Pinewood Studios

What happens to Bond 26 with Pinewood-Disney deal?

September 10th, 2019 by

Disney will have almost exclusive use of Pinewood’s facilities for next ten years. Reports emerged over the last few days that Disney has inked a deal with Pinewood Studios to take over almost all the facilities for a decade. Three television studios and the underwater stage are the only stages excluded from the deal. That […]

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Investigation into Pinewood explosion now closed

June 19th, 2019 by

Health and Safety Executive decide formal investigation not required. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has closed its investigation into the controlled explosion at Pinewood Studios that left one crew member with minor injuries. The explosion, which was reported to be a test prior to filming, injured one person outside the 007 Stage after panels […]

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Health and Safety Executive to investigate Bond 25 explosion

June 6th, 2019 by

Incident during test explosion on Bond 25 set resulted in injury to one crew member. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is investigating Tuesday’s incident at Pinewood Studios in which a Bond 25 crew member sustained minor injuries. A test explosion on Tuesday afternoon appears to have been rather more powerful than planned, with panels […]

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Pinewood gets green light to double in size

June 20th, 2014 by

Pinewood Studios is well known as the film studio most associated with 007. Most of the Bond movies have filmed on the soundstages at Pinewood starting with Dr No in 1962. Although the producers have sometimes used other studios for reasons of budget, such as Moonraker, which except for special effects work was filmed in France and Casino Royale, […]

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New Technocrane Makes its Debut on Bond Film [Below the Line]

March 1st, 2012 by

A new crane made its debut on Skyfall recently, when it was used to shoot a night scene at Pinewood Studios.  Technocrane’s Supertechno 100 was chosen as its 100-foot reach made it the only camera crane with sufficient height and reach for the shots. According to Below the Line: The Supertechno 100 enabled the camera to […]

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