This article was duplicated with kind permission from ‘Scroll.in‘, a digital news publication out of India. Please follow the link at the bottom to view the full piece: Foreign film crews hope that ‘Make in India’ will translate into easier shooting permits By Nandini Ramnath  · Apr 14, 2015 · 05:49 pm   Line producers and the leading film guild […]

Jonathan Miller is the Foreign Affairs Correspondent for the UK’s Channel 4 News. Jonathan has won four Royal Television Society Awards and four Amnesty International TV News awards for the programme. Before joining ITN in 2003, Jonathan worked as a documentary director and presenter after fours years as a BBC correspondent in South East Asia. […]

Considered as the birthplace and spiritual home of Islam, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia carries a noble history upon it’s sands. But it’s place in the modern global consciousness is revered and controversial in equal measures. From Madain Saleh to the forthcoming ‘Kingdom Tower’, the country is a staggering clash between the old and the […]

 By William Lloyd George. In Arabic they have a saying that states; “all foreigners are blind even if they are able to see”. This is the phrase that Palestinian journalist and fixer, Khaled Abu Ghali, uses to express the important role of the fixer in news-gathering around the world. Khaled believes that all journalists coming […]

By Ginger Gentile (San Telmo Productions) I came to Argentina in 2002 and fell in love—not with a man (that came later) but with the creative spirit of a country that moves from crisis to crisis with the grace of a tango dancer. In New York, my home, whenever there is a recession people get […]

If you’re planning to work in sensitive areas, hostile environments or remote locations you need to prepare – this involves making sure you have the right equipment, the right local knowledge and the right training. The demand from employers for access to these places often means that staff step into situations they don’t fully understand […]

Dan Snow is a British television presenter. He’s known for numerous history programmes for the BBC and other broadcasters and has a regular history slot on ‘The One Show’: Filming in unknown lands is pointless without a fixer. He or she is the most important member of the team. I always think the term fixer is a little […]