Welcome to the latest issue of Showcase Spain, brought to you by Production Paradise. We feature the very best of the Spanish visual media industry, with more information available in our dedicated Film and Photo directories.
We are proud to announce the launch of Showcase and Directory Balearic Islands coming in June. We will be featuring the best talent and services from this Spanish region.
Be sure to check out our featured events:
Documenta Madrid, the 8th International Madrid Documentary Film Festival, from 6 - 15 May.
Garry Winogrand, 'Women are beautiful', at the Fundació Foto Colectania until 4 June.
In January 2011, Palma Pictures Photo was privileged to shoot with photographer Nadav Kander after a year packed with exciting shoots.
The company hosted an H&M Home shoot with photographer Tim Evan Cook in December, while September brought an H&M Woman shoot with photographer Andreas Öhlund. August featured a Bogner Catalogue shoot with photographer Bumper from Agency Brunner Bekker, art director Reto Brunner and hair and make-up artist Sabine Oberhuber.
A.L.S (Almería Location Scout) provides a full range of film and photo production services, permit management, accommodation, equipment and online location scouting. With its network of local fixers, the company can adapt its services depending on each clients' individual needs. With a perfect knowledge of the area, quick response times and over 10 years experience in the film and photo production industry, A.L.S is the perfect choice for every type of project. Its team works in German, English, French and Spanish.
Latest production service work includes:
Carrera Shine On photo shoot by Simone Nervi.
Vaderduell by Patrik Forsberg.
BNP Paribas Fouders photo shoot by Nathaniel Goldberg.
Gotha photo shoot by Sonia Veroni and Stefania Lemmi (editorials in Telva and Vogue).
Leo Messi is in action with his new Adizero f50 boots. Director: Mark Zibert. DoP: Chris Mably. Agency: Sid Lee. Production: Sons And Daughters. Service company: Image Nation. Location: Barcelona, Spain. Video 1. Video 2.
Editorial for Gap Z Magazine (Red Indians Publishing GmbH), shot by automotive, advertising, people and landscape photographer Anke Luckmann. Creative direction: Michael Köckritz. Editorial staff: Patrick Morda. Testimonials: Sonia Fernández, Vidal, Francesc Miralles, Joan Martinez Gutierrez, Estel Villaronga. Post production: Irma Retouche.
New Porsche Cayman R shot by automotive, landscape and people photographer Torsten Klinkow in harbours around Spain. Produced by Image Nation. Agency: Kemper Kommunikation. Art director: Dominique During. Internet and new media agency: Bassier, Bergmann & Kindler. Art director: Martin Spies.
Maxis from Malaysia and Team Works Production used football superstar Fernando Torres for this testimonial TVC. In the film, shot with two Reds in a studio in Madrid, Torres talks about his childhood dreams of becoming a major international football player.
David Matellanes shoots fashion and advertising photography in his own unique style. His intimate and highly personal photographs evoke a mysterious, seductive and dreamlike state that aims to transport his audience into a world of sensations.
David's dedication means he is involved from start to finish in all of his creative projects. He enjoys each part of the process and is only satisfied when he has achieved the goal of transmitting his emotions into his work.
Latest work includes:
Editorials for XLSemanal and Stylissimo.
Advertising for Sra. Rushmore and Senses.
Fashion campaigns for Carmela Rosso, Chareli, Lola Valdueza and Monsi.
Top Studios offers a variety of five studios to suit photographic, film and special events needs. The studios are equipped with lighting material for professional photography, including runway lighting and film sets. The company recently expanded its range to include the latest generation Broncolor, Hensel and Profoto equipment.
Latest clients include:
Kettal shot by Wai Lin Tse. Production: Cla-se.
Comodynes shot by J. Miller. Production: Magna Productions.
Tous shot by D. Riera. Production: Bamboo.
Veneno en la piel shot by S. Jasanada. Production: E. Ibañez.
Signal TV spot. Production: Smile Media.
Revlon 'Style Masters' shot by D. Raccuglia. Production: Magna Productions.
Nike 'Unfair' shot by Frederike Helwig. Production: Twenty Four Seven.
Rosa Clará 'Aire', 'Alma' and 'Two' shot by M. Outumuro.
Elianna Moore shot by T. Mateu. Production: Gemma Formoso.
Santa Eulalia shot by Gregori Civera.
Editorials include: El Pais Semanal 'Deconstrucción' shot by M.Outumuro; La Vanguardia shot by S. Jasanada; NOXMagazine Focus Ed. shot by S. Jasanada; and Novias de España shot by S. Jasanada.
Addict Studios offers 500 m² of studio workspace with facilities including natural light, two a face cove, 100 KW power, 5-7m ceiling height, 25m shooting range, vehicle entrance, free parking at the door, rest and meeting areas, a fully equipped independent make-up and styling area, air conditioning, water shooting facilities, catering services, a fully equipped kitchen and free breakfast, experienced crews, free 12MB Wi-Fi and an iMac G5. Equipment rental includes Profoto, Arri, Kinoflo and digital backs from Hasselblad (H3DII 31/39), PhaseOne (P45 plus), and Canon Mark II – Mark III and Canon 5D Mark II.
Recent work includes Ford, Audi A7, Yodona, Vanidad, Telva Magazine, EP3, Gioseppo and Universal Music.
Special shoots in Addict Studios include collaborations with Eugenio Recuenco, Rankin, Ale Burset, Rafa Gallar, Txema Yeste, Gonzalo Puertas, Sergi Margalef, Diver & Aguilar, Gary Prior, Bruno Dayan, Scott C., Nagi Sakay, Juan Gatti, Joan Alsina, Carlos Alsina and Juanluis Real.
Visit the website for more information about equipment, rates and special offers.
Located in downtown Puerta del Sol, Centro Studios offers 800 m² for all types of photographic, film, casting and event production. The studios are fully equipped with lighting (Profoto), cameras and equipment for professionals who require 24/7 solutions. The company's digital department carries the latest technology, including Hasselblad H3DII 31/39, Phase One P45+, Canon Mark III and 5D Mark II cameras, and also offers technical advice, colour management, scanner facilities, certified proofs, fine art prints, digital retouching and CGI.
Recent campaigns include Ford, SIDA, Nike, Adidas, TanquerayGin, Lois and Havainas.
Magazines include Yo Dona, Marie Claire, FHM, Rolling Stone, Neo 2, Vanidad, Tendencias, FHM, Bionic, El Duende, Shangay, Oh MyGod, El Mundo, 40 Principales, El Magazine and Suplementos.
Photographers: Eugenio Recuenco, Jesús Alonso, Carlos Alsina, Javier Salas, Raúl Docasar, Sergi Margalef, Antonio Cordero, Isaac Morrel, Malcolm Birkett, Humberto Vignali, Alberto Escudero, Markus Rico, Ana Nieto, Daniel Alea, Enmanuel Rouzic and Pepe Ayma.
Centro Studios recently opened new offices in the Canary Islands where clients can rent Profoto lighting, softboxes and accessories and have them delivered on set.
Located in the Palau Vedruna, a building that dates from the beginning of the 20th century and that was converted into a hotel only in 1992, Hotel Claris emanates elegance and refinement in its impressive architecture.
Situated right in the centre of Barcelona, the hotel hosts an Egyptian museum exhibiting 70 pieces from Ancient Egypt as well as a 400-piece art collection distributed throughout its rooms and common areas.
The hotel also boasts a gym, sauna, meeting rooms and La Terraza del Claris restaurant, located on the rooftop next to the outdoor pool.