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God Help The Girl

God Help The Girl is a musical feature film, written and directed by Stuart Murdoch, lead singer of the group Belle and Sebastian. It was produced by Barry Mendel, with Co-Producer Carole Sheridan of Singer Films and Associate Producer, Beth Allen of Forest of Black providing on the ground support for the film in Scotland.
The film stars Emily Browning, Olly Alexander and Hannah Murray.
The film was shot, edited, scored and mixed in Glasgow over the course of 2012-2013 and will be released in cinemas around the world in 2014 following its world premiere at Sundance on the 18th January 2014.

God Help The Girl Photo Courtesy of Neil Davidson

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Under The Skin

Jonathan Glazer's adaptation of Michel Faber's novel Under The Skin will receive its Scottish premiere as the closing film of the 2014 Glasgow Film Festival. Critically acclaimed at the Venice, Toronto and London film festivals, Under The Skin, which shot partly in Glasgow in late 2011, stars Scarlett Johansson as an alien in human form who prowls the Scottish landscape.

Under The Skin Photo Courtesy of Creative Scotland

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Limmy's Christmas Special

Festive comedy sketches from BAFTA-winning creator Brian Limond. Produced by local production outfit The Comedy Unit, Limmy's Christmas Special filmed in and around Glasgow in late 2013.

Limmy's Christmas Special Photo Courtesy of The Comedy Unit

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Badults

Badults is the studio sitcom written and performed by award-winning sketch act Pappy's, made up of Tom Parry, Matthew Crosby and Ben Clark. The first series filmed in Glasgow early 2013 with the second series wrapping in January 2014. Badults is a Comedy Unit production for BBC Three.

Badults Photo Courtesy of The Comedy Unit

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Filth

Filmed in Glasgow in early 2012, Filth is the screen adaptation of Irvine Welsh's bestselling novel. Directed by Jon S Baird, Filth stars Glasgow's own James McAvoy as Detective Sergeant Bruce Robertson, a man who goes to any length to gain a promotion. The film also stars Jamie Bell, Jim Broadbent, Eddie Marsan and Imogen Poots and is on general release in Scotland from 27th September 2013, going UK wide the following week.

Filth Photo Courtesy of Lionsgate

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Not Another Happy Ending

When a struggling publisher discovers his only successful author is blocked he knows he has to unblock her or he's finished. With her newfound success, she's become too damn happy and she can't write when she's happy.The only trouble is, the worse he makes her feel, the more he realises he's in love with her. The Synchronicity Films romantic comedy, starring Karen Gillan, filmed in Glasgow in the summer of 2012 and is on general release 11th October 2013.

Not Another Happy Ending Photo Courtesy of Synchronicity Films

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Sunshine On Leith

Dexter Fletcher directs Sunshine on Leith, the tale of one tight-knit family, and the three couples bound to it, as they experience the joys and heartache that punctuate all relationships. And they do it all while singing to the euphoric music of The Proclaimers. The production filmed in Glasgow in late 2012 and is on general release October 4th 2013.

Sunshine On Leith Photo Courtesy of Freuds PR

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The Field of Blood

Set against a backdrop of the miners' strike and the changing face of 1980s journalism, award-winning crime-drama The Field of Blood returned with a stellar cast including David Morrissey, Katherine Kelly, Jayd Johnson and Ford Kiernan. The production recreated 1980s Glasgow filming on location in the city in November and December 2012. Adapted from the novel The Dead Hour by Denise Mina, The Field of Blood is a Slate Films North production for BBC One through BBC Scotland.

The Field of Blood Photo Courtesy of BBC Scotland

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World War Z

World War Z, directed by Marc Forster tells the story of United Nations employee Gerry Lane (Brad Pitt) who traverses the world in a race against time to stop a zombie pandemic. The £80m production came to Glasgow in 2011 with Brad Pitt, hundreds of zombies, 500 extras, 100 action vehicles and over 800 crew members to shoot the opening sequence where the city doubles as Philadelphia. You can view some of the Glasgow action here. The film was released in the UK in June 2013.

World War Z Photo Courtesy of Paramount Pictures

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Fast & Furious 6

Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne Johnson lead the returning cast of all-stars as the global blockbuster franchise built on speed races to its next continent in Fast & Furious 6. Some of the action was filmed in Glasgow in 2012 when our city centre streets doubled for London. Glasgow's wide roads are easily controlled due to the grid system, which offers great opportunities for car crashes!! You can view some of the Glasgow b-roll here. The film was released in the UK in May 2013.

Fast & Furious 6

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Cloud Atlas

One of the most eagerly awaited films of the year, Cloud Atlas transforms David Mitchell's landmark novel into a sweeping kaleidoscopic epic. Glasgow welcomed the crew here in 2011, the city doubled as San Francisco in the 1970s and present day London. The film had it's first UK public screening during Glasgow Film Festival with a UK general release date in February 2013.

Cloud Atlas Photo courtesy of (C) 2012 WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT

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MI High

This BBC children's spy-fi adventure series from Kudos Brown Eyed Boy Scotland relocated to Glasgow in the summer of 2012 and shot on location in the city for a few months. Season 6 was screened on CBBC in January 2013.

MI High

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Up There

This debut feature film from local director Zam Salim, is a killer comedy about life, death and irritating friends. The film shot on location in Glasgow during the summer months back in 2010. The project screened at the 2012 Glasgow Film Festival and will be on general release in the UK in November 2012.

Up There

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Love Bite

Jessica Szohr, Ed Speleers, Luck Pasqualino star alongside Timothy Spall in this sex-horror-comedy directed by Andy DeEmmony. Filming took place during the winter months in 2011 with the support from Glasgow Film Office and will hit the big screen in November 2012.

Love bite

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Citadel

An agoraphobic father teams up with a vigilante priest to save his daughter from the clutches of a gang of twisted feral children in this psychological horror thriller from local outfit Sigma Films. The production filmed for three weeks on location and at Film City Glasgow in tail end of 2010. Winner of the Audience Award during SXSW in 2012 and released in the US in October 2012.

Citadel

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Outpost II: Black Sun

Steve Barker returns to direct the second instalment of this Nazi zombie horror trilogy from local production company Black Camel Pictures . The main production took place in the spring of 2011 with a UK DVD release in August 2012.

Outpost II: Black Sun

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The Angels' Share

The latest collaboration between Ken Loach and Paul Laverty to be shot in and around Glasgow during Spring 2011. The Angels' Share follows new dad Robbie who narrowly avoids a jail sentence and vows to turn over a new leaf. A visit to a whisky distillery inspires him and his mates to seek a way out of their hopeless lives. Produced by Sixteen Films, the film won the Jury Award at the Cannes International Film Festival was released in cinemas in June 2012.

The Angels' Share Photo courtesy of Sixteen Films

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Lip Service Series 2

Lip Service returned to our screens to follow the love lives of a group of gay women living in Glasgow. The 6 part series filmed entirely on location in Glasgow early in 2011 and aired on BBC 3 from May 2012.

Lip Service Series 2 Photo courtesy of Kudos Film & Television

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The Decoy Bride

This romantic comedy written by Sally Phillips and produced by Ecosse Films shot in Glasgow in 2010, The story revolves around a remote Scottish island where a Hollywood actress is attempting to get married, soon a local girl is hired as a decoy bride to put the paparazzi off the scent. The film was released in cinemas in March 2012 and stars David Tennant and Kelly MacDonald.

The Decoy Bride Photo Courtesy of CinemaNX

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Young James Herriot

This three-part drama series based on the early life of James Herriot, Britain’s best-loved vet was produced by Shed Media Scotland for the BBC. The series is set in the Glasgow Veterinary College in the 1930s, which was recreated across various locations in Glasgow. The project shot for six weeks in 2011 with the support of Glasgow Film Office and aired on BBC1 in December 2011.

Young James Herriot © Shed Productions

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Perfect Sense

Produced by local production outfit Sigma Films and directed by David Mackenzie, Perfect Sense shot entirely on location in Glasgow over 5 weeks in 2009. The film stars Ewan McGregor and Eva Green and involved shutting off large areas of the city for dramatic action scenes. The film has a scheduled cinema release of October 2011.

Perfect Sense

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Field of Blood

Adapted from the popular Denise Mina novel written and directed by David Kane (Taggart, Rebus, Sea of Souls), crime drama Field of Blood is set in Glasgow, and centres on would-be journalist Paddy Meehan (Jayd Johnson), a young copygirl working in a newspaper office. This Slate Films production shot in and around Glasgow for 4 weeks in October 2010 with support from Glasgow Film Office. The production aired on BBC Scotland in May 2011.

Lip Service Photo courtesy of BBC Scotland

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Hattie

Ruth Jones takes on the role of the larger-than-life Carry On actress in this BBC4 one off drama. The project follows Hattie Jacques, and reveals how her home life was blown apart by a secret sexual liaison with her handsome young driver while she was married to Dad's Army star John Le Mesurier. The Angel Eye production shot entirely in Scotland with 3 weeks of filming taking place in Glasgow in 2010.

Lip Service Photo courtesy of Brian Sweeney

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Neds

Peter Mullan's third feature as a writer and director, after Orphans and The Magdalene Sisters, returns him to the 1970s Glasgow. Neds is a coming-of-age drama which follows an intelligent boy as he struggles to cope with gang warfare, an alcoholic father and class barriers. Neds shot on location in Glasgow in July 2009 with a scheduled cinema release of January 2011


Neds

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Donkeys

The follow-up to the 2006 film Red Road, tragi-comic Donkeys is the second part of the Advance Party trilogy. In-line with the trilogy’s rules, Donkeys revisits characters from Red Road but gives them different back stories and relationships, this time following pensioner Alfred (James Cosmo) as he attempts to reunite with estranged daughter, Jackie (Kate Dickie). This Sigma film shot on location in Glasgow back in 2008 and premiered at the Edinburgh International Film Festival in 2010.


Donkeys

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Lip Service

Starring Laura Fraser, Ruta Gedmintas and Fiona Button, Lip Service follows the lives and loves of a group of twenty-something lesbians. The 6 part series was written by Harriet Braun (Mistresses, Attachments) and produced by Kudos Film And Television through BBC Scotland. Lip Service was filmed entirely on location in Glasgow in late 2009 and airs on BBC 3 from October 2010.


Lip Service Photo courtesy of Kudos Film and TV

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Single Father

David Tennant and Suranne Jones star in Single Father, a touching yet humorous drama written by Mick Ford. The series tells the story of Dave (David Tennant), a photographer facing the seemingly impossible job of bringing up four kids alone after the sudden death of his wife, Rita. Single Father, which filmed on location in Glasgow in Spring 2010, is made by Red Production Company for BBC One through BBC Scotland and airs October 2010.


Photo courtesy of BBC Scotland Photo courtesy of BBC Scotland

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Garrows Law

A four part legal drama inspired by the life of pioneering barrister William Garrow for BBC One by Shed Productions starring Andrew Buchan, Alun Armstrong and Lyndsey Marshal. The project filmed for a couple of days on location in Glasgow with interior scenes completed at BBC Scotland?s newly-developed drama studios in Dumbarton in 2009.
The project also returned for a second series in June 2010. 


Photo courtesy of BBC Scotland Photograph courtesy of BBC Scotland

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Legacy

Legacy is a US set psychological thriller from Black Camel Pictures starring Idris Elba (Obsessed, The Wire). Elba plays Black Ops soldier Malcolm Gray who returns to a Brooklyn hotel after a failed mission in Eastern Europe where he undergoes an intense journey on a quest for personal retribution. Glasgow doubled as New York when this film shot in the city in late 2009.


Legacy Photo courtesy of Pete Murphy

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Valhalla Rising

Produced by local company La Belle Allee Productions, Ipso Facto, NWR and Nimbus Film, this Nicolas Winding Refn’s film; starring Mads Mikkelsen shot interiors in Glasgow in the latter half of 2008.  Glasgow Film Office invested in the project and managed to get some exclusive access on set. 

View set report


Valhalla Rising

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Hope Springs

An eight part drama for BBC One by Shed Productions, starring Alex Kingston, filmed for a couple of days on location in Glasgow with interior scenes completed at BBC Scotland’s newly-developed drama studios in Dumbarton in 2008. 

www.hopesprings.uk.com


Hope Springs Photo courtesy of BBC

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Personal Affairs

A 2AM TV production commissioned by BBC Scotland, Personal Affairs is a five-part drama created by Gabby Asher for BBC Three. The project shot on location in Glasgow with interior scenes shot at BBC Scotland’s drama studios in Dumbarton in 2008.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/personalaffairs


 

Personal Affairs Photo courtesy of BBC

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