Definitions for "Location Scout"
A person who looks for suitable locations for filming.
Individual who looks for suitable locations for filming.
Responsible for finding the location at which a particular production will be filmed, based on the Director's creative desires and production logistics, such as whether a location will accommodate a particular camera angle. A knowledge of geography, climatic conditions and the restrictions of local ordinances is essential. The Location Scout is also responsible for initiating rate negotiations with the owner of a location, drawing maps for the crew and securing parking. On the set, the Location Scout acts as a liaison between the owners of the location and the production staff.[ edit][ edit