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S4F Location Scout

Greek Location Scouter

Location Scouting is a vital process during pre-production of a movie or a commercial photo-shoot. Before initiating research, script writers, producers or directors agree to the general aesthetics of the scenes scheduled for outdoor shooting. The location scout researches, taking pictures or videos. Takes all the appropriate legal measures for accessing the shooting area of a location and issues all filming license needed. The suitability of a location depends on many factors including:

  • Aesthetics of the space
  • Financial cost for production
  • Equipment and services access
  • Parking availability
  • The distance from the base or from other locations planned
  • Electricity supply Availability or the possibility of having a generator for lighting and electrical equipment.
  • Weather condition (outdoor)
  • Light available (indoor or outdoor)
  • License and cooperation from the owner or neighbors