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Film personnel can use worldwide relocation services when filming on location

  • March 12, 2012

Film personnel can use worldwide relocation services when filming on location

When a Hollywood studio decides to film a movie, they scout hundreds of locations around the world to find the perfect spot. They pay for directors and producers to fly to these exotic locales, and when a location is finally chosen, studios will send an entire crew to live in the area for however long filming takes.

For example, the Lord of the Rings film trilogy was directed by Peter Jackson and filmed for over a year in the country of New Zealand. Though many of the extras and actors were hired locally, international names like Viggo Mortensen, Elijah Wood and Dominic Monaghan all had to move and live in New Zealand for the duration of filming. They were certainly not the only ones - the production staff numbered well into the hundreds, and many of them came from the United States.

Employees working on international film sets might be required to relocate to an exotic location for a year or more. While this might seem like a dream for many people, it can be quite challenging to pick up and drop everything for an extended period of time. They need to take their personal effects and other items with them. If film workers have family, it can be quite expensive to move an entire life across the world. However, worldwide relocation services can be a cost-effective way to transport goods in a long-term move.

There are several steps these people must follow when embarking on such a journey. Locating moving services that are reliable and prompt can be a time-consuming process, which can delay filming if this affects too many personnel. Instead, employees should choose a proven corporation like Stevens moving company for their transportation needs.

Since location notifications sometime come in at the last minute due to an eccentric producer, studio workers may have a week or less to prepare for a big move. Stevens offers container-based moving, which is helpful  for people operating on a tight deadline. Families can simply place their personal effects inside a container on their lawn and leave it securely locked. Experienced van lines will then arrive at a designated time to pick it up.

Actors, directors, producers and all sorts of filming personnel can transport their belongings around the world with moving and storage companies.


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