Rams

by Ian Brodie· October 22, 2018· in · 0 comments
Rams I am delighted to be unit stills photographer for the motion picture Rams, filming in the Mount Barker region of Western Australia. It's my first visit to this part of the great southern and I am in love with both the landscape and friendly welcoming locals. This page will be updated with images as they are released by production. The film is slated for a release in 2019.   More Information Sam Neill and Michael Caton play estranged brothers and farmers forced to work together after a crisis hits their farms in comedy drama “RAMS.” The project is an English-language adaptation of the Icelandic movie of the same name that won best film in Un Certain Regard at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. Jeremy Sims directs, reuniting him with Caton (“The Castle”) after the pair worked together on “Last Cab to Darwin.” The original picture was written and directed by Grimur Hakonarson. It was set and filmed in his native Iceland. Production started Monday on the Australia-set version, which is shooting in Western Australia’s Great Southern region. The film follows two brothers on adjoining sheep farms, played by Neill (“Jurassic Park”) and Caton. The siblings have not spoken for 40 […]
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Film Rjukan

by Ian Brodie· September 30, 2018· in · 0 comments
Key Brief Create a website to promote filming in the Rjukan region of Norway. The Film Rjukan website was created in conjunction with Norway Communicates. Utilising imagery from the Ian Brodie Photo library, this multi faceted website incorporates text from Norway Communicates in a partnership with the council and tourism office in Rjukan. Design and implemetation by Ian Brodie Consulting. Visit Website Partners
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Espedalen

by Ian Brodie· April 17, 2018· in · 0 comments
Espedalen Travelling through Espedalen is a beautiful journey in a lush cultural landscape, ranging from lowlands with picturesque farms to vast open mountain plateaus. This is where the moose roam, and the chances of meeting this king of the forest are good. There are numerous cultural experiences to be enjoyed along the route, such as herb gardens, the potholes at Helvete, nickel mines, horseback riding and local beer from Norway’s only mountain brewery. Espedalen has retained its natural character, and is often referred to as our ‘friendly wilderness’. The natural attractions are many, and the valley is the gateway to Jotunheimen from the east. It is the perfect starting point for hikes, and is ideal for less experienced walkers and others who prefer gentle mountain terrain. At the bottom of the valley you will find Espedalsvatnet, a 13 km-long lake.    To stay in the Espedalen Valley at these properties is the opportunity to experience both Norwegian hospitality and amazing scenery in one location. StayDalseter Mountain HotelThis welcoming family-run hotel was rebuilt in 1964 after a devastating fire. Formerly a lodge before it was rebuilt as a hotel, it was originally designed by the grandfather of the current owner. His […]
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Eurostop

by Ian Brodie· August 16, 2017· in · 0 comments
Images for Eurostop,  a group of cafes and accommodation in Norway. Some great opportunities to use black and white to highlight the Norwegian design.
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Hunderfossen

by Ian Brodie· August 16, 2017· in · 0 comments
Hunderfossen Family Park is one of Norway's biggest tourist attractions, with over 275,000 visitors each summer. The park is known as the fairy-tale Park in Norway. The Winter Park offers entertainment in the winter time and includes Scandinavia’s southernmost snow hotel and a beautiful ice cathedral, which is perfect to celebrate a wedding. Midsummer the show “The Night of the Trolls” takes place on 16 evenings in July in the Family Park. Hunderfossen Family Park in Lillehammer, has more than 60 rides for the whole family - including The Fairy Tale ship, the popular toddler area with many exciting activities for children, "The Little Prince" in 4-D, "Waterfall" at the Energy Centre, Tractor path where small and large drive tractors together through enjoyable experiences on the farm, Trollfallet - and the princess in the tower, rafting in frothing rapids, pool areas with water slides, electric karts, height rope course and slot car racing for big and small.   The client brief from the Hunderfossen marketing team was simple. We love your images, please spend the day with us, walk, ride, have fun and capture your idea of the park through your lens.  
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Birkebeinerspelet

by Ian Brodie· March 10, 2017· in · 0 comments
In February 2017 the first Birkebeinerspelet took place at Mesna Activities and Accommodation. The culmination of twelve months planning, it was very pleasing to see 2000 people attend this event held over three evenings.
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Birkebeinerne
Norway is ravaged by civil war, and the King’s illegitimate son is guarded in deep secret. A boy that half the kingdom is out to kill, and whom two men have to protect with their own lives. Birkebeinerne is the story of the escape that changed the history of Norway forever. The events that occurred during the winter of 1206 were so spectacular, dramatic and heroic that they cried out to be told on the big screen. To do that a fantastic script, a renowned director and some of the best actors in Norway and Denmark were brought together, along with fantastic locations in the Lillehammer and Ringsaker region of Norway, where the actual events took place over 800 years ago.  Featuring contributions from members of the film’s cast and crew, as well as travel suggestions on how to experience the real Birkebeinerne, this is a peerless collection of landscape and film stills photography by a master of his craft. Join Ian J Brodie on a magical journey into Norway.   Published 2016 On Location Guides ISBN: 978 1 367 24147 3 72 pages
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The Location Guide

by Ian Brodie· December 23, 2016· in · 0 comments
Image supply to The Location Guide, a global production company directory and location filming directory providing filming-on-location news, a pre-production forum and film incentives information. An interview with Ian at The Location Guide
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Hidden

by Ian Brodie· December 23, 2016· in · 0 comments
Ian Brodie is proud to be a co-founder with Pal Rørby of Hidden, an innovative AR development that will see the rich mythology and heritage of Norway brought to life in a new and innovative way.
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Mesna Activities and Accommodation

Mesna Activities

by Ian Brodie· December 23, 2016· in · 0 comments
Ian first met the amazing team from Mesna Activities and Accommodation when he was unit stills photographer on the feature film Birkebeinerne. Providing all the Icelandic horses and many of the stuntmen for the film, they were an integral part of the whole production. Following the release of the film they obtained four cabins used in the film and placed them on their property to develop a film tourism attraction. Ian was added to the team as a film tourism mentor and is been working with Mesna Activities and Accommodation to both develop and further expand this exciting opportunity. The next phase of the programme is a winter outdoor play, featuring both the Icelandic horses and the cabins. The first play was in February 2017 with 2000 people attending the three spelet. A gallery is below.    We are so lucky to have Ian Brodie as mentor, financed by Innovation Norway. Ian has much experience with film tourism, among others "The Lord of the Rings". , Mesna Activities and Accommodation Birkebeinerspelet 2017 A selection of images from the very successful Birkebeinerspelet 2017. The next spelet will take place in early 2018.  
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Hobbiton Movie Set

Tourism New Zealand

by Ian Brodie· December 21, 2016· in · 0 comments
Ongoing supply of images featuring film locations and landscapes of New Zealand. Images used by; Tourism New Zealand Film New Zealand Air New Zealand Warner Bros
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Into Norway: Home of Culture

by Ian Brodie· December 13, 2016· in · 0 comments
KEY BRIEF: CAPTURE THE ESSENCE OF THE HEDMARK REGION THROUGH ITS HISTORY, HERITAGE, ATTRACTIONS & BOUTIQUE HOTELS. Photographic and brochure copy assignment for Visit Lillehammer. Three visits in three seasons with a client brief of capturing the history and heritage of the Oppland region of Norway.  Images created for brochure, web and multimedia uses. Over 20 attractions and hotels included. Enhanced e-Book for Visit Lillehammer released December 2016   e-Book Information The Lillehammer region and Gudbrandsdalen (Gudbrand Valley) in Norway offer a myriad of cultural experiences and activities in an area of outstanding natural beauty.  Join award winning author and photographer, Ian J Brodie, on a journey of discovery through the history and heritage of the region. Travelling from Lillehammer in the south to Rondane National Park in the north, you will discover a vibrant cultural landscape with farms clinging to the mountain sides and picturesque villages along the way. You will find numerous gems steeped in cultural history and offering unique adventures, heritage accommodation and traditional Norwegian food. A scenery in which you can relax, enjoy the tranquillity and find inspiration. With Into Norway you will get a unique insight into Norwegian culture and way of life, with authentic stories and […]
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