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5 Reasons to Film in Liverpool

Steeped in history and culture, here are 5 reasons LS Productions thinks the north west city should be your next campaign location

5 Reasons to Film in Liverpool

1) Architecture for every aesthetic

The Merseyside area is a great hub for commercial production with a huge variety of locations ranging from brutalist buildings, sports stadiums and grand Georgian landmarks to traditional family homes, high rise flats and modern architect builds.



2) Northern culture capital

A little indie band called The Beatles originated here, as well as a small sports team known as Liverpool FC...

With the largest collection of museums and galleries anywhere outside of London, and an absolutely iconic music and sport history, Liverpool boasts a wealth of cultural heritage.



3) A stone's throw away

1 hour from Manchester, where our English production team is based, with a vast network of friendly, experienced crew and suppliers.

2 hours from Sheffield, an industrial city nestled in beautiful Yorkshire.

3 hours from Newcastle, a diverse and vibrant river city .

4 hours from London, and a more affordable alternative in terms of unit bases, location fees, equipment hire and accommodation.

...and within an hour’s drive from the city centre, there are beaches, wildlife reserves, botanic gardens, historic villages, rich forests and a large international airport with links to all major European cities.



4) Casting goldmine

Liverpool's status as a port city has attracted a hugely diverse population, making it a brilliant melting pot of cultures, ideal for casting. For our recent job for Lucozade, we used our social media networks, relationships with agencies and good old fashion street casting to source over 150 extras in and around Liverpool.


LS Productions is a UK-wide service production company. Based out of London, Manchester, Edinburgh and Bangkok, LS Productions unlocks the UK’s potential for photo and film. View its comprehensive location library here.

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