Restricted schedules, singular demands, and sponsorship terms bring unique challenges to a shoot with celebrity talent. When working overseas, pre-planning is as key as the choice to work with a production service company experienced at managing all the particulars locally.
A series of interviews published in LBB and summarized here offer a collection of insights from PSN Partners in several countries. Whether shooting the rich and famous in Hollywood or the stars of Bollywood on location in Turkey, there are as many common considerations as there are uniquely handy tips like never forgetting to have bountiful snacks on set in Ireland for big rugby players!
Q: When shooting with high-profile talent, what are the biggest challenges?Continue reading
Nothing like a handful of veteran producers on stage at AICP Week to offer sage advice on the challenges and rewards of shooting overseas.
PSN recently had the pleasure of hosting a frank and insightful discussion with producers from Sibling Rivalry, m ss ng p eces, and The Mill+ during a Lunch & Learn session filled with anecdotes from the production trenches. Click here to tune into the complete and unedited panel moderated by AICP Board Member and PSN Production Liaison, Carolyn Hill, and fed live on Facebook.
A compilation reel showcasing the work of PSN’s exclusive Partners in 50 territories worldwide kicked off the hour-long chat about the challenges each producer has faced overseas, and how they’ve worked with clients, agencies, and service companies to deliver on the brief. Click here to watch the reel full screen.Continue reading
Look no further than latest Partner work to see how PSN puts a world of possibilities at producers' fingertips. Click here for more.
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The VR expertise of our PSN Canada team reaches new heights at the International Space Station this year. The ISS Experience produced by TIME and Felix & Paul Studios, with production service by PSN Canada, will showcase life in space like never before.
Producers announced the project at Sundance and shared a trailer you can view by clicking here.
‘Tis the season for long shoot days and warm weather down south.
The payoff is on screen and in the details of the projects producers have shot with our PSN Partners in Africa, Oceania, and South America.
We’ve collected a few of our Partners’ favorites to share for a little inspiration.Continue reading
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.
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.
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.... Continue reading
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?... Continue reading
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.Continue reading