Location Managers Guild International

Winter 2021

The Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) is the largest organization of Location Managers and Location Scouts in the motion picture, television, commercial and print production industries. Their membership plays a vital role in the creativ

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40 • LMGI COMPASS | Winter 2021 "How you pick a location is critical because it controls how you tell your story." —Production Designer John Goldsmith The Verdict Is In: PERRY MASON IS A WINNER! tt Angels Flight & shooting with green screen/VFX. Photo courtesy of HBO. by Nancy Mills When Jonathan Jansen/LMGI and his location team started prep on Perry Mason, the eight-part HBO series that recently won Outstanding Locations in a Period Television Series at the 7th Annual LMGI Awards, one of the fi rst things they heard was this: Producing director Tim Van Pa en doesn't like to shoot on a backlot or a stage. "Tim wanted everything on location," SLM Jonathan Jansen says. Jansen was thrilled. "It keeps you busy and guarantees your job," he says, "but it is also daunting. How were we going to fi nd 1930s Los Angeles?

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