Welcome to the latest issue of Showcase Paris, brought to you by Production Paradise. We present the latest news form the Parisian visual media scene, with more information available in our dedicated Film and Photo directories.
Be sure to check out our featured events:
The Cannes Film Festival, 12th - 23rd May, triggers related events in the capital, with Directors' Fortnight - La Quinzaine des Réalisateurs - featuring films shown at the preceding Cannes Festival screened at the Forum des Images at the end of May through the beginning of June.
The World Press Photo exhibition runs between 27th May and 17th June at the Azzedine Alaïa gallery.
Cendrine Gabaret represents a pool of creative artists, photographers and storyboarders. Each talent occupies their own unique universe, allowing the company to provide high value solutions for all types of production.
Recent work includes international advertising campaigns for Nespresso and Land Rover with Andy Glass, the Peugeot RCZ catalogue with Patrick Messina, editorial assignments including Libération, Le Monde, The New Yoker, Stilletto and Numéro, and specific projects such as Dom Perignon 'Carte Blanche' with Nicolas Bruant.
For all types of projects Cendrine Gabaret enjoys finding the best way to produce leading images and believes that strong pictures are the key to strong communication.
Visionairs in Art represents a selection of highly skilled photographers. The agency uses its vast experience and solid reputation as a platform to give international exposure to the hugely diverse work of its artists.
The agency facilitates editorial and commercial productions in collaboration with press and communication partners.
Visionairs in Art firmly believes in providing a place for art, with a unique gallery space offering 120 m² near to the Boulevard Saint Germain in Paris. The venue is fully modernised to host newcomers and established artists alike.
With his new vision for food photography, Pierre Desgrieux contributes to the exciting evolution of the genre, surprising the eye and awakening the desire for a simpler, lighter and more instinctive approach.
The company combines multiple producers around one project. Each producer brings a particular speciality from within new technologies (web, mobile digital), commercial, music video, advertising, live or sound production.
Liliwip produces audiovisual content for all types of project but can also offer production, artistic and creative solutions for a complete 360° message.
"Wip is our faith. We believe in a 'World in Progress', a world where exchange is a rule, where communication is not limited to an isolated channel, but available on all of them."
Based in Paris, EyeSee is a full service production company for advertising, editorial and catalogue clients. Offering a wealth of industry knowledge, endless enthusiasm and an acute focus on budget optimisation, company director Alexandra le Gentil and her team of highly experienced producers strive to make every production a stress-free experience for their clients.
Services range from art buying, casting, talent and location scouting to budget management, accommodation, transportation, catering and equipment rental. EyeSee provides reliable and personalised solutions for productions in France, Europe and worldwide, and its seamless support ensures that all requirements are met. Recent campaigns include:
Decathlon - BETC Euro RSCG. Photographer: Valérie Mathilde. Australia.
Macif - Photographer: Gerhard Linnekogel. Argentina.
TBS - Dufresne Corrigan Scarlett. Photographer: Peter de Mulder. France.
Fiat - Marcel. Photographer: Olaf Blecker. France.
Created in 2000, KA2 Productions is a Paris-based photo production company.
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 and accommodation.
The company provides services considering the optimal cost-effectiveness for each individual client.
Established in 2005, La Moustache is a full service production company specialised in photo shoots.
Passionate about photography, La Moustache adapts resources to meet the needs of each individual project. Based in Paris, the company's extended network permits clients to take advantage of numerous location opportunities throughout France. La Moustache also has experience producing for clients in several countries around the world.
mais ou et donc is a full service photo production company based in Paris. With 20 years of experience in still production and location scouting, mais ou et donc handles all shoot logistics with the support of an excellent team of local technicians and worldwide network partners.
The company works closely with clients to deliver a personalised service for every project.
With 15 years experience throughout the world, Toolbox Productions has the right tools to assemble the cogs of photo production.
The company believes keeping both the photographer and client happy to be the essential ingredient for any successful shoot. Producing a quality image in the best of conditions is of prime importance, and with boundless energy and eager anticipation Toolbox aims to provide the best service and smooth shooting through fun and great results.
"Chic Paris: behind the brand name, a true state of mind."
Chic Paris values respect and pursues a creative approach to imaging.
Its dedicated, reactive and talented team can provide solutions across all artistic and technical 2D and 3D 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.
Digitaline is a Paris-based post production company specialising in film and photography. The company responds to clients' needs by taking a daring approach, multiplying technical know-how and privileging creativity.
Digitaline is currently in production on a film for Vinci that presents the new MMArena stadium project, generated entirely in 3D with real-life characters shot by the company's directors fully integrated into the production.
Digitaline is also handling 3D stereo animation for a new film by Camille Bovier-Lapierre, in co-production with A droite de la lune and MacGuff Ligne.
Located on the Left Bank in the heart of Paris, LB Production operates the largest cyclo studio in the city. 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 mezzanine space.
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.
With a clear human dimension, strong reactivity and sharp understanding, VERTU is run by a duo of art directors who are experts across all fields of graphic design and who can intervene at every stage of the creative process.
The team is conversant with multimedia fashion, luxury, music and corporate design. Devoted to creativity, VERTU is one of the most innovative agencies in Paris.