Summary

Will Hammargren, a Location Manager and Scout, has been based in the Savannah area for over 15 years and as the former Director of the Film Commission has an extensive list of contacts and unmatched knowledge of local locations and politics.

Credits

10/17 – 11/17

Location Manager – Humira (Double-Wide 360 / Digitas Health)

Commercial/Ad — Lovett Productions Details
10/17 – 11/17

Worked with company to adapt concept to existing locations. Negotiated location contracts, arranged permits and other necessary paperwork. Coordinated production logistics and assisted in securing local crew and vendors.

10/17 – 10/17

Location Scout Captain Marvel

Marvel Studios — Film (Theatrical) — Warbird Productions, LLC
10/17 – 10/17
9/17 – 9/17

Location Scout South of Sodom

Film (Theatrical) — El Ride Productions, LLC
9/17 – 9/17
8/17 – 8/17

Location Scout – IZOD Sportswear

Commercial/Ad — PVH Corp.
8/17 – 8/17
5/17 – 8/17

Key Assistant Location Manager The Peanut Butter Falcon

Film (Theatrical) — PBF Movie, LLC Details
5/17 – 8/17

Managed Location Department staff. Found and contracted with appropriate locations. Organized and managed logistics for numerous remote and extreme locations including barrier islands and swamps. Arranged permits and other necessary paperwork. Addressed and resolved daily issues and concerns.

4/17 – 4/17

Location Scout Troupe Zero

Amazon Studios — Film (Theatrical)
4/17 – 4/17
1/17 – 2/17

Location Manager – Vera Bradley

Commercial/Ad — Boutique Productions, LLC Details
1/17 – 2/17

Worked with clients to define campaign aesthetic. Found and contracted with appropriate locations. Arranged permits and other necessary paperwork. Assisted in securing local crew and vendors and coordinating production logistics. Hired and managed PA staff.

10/16 – 12/16

Key Assistant Location Manager Lizzie

Film (Theatrical) — Goldfinch Borden Inc. Details
10/16 – 12/16

Hired and managed Location Department staff. Found and contracted with appropriate locations. Arranged permits and other necessary paperwork. Planned and scheduled deliveries, removals and logistics. Addressed and resolved daily company/management requests, issues and concerns.

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Education

Class of '12

South University

Masters of Business Administration
Class of '07

Savannah College of Art and Design

Film and Television B.F.A.

Affiliations

  • Teamsters Local #728

Skills

  • 15-year Savannah resident
  • 5 years with local Film Office including 2 as Director
  • Administrative experience with permit issuing authorities
  • Administrative experience with regulatory agencies
  • Developed and maintain broad location database
  • Exceptional location knowledge!
  • Extensive list of contacts
  • Scouted for hundreds of projects in the area
  • Strong knowledge of local politics and public temperament