Welcome to the latest edition of Showcase Paris, brought to you by Production Paradise. We present the very best of the French visual media industry, with more information available in our dedicated Film and Photo directories.
Be sure to check out our featured events:
Paris Photo, 19th - 22nd November at the Carrousel du Louvre. One of the world's leading photography events will feature images from the 19th century alongside modern and contemporary artists in galleries across the city.
Photoquai, until 22nd November at the Musée du Quai Branly, presents its biannual exhibition of world images from non-western photographers.
Lydie Geoffroy is the chairman of Visionairs in Art, a global
media and photographers' agency with a commitment to the arts.
Paris is renowned as a leading beauty and fashion destination and
provides a rich and profound setting for the introduction of
Visionairs in Art is motivated by offering challenging and edgy
work that provokes reflection in the viewer. Representing a range
of different talents, the agency promotes a new generation of young
artists through publications, exhibitions and awards alongside
editorial and advertising work for leading worldwide clients.
The opening of the Visionairs gallery reinforces a desire to
further promote the artistic side of photography to its amateur
"Because fashion is an art... and that art is fashionable."
John DK recently spent a week photographing the owners of the
new low-cost Tata Nano in the New Delhi
metropolitan area for the HT Times 'Special
Jan Steinhilber shot for the latest issue of Beef
Two young photographers joined the team: Anne-Sophie Bost has a
great talent with babies and kids, recently shooting the latest
Bledina campaign, while Fabrice Poincelet launched
a new beauty portfolio.
Based in Paris since 2004, Two.P represents photographers,
stylists and set designers.
The agency represents photographers Pablo Arroyo, Cédric Bihr,
Fred de Gasquet, Antoine Le Grand, Christophe Lorme, Khuong Nguyen,
Florence Verrier and Joël von Allmen, stylist Charlotte Renard, and
set designer Olivier de Bastier.
The two latest additions to the Two.P team are photographers
Cédric Bihr and Khuong Nguyen. Cédric recently shot a fashion
editorial for RosebuzzMagazine
and Khuong an editorial for Wad.
Created in 2000, KA2 Productions is a Paris-based photo
Working in France as well as worldwide, KA2 provides complete
production support for all types of shoot, including scouting,
casting, studio rental, crew booking, transport, airport transfers
The company provides services considering the optimal
cost-effectiveness for each individual client.
Based in Paris since 1999, Moto Films is a production company
largely dedicated to advertising projects.
Moto represents a number of feature film directors including
Frederic Jardin and Cannes award-winner Jacques Audiard. Four new
talents recently joined the company: Varante Soudjian from French
channel Canal+, the Swiss-based graphic design duo
Kiss and Fouradoulas, and skincare photographer Alexandre
Weinberger who lives between Paris and New York.
The company also represents The Vital Durand Bros., Antoinette
Beatson, Martial Mingam, Cyrille Faret and Martin Fougerol, who has
received multiple awards for his pop music videos.
Moto also produces mood tapes, mood concepts and mood boards
through its subsidiary Side Car for agencies and clients including
Christian Dior Parfums, BMW,
Schwarzkopf, Club Med,
Allianz and Citroën.
"Chic Paris: behind the brand name, a true state of mind."
Chic Paris values respect and pursues a creative approach to
Its dedicated, reactive and talented team can provide solutions
across all artistic and technical fields, from image capture to the
delivery of finished artwork.
The company's convenient and spacious location provides the
comfort and necessary atmosphere to foster dialogue, creativity and
confidentiality, while its language skills make it possible for
Chic to undertake projects in French, English and German.
Visit the website for an overview of the company's artwork.
Passionate about photography, StylGraphic mastered his skills
with work for luxury brands including Cartier,
L'Oréal and Paco Rabanne.
He produces a range of photomontage, retouching and colour
management work for photographers, agencies and individual clients
alike across every genre of photography, including beauty,
jewellery, packaging, cars and still life.
Jean Cazals is a leading food and lifestyle photographer whose
unique approach can be recognised through a subtle mix of creative
styling and food presentation. He is extremely detail-conscious
across all the advertising, design, editorial and book projects he
completes for clients worldwide.
Jean has worked on over 60 cookery books with some of the
world's top chefs and has received numerous awards for his work.
Clients include M&S,
Boots, SAS Hotels,
McDonald's, Havana Club,
House & Garden, Bentley Mag,
Harrods Mag, Martha Stewart,
Marie Claire, Cuisine Gourmande,
C.N. Traveller, Air New Zealand,
BA High Life and Pret a Manger,
amongst others. He recently worked in Italy on a campaign for
Findus, in France for Vahine, and
for London restaurant ClubGascon's latest cookery
Jean recently expanded his talents into documentary TV
production. He is represented by Spoke Films in London for
commercials and Agent6 (Sabine Penisson) in France for photography.
Prints of his work are available to purchase. Visit the website to
see more examples of his work.
Director Henrik Jessen founded Bellanopolis as a platform for
creative digital film making.
Based in the heart Paris and combining 13 years of experience in
directing, photography, casting and production, Henrik Jessen and
his Bellanopolis team now have a singular focus in providing
innovative and professional film and photographic solutions for
brands and media companies alike.
This "all in one structure" is adapted to today's competitive
demand for high standard media visibility.
Bellanopolis can also provide full in-house production
coordination, as well as casting studio rental facilities with HD
live broadcasting and an online ftp server to deliver casting to
clients' computer screens in under an hour, no matter where they
are in the world.
Located on the Left Bank in the heart of Paris, LB Production
operates the largest cyclo studio in Paris. With car access to its
250 m2, 5m+ height studio, facilities also include a mezzanine
comprising make-up cabin and bathroom, along with a smaller cyclo
studio measuring 75 m2, also with a height of 5m+ and
All together the studio offers 460 m2 of fully furnished
facilities with the latest digital capture solutions and post
production services, including Phase One P40+/P65+ and Hasselblad
H3D50, along with the latest generation of electronic flashes from
Broncolor Scoro and Profoto Pro 8.