Skyfall locations

Skyfall – Turkish locations [video]

September 8th, 2012 by

A new video blog provided by on YouTube has Sam Mendes talking about filming in Turkey. He says that Skyfall shows the best of Turkey without falling into cliche, and how they have tried to capture Istanbul as it is today, as an every changing and developing city. The video shows some beautiful long shots of some of the city’s highlights, as well as behind the scenes footage of the pre-title sequence. He later adds that opening sequence is ambitious and varied.

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Skyfall’s London locations [video]

August 16th, 2012 by

Director Sam Mendes talks about the challenges of shooting in London, while Daniel Craig says that being a Bond film meant they were able to access places that would be out of bounds to other films. Craig goes on to say that he and Mendes wanted to make the film very British.

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Filming of Skyfall continues in the beautiful city of Istanbul – clapperboard photo from Skyfall

May 4th, 2012 by

The latest clapperboard photo from the set of Skyfall was released via the official 007 twitter account last night. The scene number (X8AL) indicates that the scene takes place very early in the film, and is likely to feature in the pre-titles sequence.

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Daniel Craig: Bond Plot Is For Our Eyes Only [Sky News]

May 2nd, 2012 by

Sky News has just filed a report from Istanbul, Turkey, where they were invited to the Skyfall set to watch filming. The report says that Daniel Craig was “tight-lipped” about plot details:

The star was cagey and vague when talking about the film, although he did reveal 007 would be “funny as hell” and that his character would enjoy a “rich” love life.

He refused to be drawn on the plot, saying only that he and director Sam Mendes had worked extensively on the script and the character together.

The article also mentions the four year break being used to the film makers’ advantage and how both Craig and Mendes went back and read the books for ideas.

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Bond back in Turkey [video]

April 30th, 2012 by

A short video about shooting Skyfall in Turkey.

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Aegean town welcomes James Bond film team [Hurriyet Daily News]

April 25th, 2012 by

The Skyfall production team has moved to Fethiye in the Aegean province of Muğla, according to an article Hurriyet Daily News, which says that a thousand strong team has arrived in town. The article says security is tight: Tight security measures have been taken around the area in which the film will be shooting. Security officials have […]

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We are careful not to damage cultural values: Bond producer [Hurriyet Daily News]

April 23rd, 2012 by

Skyfall producer Michael G Wilson spoke at a press conference held in Istanbul ahead of the arrival of Daniel Craig and the first unit in which he reassured locals that filming has not damaged historic buildings. Hurriyet Daily News quoted Wilson as saying: “As people in the film sector we create illusions. This is what […]

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Skyfall Shanghai location video blog

April 19th, 2012 by

A new video blog that goes behind the scenes on Skyfall has been posted on Yahoo Movies. Click the play button to watch the video above.

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Video of Skyfall rooftop motorbike stunt

April 17th, 2012 by

Video footage of a stunt involving a stuntman dressed as Daniel Craig driving a motorbike across the rooftops of Adana in Turkey has been posted online. You can view it above after a short advert.

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Skyfall bike accident in Grand Bazaar [Video]

April 16th, 2012 by

The video above was posted on CNN Turkey and shows CCTV footage of an alleged accident during the filming of a sequence in the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul. The bike supposedly crashed into a 400 year old shop and caused considerable damage to the glazing. Note: You may first have to view an advertisement. You […]

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