the experts giving their insights and expertise will be:

  • Harvey Edgington, the National Trust's Broadcast & Media Liaison Officer
  • James Merifield, the Production Designer on Sense and Sensibility
  • Adam Richards, the Location Manager on Atonement
  • Helen Smith, a Conservator who advises historic properties on filming issues

This is a great opportunity to learn about the possibilities and limitations of filming in culturally significant buildings.

The discussion is free, open to everybody and will start at 2pm on Saturday 8 December 2007

For information on how to get there please visit the Ham House website.

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