Leavesden Film Studios is a film and media complex constructed on the site of the former Rolls Royce factory at Leavesden Aerodrome, which was an important centre of aircraft production during World War II. It is situated approximately 20 miles northwest of central London near the town of Watford. With the growth of film-making here allied trades in modelmaking and set construction have also grown in the area. Films are produced by recording actual people and objects with cameras, or by creating them using animation techniques and/or special effects. ... Rolls-Royce is a set of companies, all deriving from the British automobile and aero-engine manufacturing company founded by Henry Royce and C.S. Rolls in 1906. ... World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: immense human suffering, fierce indoctrination, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons such as the atomic bomb. ... Part of the London skyline viewed from the South Bank London is the most populous city in the European Union, with an estimated population on 1 January 2005 of 7. ... Watford is a town and district (styled as borough due to the historical charter granted by Henry VIII) just to the north-west of London. ... A scale model is a representation or copy of an object that is larger or smaller than the actual size of the object being represented. ...
Films made here in the vast converted hangars have included:
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LeavesdenStudios is one of only a few places in the UK where large scale productions can be made.
The studios contain approximately 500,000 sq ft of flexible space which includes stage space, production office space and support buildings, along with an extensive 80 acre backlot which offers a 180 degree uninterrupted horizon which can be used for exterior sets.
The 1995 James Bond filmGoldeneye was the first film to be filmed at Leavesden.
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