showcase magazine Dec 2009buenos aires issue 195
Welcome to the latest issue of Showcase Buenos Aires, brought to you by Production Paradise. We present the very best of the Argentine visual media industry, with more information available in our dedicated Film and Photo directories.
As the last Production Paradise publication of the year, we're presenting you with exclusive previews of our recently launched sister sites modelmanagement.com and vimity.com. We hope you enjoy our new services and would, of course, love to hear your thoughts and opinions.
Have a great holiday season and we'll see you all in 2010 for another successful and exciting year.
Buenos Aires photographer Ale Burset shot our cover photo especially for this last Showcase of 2009.
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Red Creek Productions Buenos Aires commercials production
Red Creek provides production services in the Americas, delivering top value and peace of mind to some of the most demanding clients in the world, including: Nike, Honda, Nissan, Nintendo, Kenzo, Nokia, Motorola, HSBC, Diesel, VW, Renegade Pictures, Big TV, Skorpio, Notorius 24/7, Mother, Fallon, Wieden + Kennedy, Y&R, Ogilvy, Saatchi, DDB, BBDO, Warren du Prez + Nick Thornton Jones, Peggy Sirota, Anthony Mandler, Vincent Dixon, and many others large and small.
Red Creek recently completed the latest print and commercial campaign for Mini Cooper, shot by Ale Burset and Martin Coppen for TBWA in Buenos Aires with music by Didi Gutman from Brazilian Girls.
The company also provided services in Uruguay for Radical Media and Chiat Day for the VISA World Cup global campaign, and for J. Crew in Chile for its winter 2010 catalogue.
Additionally, Red Creek's latest feature documentary, 'Sins of My Father', has been accepted in the World Cinema Documentary Competition at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival.
Altana Films Buenos Aires commercials production
Altana Films recently finished two service jobs:
- Matthew Frost directed a spot for a French supermarket chain through Hush Paris with creativity from TBWA Paris.
- Aaron Stoller directed an ice cream spot for Backyard LA with creativity from DDB NY.
The summer season already appears to be non-stop for Altana, with three more commercial productions underway for Radke Film Group Canada, Detour Films LA and Crossroads LA. This last one marks something of a milestone for Altana Films, being production number 400 since the company began operations back in May 1993.
ArgentinaCine Buenos Aires commercials production
Latest productions from ArgentiaCine:
- Personal 'Hippie'. Client: Telecom Argentina. Agency: Draft-FCB. Directors: Augusto Gimenez Zapiola and Rafael Lopez Saubidet. Country: Argentina.
- Skip 'Piano'. Client: Unilever. Agency: Borghierh Lowe. Director: Martin Romanella. Country: Brazil.
- Vaya al Cine 'Juicio'. Client: Film Suez. Agency: Ogilvy. Directors: Augusto Gimenez Zapiola and Rafael Lopez Saubidet. Country: Argentina.
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Argentinafoto Buenos Aires photo production
2009 has seen Argentinafoto develop a numer of succesful new campaigns with leading agencies Leo Burnet, BBH London, Draft FCB, Y&R, and BBDO Argentina for clients including Coca-Cola, Epika, Powerade, Nike, Gillette, Personal, Disco, Secret, Fiat, Brahma, Prime, and many more.
In this Showcase, the company presents work from its photographers and their productions:
- Juan Mathé - 'Big Social Brain or My Daily Chewing Gum' MACRO Contemporary Art Museum, 'Do You think I'm Sexy' Nicole Neumann, and 'Mirror' Toyota South America campaign through the Alco agency.
- Lucila Blumecweig - 'Gloves' and 'Cinematographic' for Menta Magazine.
- Dino Bruzzone - Festejo, 'Are You Looking for Something' album campaign through agency Y&R, and 'The Red Devils'.
- Marcos Lopez - 'Terrace' public work and 'Asadores' Latino Pop series.
- Raul de Chapeaurouge - 'Afro Demonstration' and 'Young Ladies Demonstration' Pepsi campaigns through the Amor agency. 'Jeans Attitude' UFO campaign through the VLF agency.
AM PRODUCTION SERVICES Buenos Aires photo production
AM Production Services recently launched a new website complete with an extensive image library of locations, production services and local and international photographers' portfolios. The website also offers an amazing tribute to the city of Buenos Aires with a complete list of events, places to see and outings in the city.
With offices in Buenos Aires and Mexico City, together with representatives in New York, Colombia and the rest of Latin America, AM offers its global clients an attentive and skilled service. With 10 years experience in the Latin American market the company always fulfils expectations.
Latest projects include:
- Gain Febreze USA, Toyota Corolla, Ford Mexico and Antara shot by Buenavista.
- Akiabara summer catalogue by photographer Sol Abadi.
- Be Fresh and Philip Morris shot by Tim Tadder.
- Lucila Iotti fashion shoot by photographer Sam Prenleloup.
Civiles Buenos Aires photo production
Over ten years ago, Civiles created a new concept in management based on a particular aesthetic and supported by an excellent professional team of highly innovative young people. The company has since become a leader in attracting local and international clients. Over the past three years, Civiles has developed its production services department with the same philosophy.
In this Showcase Civiles presents recent production services for:
- Dior Homme. Scouting across Argentina and casting coordination in Buenos Aires by Picky Courtois.
- Pengüin Argentina summer 2010 campaign. Photos by Gustavo Di Mario with top model Federico Mosquera.
- Pepsi Music advertising campaign, October 2009, photographed by Gustavo Di Mario.
- Cosas Moda Magazine, Peru. Editorial production shot by Pablo Franco.
- U_Mag Magazine, Brazil. Cover and fashion editorial photographed by Gustavo Di Mario.
7 Seas Productions Buenos Aires photo production
7 Seas Productions recently carried out two shoots for Volkswagen. The German car manufacturer's top secret new pick-up model, the Amarok, was shot in Argentina and will be revealed in February at the Salon de l'Automobile de Geneve. Lavish set building was required to meet the needs of German car photographer Ernesto Martens.
7 Seas explored the Southern Atlantic, thoroughly scouting the region in and around Mar del Plata - the Argentine Hamptons. Windy streets, spectacular coastal roads and traditional wooden houses perfect for fashion shoots can be found in abundance. Foreigners are rarely seen, as whenever beaches and dunes are required they tend to head for Uruguayan hotspot Punta del Este, also covered by 7 Seas with many location pictures available on the website.
Struka Production Service Buenos Aires photo production
Struka Production Service provides full production support for all types of project, including all necessary crew and a range of flexible alternatives tailored for individual productions.
The company has a team of experienced production managers, assistants and art directors along with a wealth of props and scenery options, and can access a deep talent pool of models, actors, stylists, make-up artists and hair stylists.
Struka's studio equipment rental options include digital equipment, cameras, lenses and accessories, computers, lighting and grips.
Tekal Studios Buenos Aires photo production
With more than eight years experience working for international companies both in Europe and the USA, Tekal Studios offers production services including casting, set design, budget management, film direction, photography, styling and art direction for photography and film projects.
The company not only provides studio rental space but also the equipment and crew dedicated to developing a range of different projects, including TV programmes, music videos, advertising, fashion and specialist stock photography.
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Estilo - 3D Buenos Aires cgi 3d rendering
Estilo3D is a creative art production company based in Buenos Aires and Amsterdam. As part of a new breed of creative production studios the company creates visual content for print, animation, interactive and motion campaigns for clients from Argentina, Mexico, USA, Europe, The Middle East and Africa.
With expertise in 3D, CGI, photography, motion and post production, Estilo3D can run entire productions as well as tailor services to meet clients' specific needs. This can range from providing simple 3D modelling services to managing full-scale productions. Whatever the concept, Estilo3D can deliver the perfect blend of creative solutions to make any idea possible.
Latest work includes:
- The current Ford Fusion 2010 USA print and motion interactive campaign for Zubi Advertising.
- Latin American Powerade print campaign through JWT Mexico.
- VW Passat CC ad print for DDB Argentina.
- Conceptual art for Raid USA for the New York Metro through Zubi Advertising.
- CGI cars for GM.
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Gabriel Rocca Buenos Aires fashion photographers
Gabriel Rocca manages a photography and production studio located in the Palermo neighbourhood of Buenos Aires. His professionalism has led him to work for prestigious local brands and international clients.
Gabriel has completed fashion campaigns for Paula Cahen D'Anvers, Kosiuko, Etiqueta Negra, Caro Cuore, Rochas, Zingara, Lycra, Trosman, and many others. Working with the leading international agencies he has shot for Pantene, Mercedes-Benz, J&B and Renault and has directed commercials for Sedal, Philips, HP and Motorola.
His extensive experience and unique vision has led him to direct and produce several TV programmes for the likes of Channel Thirteen and Telefe, as well as various cable channels including Lifestyle TV and Playboy TV. Featured in this Showcase is work from 'Corazon Agentino' 2000 (Metropolitano Museum), 'Divas en Exceso' 2005 (Malba Museum), and 'Rocca N' Dolls' 2007 (Ernesto Catena Contemporary Photography).
Visit his website for more information.
Mosy Obadia Buenos Aires car & transportation photographers
Mosy Obadia lives in Buenos Aires. As a World Citizen he has had the unique opportunity to photograph around the globe in places such as Barcelona, Moscow, Rome, Mexico, Santiago de Chile and Asunción. He still feels privileged to work in his home country, however, travelling to beautiful natural sites and unique locations such as the famous Moon Valley in the province of San Juan or the high peaks and eternal glaciers of Patagonia.
Throughout a 20 year career Mosy has worked for renowned publicity agencies and leading brands including Audi, Ford, Fiat, Honda, Mercedes-Benz, Renault, Toyota, Volkswagen, Coca-Cola, Movistar, IBM, Sony, Pirelli, Petrobras, Reebok, Adidas, Gilette, Unilever, Nokia, Playboy, Bridgestone, Camel, LG, Lucky Strike and Musimundo, among many others. He has also worked as Director of Photography on numerous commercial films.
Mosy knows how fortunate he is to combine his two passions: photography and cars. He shares his success and professional awards with his mentor and friend Charlie Mainardi, as well as Susana Gomez and Hernan Santi with whom he manages one of the most renowned and prestigious production companies in the domestic market.
Gaby Herbstein Buenos Aires fashion photographers
'Birds of Paradise' by Gaby Herbstein was recently presented at Bubble Studios in front of more than 700 invited guests from the world of fashion, art and celebrity. The artist has compiled a book of photographs from images inspired by the various sensations provoked by birds. Movement, colour, beauty, freedom and harmony all influenced the photographer in bringing together a selection of famous personalities known for their artistic expression. Actors, models, dancers, make-up artists, hair stylists, filmmakers, and set designers all contributed. The most prestigious fashion designers in the country also designed exclusive creations for the production.
Alejandro Ares Buenos Aires advertising photographers
Alas Photo is a photography studio for fashion and advertising projects. The company will open its new studio in late January and is set to continue providing the best response to clients across a wide range of services.
Directed by Ale Ares, Alas Photo covers all areas of production, from the casting of models to the selection of locations, post production and digital art.
As artists of photography the studio's team works with light to create original images that give shape, volume, intensity and softness according to their unique vision.
For more information check the studio's dedicated website.
Ale Burset Buenos Aires advertising photographers
Buenos Aires-born Ale Burset has photographed for clients including Nike, Reebok, VW, Chevrolet, Greenpeace, Phillip Morris, Converse, Adidas, Ford, Chandon, Energizer and Quaker, among others.
He works internationally, spreading his time between Argentina, America, Mexico and Europe.
When asked about his work Ale says, "All my photographs are the result of my obsession for lighting and a beautiful image - the aesthetics".
Sebastián Israelit Buenos Aires food & drink photographers
Sebastián Israelit specialises in food and drink photography. His clients include Cinzano, Gray Goose, JWT, Nike, Jumbo, Kraft Foods, Danone and Quickfood. He recently shot for Hellman's, Simmons (USA) and Palta Hass (Chile).
Based in Argentina, Sebastián has been shooting for renowned clients in both the domestic and international markets for over 15 years. Working out of his 170 m² professionally equipped studio he is able to take advantage of the highly competitive pricing that makes the country an attractive option for international companies when locating their productions.
His latest work is featured in this Showcase.
Gonzalo Lauda Buenos Aires advertising photographers
Gonzalo Lauda has shot for clients including Carrefour, Line Art, Rainuzo, A.D. Works, Bridger Conway, La Fusion, Citroën, Pirelli Italy, Fressenius Germany/Argentina, Sony, Metrored Mexico, La Poste France, Bimbo USA, Cross Jeans Turkey/Poland, Champion Italy, Petrobras, Graciela Naum, Cosmopolitan, Para Ti, Tendencia, Suzuki, D-Mode and Be Glam, amongst many others.
Gonzalo has also worked with major agencies Euro RSCG, IMC Communication, BBDO, DDB, JW Thompson and McCann/Erickson.
Visit his website for more information.
Nico Fonseca Buenos Aires fashion photographers
Nico Fonseca is an Argentina-based fashion and beauty photographer with 15 years experience.
Clients choose Nico because he has a unique clinical eye when it comes to shooting fashion and beauty images.
He has worked for local brands, international publications and magazines. Visit his website for more information.
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The Glu Hotel - Palermo Soho Buenos Aires hotels
The Glu Hotel creates an elegant and intimate atmosphere that connects guests with the best Palermo Soho has to offer.
Architects and designers worked on The Glu project with an obvious passion that allows guests to enjoy the best services alongside a deep respect for individual privacy.
Visit the website for more information.