showcase paris issue 123 Jul 2008Featuring creative talent and services from the most exciting production locations
Hello and welcome to the latest edition of Showcase Paris, brought to you by Production Paradise. We present the very best of the Parisian visual media industry, with the latest news from top professionals working out of the City of Light. As usual, more information is available in our directory.
If you're in Paris over the summer months, be sure to check out our featured events:
- Valentino at Musée des Arts Decoratifs. Two hundred Haute Couture Designs are on display from one of the fashion world's true greats. Until September 21st.
- Bridget Riley at Musée d'Art Moderne. The first retrospective show to visit France by the internationally renowned British painter. Until September 14th.
Our cover photo was shot by Javier Vallhonrat, represented by Michele Filomeno.
Michele Filomeno Paris photo agents
Javier Vallhonrat exhibits 'Acaso' for the Photo España Festival, held as part of the 10th edition of the International Festival of Photography and Visual Arts. Javier presents 31 panoramic images that express how humankind adapts to abstract natural spaces and their dramatic dimensions.
Peter Lindergh's latest exhibition, 'Mano a Mano' - Rencontres Photographiques Darles at Théâtre Antique, sees two photographers with different styles explore one subject: fashion.
Michele Filomeno photographers display their talents in leading editorials and worldwide campaigns.
MaMa PHOTOGRAPHERS Paris photo agents
Paris-based Ma&Ma Photographers works with connections in Italy, Belgium, Sweden and The Netherlands. The agency's talented photographers come from the USA, UK, Sweden, Belgium, Italy, Germany and Spain.
Recent additions to the Ma&Ma team, Francesco Majo and Nataly Cadavid, live and work between Paris and London and specialise in food photography using natural light and precise styling. Other recent projects from the agency's photographers include:
- Carl-Johan Paulin shot for Toyota through Saatchi & Saatchi, LA.
- Christian Chaize shot for clients La Cornue.
- Diver & Aguilar won two bronze awards and were finalists in the 2008 World Press Awards with their campaign for Coca Cola through Burn.
- Oof Verschuren collaborated with stylist Maarten Spruyt on the exhibition 'The Ideal Man' at the Het Gemeente Museum in The Hague.
- Ma&Ma also represents CGI team thislittlefish. With industry-leading technology, Carl Lyttle and Douglas Fisher recently shot for Nike.
Yves Lavallette Paris advertising photographers
Paris-based French photographer Yves Lavallette is also represented in Germany and in Asia.
Olivier De Larue Dargère, Editor-in-Chief at SOON magazine, called on the photographer's sports discipline for the publication's fifth issue which is dedicated to sport and the Beijing Olympic Games.
"I chose the shot and treated it as an ultra feminine dance subject," commented Yves. "I depicted it by using "clair-obscur", subtle colours and black and white."
A selection from his latest campaign for Thierry Mugler is featured in this edition of Showcase Paris.
JPPS Photo Production Services Worldwide Paris photo production
JPPS is a Paris-based production company that specialises in personalised quality services for advertising and fashion photo productions.
Over 10 years of experience allows Jacqueline and John to offer extensive knowledge of the geography and logistics in France and other international locations.
Clients include MaxMara, Repetto, Harrods, Rolex, Renault, BMW, Citroën, Perrier, IBM, Microsoft, Diesel, H&M, Peek&Cloppenburg and Holt Renfrew.
Corinne Lucquiaud Paris fashion stylists
Corinne Lucquiaud works between Paris, Turkey and Morocco.
Featured in this Showcase is a selection of her work shot by Karel Khuene for an editorial in Wich magazine.
Corinne was recently in charge of styling for a photo shoot with famous actor Jared Leto.
Christophe Durand Paris art direction
Christophe Durand has recently been extremely busy flying between shoots in London, Prague and Dubai. In between, he has worked for new organic brand Sno bioflowers.
He is currently working between Paris and Barcelona shooting a selection of prestigious campaigns.
Le Cab Paris bars and nightclubs
Le Cab is one of the most renowned addresses in Paris, full of beautiful people and a great party spirit.
The venue has a restaurant and club that host the best "soirées" to be found in the City of Light.
Enjoy a futuristic ambience and great music, with every night holding its own unique attraction.