Posts Tagged ‘film tourism’

Revealed: The real value of having a hit film or TV show in your town

/ November 13th, 2014 / No Comments »

“This research shows that productions don’t just sell cinema tickets and box sets, they also sell the places where they’re made” – Film London CEO Adrian Wootton Screen tourism hit the headlines last week when fans of television hit Game of Thrones flocked to Spanish

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HOW TO CAPITALISE ON SCREEN TOURISM

/ October 22nd, 2014 / No Comments »

Film London hosted the latest EuroScreen event on How to Capitalise on Screen Tourism last Friday, 17 October. Home to the new Sherlock Holmes Exhibition, delegates attended an exciting morning at the Museum of London to find out all about the work of EuroScreen and

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“Film-induced tourism: Inventing a Vacation to a Location” (2008) by Walaiporn Rewtrakunphaiboon

/ August 28th, 2014 / No Comments »

  Content: This paper introduces the term “film-induced tourism” as a growing phenomenon. It investigates film tourism and describes forms and characteristics of film-induced tourism, as well as any previous research that has been carried out on this, by giving data on the impact of

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Spain’s Starring Role in Bollywood Movie a Boon to Tourism

/ August 28th, 2014 / No Comments »

Introduction: A recent phenomenon shows an increase interest of visitors from India in European countries that have been portrayed in their beloved Bollywood films. “Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara” (2011) is one of the most successful Bollywood films in India and a perfect example of film-induced tourism. This film features some popular

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EuroScreen presents at CineTirol in Innsbruck, Austria

/ August 18th, 2014 / No Comments »

EuroScreen partner Lena Eskilsson from the University of Lund (Sweden) gave a well received presentation at a film tourism workshop in Innsbruck (Austria) Tirol in June 2014. Organised by Cine Tirol (the local film commission) Lena presented findings from the EuroScreen partnership and shared experience in

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Twilight saga films and the village of Forks in Washington state (USA)

/ August 12th, 2014 / No Comments »

  Source: “The Twilight of Forks?: The effects of social infrastructure on film tourism and community development in Forks, WA” (2013) by Jessica Crowe from the Southern Illinois University.   Content: The purpose of the present study was to evaluate how a community’s social infrastructure

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World Film Locations book series by Intellect Books (since 2011 )

/ August 12th, 2014 / No Comments »

Content: These guides include interesting information on the most notable film locations in cities like New York, London, Tokyo and Madrid among others for all-time film lovers.   For more information click here:    

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“Students’ Travel Behaviour and Film Induced Tourism: Do film sets and movie locations attract young travellers?”

/ August 12th, 2014 / No Comments »

“Students’ Travel Behaviour and Film Induced Tourism: Do film sets and movie locations attract young travellers?”, a Bachelor Thesis by Doris Blaha from Modul University of Vienna (Austria, 18 May 2012)   Content: The thesis explains the rise of “young travel” in general which is

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Film London and EuroScreen at the Ischia Film Festival

/ July 3rd, 2014 / No Comments »

EuroScreen’s lead partner, Film London, sent a video message to the Cinetourism conference at the Ischia Film Festival in Italy this week. Adrian Wootton, CEO of Film London and the British Film Commission, was invited to speak at the annual film tourism event of the

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“On the actual street” (2005) by Nick Couldry

/ May 14th, 2014 / No Comments »

Content: Comparing modern tourism and media practices.   Availability: In D. Crouch, R. Jackson & F. Thompson (Eds.), the Media and the Tourist Imagination. Converging cultures (pp. 60-75). London, New York: Routledge.   Click here to read full paper.

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