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Be prepared! - for smooth location management. Scoutshonor started out as a Junior Woodchucks service back in 2010, founded by Søren Dahl.

Since then, the volume of collaborators has grown – concurrent with the number of merit badges on the work uniform. Today Scoutshonor operates as location scout, location manager, and service producer/facilitator for visual productions of any kind, and has gathered vast experience with everything from local, low-budget film school projects to big American productions.  Scoutshonor is at your service with a smile and a thorough work ethic, no matter how big or small your production is. Our wide network of collaborators in the Danish film and television industry, help us offer our customers an efficient and targeted service every time.

Based on a true story! Scoutshonor is founded and run by Søren Dahl. Here is the story about how it all started.

Film and wildlife has always played leading roles in my life. Growing up in Fredericia, and spending 5 years getting my boots dirty in the local scout troop. During my youth, I got one boot inside the film industry working as a runner, production assistant, extra coordinator, and location assistant on various productions. This gave me valuable insights into the routines and challenges on a film- and television production. I soon found out working as a location scout and location manager would be the ideal way to integrate my two halfs into my professional life – the lone rider and the team-player. Scoutshonor was born. Today I have 13 years of experience managing productions of all sizes. The Killing, Borgen, The Commune, Klovn, Lykke-Per, and Quiet Heart are some of the productions I have worked for. During the years, I have developed a sharp eye for red flags. Knowing what to look out for on set, predicting needs and challenges, making security a main priority, are all focus points while working for your production. If you need advice about permits, I know where to go and how to formulate the needed preparations. I also have great experience operating as a local producer, coordinating international productions with teams of 150 people. My motivation lies in creating well-managed and safe frames for your creative work to unfold within – in peaceful cooperation with the local area.

Why Choose Us?

Location Managing

After many years in the Danish film and television industry, Scoutshonor is your safe choice when looking for a location manager.We have wide experience with visual productions, e.g. period films, and know the importance of a well-managed location. As your location manager in Denmark we take care of parking arrangements, roadblocks ect. as well as dialogue with residents and traders within and around the blocked area. We always cover the full spectrum of traffic and passersby. Scoutshonor have strong connections with contractors, state police, country and state officials in all corners of Denmark, especially around Copenhagen, and keeping agreements and permits to the letter is an essential part of our work ethic. This pays off when seeking permits for filming and contributes to a smooth production experience.

Location Scouting

Scoutshonor has wandered the hills, streets and shores of most parts of Denmark, with a main focus on the Copenhagen area, collecting a comprehensive archive of indoor and outdoor locations in a vast variety of styles and atmospheres for you to choose from. We are always on the lookout for new locations, with a preference for the authentic and eye-catching – to find an original match for your storyworld. Our aim is to help you materialize the images of your imagination as closely as possible. When we go location scouting, we have moving images as well as stills for photo shoots in mind. Whether you are working on film, TV series, commercials, stills, or events, our knowledge of locations in Denmark will help your project reach its highest artistic and/or commercial potential.

Location Archive

As one of the first locations scouting companies in Denmark, Scoutshonor offers you a unique opportunity to step into the virtual wilderness and go location scouting yourself. Our comprehensive online archive service gives you access to a large amount of the locations we have collected through the years, and equips you with a first hand overview of what Denmark has to offer. Our archive varies widely in location styles, and you will find images of anything from rolling countryside hills to luxury villas and murke alleyways. The search engine makes it easy for you to navigate the archive, making your search for the perfect scenery focused and timesaving. The archive is continuously updated with new locations, so keep coming back for new inspiration for your upcoming film or photo shoot.

Production Service

Is Danish not your strongest language?
Scoutshonor is fluent in helping international crews and companies finding the right locations for their production – in every corner of Denmark. We have years of experience cooperating with international partners from all over the world, e.g. Japan, USA, Sweden, Germany and Iceland. We are location scouting for film, TV, commercials, photo shoots, and events, and have developed an all encompassing production service that aims to make your production run smoothly from A to Z. Production service from Scoutshonor includes finding locations, arranging permits, hiring local crew members, as well as taking care of catering, car rent, and hotel bookings. In short, we will function as your local production service provider to whichever extend you need.

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