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"I'm a location scout."

Season 3, Ep. 1

Lori Balton has been a location scout with over IMDB credits to her name. She’s scouted locations for every type of film. 

From big budget action movies like Heat, Armageddon, The Dark Rises, and Godzilla: King of the Monsters to Nic Cage classics – Face Off and City of Angels.

Not to mention, recent gold man award noms, like Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, There Will be Blood, Top Gun Maverick (prediction), and the upcoming, star-studded contender Babylon. For her contributions to the profession Lori was the first location scout to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Lori takes Sam through how she got started in scouting, how the profession has hanged over time, and why.

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