Story Behind the Shoot: Michelin Earthmover Tires  

Story Behind the Shoot: Michelin Earthmover Tires  

Earlier this year the Global Media Desk was proud to be a part of the latest Michelin production shoot. The new campaign shows the world from the eyes of a mine operator and highlights Michelin’s Earthmover XD3 tire technology. For this elaborate shoot our highly-skilled production and aerial crews in Canada joined the Michelin creative team to deliver an awe-inspiring video. We asked Dave Janse Van Rensburg, our Global Project Specialist, how the project unfolded. How did the client reach us? We received a…

New Filming Incentives in the Czech Republic

New Filming Incentives in the Czech Republic

Earlier this year the Czech Republic introduced new filming incentives in an effort to boost its already booming international film production. Nestled in the heart of Europe, the Czech Republic often attracts foreign production due to its ability to double for more expensive cities like Paris and London. Plus, access to highly experienced, local crews…

Planner’s Guide to Organizing a Meeting, Conference, or Convention in Peru

Planner’s Guide to Organizing a Meeting, Conference, or Convention in Peru

Thanks to major investments in infrastructure, luxury hotels, and exclusive convention centers, Peru has quickly become a hot destination for large-scale conferences, conventions, and meetings. Besides offering a variety of venues in the main cities and top-quality services, Peru also has amazing cuisine and a unique geography that make it that much more appealing as a destination. Quick Stats Capital: Lima Population: 31,151,643 (estimate) Country Code: +51 Time Zone: Peru Time (PET) UFC –5 hours Official Languages: Spanish, Quechua, Aymara Electricity: 220V / 60Hz Airport: Jorge Chavez International (LIM) Currency: Nuevo Sol (PEN), US…

Sundance Returning to Cuba with Film Forward Program

Sundance Returning to Cuba with Film Forward Program

The Sundance Institute is headed to the island of Cuba this week, inviting students, artists, and film lovers to attend screenings and Q&A sessions to acclaimed independent films. Discussions are open to the public as part of Sundance Film Forward starting on July 14-16. Sundance will screen “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” with novelist/screenwriter Jesse Andrews and “Meru”…

Earth Day: 7 Easy Ways To Go Green

Earth Day: 7 Easy Ways To Go Green

Today marks the 46th annual Earth Day celebration, a movement that has inspired environmental awareness and change around the planet. It also marks a landmark decision of more than 155 countries planning to sign a U.N. agreement on climate change. Taking action to help our planet doesn’t have to be a momentous leap, but a…

#IDSDP2016 How Sport Can Have a Positive Role in Social Change

#IDSDP2016 How Sport Can Have a Positive Role in Social Change

The United Nations (UN) has declared April 6th the 2016 International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, to encourage the world to celebrate sport as a powerful weapon in tackling worldwide issues such as poverty, inequality, and hunger. The UN’s 2016 digital campaign, “Let’s Play for the Sustainable and Development Goals,” expanded its original 8 goals to 17 in an effort…

Location Tips: Video Production in Abu Dhabi

Location Tips: Video Production in Abu Dhabi

From the “Fast and Furious” to the “Star Wars” movie franchises, Abu Dhabi is fast becoming the go-to location for film and tv production. Occupying more than 80 percent of the United Arab Emirates’ total land area, Abu Dhabi provides a variety of spectacular geographical locations to fit all types of filming needs. Here are our top five reasons why Abu Dhabi is a hot video…

Our Top April Fool’s Day Office Pranks

Our Top April Fool’s Day Office Pranks

There is nothing we love more at Global Media Desk than a good laugh with our co-workers. And nothing makes us chuckle louder than April Fool’s Day office pranks. Check out this list of our favorite office pranks and be sure to share them with your team. [youtube]eq2MuQWbBJ4[/youtube] [youtube]deoSfJOYrJQ[/youtube] [youtube]kbIL80b3NHg[/youtube] [youtube]GvplQbB02gc[/youtube] [youtube]RPh5QDKg63Y[/youtube] [youtube]gHvwR6rH8yQ[/youtube] [youtube]Ul26r2rbhE4[/youtube]  …

The Olympics Games: Rio 2016 by the Numbers

The Olympics Games: Rio 2016 by the Numbers

For 17 days this summer the world will come together to watch the biggest sporting event on the planet. Brought to you by over 140,000 TV and broadcast stations around the world, let’s take a look at the numbers projected to break broadcasting and social media records. Need Coverage for an Upcoming Sporting Event? Global Media Desk has…