Rebecca Snook in Film & TV

18/12/2015

‘I Love Filming In… England’ Featuring ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

For the latest in our series of ‘I Love Filming In…’ shorts with The GREAT Britain Campaign we visit a galaxy far, far away to highlight the English locations on show in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’.

Directed by J.J Abrams, this hotly tipped return to the ‘Star Wars’ universe picks up 30 years after ‘Return of the Jedi’ and follows a new group of heroes who must try to restore balance to the force. Revisiting this character-rich environment required finding locations that could pass for new worlds, alien strongholds and rebel bases, many of which were found in right here in England. 

Watch our new ‘I Love Filming In’ short below to find out more about which English locations appear in the biggest film of the decade, ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’.

For more information on the UK locations featured in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens', read our locations blog.

This is the third film created as part of our new series of shorts made in partnership with The GREAT Britain Campaign and Walt Disney Motion Pictures. Creative England are working alongside these partners to highlight and promote the wealth of locations available to national and international productions within Regional England. Previous installments featured recent live-action Disney features ‘Into The Woods’, which shot in Buckinghamshire, Surrey, Kent and Hertfordshire, and ‘Cinderella’ which filmed sequences in Devon, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire.

To discover how Creative England’s Production Services team can assist you with filming in England or filming at spaces such as Pinewood Studios visit our Production Services page or follow the team on Twitter. To find out more information about ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ UK filming locations, read our recent 'Star Wars' locations blog.

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