TAG drives a major win for Australian film makers
National carrier Qantas has announced the roll out of a new increased baggage offering for associate members of TAG’s partner organisation Screen Producers Australia.Read more
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National carrier Qantas has announced the roll out of a new increased baggage offering for associate members of TAG’s partner organisation Screen Producers Australia.
Here are TAG Film and Media’s 17 picks for the best Halloween movie of all time.
The eyes of the global screen industry will be on Melbourne this November when the SCREEN FOREVER conference returns, and TAG will be in the thick of it.
The film and media industry is known for being notoriously wasteful. From set designs being thrown away, props being tossed, packaging waste from catering, plastic water bottles for everyone on set… the list goes on.
Over the past year there has been a brace of powerful documentary films hitting the big screen, telling powerful stories and upending the notion that factual-based films do not belong in cinemas. And TAG has been proud to play a key role behind-the-scenes, bringing these stories to life.
In January 2019, TAG announced its partnership with Screen Manchester, as the specialist in managing travel and logistics for productions in the region.
Now with 400 members in all of Australia’s State and Territories, Screenworks is a critical not-for-profit charity organisation that develops the film industry in the country’s regional centres.
The future of Australia’s film industry is looking bright if last month’s SCREEN FOREVER conference is any indication. Presented by Screen Producers Australia (SPA) and supported by TAG, the event is largest annual gathering for the film and television industry in the country.
The Appointment Group (TAG) have been announced as the official travel partners for Australia's major Film, TV and Media Conference, SCREEN FOREVER. To help you make the most of this important event, TAG are offering discounted flights through Virgin Australia along with special accommodation deals for conference delegates.
The Appointment Group (TAG) Film and Media are glad to announce we have joined the KAYS 2018 UK Production Manual to promote our group travel services. You can find us under the category ‘Travel Agents’ on www.
When you think of private security chances are images of burly men in dark suits whispering into their sleeves spring to mind. It is something of a mysterious world to many of us.
WITH ITS VAST DISTANCES, UNPREDICTABLE WEATHER AND FEISTY WILDLIFE, SHOOTING FILM AND TELEVISION PRODUCTIONS IN AUSTRALIA CAN BE A LOGISTICS HEADACHE. ONLY A FEW PEOPLE KNOW THE CHALLENGES MORE THAN KARLENE MEENAHAN, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER WITH COME ALIVE PRODUCTIONS.
1. What is your role at TAG? I am the TAG Global Film & Media Manager UK.
Oscar nominations for the 90th annual awards were announced on Tuesday morning from the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif. Academy President John Bailey was joined by Tiffany Haddish and Andy Serkis to reveal the nominees in 24 categories.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced the nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2018. The Shape of Water is nominated for Best Film, Original Music, Cinematography, Production Design, Costume Design, Sound, Editing and Special Visual Effects.
The 75th annual Golden Globe Awards, held in Los Angeles on 7th January 2018, marks the end of the beginning of this year’s awards season. The night's big winners included ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’, which took home Best Picture and Best Actress in a Drama (Frances McDormand) as well as ‘Big Little Lies’, which won Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture made for television and three acting prizes.
The Appointment Group - Innovative & Professional Leaders in Global Travel Management With offices located in the UK, US and Asia Pacific, The Appointment Group (TAG) have been managing global travel requirements for groups and individuals for 30 years. In this complex and ever-changing industry, it is essential to have a pro-active and seasoned travel management company to handle your worldwide travel requests.
If you have had to move people from Point A to B, you’d know it’s not always an easy process. And when you need to move groups of people from one country to the next, the challenge only becomes greater.
It is only natural to want to take the whole family along when you travel – and your furry friends are no exception. This is an issue that becomes even more apparent in the film industry at times, with long periods away from beloved pets due to the demands of being on location around the world.
If you spend any time in Australia, it’s hard not to get wrapped up in the dramatic beauty of the place. Rugged, lush, deserted, fertile – it’s like no other country on earth.
ActiveTV, an internationally renowned independent production company based in Australia and Asia, recently used the Melbourne and LA offices at TAG whilst facilitating the production of a US dating reality series in Australia. Kay Lawrence (KL), General Manager of activeTV's operations across the Asia-Pacific, gives us a further insight on the often demanding schedule and how a little assistance from a global travel specialist can go a long a way.
And so the curtain has finally fallen on the 70th anniversary of the Cannes Film Festival – rich in screenings and events – which brought together the cream of the film world in the French Riviera from the 17th to the 28th May 2017. Spending 12 days watching movies in Cannes is, for film lovers, pretty much close to paradise but it’s not all fun and games.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced the winners of the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards, celebrating and rewarding the very best programmes and performances of 2016. There were two awards for Damilola, Our Loved Boy, with first-time winner Wunmi Mosaku receiving the BAFTA for Supporting Actress.
The latest addition to Netflix’s ever-growing lineup of originals is Sand Castle, a fact-based war drama inspired by writer Chris Roessner’s experiences in Iraq. Set in Iraq in 2003, Sand Castle tells the story of Matt Ocre (Nicholas Hoult), as he and his troops attempt to protect farming village, Baqubah, in the crosshairs of some very dangerous enemies.
Considering the current status of affairs in Europe and as well as in the U. S.
The UK’s most prestigious film award ceremony rolled out the red carpet yesterday evening, 12th February, at one of London’s most beautiful venues, the Royal Albert Hall. The ceremony was brilliantly hosted by the multi-talented Mr Stephen Fry; skilfully balancing humour, entertainment with some powerful political undertones.
The nominations for the 89th Academy Awards were revealed this morning, January 24 in Los Angeles. As expected, this years’ favourite ‘La La Land’ takes the lead with 14 nominations, matching the record previously held by ‘Titanic’ (1997) and ‘All About Eve’ (1950).
It was a golden night for the Brits at the Golden Globes as both “The Crown” and “The Night Manager” swept several awards. Tom Hiddleston, Olivia Colman and Hugh Laurie from the BBC spy drama “The Night Manager” were all rewarded for their outstanding performances.
For movie-lovers and those working in the entertainment industry, it's that time of year. The biggest film and entertainment awards ceremonies are just around the corner and, as per tradition, it kicks off with the Golden Globes this Sunday, 8th January.
Produced by Beach House Pictures, ‘Photo Face-Off’ Season 2 and ‘A Taste of Hong Kong’ Season 2 were both nominated for the Best Lifestyle Programme Award at the Asian Television Awards. TAG Film & Media Asia Pacific team organises all the travel, flying all the contestants, show hosts and crew around the region.
Directed by Bruce Permezel and produced Blackfella Films, The Appointment Group Asia Pacific is proud to be responsible for all travel around the world involved in ‘DNA Nation’, the most ambitious factual television series ever attempted in Australia. ‘DNA Nation’ is a three part series of 1 hour episodes on SBS Australia where we see Australia’s greatest olympian Ian Thorpe, iconic Indigenous actor Ernie Dingo and TV presenter Julia Zemiro set off on an epic journey of genetic time travel to trace their genetic origins back in time.
The working day starts early, around 7:30am or earlier to catch up on all the correspondence that's been kicking around while the eyes have had time to rest, and make any necessary travel adjustments. Every day is completely different to the last and you never know what requests will hit when! You have to be ready to drop everything at any point of the day or night and get people where they need to be, with no hassle and few questions.
The BFI London Film Festival confirmed the dates for the BFI London Film Festival’s 60th anniversary edition, which will take place at venues across the UK capital from 5th-16th October 2016. The BFI London Film Festival opens with the European Premiere of Amma Asante’s ‘A United Kingdom’, a film in which TAG Film and Media were proudly involved, managing and booking all the travel.
Cannes Film Festival Opening the Film Festival Season, as each year, is the one and only Cannes Film Festival. Anyone who is anyone in the film world will have the dates pencilled in their calendar year on year.
The Appointment Group Asia Pacific (APAC) region has been very busy with some diverse and interesting TV Productions in the past year and they are finally able to see the fruits of our labour as some of the shows start to filter through on air. TAG Singapore office started work on 2 documentaries for Beach House Productions as soon as the doors opened: is giving TAG a wonderful reputation as the go to travel company for productions going to out of the ordinary places, particularly for documentary film makers in the APAC region.
January saw the launch of TAG Film and Media in our Los Angeles office. In the city that brought fame to once a small community, Hollywood, there was no better place to start.
American action thriller ‘London has Fallen’ directed by Babak Najafi and starring Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, and Morgan Freeman is in cinema’s now. This highly anticipated sequel to the 2013 blockbuster ‘Olympus Has Fallen’ will use, as the name suggests, London as the backdrop; The British Prime Minister has died under mysterious circumstances and his state funeral is by all leaders of the Western world.
The 88th Academy Awards took place last night, 28th February, once again at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California. The ceremony, hosted by comedian Chris Rock, took aim at Hollywood’s diversity issues and varied from the expected to the surprising.
The Royal Opera House in London was the home of the 2016 BAFTA Awards last night, the 15th February. The Revenant was the big winner of the evening taking home five BAFTA awards including Best Film, Best Director for Alejandro González Iñárritu, and Best Actor for Leonardo DiCaprio.
The nominations for the 88th Oscars were announced in Los Angeles Thursday morning, 14th January 2016. As each year, all film amateurs hold their breath as the academy reveals which films made a real difference and this year’s nominations were no different.