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TAG Film and Media – The logistics of travelling with pets when shooting a movie in Australia

Written on September 1st, 2017

It is only natural to want to take the whole family along when you travel – and your furry friends are no exception. This is an issue that becomes even more apparent in the film industry at times, with long periods away from beloved pets due to the demands of being on location around the…

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TAG speaks to Australian film and TV producer John Harvey about filming on Indigenous lands

Written on June 9th, 2017

If you spend any time in Australia, it’s hard not to get wrapped up in the dramatic beauty of the place. Rugged, lush, deserted, fertile – it’s like no other country on earth. And it’s a landscape that has long taken a leading role in film. From the harshness of Mad Max to the lush…

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TAG talks with Kay Lawrence – General Manager of activeTV’s operations across the Asia-Pacific

Written on June 9th, 2017

ActiveTV, an internationally renowned independent production company based in Australia and Asia, recently used the Melbourne and LA offices at TAG whilst facilitating the production of a US dating reality series in Australia. Kay Lawrence (KL), General Manager of activeTV’s operations across the Asia-Pacific, gives us a further insight on the often demanding schedule and how a…

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Cannes Film Festival 2017: Who were the winners?  

Written on June 9th, 2017

And so the curtain has finally fallen on the 70th anniversary of the Cannes Film Festival – rich in screenings and events – which brought together the cream of the film world in the French Riviera from the 17th to the 28th May 2017. Spending 12 days watching movies in Cannes is, for film lovers,…

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BAFTA: Winners announced for the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards in 2017

Written on May 15th, 2017

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced the winners of the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards, celebrating and rewarding the very best programmes and performances of 2016. There were two awards for Damilola, Our Loved Boy, with first-time winner Wunmi Mosaku receiving the BAFTA for Supporting Actress. The true-crime drama,…

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TAG Film & Media works on Netflix original series Sand Castle

Written on March 3rd, 2017

The latest addition to Netflix’s ever-growing lineup of originals is Sand Castle, a fact-based war drama inspired by writer Chris Roessner’s experiences in Iraq. Set in Iraq in 2003, Sand Castle tells the story of Matt Ocre (Nicholas Hoult), as he and his troops attempt to protect farming village, Baqubah, in the crosshairs of some very dangerous…

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