How did you shoot the Vampire Diaries?
Locations of the series
The scene of the film is a little inventedthe town of Mystic Falls, in Virginia, but most of the filming was in Covington, Kentucky. It is this city where the "Vampire Diaries" is filmed. Here are the houses of Helena, Caroline, Mat and Lockwood, there is a well-known restaurant Mystic Grill. Passionate fans can even buy the house of Helen and Jeremy for only 500 thousand dollars. The mansion of 1921, recently put up for sale on one of the American real estate sites. The city enjoys great popularity among filmmakers. Here they shot "Halloween", "Titans", "Friday, 13", as well as many other films and serials.
Properly selected cast isthe basis for the success of any picture, so the casting was very long and thorough. For the role of cruel and seductive Damon auditioned Zach Roerig, Michael Trevino and Paul Wesley, but with the advent of Ian Somerhalder, the question of the main character was resolved. But Elena's role was almost given to Ashley Simpson, but Nina Dobrev sent her CD and was approved a week before the shooting of the series "The Vampire Diaries" began. On the set, her turbulent romance with Ian started and the couple absolutely does not bother the ten-year age difference.
About the shootings
Since, the series was shot in an ordinary city, inframe constantly flashed by the locals, many of them even play in the crowd and small episodes. Every day, tourists and fans came to the site of the series "The Vampire Diaries" 4 shooting season, which was very bright and extreme. In the breaks, the actors handed out autographs and communicated with the press. And in the end, even released an hour movie, entitled "Behind the Scenes" about how the series was shot. It contains a lot of funny moments, talks about stunting and videographers' work.
Now you know how to shoot the series "The Vampire Diaries".