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Exclusive Behind the Scenes: Royal Bahamas Defence Force catches bad guy on “Ugly Betty” Season 4 , Bahamas Episode
By Kevin Kemp, MOT
Oct 9, 2009 - 4:24:14 PM

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Ugly Betty film crew in action in The Bahamas

Nassau, Bahamas - The Film Commission office welcomed the stars of the popular ABC TV comedy “Ugly Betty”, Season 4 which was being filmed primarily at Atlantis Cove Resorts.Members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, and a number of Bahamians were on the set as extras and some worked with the film crew like, Julian Lord (Key Grip) from J.L Filmworks.

This was not the first time the Defence force has appeared in a Network TV program. In 2004 the RBDF appeared in the feature film “Into the Blue” and in an episode of CSI-Miami.

“Ugly Betty” was shot on Sony’s F23 Cine Alta Digital Cinema Cameras to be broadcast in HD format. The show is expected to air sometime in late November or early December, 2009.


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Kevin Kemp and Craig Woods of the Bahamas Film Commission meet America Ferrera, star of "Ugly Betty'



 
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Bahamas Film Commissioner Craig Woods meets actress Vanessa Williams



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Shooting "Ugly Betty" with Panavised Sony F23 Cine Alta



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Bahamians working on set J.L Filmworks Antionne Rolle, Julian Lord and Burton Lightbourne



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A scene from Ugly Betty involving the Royal Bahamas Defence Force



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Royal Bahamas Defence Force in full gear during shot.



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