showcase magazine May 2005hamburg issue 33
Welcome to the latest edition of SHOWCASE HAMBURG - brought to you by Production Paradise.
The International Short Film Festival has just ended in Hamburg. And the next big visual media event will be the Fantasy Filmfest which runs from 27th July until 24th August.
You might like to visit poster artist Holger Matthies' Images from the Darkroom exhibition, marking his 65th birthday. Also, the Dann Leben Sie Noch Heute [And They Lived Happily Ever After] photo/illustration exhibition, a tribute to fairytale author Hans Christian Andersen.
Our cover picture was shot by Frank P. Wartenberg, Model: Camilia Shae [Vivienne Models], H&M: Nina Muruszach [Close Up].
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Bakery Films Hamburg commercials production
Bakery´s youngest director Linus Ewers has been busy: four new commercials in two months; shortlisted for the Porsche Newcomers Award in Ludwigsburg and being featured on shots Nr. 90 with his "CK Watches - Timeless" commercial.
Linus' latest commercial for Stageholding proves that his films do not depend solely on post-production effects, but that he is terrific at directing children as well. More information about Linus and other Bakery directors at the website.
Agency: Koenig & Englaender
Director: Linus Ewers
DoP: Bjoern Haneld
Production: Bakery Films
Tony Petersen Film Hamburg commercials production
Working on the European campaign for new mini digital stills camera, Olympus µ, has led Tony Petersen Film to yet another creative highlight.
Production of five commercials with star director Noam Murro of Biscuit Film, Los Angeles, has added an outstanding result to their credit list.
little green bag Hamburg commercials production
Little Green Bag film production company has recently completed a new 20-second Frucht Tiger commercial as well as two 7-second sponsorship spots. Both are a combination of live action, 2D and 3D animation and they went on-air in Germany on April 1st. Little Green Bag shot the live action in Hamburg with director/dop Fabian Hothahn.
They have also just completed five flash-animated TV inserts for ZDF for their special "Lotto am Mittwoch" draws.
They recently contributed some special material for the DVD of the second season of the EMMI winning TV comedy series "Berlin Berlin", for which they did the 2D animation
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Bernd Opitz International photo production
Shooting in Chamonix for client Villeroy & Boch was great fun for photographer Bernd Opitz and his team at the end of April. Actress Leslie Malton and the models got on really well and everyone indulged in a cosy "Thanksgiving" feeling, with a view of the snow-covered French mountains in the background.
In mid-April Bernd Opitz and his team spent a few sunny days in Mallorca working for a high-profile campaign on SAP ("Steiff runs SAP").
At the beginning of May, photographer Bernd Opitz flew to Barcelona for furniture client Rolf Benz. With the great support of SETUP Productions, the client, agency and team had a fantastic time.
Philipp Rathmer Hamburg advertising photographers
Philipp shot the latest Spring/Summer issue of essential looks for Schwarzkopf Professional. Called "The Real Collection", you can see it worldwide.
He also shot a portrait series of people in Hamburg, including Tim Maelzer, for the magazine "Tout Va Bien", which was recently published, just in time for the Phototrienale in Hamburg.
The Nivea Rice & Lotus advertising was shot in Hamburg for FCB.
Philipp's black & white exhibition "Boxer Kids Cuba" just finished after two months in the "Gastraum 4 Experiment" and the first edition of 10 sold out.
Right now, Philipp is shooting portraits of the Etro family in Milano.
TOM MENZ Hamburg advertising photographers
Tom Menz specialises in beauty, portrait and people photography. He enjoys working digitally and loves to experiment with different light conversions.
He recently completed a shoot for Balea Men.
Frank Wartenberg Hamburg advertising photographersPhotographer Frank P. Wartenberg has kept up a frenetic work schedule lately, with work for clients that include fashion label New Yorker with singer Kate Hall, fashion label Brax Leineweber, the CMA, new car VW Passat Individual as well as cover shots for Stern and Der Spiegel magazines.
For fruit company DOLE, Frank photographed models dancing with household items and using a banana as a microphone. For floor covering company Tarkett, dresses were designed for singer Jeanette Biedermann creating a great symbiosis between testimonial and floor. Frank shot an interesting series of people in everyday situations for the Berlin Water Business – the brief was to highlight the freshness of Berlin’s water.
Markus Heisler Hamburg advertising photographers
Photographer Markus Heisler aka foddograf, with his fresh, charming style of pictures, has done several fashion shoots for German couturiers Unrath&Strano in the last month. Celebrities like Annabelle Mandeng (model management) and the sweet Nova Meierhenrich hit their poses in awesome outfits by Unrath&Strano and styled by Beni Durrer from Berlin in front of his camera.
He did the cover shot which shows Kristin Teschner, winner of the Lancaster New-Face-Award, styled by Ina Cierniak.
You can also see the photos he did with beautiful Samira from Talents Models. He uses lighting equipment from Profoto.
OLAF KRÖNKE Hamburg advertising photographersMedia goes fighting...
Photographer Olaf Kroenke, inspired by the training and atmosphere of the Barracuda boxing club in the hip karo-viertel area of Hamburg, packs a heavyweight exhibition featuring boxing idol and seventies European champion Juergen Blin.
Olaf just returned from Barcelona, where he was shooting for Elle-Girl Magazine with editors Antonia Chadim and Iris Woehrle.
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Modelwerk Hamburg fashion models
Beautiful Brazilian Tamiris Souza Freitas became popular through her campaigns for Benetton and Top Shop. She has now had her big break-through: ten pages of main fashion for ID and four pages in Allure - both jobs with star photographer Michael Thompson.
Dutch model Ida Daugaard recently worked for Diva Magazin and Elle.
Elena Sudakova: Italian Vogue with Greg Kadel and Harpers & Queen with Mary McCartney Donald.
Lesly Masson has just recently worked with Richard Bush for the new Numero.
Promod Model Agency Hamburg fashion modelsLaura Paketova has been booked in May for the recent Daniel Hechter Campagne. Photographer was Bersa.
Hanka Udich shot the recent Pantene Pro V Campagne for Asia.
Teresa Moore is in the recent Diesel Jeans campaign.
New with Promod is well-known Model Helena Houdova from NY.
Clare Durkin has 8 pages in the English Elle issue June 05.
Liganord Hamburg styling, hair, makeup agents
Liganord, based in Hamburg and lead by Anke Kolberg, represents stylists, hair & make-up artists, model makers and food stylists. Following the successful work of Liganord in Hamburg, Ligawest was founded in Düsseldorf in 2003.
The agency's artists are booked for national and international campaign shoots for leading brands as well as editorial productions.
The recently re-launched website features the whole creative expertise of the Liganord artists: colouring, special effects, interior, still and fashion styling.
Promod men Hamburg fashion models
Jiri shot for German GQ with photographer Markus Brink and editor Claus Stockhausen in Hamburg.
Johannes shot Dunhill Fresh worldwide-campaign for Spring/Summer 2005 with Stuart Ryan.
Tim shot an editorial with Mimi Anden for Toush Magazine. Photographer was Joachim Baldauf.
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MotivBuero Hamburg location service and scouts
MotivBuero is a Hamburg-based location agency.
They offer an extensive location archive with locations for film production and photo production, plus location scouting and location management.
Recently, they did the location scouting and management for the national
RTL-Movie "Die Sturmflut".
For further information, please have a look at their homepage.
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deli pictures postproduction Hamburg editingDeli Pictures has just opened a motion graphics department.
Lene Hoenigschmid / Flame Artist will support their compositing team for the coming months.
Recent work includes:
Tchibo Cafissimo "Hausbar"
Agency: Deepblue Networks, Production Company: Film Deluxe,
Telecine: Oliver Schumacher, Compositing: Lene Hoenigschmid
Skoda Octavia Combi "Bauch"
Agency: Leagas Delaney Hamburg, Production: Silbersee Filmproduktion
Compositing: Sascha Schmidt
Union Investment "Lebenslinie"
Agency: KNSK Werbeagentur, Production Company: Tempomedia Hamburg
Telecine: Oliver Schumacher, Compositing: Sascha Schmidt
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EAST HOTEL HAMBURG Hamburg hotelseast: restaurant, bar, lounge and hotel.
east, the new design restaurant and hotel in the centre of Hamburg, opened late last year at Simon-von-Utrecht-Straße 31.
With a fascinating location, an elaborate restaurant and hotel concept, east offers a dining experience with "family style", Euro-Asian food for the most demanding tastes.
All rooms have king-size beds, cable TV, telephone, minibar, safe, PC socket, shower or full bath and separate WC.
25 HOURS HOTEL Hamburg hotels
Dynamic, surprise, seduction and liveliness are the basic elements of the style concept at 25hours Hamburg, a member of Design Hotels.
The hotel design has been clearly orientated towards current trends, as well as providing moderate accommodation prices for hotel guests that maintain a spontaneous lifestyle. For this design and style-conscious target group, 25hours will be the first choice for a stop-over in Hamburg - with its exceptionally high contact with the creative scene in northern Germany's publishing and advertising capital.
In the guest rooms, visitors can expect a bright design mix drawn from the 60's and 70's, as well as slick lines and playful details.
Clipper Elb Lodge Hamburg apartments
With its unbeatable location, pure design and unobtrusive service, the attractiveness of the Clipper Elb Lodge is unrivalled. Clear lines, high-quality materials and the stylish layout of the suites unite to produce a sense of modern living. Features include LCD screen, DVD player, hi-fi stereo system, safe, work area with modem connections, ISDN phone and fax facility.
The complex's very own leisure area, including sauna and steam room, is available to you at any time.
The suites are specially designed for longer stays. Generously proportioned with sufficient storage space and a fully-equipped kitchen.