An Evening of Locations!
by Brandon Grande
Scouts and Location Managers are
vital in determining logistics, working with the producers, and helping to
organize aspects from legal and accessibility to parking and permits. So, on
August 15th, 2012, the PGA Northwest chapter gathered
at Ambiance Antiques in the SOMA for "An Evening of Locations”.
double as a movie set in itself, and it was the perfect backdrop for the night's
event. Thrown by Teri Cundall, of local prop and wardrobe directory Propville, along with the PGA Northwest, the
event drew San Francisco's best location professionals.
The salon’s experts speaking included:
Sussanah Greason Robbins - Executive Director San Francisco Film Commission
Ricardo Capdepont - Location Scout
Jason Pachura - Birdman Locations Inc.
Baldwin - Baldwin Production Services
and Gail Stempler - Location Scout &
Each expert offered a unique perspective and everyone in attendance had plenty of
interesting experiences to share. The cocktail reception to follow was a
great opportunity for everyone to network and the guest’s were treated to a
divine spread of wine and local cheeses while they schmoozed amongst one
another. The night offered a unique opportunity to learn about the details of
locations and it was huge success!
photo credit: Stefani Renee, Production stills.
Speakers from left to right: Jim Baldwin, Ricardo Capdepont, Jason Pachura, Sussanah Greason Robbins, Gail Stempler