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Peru is an emerging shoot destination sure to surprise many producers outside Latin America.  The quality shoot support on hand to help capture a colorful variety of locations and faces ensures fresh results in camera at costs that are hard to beat in neighboring countries. 

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Nothing beats a familiar face in a strange land.  No surprise then that local production service management is a top reason for the success of overseas shoots. That’s just one determination from the first PSN industry survey of content creators working in foreign countries.

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To meet the demands of producers shooting overseas, PSN has vetted new Partners in Czech Republic, Serbia, Belgium, and Malaysia and incorporated them into its one-stop shop resource.   The Network now offers local shoot support in nearly 50 countries.  

Read more in this recent LBB article.

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Hungary and Hollywood have an affair that has lasted more than a century. And a boost in the film incentive is sure to keep the flame burning. 

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The upside of ad industry disruption is a growing awareness and willingness amongst producers to try something fresh.  The Location Guide’s Managing Director, Jean Frederic Garcia, caught up with us for a seaside chat at Cannes Lions 2018 to learn how Production Service Network cooperation with producers provides safe harbor to those caught up in the stormy demands of today’s campaigns.  Watch the video here.

JF:  Welcome to the Location Lounge, Cannes Lions 2018.  Hi, Michael.

MM:  Hello, Jean Frederic.

JF:  So here we are, once again.

MM:  Oh yes.

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Russia 2018 has already delivered some memorable moments.  Viewership of the global event dwarfs even the Super Bowl so advertisers pour blood, sweat, tears, and money to score.  

PSN Partners in Spain, Romania, Mexico, Colombia, and Brazil have all participated in the production of campaigns airing during the World Cup.  Following a series of articles about their work in LBB, we’ve gathered up these interviews with our Partners from behind-the-scenes.

Albert Soler, Service EP at PSN Spain, kicks it off with insights about the critical local support provided to Bruce Hunt directing a Radical Media UK production for a Lay’s spot featuring Lionel Messi. 

Q: Why shoot ‘Lays Re-United’ in Spain?

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We got a few Lions amidst our Partners this year!

Little did they know it while mingling at our Cannes Soirée, but PSN Partners – once again - worked on award-winning projects.  Can you find one of our Lions in photos with our Soirée guests published on the PSN FB page?  Can you find yourself and your friends new and old?

We’re glad that so many of you could join our pre-Lion celebration this year.  And we hope to see you next on location for an overseas shoot.  Sign up for our monthly newsletters of latest PSN Partner work worldwide and get inspired!

Now here’s a look at the four commercial projects produced with PSN Partners that won 7 Lions between them.  

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Weather patterns and their impact on seasonal harvests shape the flow of film and photo shoots to overseas destinations. In Southeast Asia, it'll soon be time to shoot the lotus flower in all its splendor.

Learn about the recent experience of producers from a US beauty campaign for LVMH in this blog by our PSN Vietnam Partners.

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Choosing the optimal location for a production isn’t all that different from casting the ideal on-camera talent.  The look is what catches the eye.  But it is the performance -and all that makes it what it is – that convinces creatives and captivates an audience.

PSN Partners are experts at locating, permitting and servicing below-the-line production needs in their territories worldwide. 

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Industry insights keep you primed for our fast-paced and multi-faceted world of production.  Here at the helm of PSN-Production Service Network, I’ve enjoyed the privilege of talking shop with a number of producers worldwide.  Conclusion?  Your experience is very worth sharing.

Where are the standout locations that you’ve shot at overseas during the past year?  What makes the top 3 memorable – for better or worse?  

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