Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Going to the Movies on Google Maps

screen shot of TheMovieMap
TheMovieMap is a Google Maps mash-up of movie sets and filming locations. The location of each film can be viewed in Google Maps satellite view. Clicking on a tag reveals a brief description of the film and the location, photos and external links.

It is possible to add new movie locations to the map by completing a short form.

British Film Map
screen shot of British Film Map
To celebrate the Summer of British Film season on the BBC the Culture Show team visited classic film locations around the UK.

To accompany the television programme the BBC have released this interactive Google Map of film locations. The map includes fascinating stories about iconic locations and exclusive film commentaries by critic Mark Kermode.

Via: Mapperz

Google SightSeeing
Google Sightseeing is a huge collection of interesting Google Maps satellite imagery. Clicking on the link above will take you to Google Sightseeing's collection of movie-locations.

Google Earth Hacks

street view of Google Earth Hacks
Google Earth Hacks has an interesting collection of movie and TV show locations as captured by Google Maps street view. The image above for example shows the house from The Amityville Horror.


1 comment:

herb said...

MovieMap is not getting much yet, but the Google Earth hacks site is awesome!