showcase paris issue 180 Oct 2009Featuring creative talent and services from the most exciting production locations
Welcome to the latest edition of Showcase Paris, brought to you by Production Paradise. We present the very best of the French visual media industry, with more information available in our dedicated Film and Photo directories.
Be sure to check out our featured events:
- Paris Photo, 19th - 22nd November at the Carrousel du Louvre. One of the world's leading photography events will feature images from the 19th century alongside modern and contemporary artists in galleries across the city.
- Photoquai, until 22nd November at the Musée du Quai Branly, presents its biannual exhibition of world images from non-western photographers.
Our cover photo was shot by Sacha Goldberger for Dealer Deluxe Magazine.
- photo agents
Visionairs in Art Paris photo agents
Lydie Geoffroy is the chairman of Visionairs in Art, a global media and photographers' agency with a commitment to the arts. Paris is renowned as a leading beauty and fashion destination and provides a rich and profound setting for the introduction of talented artists.
Visionairs in Art is motivated by offering challenging and edgy work that provokes reflection in the viewer. Representing a range of different talents, the agency promotes a new generation of young artists through publications, exhibitions and awards alongside editorial and advertising work for leading worldwide clients.
The opening of the Visionairs gallery reinforces a desire to further promote the artistic side of photography to its amateur collectors.
"Because fashion is an art... and that art is fashionable."
MM Photographes Paris photo agents
Latest news from MM Photographes:
- John DK recently spent a week photographing the owners of the new low-cost Tata Nano in the New Delhi metropolitan area for the HT Times 'Special Projects' department.
- Jan Steinhilber shot for the latest issue of Beef Magazine.
- Two young photographers joined the team: Anne-Sophie Bost has a great talent with babies and kids, recently shooting the latest Bledina campaign, while Fabrice Poincelet launched a new beauty portfolio.
Visit the website for more information.
Two P Paris photo agents
Based in Paris since 2004, Two.P represents photographers, stylists and set designers.
The agency represents photographers Pablo Arroyo, Cédric Bihr, Fred de Gasquet, Antoine Le Grand, Christophe Lorme, Khuong Nguyen, Florence Verrier and Joël von Allmen, stylist Charlotte Renard, and set designer Olivier de Bastier.
The two latest additions to the Two.P team are photographers Cédric Bihr and Khuong Nguyen. Cédric recently shot a fashion editorial for Rosebuzz Magazine and Khuong an editorial for Wad.
- photo production
KA2 Productions Paris photo production
Created in 2000, KA2 Productions is a Paris-based photo production company.
Working in France as well as worldwide, KA2 provides complete production support for all types of shoot, including scouting, casting, studio rental, crew booking, transport, airport transfers and accommodation.
The company provides services considering the optimal cost-effectiveness for each individual client.
- film production
Moto Films Paris commercials production
Based in Paris since 1999, Moto Films is a production company largely dedicated to advertising projects.
Moto represents a number of feature film directors including Frederic Jardin and Cannes award-winner Jacques Audiard. Four new talents recently joined the company: Varante Soudjian from French channel Canal+, the Swiss-based graphic design duo Kiss and Fouradoulas, and skincare photographer Alexandre Weinberger who lives between Paris and New York.
The company also represents The Vital Durand Bros., Antoinette Beatson, Martial Mingam, Cyrille Faret and Martin Fougerol, who has received multiple awards for his pop music videos.
Moto also produces mood tapes, mood concepts and mood boards through its subsidiary Side Car for agencies and clients including Christian Dior Parfums, BMW, L'Oréal, Diadermine, Schwarzkopf, Club Med, Allianz and Citroën.
- post production
CHIC Paris Paris retouching
"Chic Paris: behind the brand name, a true state of mind."
Chic Paris values respect and pursues a creative approach to imaging.
Its dedicated, reactive and talented team can provide solutions across all artistic and technical fields, from image capture to the delivery of finished artwork.
The company's convenient and spacious location provides the comfort and necessary atmosphere to foster dialogue, creativity and confidentiality, while its language skills make it possible for Chic to undertake projects in French, English and German.
Visit the website for an overview of the company's artwork.
StylGraphic Paris retouching
Passionate about photography, StylGraphic mastered his skills with work for luxury brands including Cartier, Dior, Chanel, L'Oréal and Paco Rabanne.
He produces a range of photomontage, retouching and colour management work for photographers, agencies and individual clients alike across every genre of photography, including beauty, jewellery, packaging, cars and still life.
Jean Cazals Paris food & drink photographers
Jean Cazals is a leading food and lifestyle photographer whose unique approach can be recognised through a subtle mix of creative styling and food presentation. He is extremely detail-conscious across all the advertising, design, editorial and book projects he completes for clients worldwide.
Jean has worked on over 60 cookery books with some of the world's top chefs and has received numerous awards for his work. Clients include M&S, Sainsbury's, Danone, Boots, SAS Hotels, McDonald's, Havana Club, House & Garden, Bentley Mag, Harrods Mag, Martha Stewart, Marie Claire, Cuisine Gourmande, C.N. Traveller, Air New Zealand, BA High Life and Pret a Manger, amongst others. He recently worked in Italy on a campaign for Findus, in France for Vahine, and for London restaurant ClubGascon's latest cookery book.
Jean recently expanded his talents into documentary TV production. He is represented by Spoke Films in London for commercials and Agent6 (Sabine Penisson) in France for photography. Prints of his work are available to purchase. Visit the website to see more examples of his work.
Bellanopolis Paris film directors
Director Henrik Jessen founded Bellanopolis as a platform for creative digital film making.
Based in the heart Paris and combining 13 years of experience in directing, photography, casting and production, Henrik Jessen and his Bellanopolis team now have a singular focus in providing innovative and professional film and photographic solutions for brands and media companies alike.
This "all in one structure" is adapted to today's competitive demand for high standard media visibility.
Bellanopolis can also provide full in-house production coordination, as well as casting studio rental facilities with HD live broadcasting and an online ftp server to deliver casting to clients' computer screens in under an hour, no matter where they are in the world.
- rental studios
LB Production Paris rental studios
Located on the Left Bank in the heart of Paris, LB Production operates the largest cyclo studio in Paris. With car access to its 250 m2, 5m+ height studio, facilities also include a mezzanine comprising make-up cabin and bathroom, along with a smaller cyclo studio measuring 75 m2, also with a height of 5m+ and mezzanine.
All together the studio offers 460 m2 of fully furnished facilities with the latest digital capture solutions and post production services, including Phase One P40+/P65+ and Hasselblad H3D50, along with the latest generation of electronic flashes from Broncolor Scoro and Profoto Pro 8.