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on location

Of a film, television show, or other video-based media, filmed in a real-world setting not located within a studio. We were actually able to film on location at the actual FBI training academy in Virginia. I always prefer shooting on location, though the unpredictable weather in this part of the country can make it tricky sometimes.
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on location

[of a movie] being filmed in a place distant from the studio. This movie was shot on location in Ontario. The actress went on location in Spain for her latest film.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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