David Taylor has been providing location management and production services for film and TV throughout Scotland for over 20 years. His extensive knowledge of Scottish locations extends from the Scottish Borders to the Shetland Islands, from the city centres of Glasgow or Edinburgh to the charms of Islay, Harris, Skye and Orkney. If your shoot is looking for rugged beauty, stark cityscapes, or the dramatic Highlands of Scotland, David Taylor has the experience to get your production rolling.

Our work encompasses all genres as Location Manager, Location Scout and Fixer and as a supplier of Production Services to the Film and TV industry in Scotland. We have found and managed locations for numerous productions from all across the globe.

Covid-19 Update

During these difficult times we have kept ourselves abreast of new regulations relating to our industry and the impact they have on all of our productions. Needless to say we ensure that we adhere to all safety guidelines wherever we work. This keeps both you, your production and us safe at all times. To continue these safe practices David Taylor has completed courses on Managing COVID-19 Risks on Production, COVID-19 Supervisor, COVID-19 Set and Location Cleaning, Coronavirus Basic Awareness on Production Training and Safe Management of Productions.

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Here are some of the productions we have worked with.

Recent Projects:

October 2022 Location Manager, LS Productions – Katie Gregson-MacLeod, Complex

August 2022 Local Producer, Bentley Motors – Content Shoot

August 2022 Location Manager, LS Productions – Bank of Scotland Advert

July 2022 Local Producer, Diageo USA – “My Tales of Whisky” with Nick Offerman

June 2022 Location Manager, LS Productions – McDonald’s Advert

April/May 2022 Location Manager, LS Productions – Barbour Shoot

April/May 2022 Location Manager, Whisper TV – Peloton Class Content

Scottish Highlands Peloton Shoot

February 2022 Location Manager, LS Productions – Dewars Whisky Commercial

March 2022 Location Manager, Salt Films – Sage Software Commercial

February 2022 Local Producer, Plastic Pictures – BP Corporate

February 2022 Local Producer, Bentley Motors – Content Shoot

January 2022 Location Manager, LS Productions – “Peacock” Feature

January 2022 Location Manager, LS Productions – Utility Warehouse Commercial

November 2021 Fixer, Sea Change Films – COP26 – Multi Crew Documentary

Film crew at COP26

November 2021 Location Manager, Tanami Media – Scottish Government Commercial

October 2021 Location Manager, LS Productions – Zurich Insurance Commercial

September 2021 Local Producer, Recipe Advertising – Highland Spring Commercial

Still from Highland Spring advert

August 2021 Location Manager, LS Productions – River Island Catalogue

July 2021 Location Manager, LS Productions – Canada Goose Commercial

July 2021 Location Scout, ITV Shetland – “Shetland” Series 7

June 2021 Location Manager, LS Productions – Bank of Scotland Commercial

June 2021 Location Manager, Tanami Media – Grouse Whisky Commercial

May 2021 Location Scout, ITV Shetland – “Shetland” Series 6

May 2021 Location Manager, LS Productions – Vodafone Commercial

April 2021 Location Manager, LS Productions – Barbour Commercial

April 2021 Location Manager, LS Productions – Fedex Commercial

March 2021 Location Manager, Comedy Unit – “The Chief Does Democracy”

December 2020 – February 2021 Location Manager, PB6 Productions – “Peaky Blinders” Period Drama

Peaky Blinders Board Portsoy

Photography by Matt Squire

October – November 2020 Location Manager, BBC Comedy – “Two Doors Down” Xmas special

Photo of the cast of Two Doors Down

October 2020 COVID-19 Supervisor, CBBC – “Ricky Wilson’s Art Jam”

Still from Ricky Wilson Art Jam

July – August 2020 Local Producer (Fixer), Amazon – “The Grand Tour”

March 2020 Assistant Location Manager, ITV Studios – “Vigil” (HETV)

BBC Vigil Still

February 2020  Location Manager, Wild Rover – “The Amazing Race” US Reality show

December 2019 Location Manager, LS Productions – Bank of Scotland Commercial

November 2019 Location Manager, Dark Energy Productions – BT Sport Commercial

October 2019 Location Manager, LS Productions – Haig Club promotional video

David Beckham Haig Club Commercial Still 2019

June – September 2019 Local Producer, Diageo USA – Lagavulin Commercial

Nick Offerman Tales of Whisky Lagavulin Still

July – August 2019 Local Producer, Blåkläder Workwear still shoot

Blaklader Workwear still shoot

July 2019 Location Manager, Making Pictures – Visit Britain Poster Campaign

Visit Britain Poster Campaign Shoot

July 2019 2nd Unit Location Manager, Nice Shirt Productions – Eliquis Commercial

Eliquis Commercial shoot

May 2019 Location Manager, The Comedy Unit– The State of It

January – April 2019 Location Manager, BBC – Call the Midwife Christmas Special

Call the Midwife xmas special 2019

September – October 2018  Local Producer, Parking Lot ProductionsAdam Smith Drama Documentary

August – September 2018  Location Manager, Tantrum ProductionsBaxters Soup Advert

July – August 2018  Location Manager, Smuggler – The National Lottery Commercial

July 2018  Location Manager, STV Creative – “Hopster” Commercial

May 2018 Location Scout, Salt Films – Pringle of Scotland stills shoot

April 2018  Fixer, Chump Productions – “The Grand Tour”

March 2018  Local Producer, Mighty Hand (US) – “The Bruce” (Feature)

Cameraman filming horse scene from the movie the bruce

March 2018 Local Producer, Verdes (US) – Oban Whisky commercial
January – March 2018 Local Producer, Netflix (US) – “Death By Magic”

Death By Magic on Netflix

January 2018 Production Manager, Shed Media (US) – “Who Do You Think You Are?”

November / December 2017 Production Manager, Shed Media (US) – “Who Do You Think You Are?”

October 2017 Location Scout, Salt Films – Old Speckled Hen Commercial

October 2017 Location Scout, North 6 – H & M Commercial

September 2017 Location Manager, Canagan – Dog food commercial

September 2017 Production Manager, Visit Britain stills campaign

A still image from the Visit Britain Campaign

August 2017 Location Manager, Greenroom Films – Boohoo Commercial

July 2017 Production Services, Friend – Glenmorangie Commercial

Film Crew Glenmorangie Commercial

June 2017 Production Manager, Vice (Holland) – Johnnie Walker Commercial

Johnnie Walker Commercial Still

May 2017 Fixer, Fish Film (Spain) – Schweppes commercial

April 2017 Fixer, Foxtrot Papa – Jaguar XF Sportbrake commercial

March 2017 Location Scout, LS Productions – Harry Styles Music Video

January / February 2017 Acting Location Manager, BBC Drama – “Trust Me”
November / December 2016 Location Manager, BBC Scotland – “River City”
October/November 2016 Location Scout, BBC Grafton House – “Clique”

October 2016 Fixer – LG 42 GmbH – Commercial for Mini / BMW

September/October 2016 Production Manager – Diageo USA “My Tales of Whisky”
with Nick Offerman

Nick Offerman Tales of Whisky Still 2016

July 2016 Location Manager – The Gate “Citroën C3” – TV Commercial

May/June/July/August/September 2016 Location Manager – “Eve” CBBC Drama

April 2016 Fixer – Happy Finish / Glenfiddich – 360° Drone footage
March 2016 Fixer – Diageo Singapore – Whisky Blending Documentary

January – March 2016 Local Producer – Stendahls Reklambyrå AB – Volvo Cars Stills Campaign

Volvo V90 stills shoot on Isle of Skye

Photography by Patrik Johäll – view gallery from shoot on Isle of Skye

January 2016 Fixer – UFA Fiction GmbH TV Movie – Drone Second Unit Shots

December 2015 Location Manager – “Amaysim” TV Commercial

May – November 2015 Location Manager – “Whisky Galore”  Feature film IMDB

April – May 2015 Production Services – Karga Seven Pictures – “Booze Traveller”

Booze Traveler at Highland Games

April – May 2015    Location Manager – The Comedy Unit – “Burniston Big Night Out”

January – June 2015  Local Producer – “Smaragdgrün” Independent German Feature film IMDB

Smaragdgrun Film Crew Beach

September – December 2014 Location Manager – Feature – “Scottish Mussel”

April – September 2014  Location Manager – “Waterloo Road” School drama series for the BBC

Greenock Academy Waterloo Road Location

September 2014 Assistant Location Manager – Haig Club Commercial

David Beckham Haig Club Commercial Still 2014

August 2014 Location Manager – Channel Four “Scotland in a Day”

March – April 2014 Location Manager – Station idents for Scottish Television
February 2014  Location Scout – “For the Dogs” Feature
February 2014 Location Manager – Academy Films – Plate shots for Coldplay video

January/February 2014 Location Manager – Scottish Police Federation video “#itswhatwedo”

December 2013 Acting Location Manager, Shed Media – “Waterloo Road”

October 2013 Location Manager and Fixer – Caro Emerald “I Belong To You”

September/October 2013 Location Manager – BBC Comedy pilot “How Do I Get Up There?”

October 2013 Location Manager – Pop Video – Susan Boyle and Elvis Presley Christmas charity single for Save the Children “Oh Come all thee Faithful”

August – November 2013 Daily Location Scout – “Waterloo Road” BBC

July / August 2013 Location Manager (Scotland) – Bollywood action feature “Kick”

Image courtesy of Wattie Cheung

June 2013 Location Manager/Fixer – Glenmorangie “Skier” advert

May 2013 Location Manager – Glasgow 2018 Youth Olympic bid video

March – May 2013 Location Scout – Yorkshire and Clydesdale Bank Commercial

February / March 2013 Assist Location Manager – McDonalds Commercial

February / March 2013 Location Manager – Mobile phone Commercial for the Japanese Market
February 2013  Location Scout – Hospitality venues for the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth games
September – December 2012 Location Manager/Fixer – for the Scottish episode of American Travel reality programme “The Amazing Race”

August – October 2012 Location Manager – Christmas Commercial for retailer T K Maxx

June – August 2012 Location Manager – Limmy’s Show series 3

Limmy's Show!

May 2012 Location Scout – Sainsbury’s Supermarket Commercial
April/May 2012 Production Fixer – The Travel Channel USA – “Trip Flip” Travelogue/Reality TV

March/April 2012 Location Manager – Scottish Television STV – Local Station ident / Commercial

February 2012 Location Scout – Red Stripe Commercial

July – December 2011 Assistant Location Manager – “Under the Skin” feature starring Scarlett Johansson

July 2011 Location Scout – “World War Z”

June 2011 Location Manager – “Outsider” – Bank Of Scotland Commercial

Full CV available here David Taylor CV