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Your  COVID-19  questions, answered. We’re Here and Ready to Help!

Your  COVID-19  questions, answered. We’re Here and Ready to Help!

At Global Media Desk, our top priority is the health, safety, and well-being of our clients and employees. We understand the concern and uncertainty everyone is experiencing around the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, and we wanted to personally reach out and let you know that we are here for you and can make your international media project happen in the safest possible way, without travel.

Your Media Project Options During Covid-19 Travel Bans

Your Media Project Options During Covid-19 Travel Bans

Given the global outbreak of the COVID-19, a lot of producers and project managers are wondering how they can conduct their media projects during the pandemic and travel bans. Global Media Desk has the perfect solution. Simply send us your brief and we will handle the rest with our local crews.  No need for travel…

Our Savvy Guide to Filming Abroad

Our Savvy Guide to Filming Abroad

As anyone in this industry knows, filming can be a complex business, with obstacles and hurdles to overcome even for the shortest project. Filming abroad can present very specific challenges as well as rewards, with plenty of research to be done ahead of time. When done correctly however, venturing beyond your borders can be a…

Top Industries Using Commercial Drones (Infographic)

Top Industries Using Commercial Drones (Infographic)

The drone services market is expected to reach over $127 billion dollars by the year 2020. As drone technology soars this new high-demand service provides small and large companies the ability to capture images that were once too time consuming, costly, or logistically impossible. See how the top industries are using commercial drones to improve…

Drone Regulations: What You Need to Know (UPDATED)

Drone Regulations: What You Need to Know (UPDATED)

Drones or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) have become a growing equipment trend in aerial photography and film. The possibilities of shooting with drones are endless and hold the promise of new creative options, real cost savings and possibly even safer sets.  But before you go out and buy or hire the most expensive drone you…

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…

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…

6 Tips to Travel Like a Pro and Stay Stress Free for the Holidays

6 Tips to Travel Like a Pro and Stay Stress Free for the Holidays

With over 100 million travelers expected this holiday season, traveling for a last minute photo or video shoot may have you in a bah-humbug mood. With overloaded airports and roads, stress and delays seem inevitable, but we have a few simple tips that will help you breeze through travel during the holidays. Pack Light Ideally…

Non-profits Helping Us Make Meaningful Human Connections Globally

Non-profits Helping Us Make Meaningful Human Connections Globally

With the holidays fast approaching it is the perfect time to remember what this time of year is all about. While decorations, festive dinners, and non-stop shopping sprees are icons of the season, connecting with people is at the core of what makes any holiday special. Below is a list of notable organizations that help touch…

Scotland Announces New Incentive For Film and TV Projects

Scotland Announces New Incentive For Film and TV Projects

Scotland has been luring filmmakers for decades with its varied and lush landscapes. USA Today even named Scotland as the Best Cinematic Destination for 2015. It that wasn’t enough to have you breaking out your kilt, then perhaps the announcement of a new incentive scheme will. Recently the Scottish government announced its commitment to supporting…