In partnership with Screenwest and Goldfields-Esperance Development Commission, Ian Brodie Consulting has worked on showcasing the incredible landscapes and people of the region, through two film guides; Imagine That and On Location. Both documents offer a snapshot for filmmakers and visitors alike to connect with the stories and sites special to this part of the world. Imagine That is a Location Guide of the region from Hopetoun to Coolgardie, highlighting all the sites in the region that are a filmmaker's dream. It includes location information such as climate and drive times, local government contacts and a visual journey throughout the distinct sub-regions in the vast Goldfields-Esperance area. On Location is a filmography of productions already shot in the region, including both high profile feature films like Son of a Gun and grassroots hits like Desert Collectors and international favourite Aussie Gold Hunters. See the region's sites on your screen! This partnership also involved mentoring a photographer from the region and Jayde Guest from Esperance was chosen. The brief from Screenwest and GEDC was reasonably broad. Travel the region, devlop your own itinerary, look for film locations that could be utilised, photograph them and then create two PDF guides. What a great 8 days we had together travelling from Hopetoun in the south to Kalgoorlie in the north, […]
I am delighted to be able to share my first screen tourism guide in Western Australia. Created in conjunction with ScreenWest and the Great South West Development Commission, this guide showcases the locations used in the feature film H is for Happiness which was released in May 2020.