nigerian elections

Nigeria’s general election takes place this month. Economic growth, security concerns and eradicating corruption have been central to each candidate’s campaign; but what do the electorate want? And can any of the candidates deliver on their promises? On the 19th February Nigerians will go to the polls to elect their next president. Officially there are […]

China offers a wealth of opportunity for new and exciting projects, but filming here  can be a challenge. China is becoming an increasingly popular location to for media production. From Hollywood blockbusters such as Iron Man, to commercials like Land Rover’s epic ad shot on the Tianmen Mountain; the country is a mine for jaw […]

filming in venezuela

As Venezuelan authorities ramp up restrictions on the country’s media, the walls are closing in on journalists and film makers. Last month US President, Donald Trump, used his address to UN delegates to attack Venezuela’s socialist government. Venezuela’s President, Nicholas Maduro has come under increasing pressure from governments and NGOs across the globe to deal […]

Proposed border walls, a war on drugs and illegal immigration; Mexico has barely been out of international headlines this year. As international media outlets clamour for a piece of the action, fixers and journalists in the country are busier than ever. We have all seen stories of gun violence, desperate migrants and family separations play […]

women behind the camera

The media industry is still failing to address lack of female representation behind the camera 2018 is widely celebrated as a year of unprecedented progress for female professionals in the media industry. Production houses pledge their support for gender equality left right and centre, and #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have dominated headlines- and rightly so! Yet, […]

Media production takes us to all corners of the globe. From sweltering deserts, to sub-zero ice caves; the bustling metropolis to remote highlands; members of World Fixer have seen it all. We asked fixers, journalists, and producers to reflect on the best and most challenging locations they have filmed in.   Mandy Li, Fixer, China […]

Filming in China

China is becoming an increasingly popular location for filming and media production. From the bustling street of Shanghai to the snowy peaks of the Himalaya’s, the country provides an ideal backdrop for scripted dramas, documentaries, and commercials. We spoke to Mandy Bueschlen Li, an award winning local producer, director and fixer who has worked with […]