showcase magazine Apr 2010miami issue 211
Welcome to the latest issue of Showcase Miami, brought to you by Production Paradise. We present the latest news form Miami's visual media scene, with more information available in our dedicated Film and Photo directories.
The season is drawing to a close as the city surrenders to the hot weather and the tourist invasion. Many of our clients are already preparing for next season, while some will be moving their operations to cooler northern climes and international locations for the summer. Be sure check our regular Showcase editions to keep up to date with all the latest news.
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Seen Artists (Formerly M2M Artist Management) Miami photo agents
Seen Artists is a boutique agency representing a diverse group of image-makers, from the newest most promising talents to those well established and prominent in their respective fields. The company's goal is to maintain the highest degree of professionalism alongside its commitment to artistic sensitivity that cultivates an agent-to-customer relationship based on detailed servicing.
For this Showcase, Seen Artists presents Philip North-Coombes, who has been established as a photographer for 21 years. He has worked extensively internationally and his work takes him on assignments around the world. Philip's campaigns through the years have ranged from shooting the top brands in the UK including Aquascutum, Dunhill and Jaeger as well as top magazines Men's Health, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, The Sunday Times and Vanity Fair.
After tremendous success in fashion photography he pointed his camera towards sports and leisure wear brands such as Speedo International, Ellesse, Adidas, Nike and Aigle International. His assignments have taken him from Iceland to Brazil, USA, Thailand, Nepal, Europe, the Seychelles, South Africa and many more exotic locations.
As a result of Philip's exciting and powerful images he has had the honour of receiving a Merit Award and a Judges Choice Award at the annual Association of Photographers (AOP) Awards. In addition to his awards, The British Journal of Photography published a four-page cover story on Philip's body of work.
Belle & Company Miami photo agents
Jesus Cordero is a talented fashion and beauty photographer who is frequently hired to shoot high-end advertising campaigns in Europe and the United States. He began photography at the tender age of eight, and has been perfecting his craft ever since.
He began his professional career in Spain shooting for local fashion magazines in which his first images were published. Today, Jesus regularly travels between New York, Los Angeles, Barcelona, Paris and Miami, and his work appears in many glossy magazines including Vogue, W, and numerous others.
His unique style has also brought Jesus recognition among celebrity clients, from movie star Adrien Brody to tennis legend Rafael Nadal and fashion icon Carolina Herrera. His advertising clients include Chanel, L'Oréal, Armani, Adolfo Dominguez, Chamilia, Cristian Lay, Time Force, Nintendo and Kellogs, J.W.T., Casaval, Bungalow25, Señor Lobo, Mi Querido Señor Watson, Made in Spain, and many more.
Jesus is represented by agent Carole Ann Bell of Belle & Company.
Artist Management Miami photo agents
A/M Artist Management announces the addition of advertising photographer Ivan Belaustegui to its roster of talents.
Ivan was born in Buenos Aires and moved to New York at the age of 21 where he did his studies at the New York Parsons School of Design. He lived in New York for eight years, during which time he started his career as a photographer specialising in fashion photography for clothing brands, catalogue and editorial clients.
In 1996 he moved to Mexico and turned his craft to advertising. Since then he has completed countless national ad campaigns for clients including Pond’s Beauty, Axe, Rexona, Tecate, Motorola, LG, Nextel, Powerade, Bardhal, Speed Stick, Playtex, Banana Boat, Lincoln, Seat, Comcast, Nescafe, and many more. Ivan also works for major advertising agencies BBDO, Ogilvy, Leo Burnett, McCann Erickson, Young & Rubicam, Lowe and Gray.
He is known for his amazing underwater photography. Since 2010, Ivan has been living between Miami and Mexico. He is fluent in Spanish, English and French.
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Select Services Miami photo production
Select Services, A Production Company, Inc. is a Miami-based full service production company with over 20 years of experience in the print photography fashion industry. At the helm, Gaby Schuetz leads a team of dedicated professionals to provide a hassle-free production experience. Whether on set or through remote production assistance, Select focuses on keeping things moving smoothly while ensuring the needs of the production and crew are met.
With years of experience, Select Services has developed and maintained valuable relationships with clients worldwide, from high-end advertising such as Gucci,
Tommy Hilfinger, Eres, Hugo Boss, Banana Republic and Bally, to editorials such as
Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Teen Vogue and Elle, and catalogue clients such as Target and Next Directory.
Over the years, Select Services has developed an extensive location library, with locations throughout Florida and the Caribbean islands. Select Services' online location library gives clients access to thousands of location ideas prior to arrival.
DB Media Productions Miami photo production
DB Media Productions has carved out its own niche in the world of unique and creative media. With offices in New York, Miami and LA, the nomadic wanderings of a lifestyle constantly on the go have forged their unique blend of creativity, energy and real world logistics.
The driving force behind the company, JC, is fluent in English, Spanish and French. With a background in industrial engineering, a certification as an American Red Cross first responder, and a passion for all things artistic, his pursuit of transparency, flexibility and pragmatism set him apart from the competition. His team is second to none.
Visit the website for more information.
Six Degrees Production Miami photo production
Six Degrees Production will once again be producing in New York City and the Hamptons this summer. In addition, the company will also continue to be available for select projects on the West Coast, as well as any other locations its clients can dream up.
Collaborations this past season with both new and returning clients included Charles Voegele, Gerry Weber, P&C, K+L Ruppert, Bon Prix, All You and Tesco Magazines, to name just a few. The variety of these clients is testament to the fact that Six Degrees remains not only reliable and professional, but also able to accommodate a diverse range of budgets.
With 15 years of experience, the company continues to understand the complexities of an ever-changing industry and strives to anticipate the individual goals and concerns of its clients.
Contact Maren Oetke on (+1) 786-281-7887 or email the company direct.
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Capture Miami Miami tv/ video production
Capture Miami is a full service film production company that also offers a large array of post production services with its award-winning partner offices in Germany, Capture Düsseldorf and Capture Berlin.
Capture Miami handles productions beyond South Florida in any US area, producing documentaries, music videos and corporate films for clients including ThyssenKrupp in Alabama and Mercedes Smart Car and Del Monte in Los Angeles.
The company's core service is film production, from screenwriting, pre-visualisation and editing to finding the best directors, locations and cast. Its award wining partners in Germany create excellence in graphic design, 3D animation, compositing and colour grading. Capture also has extended experience in creating cross media products, POS, EPKs, web design and programming, including self-developed CMS.
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Brian Smith Miami portrait photographers
Brian Smith is a Miami Beach celebrity portrait photographer known for his bold eye-catching portraits of celebrities, athletes and artists for advertising and editorial clients including Sony, Condé Nast, Time Warner, NBC, Hachette and ESPN the Magazine.
Brian's latest project is photographing portraits of celebrities from the entertainment industry for The Creative Coalition's 'Art & Soul' project featuring Adrian Grenier, Adrien Brody, Alan Cumming, Alfre Woodard, Alyssa Milano, Amanda Peet, Anne Hathaway, Dana Delany, Ellen Burstyn, Harry Belafonte, James Denton, Jamie Kennedy, Jimmy Smits, John Turturro, Kelsey Grammer, Kerry Washington, Matthew Modine, Paula Abdul, Peter Gallagher, Samuel L. Jackson, Taye Diggs, Tim Daly and Tony Bennett. The project has successfully been used to lobby the White House and Congress for increased funding for the arts and arts education.
Brian is a Pulitzer Prize, World Press Photo, Communication Arts and Pictures of the Year winner. Visit his website to see more of his work.
Bridges Aderhold Miami still life photographers
Bridges Aderhold is a product photographer who provides his clients with images of the highest quality. His unique lighting and composition styles create a look that is fresh and appealing.
Using only the latest equipment, Bridges collaborates with the best in the business. He works closely with his clients and incorporates their ideas into his work to ensure that their goals are met at the completion of every job.
Bridges is a native of Miami. He has a large studio and art gallery located in Wynwood.
Andre Gabb Miami * new talents
Andre Gabb creates captivating fashion and beauty photography in a style that is uniquely his own. Working across both film and digital media, he produces work that can be at times surreal, edgy, but above all exciting.
Andre's narrative vision is backed by a solid set of technical skills learned through years of industry experience and personal experimentation. His work reflects a serious passion for photography as a means of artistic expression.
Visit his website for more information.
Kornell Samuels Miami * new talents
Kornell Samuels is a dynamic professional photographer who graduated from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale with a degree in photography. He is Jamaican by birth but has lived and worked in the Maimi/Fort Lauderdale area since 1997.
Kornell is passionate about his work and over the years has gained wide-ranging experience in all the various aspects of photography. Working alongside noted professionals he has been introduced to cutting edge techniques that he successfully applies to both his studio and location work on any of the many assignments he has covered in the United States and in Europe.
Kornell volunteers his services with the Children's Trust Miami Heart Gallery, a travelling exhibition that features the portraits of children in the Miami-Dade foster care system who are up for adoption.
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Artist Management Miami styling, hair, makeup agents
Artist Management announces the addition of costume designer, fashion and wardrobe stylist Danny Santiago to its roster of talents.
Danny was co-costume designer and stylist for both 'Sex & the City' films and has also worked on 'Confessions of a Shopaholic', 'Burn Notice', and 'Nip/Tuck'. He is a contributing editor for Italian Vogue and has clients including Guess, Gap, L'Oréal, Pantene, M.A.C., Glo Jeans, Charles David, Rolling Stone Magazine, W Magazine, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, H&M, Nike and Reebok.
Danny works with celebrities such as Jennifer Lopez, Lauren Hutton, Mary J. Blige, Sarah Jessica Parker, Gloria Estefan, Lenny Kravitz, and many more. He is based between New York and Miami.
Visit his profile page for more information.
Intro Artists Miami styling, hair, makeup agents
Intro Artists represents a diverse group of talent in New York and Miami. Intro's artists range from hair and make-up, wardrobe and prop stylists, to set designers and manicurists, all with international backgrounds. The agency's clientele varies from advertising and catalogues to editorial and entertainment.
Intro Artists deeply supports the environment and prefers to deliver its artists' work via online promotions and portfolios as opposed to paper printed materials.
Clients include Nestle, Courvoisier XO, Samsung, Baldinini, Hennessey, Perry Ellis, GQ, Vogue, Numero, Ocean Drive, LA-Confidential, Atlantic Records, Sony, PMK/HBH and ID-PR.
Laura Ciffone Miami food stylists / home economists
Laura Ciffone has been a food stylist for the past 22 years. She consistently, responsibly and artistically creates food in fast paced team environments and performs creatively in the studio, on location, or out on media tours.
In addition to advertising, packaging and editorial photography and film work, Laura also creates cook books and tests recipes for a number of food and cooking product clients.
She has worked in kitchens and studios all over the world, from Barcelona, Spain to Bogotá, Columbia, and from New York to Florida and many places in between.
Recent clients include Oster (national and international divisions), Sunbeam (national and international divisions), Mr. Coffee, Wal-Mart and Tele-Brands.
Monica Olman Miami props, furnishing, interior stylists
Monica Olman came to the United States from Sweden in the 1980s and opened her first prop shop in Miami. The Non Stop Prop Shop became ‘the place’ to come for props of all kinds for movies, commercials and still photo shoots, including set design and fabrication of items that couldn’t be found anywhere else.
At the same time, Monica's design talents demanded her time on set, also establishing her as a first rate set designer. In 2000 she sold the Non Stop Prop Shop in order to free up time to devote all her energy to a growing client list. From New York, Miami, Arizona and all over the Caribbean, Monica provides production with the utmost personal attention.
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Industrial Color Miami creative post production
Industrial Color has pioneered all aspects of the digital capture industry since its inception in 2001. From top tech and production support on over 10,000 shoots to inventing online digital photo workflow, Industrial Color continues to push the limits and develop industry standards.
With offices in New York, Miami and Los Angeles, the company's talented team and extensive production capacity enables it to provide a full range of high-end services to clients, including RED and HD video and digital still capture, video and sound editing, post production, fine art printing, high-speed file transfer, online file management, storage and archive services.
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1111 Lincoln Road Miami lofts and houses
1111 Lincoln Road is a premier building located in Miami Beach that is now available for events, photography and commercial filming.
Designed by Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron (Beijing Olympic Birds Nest Stadium) and with soaring 34 foot ceilings, it offers a panoramic view of Miami's urban skyline, ocean and bay.
Visit the website for more information.