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Lori A. Balton

As the first location professional invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Balton joined the Designers' Branch in 2013. Winner of five COLAs (California On Location Awards), an LMGI Award for Outstanding Locations, and the 2017 LMGI Honorary Trailblazer Award, she is a founding member of the LMGI (Location Managers Guild ... See full bio »

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Heat Location Management
Argo Location Management
Inception Location Management
A River Runs Through It Location Management


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  Hot Wheels (location scout) (announced)
 2021 Babylon (location scout) (pre-production)
  The Little Mermaid (Location Research) (filming)
 2021 Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (location scout: Vietnam, Hong Kong) (filming)
 2021 Jungle Cruise (location scout: Colombia, Peru, Brazil, Mexico) (post-production)
 2020 Top Gun: Maverick (location scout) (post-production)
 2019 El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (location scout: Wyoming, Colorado)
 2019 The Lion King (location scout - uncredited)
 2019 Godzilla: King of the Monsters (location scout - uncredited)
 2019 Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood (location scout - uncredited)
 2019 Dumbo (location scout: U.S. aerials & plates unit)
 2018 Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan (TV Series) (location scout - 3 episodes)
- Inshallah (2018) ... (location scout: Morocco, Paris, Rome, Montreal)
- The Boy (2018) ... (location scout: Morocco, Paris, Rome, Montreal)
- Sources and Methods (2018) ... (location scout: Morocco, Paris, Rome, Montreal)
 2018 A Wrinkle in Time (location scout - as Lori Balton)
 2017 Battle of the Sexes (location scout)
 2017 Downsizing (location scout)
 2017 War for the Planet of the Apes (location scout: California plate unit - uncredited)
 2016 Why Him? (location scout)
 2016 The Founder (location scout: New Mexico unit - as Lori Balton)
 2016 The Young Pope (TV Series) (location scout - 8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (2016) ... (location scout)
- Episode #1.7 (2016) ... (location scout)
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... (location scout)
- Episode #1.5 (2016) ... (location scout)
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... (location scout)
 2016 Rules Don't Apply (location scout)
 2016 Mascots (location scout)
 2016 Allegiant (location scout)
 2015 The Divergent Series: Insurgent (location scout)
 2015 Bosch (TV Series) (location scout - 1 episode)
- Chapter Five: Mama's Boy (2015) ... (location scout)
 2015 Down Dog (TV Movie) (location scout)
 2014/I Transcendence (location scout)
 2014 Noah (location scout: Iceland)
 2013 Saving Mr. Banks (location scout - as Lori Balton)
 2013 The Face of Love (location scout)
 2013 Family Tree (TV Series) (location scout - 4 episodes)
- Cowboys (2013) ... (location scout)
- Indians (2013) ... (location scout)
- Civil War (2013) ... (location scout)
- Welcome to America (2013) ... (location scout)
 2013 The Lone Ranger (location scout)
 2013 Ray Donovan (TV Series) (location scout - 1 episode)
- The Bag or the Bat (2013) ... (location scout)
 2012 Argo (location scout - uncredited)
 2012 The Dark Knight Rises (location scout - uncredited)
 2011 We Bought a Zoo (location scout)
 2011 The Green Hornet (location scout)
 2010 Inception (location scout)
 2009 It's Complicated (location scout - uncredited)
 2009 My Sister's Keeper (location scout)
 2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (location scout)
 2009 Land of the Lost (location scout)
 2008 Hancock (location scout - uncredited)
 2007 Charlie Wilson's War (location scout)
 2007 There Will Be Blood (location scout: Los Angeles)
 2007 3:10 to Yuma (location scout)
 2006 Dreamgirls (location scout - as Lori Balton)
 2005 Memoirs of a Geisha (location scout - uncredited)
 2005 Domino (location scout)
 2005 The Island (location scout)
 2005 Mr. & Mrs. Smith (location scout)
 2005 Monster-in-Law (location scout - as Lori Balton)
 2004 Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (location manager: Los Angeles - as Lori Balton)
 2004 The Aviator (location scout - uncredited)
 2003 Something's Gotta Give (location scout - uncredited)
 2003 Seabiscuit (location scout - as Lori Balton)
 2002 Catch Me If You Can (location scout)
 2002 Showtime (location scout - uncredited)
 2002 The Salton Sea (key location scout - as Lori Balton)
 2002 Collateral Damage (location scout)
 2002 Big Fat Liar (location scout)
 2001 Ali (location scout)
 2001 The Majestic (location scout)
 2001 Pearl Harbor (location scout)
 2001 Blow (location scout - as Lori Balton)
 2000 Lost Souls (location scout - as Lori Balton)
 2000 Best in Show (location manager: Los Angeles - as Lori Bolton)
 2000 Coyote Ugly (location scout)
 1999 The Insider (location manager - uncredited)
 1999 The Story of Us (location manager - as Lori Balton)
 1998 The Siege (location scout)
 1998 Armageddon (location scout - as Lori Balton)
 1998 City of Angels (location scout)
 1997 Face/Off (location scout - uncredited)
 1996 Ghosts of Mississippi (location scout)
 1995 Heat (location manager)
 1994 Next Door (TV Movie) (location manager)
 1994 Murder Between Friends (TV Movie) (location manager)
 1993 Hocus Pocus (location manager)
 1992 Consenting Adults (location manager - as Lori Balton)
 1992 A River Runs Through It (location manager)
 1991 The Doctor (location manager - as Lori Balton)
 1991 The Indian Runner (assistant location manager - as Lori Balton)
 1990 Rocky V (assistant location manager - as Lori A. Balton-Sharp)
 1990/I My Blue Heaven (location scout)
 1990 The Adventures of Ford Fairlane (location scout - uncredited)
 1990 Vital Signs (assistant location manager)
 1990 Downtown (assistant location manager)
 1989 Second Sight (location coordinator - as Lori Balton)
 1989 Race for Glory (location manager)
 1989 Lock Up (assistant location manager)
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Alternate Names:

Laurie Balton | Lori Balton | Lori A. Balton-Sharp | Lori Bolton

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