Georgette Turner LMGI – FOCUS

Working as a UPM and Supervising Location Manager for fourteen years, Georgette has worked her way up the ladder to be a leading member of the UK film industry. Georgette is the chairman for the Location Managers branch of Bectu and treasurer for the Location Managers Guild International. A working …

The 6th Hollywood Location Scouts Panel in July had representatives from the UK, Canada, Australia and the US » The Location Guide

British location manager Georgette Turner (Wonder Woman, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Mission Impossible: Fallout), Toronto’s Scott Alexander (Suicide Squad, Fahrenheit 451, “Orphan Black”) and Duncan Jones (Dora the Explorer, Thor, Aquaman) from Queensland, Australia added an international dimension to the panel.

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AN INTERVIEW WITH FILM LOCATION SCOUT, GEORGETTE TURNER

Ever dreamt of visiting somewhere you have seen in a film? You are not alone, in fact over a quarter of us say that films influence where we want to go on holiday and 36% have added destinations to our ‘bucket lists’ immediately after watching a film.

With this news we wanted to find out more about how location scouts and managers actually find the perfect settings for the films they work on and is their job as enviable as we think it to be, can endless travelling around exotic destinations to find the perfect backdrop really be that hard…?