The Big Change

Change is inevitable, and it often brings uncertainty. However, it’s also an opportunity for growth and innovation. In light of recent developments at Openbrolly, we’re excited to announce “The Big Change”. This blog post aims to address the transitions our company is undergoing, highlighting the positive aspects and opportunities it brings for both our team … Read more

So…What is a Film Office all about?

A film office is a government or non-governmental organisation that promotes a particular area or region for use as a filming location for movies, TV shows, commercials, and other productions. They are typically funded by the local government and aim to generate economic benefits for their region through increased tourism, job creation, and revenue from … Read more

Phishing, and how to identify it?

Image by pickawood on unsplash Written by kaitlyn Hogg Phishing is a term used to describe attempts made to obtain and use personal information through the disguise of a reputable organisation. Phishing emails are well thought out emails that are created to resemble harmless company emails. Many phishing emails tend to use well known official … Read more

Looking back over Openbrolly’s 2020

This year sees the 20th anniversary of Openbrolly! 🎉 This is a very special birthday for our company and our customers, we plan to celebrate throughout the whole year with a series of ‘lookbacks’ and ‘look forwards’. Last year was by far the hardest year for every industry around the world, so it seems only … Read more

Cardiff Film Office during Covid-19

We can all agree that the TV and film industry is adaptable and resilient. But, how has production and filming on locations been affected by Covid? Openbrolly caught up with Sarah Howells, Cardiff’s film office manager last week to discuss how they’ve been doing throughout Covid-19 and what it’s meant for them as a Film Office. … Read more

The Openbrolly Journey

Openbrolly was started 20 years ago, continually innovating and changing the lives of our clients. But how did Openbrolly come to fruition?  We started in the year 2000, when Geoff Wilcock and David Sim left local government to set up Openbrolly. Whilst in local government they had twice received awards for innovation across the public … Read more

Making Production Happen During Covid-19

2020 has seen industries around the globe navigate through the unprecedented times that the Coronavirus outbreak has created. The TV and film industry has been no exception. The pandemic has created a structural threat to the survival of many companies and freelancers in cultural and creative production. [x_image type=”none” float=”none” src=”” info=”none” info_place=”top” info_trigger=”hover”] Today, … Read more