showcase buenos aires issue 282 Jun 2011Featuring creative talent and services from the most exciting production locations
Welcome to the latest edition of Showcase Buenos Aires, brought to you by Production Paradise. We highlight the very best of the Argentine visual media industry, with more information available in our dedicated Film and Photo directories.
We are proud to have already published over 280 issues of Spotlight magazine! Gathering the finest talent in fashion, commercial production, food and drink photography, and covering topics such as the best post production services, hotels for production, rental studios, and many more.
We also welcome Production Paradise members to post on our Marketplace.
Be sure to take a look at the best photographs of the year at the Palais de Glace, the 18th edition of the Annual Exhibition of the Association of Photographers of Argentina (Argra), in which more than 300 images captured by some 200 professionals put daily life into focus.
Our cover image was shot by Gabriel Rocca.
- photo production
POSE IT Buenos Aires photo production
Pose it is a photo service production company based in Buenos Aires and Montevideo, providing full production services across Argentina and Uruguay for still photography.
Pose it recently provided service to
- Manamedia Group (USA) with American photographer Daniel Jackson for Nike.
- Atelier Management (USA) with British photographer Lorenzo Agius for I Can´t Believe It´s Not Butter!.
- Manamedia Group (Europe) with Swiss photographer Gian Paul Lozza for Converse.
- Movielab (Greece) with Argentine photographer Mauro Alfieri for Vodafone.
- Peugeot (France) with french photographer Patrick Sautelet for the Peugeot 207 Sedan.
TÖRO Buenos Aires photo production
TÖRO is a full service production company located in Buenos Aires, with branches across South America and Miami. Services include budgeting, art hiring, billing, location scouting, catering, permits, insurance, equipment rental, crew, travel management, full coordination and production management, digital retouching and post production.
Working in conjunction with a wide range of local partners, TÖRO is able to offer high quality services and the best results for every project and every budget.
Clients include Toyota Motors, Lexus, Ford Motors Company, The Coca-Cola Company, Dell, Sony, Samsung, Unilever, Lan, Stella Artois, Grupo Modelo, Nextel, Telecom-Personal, Telefónica-Movistar, Direct TV, La Comunidad Miami, Young & Rubicam, Mother London, Ogilvy, Madre Bs As, McCann Erickson, DDB, Leo Burnett, TBWA, Santo, The Production Department, Marion Walter, and many more.
Red Creek Productions Buenos Aires Photo and Film Production
Variety chose Buenos Aires as one of 2010's 'Top Five Locations in the World'. The city's production heritage is almost as old as production itself, fostering one of the deepest talent pools in the world, prime equipment and top choice facilities. Argentina is almost as long as the USA is wide. It covers all geographies and all weathers, and Buenos Aires may very well be the most versatile location of them all.
"Do as Bruce Weber, Elaine Constantine, Don Flood and Anthony Mandler: come shoot Argentina with the premier production service company in South America."
Argentina: counter season, every season.
Brite Productions Latin America Buenos Aires photo production
Testimonials from some of Brite Production's latest clients:
"I will be very happy to work with Guille and his team again soon. Hopefully even more often in the future. They're always friendly and dedicated, and fun to work with. Great thanks to Brite Productions!" Dieter Wagner, Producer, Amsterdam and Vienna.
"It was mesmerizing to find such a competent, enthusiastic, prompt, precise and professional group of people. From the first moment we approached production, we had that comforting feeling of being part of a team and knowing that our idea was 100% understood, embraced and supported. The pre-production process was as meticulous as one can imagine: the casting was surprising and unconventional, the wardrobe was in perfect tune with the campaign and the shooting day resembled the infallible mechanism of a Swiss watch. We truly hope we'll have another chance to work together again soon, because the added value you granted us massively overtook our expectations. Muchas gracias!" Marco Cremona and Gaetano Del Pizzo, Creative Director and Art Director, McCann Erickson Milan.
ROCKET TO THE MOON Buenos Aires Photo and Film Production
Rocket to the Moon is an advertising production company based in Buenos Aires. Covering both film and photography, its international department has first-class experience in production service.
With production teams in Argentina, Uruguay and Chile, the company offers a wide range of amazing locations and is the ideal local partner for productions in South America.
Clients include Coca-Cola, Unilever and InBev. The company has also delivered high quality services for clients from the USA, Canada, Denmark, Spain and Poland.
Contact Rocket to the Moon direct for a quotation or further information.
7 Seas Productions Buenos Aires photo production
The 7 Seas Argentina team is getting ready for the austral winter. For Patagonia, the company teamed up with Klaus, a German-French breed who settled many years ago with his family in Bariloche and runs a motorbike tour business. He is the perfect match for everything snow and wilderness related and he knows the area like the palm of his hand. His motorbike tours often start on the Argentine side of Patagonia, cruising south to Tierra de Fuego and hitting the Chilean side of Patagonia on their way back. What a Mounty is for Canada, Klaus is for Patagonia and 7 Seas.
The 7 Seas Argentina summer was full of fashion productions for clients including German Catalogue SheeGo (Schwab - Otto) and editorials for Grazia. The pictures featured in this Showcase reveal a typical Argentine Estancia, the counterpart to the Mexican Hacienda and cradle of the Gaucho and Polo myths.
AM PRODUCTION SERVICES Buenos Aires photo production
It has been another busy season for AM Production Services. Italian-German photographer René Russo joined the team and his portfolio can be viewed in the photographers section of the website.
AM Productions Services offers an attentive and skilled service for Central and Latin American productions. The company develops every kind of photo shoot, from cars to beauty production, product shots, image banks, fashion and advertising. Check the website for updated locations, recent productions and the useful 'Meet Buenos Aires' section that proposes the best new hotspots in town.
Latest projects in Buenos Aires include Sandwich S/S catalogue shot by Eric van den Elsen, Queen clothing softener shot by Estudio Buenavista, and Mabe shot by Estudio Buenavista.
Latest projects in Mexico include Tecate for USA with agency Adrenalina New York and photographer Buenavista Fotografia, Ferrioni men and women fragrances with photographer Nacho Vazquez Paravano, Fragrance Orange by Carlo Corinto with photographer Nacho Vazquez Paravano, and Iberostar Hotels & Resorts with Antonio Banderas, shot by Spanish photographer Marc Diez and co-produced with Sunny Day production company.
- film production companies
Jacaranda Films Buenos Aires commercial production
Jacarandá Films is a Buenos Aires and Montevideo-based production company providing production and full production services across Argentina and Uruguay for stills, commercials, documentaries and feature films.
Jacaranda Films recently provided service to Paranoid US for Kleenex, Moonwalk Films (France) for Credit Agricole, Quad Production (France) for Peugeot 408, Moxie Pictures (USA) for I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!, Partners Film for Lactantia and Robot Films (USA) for Ritz.
Jacaranda Films also shot three commercials for Danone with its director Karina Insausti, and has just completed shooting six Movicel commercials in Angola with director Pablo Casacuberta.
- cgi 3d rendering
Estilo3D Buenos Aires CGI/ 3D photographers
Estilo3D ended 2010 having won 28 awards, including two Cannes Lions, and started 2011 by winning a Silver at the Clio Awards.
Recent work includes Carrefour for Saatchi & Saatchi Milan, Oreo for DraftFCB Mexico, Carulla Ctriterion for Ogilvy Colombia, Tulipan, LG and APSA for Y&R Argentina, and Rexona for Ponce Buenos Aires.
Estilo3D provides high-end production services for 3D, still and animation, photography and TV commercials from offices in Buenos Aires and Hamburg, with reps in Paris, London and Milan.
Ale Burset Buenos Aires advertising photographers
Argentine photographer Ale Burset is an establish name on the European circuit, dividing his time between advertising and fashion; between the Old and the New World.
His latest shoots include campaigns for Mexico, Spain, Argentina and Latin America, including:
- TourSpain worldwide campaign for the second consecutive year.
- PlayStation for Latin America.
- Head & Shoulders Latin America.
- Land Rover and Activia for Mexico.
- Coca Zero for Argentina.
- Rexona for Argentina and Chile.
Ale recently finished two fashion productions, one of them in Spain with renowned stylist Kattaka. His team also includes make-up artist Lewis Amarante and hair stylists from X-Presion, with all work produced by Ale's agent AProductions Spain.
His upcoming work includes campaigns in Italy, Spain and Latin America. One of his latest personal projects entitled 'Mariola' was recently featured in Communication & Arts.
Los Vocalino Buenos Aires advertising photographers
In only three years of operation, Los Vocalino has already worked for leading brands including Diesel, Axe and Nokia in the Latin American market.
Two Argentine brothers run the studio: one handles photography and the other art direction. They both do what they most enjoy in life - transmitting people's emotions.
The pair has the ambition to expand their limits and to work across foreign markets. Los Vocalino is currently looking for representation to take the company to the next level.
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, Herencia Argentina, Zingara, Lycra, Trosman, and many others. Working with the leading international agencies he has shot for Cadillac, Pantene, Mercedes-Benz, J&B and Renault and has directed commercials for Sedal, Philips, HP, Falabella 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), as well as three retrospective books published in Argentina: Rocca 1, Rocca 2.1 and Rocca 2.2.
Visit his website for more information.
Chino Zavalia Buenos Aires fashion photographers
Chino Zavalia is an Argentine photographer with over 20 years of experience. He specialises in fashion, advertising, children and on-set photography and has worked for numerous international clients. Producing for many leading domestic editorial clients, he has a wealth of experience shooting in locations around the world.
His versatility and experience allow him to be involved and manage any kind of project.
Check his website for more information.
Fabian Laghi Buenos Aires fashion photographers
Fabian Laghi is an Argentinean fashion and advertising photographer. In the last 20 years he has worked with some of the most recognised clients and agencies in the national and international industries.
In 2009 he won Gold at the 7eme Festival International de la Photographie de Mode in Cannes. Over the last five years he has begun developing his art photography, showing his work in a number of different galleries. In September 2010 Fabian exhibited work at Buenos Aires' Photo Festival to great acclaim.
Visit his website for more information.
Veronica Urien Buenos Aires fashion photographers
Veronica Urien's photography never ceases to communicate; ambiance, mood and attitude are always present in her work. Her innate eye for composition is not only pleasing for the aesthetics: she always finds a way to make the surroundings relevant to the subject matter and vice-versa. All these qualities become intrinsic when the subject or product not only needs to look good, but to evoke emotion as well.
For the past decade Veronica has focused her work mostly in fashion, editorial, portraits, landscapes and nature. In addition to her artistic skills, she has extensive experience in pre- and post production, lighting and scouting.
Visit her website for more information.
Blumencweig + Benitez Buenos Aires advertising photographers
Recent work from Lucila Blumencweig and Daniela Benitez includes:
- Colormatrix for IQ Limited London.
- Medical travel assistance campaign for Medicus, TBWA Buenos Aires.
- Alto Palermo summer sale and Téléfonica for Young & Rubicam.
- YerbaUnion and Taragui for LADO-C.
- Bayer Redoxon for Walter Thomson.
- Hellmann’s for DDB Buenos Aires.
- Primera Huella F/W11 campaign.
- Cecilia Gadea remixed with personal work.
Lucila has also been invited to deliver a seminar on fashion photography for the Summer Stars course at Cedim University in Monterrey, Mexico. The pair are currently working on pre-production for the launch of a new Argentinean liquor.
Sol Abadi Buenos Aires advertising photographers
Young photographer Sol Abadi has been working in the international fashion, beauty and advertising field for the past 10 years. Based in Buenos Aires, all production services are handled by her own studio.
Clients include Coca-Cola, L'Oreal, Sedal, Disney, Elle, KFC, Western Union and McDonald's.
Sol also enjoys working with worldwide agencies such as FCB, TBWA, Publicis, Ogilvy, Y&R and JWT, among others.
Check the new website for updated productions.
Domo Photo Studio Buenos Aires advertising photographers
Domo Photo Studio is led by Diego Montero and Maure Miguez and specialises in providing flexible solutions for every kind of production, including fashion campaigns, catalogues, technical and industrial photography, locations and architecture. The team is more than capable of adapting their work to any situation, with services including advertising, fashion CGI, design, structures, props, mobile logistics and planning.
The modern studio is located in Buenos Aires and is suitable for large-scale productions including car shoots. Featured in this Showcase is a range of recent productions.
Visit the website for more information.
Felix Busso Buenos Aires advertising photographers
Consistently inspired by the day and night light of the big city, Felix Busso has been exploring the hard edge of photojournalism in Mexico and Argentina as well as indulging in glamorous lifestyle photography since 1997. Clients and media sources include Travel&Leisure, Qantas and Lan Arlines in-flight magazines. Upon being appointed director of photography for American Express and Patio Bullrich magazines, Felix turned his attention to fashion.
Clients include Camel, Elle, Cosmopolitan, Catalogue, Dmag, ACP Publishing, Qantas, In, Lan Airlines, Spafax, Satori, Ohlala, Brando and Magna. Recent work includes Satori's F/W 2011 campaign, BAFWeek, and artistic fashion editorials in Catalogue, Dmag and Atypica.
Visit the website for more information.
- models, actors, casting
Monteverde Models Buenos Aires fashion models
Monteverde Models began 2011 with a positive outlook for its business future. Over the past year many clients have been added to the portfolio from both the fashion and advertising industries.
The company's models recently featured in campaigns for Perramus, Gef, Hola Magazine, Fila and Kohls, to name just a few.
Visit the website for more information.
Doux Magazine Buenos Aires magazines
Doux Magazine was born out of a set of ideas about art, and as the months have gone by it has turned into an online portfolio in which every reader can find a diverse selection of artists with a huge range of ideas. Within its pages conceptual drawings, Cubism, photographs merged with oil paintings, Surrealism, fashion and even graffiti all coexist, making Doux a space for renewal and an attractive platform for artists who have something unique to show the world.
For its next issue, Doux #7 features Daniela Urzi. Daniela knows the world of photography, and has worked with some of the best photographers and brands. She is now making some amazing portraits of herself, in the process developing a truly unique style.