showcase paris issue 369 Oct 2012Featuring creative talent and services from the most exciting production locations
Welcome to the latest issue of Showcase Paris, brought to you by Production Paradise. We present the very best of visual media industry, with more information available in our dedicated Photo and Film directories.
Don't miss our featured events in Paris:
- The Grand Palais will welcome Paris Photo from the 15th to the 18th of November, featuring 128 galleries (36 among them are newcomers) and 23 specialists of Photography books.
- The 4th Festival International de la Photographie Culinaire will host an official competition from the 26th of October for French and foreign professional photographers - this year, the egg will be the protagonist.
Our cover photo was shot by Dino Baranzelli.
- film production companies
Hanne Evans Production Services Nice commercial production
Hanne Evans Production Services provides original locations for photo shoots, commercials, TV and film productions throughout Europe and North Africa. The company is constantly searching for new places to enlarge its database that currently includes over 50,000 locations.
Offering full shoot organisation from preparation to final wrap, services include casting, talent and location scouting, budget management, accommodation, transportation, catering and equipment rental, carefully selected according to each clients' specific requirements.
Contact Hanne in Nice on +33 (0) 493 960 707 or Gilles in Paris on +33 (0) 688 083 005 for more information.
- photo production
Conti Sud Productions Montpelier photo production
Since 2007, Conti Sud Productions based in Montpellier, southern France has been offering all inclusive production services ranging from scouting services to crew booking, casting and set design, providing whatever is needed to ensure a successfull shoot.
Through a wide network of partner companies around the world, Conti Sud Productions guarantees top quality services and efficient cost solutions for productions worldwide.
Conti Sud Productions offers more than 500 houses to rent for photos in France, Belgium, Ibiza, Bali and all over the world.
Eyesee Paris photo production
EyeSee is a Paris-based full service production company working throughout France and worldwide across advertising, fashion and corporate industries. The company also produces moving images, essentially online brand content, following clients' needs and budget.
EyeSee collaborates with clients at every stage of the creative process, providing art buying, casting, location scouting, budget management, accommodation, transportation, crew booking, catering and equipment rental.
Whatever the request, the company's team of highly skilled producers strives to make every production a stress-free experience. Enthusiastic, efficient and cost-effective defines EyeSee's way of working, with the company offering seamless solutions tailored to each individual client.
Recent productions include:
- World Class Diageo - Love. Photographer: Tom Van Schelven. AD: Dave Palmer
- La Banque Postale - M&C Saatchi Gad. 3D Artist: Antoine Mairot (La Manufacture). AD: Thomas Vauchel.
- Umbro & the LOSC - Anomaly. Photographer: Tom Van Schelven. AD: Serifcan Ozcan.
- Bershka - Dogmamoda. Photographer: Mark Hunter.
- Pimkie - Happiness Brussels. Photographer: Matt Jones. AD: Margot Populaire and Cecilia Azcarate.
JPPS Paris photo production
Located in Paris and run by Jacqueline Pusch and John Fanning, JPPS offers global production consulting for advertising and editorial shoots of any size. Their vast experience and a reliable international network allows for successful shoots worldwide.
Over the years, the pair's unrelenting enthusiasm, energy and endurance has been appreciated by clients including Louis Vuitton, Hugo Boss, Max Mara, Sunglass Hut, Harper's Bazaar, Harrods, GQ, Vogue, H&M, Repetto, Diesel, Peek & Cloppenburg, Boden, Holt Renfrew, BMW, Renault, Citroën, Peugeot, IBM, Orange, Philip Morris, Perrier and Rolex.
Contact Jacqueline or John on +33 1 44 08 80 22 or by email for more information.
KA2 Productions Paris photo production
KA2 Production is a full service photographic production company working within the advertising and fashion industries.
The company offers a range of services, including photographic production, budget management, on site co-ordination, location scouting, casting, art buying, equipment hire, transport and accommodation.
Shoot's recent clients include EDF, Renault, Orange, Louboutin, Monoprix and Bonobo.
mais ou et donc Paris photo production
mais ou et donc is a full service photo production company based in Paris. With 20 years of experience in still production and location scouting, mais ou et donc handles all shoot logistics with the support of an excellent team of local technicians and worldwide network partners.
The company works closely with clients to deliver a personalised service for every project.
Visit the website for more information.
La Moustache Paris photo production
Established in 2005, La Moustache is a very experienced full service production company specialised in photo shoots.
Passionate about photography, La Moustache adapts resources to meet the needs of each individual project. Based in Paris, the company's extended network permits clients to take advantage of numerous location opportunities throughout France. La Moustache also has experience producing for clients in several countries around the world.
Clients include advertising companies, corporate names, fashion, luxury and automobile brands.
"Change your style, get a Moustache!"
Midi:10 productions Paris photo production
Created in 1999, Midi:10 is a full service photo production company with an experienced, highly qualified and energetic team that can provide answers to all of its clients' creative and budgetary needs.
The two main partners each have more than 20 years' experience in worldwide productions and have an immense passion for photography.
The company firmly believes in the need for the best combination of smooth logistics and personable service.
Visit the website or call +33 (0)1 56 08 23 10 to meet the team.
Octopix Paris photo production
Created in 1999, Octopix is a full service production company based in Paris. Octopix provides experienced multilingual coordinators, friendly assistants and effective technicians to make shoots run as smoothly as possible.
The agency offers the largest location database in France and loves the challenge of finding that "impossible" location in France and throughout the world. Octopix also includes casting and set design services.
The agency adapts to creative and budget expectations for clients as diverse as Louis Vuitton, Microsoft and Vogue, to name just a few.
Production Paris Paris photo production
Production Paris is a high-grade, full service photo production company with experience in international and domestic projects, with headquarters in Paris and Berlin.
Latest projects include:
- Vogue Spain by Lachlan Bailey, shot in Paris.
- Mr. Porter starring Pierre Sarkozy, shot in Paris.
- Marie Claire magazine shot in Paris.
The company brings a personalised, boutique approach to photography, film and event production for fashion, advertising and art clients. Specialised in scouting exclusive locations, casting, studio rental, equipment booking, technical assistance and catering, Production Paris offers a responsive and individual approach to each production.
Clients include Mr. Porter, Telekom, Recaro, Mini, Schwarzkopf, Stihl, Sky, Nike, BMW, Adidas, Nokia, Smart Brabus, V Magazine, Wall Street Journal Magazine and Vogue.
Visit the website for the company's Berlin services.
- models, actors, casting
Olivier Duperrin Paris casting directors
Photo shoot casting director Olivier Duperrin is based in Paris and has been finding ideal faces for clients since 2004.
Visit the website for more information.
- photo agents
Jed Root Europe Paris Photo, Stylist, Hair & Make Up Agents
Jed Root, Inc. is the premier agency for leading fashion photographers, illustrators, stylists, hair and make-up artists, prop stylists and set designers within the fashion industry.
The artists represented by Jed Root, Inc. contribute to projects including advertising campaigns, editorial photo shoots and fashion shows.
Founded in 1989 in New York, the agency offers true global representation to its artists with offices in New York, Paris, London, Los Angeles and Tokyo.
Today, Jed Root, Inc. sustains its commitment to supplying top talent and continues to set precedents within the constantly evolving fashion industry.
- post production
CHIC Paris Paris creative post production
"Chic Paris: behind the brand name, a true state of mind."
Chic Paris values respect and pursues a creative approach to imagery.
Its dedicated, reactive and talented team can provide solutions across all artistic and technical 2D and 3D 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.
David Benchitrit Paris fashion photographers
David Benchitrit, a Toronto native, moved to Paris in 2005 to sucessfully break into the European market.
Working for magazines including Madame Figaro, Elle, Tatler (UK) and Harper's Bazzar (Russia), he creates fashion images and videos with a modern classic feel for clients including Julien Fournie, Azzaro, Chevignon and Von Dutch.
Francesco & Nataly Majo Paris food & drink photographers
Francesco and Nataly Majo are internationally acclaimed food and lifestyle photographersThey are married and work together as a team, having met in Italy where they both studied at the European Institute of Design in Milan.
Francesco studied photography and also later received a degree in travel journalism in London. Nataly moved from Colombia to Italy to study art direction and graphic design.
Clients include House & Garden, Condé Nast Traveler UK, Elle, GQ, Sale & Pepe, Saveurs, Vogue Gioiello, Bertolli, Buitoni, Carrefour, Knorr, Kraft Foods, McDonald's, Galaxy, Giovanni Rana, Nescafé, Old el Paso, Perugina, Philip Morris, Sony PlayStation, Unilever, BBDO, Leo Burnett, JWT, McCann Erickson, Saatchi&Saatchi, TWBA and Young & Rubicam.
They share their lives between Paris and New York City. Francesco and Nataly love to travel and explore the flavours and cuisines the world has to offer. They have a full house with four beautiful children, two cats and a dog.
Joe Boggon Paris advertising photographers
Joe Boggon was born and brought up in the beauty of Somerset, south-west England.
After working as a psychologist and teacher, and becoming fluent in French, Italian and Spanish, he turned to photography - learning his trade in Paris studios.
He has shot for the likes of Marie Claire France, Phillips, Madame Figaro and L’Oréal and exhibited in the biggest fine art museum in Moscow, the Moscow State Museum of A.S. Pushkin.
He is based between London and Paris and works mainly on beauty, fashion and advertising projects.
Jonas Jensen Paris beauty photographers
Jonas Jensen is renowned for his beauty photography in his native home Denmark. With 10 strong years in the business, his striking work is commissioned for international publications such as Elle, shooting the high profile September 2012 issue.
Working with national and international beauty clients his sleek, distinct imagery is highly sought after.
“Working with the best talents in the world gives me the ability to do my best," he says. "I’m never off and I’m never at work - my work is my hobby and I love it!”
Jonas is currently looking for representation in Paris.
Ralph Wenig Paris fashion photographers
Ralph Wenig grew up surrounded by fashion and journalism in Munich, Germany. After Berlin and New York, he finally settled in Paris and has been a freelance fashion and celebrity photographer since 1997.
Shooting for magazines such as Italian Vogue, Russian Vogue, Spanish Vogue, Japanese Vogue, Vanity Fair Italy and 7000 magazine, Ralph has photographed celebrities such as Audrey Tautou, Vanessa Paradis, Catherine Deneuve, Olivier Martinez, Olga Kurylenko, Jean Reno, Dita Von Teese, Steffi Graf and André Agassi, Mika, and many more.
Clients include Kenzo, Emmanuel Ungaro, Giambattista Valli, Swarovski, Louis Vuitton, Hermes, L’Oréal Pro, Longines, Nokia, Moet & Chandon, Galeries Lafayette and Samsung.
Ralph is also a passionate traveller and has done several personal projects in India, Burma, Laos, Thailand, Indonesia, Dubai and Oman, as well as underwater photography. He started directing videos in 2003 and now splits his time between photography and directing. He is represented by Carole Dardanne/ARTSPHERE.
- equipment rent
RVZ Paris camera/ accessories photography
For clients looking to shoot in Paris, Morocco, or anywhere else for that matter, RVZ's highly experienced team of 35 professionals is available for all production needs.
- Flashes - Profoto, Broncolor, Briese, Elinchrom, Multiblitz.
- Digital capture - Phase One, Canon, Nikon, Hasselblad, Leaf.
- Cameras - Red Epic M, Scarlet, Canon EOS C300, Alexa.
- HMI / Tungsten - Arri, K5600, Desisti, Dedolight.
- Fluos / LEDs - Kino Flo, Lite Panels, Cineled.
- Softboxes, frames, textiles, effects and specific accessories including wind and smoke machines.
- Props, make-up stations, folding tables, chairs, boxes.
- Dollies and accessories.
- Lighting grips, stands, power distribution, trucks, location vans, generators.
Contact RVZ at Paris-Malakoff on +33 (0)1 47 46 17 00, Paris-Bastille +33 (0)1 46 27 52 27, or in Marrakech on +212 (0)5 24 30 14 20.
Photo Cine Rent Paris camera/ accessories photography
PhotoCineRent is a full service camera and lighting rental facility located in the heart of Paris. Specialising in digital cinematography, the company's focus is to provide the best solutions and equipment regardless the size or budget of a production.
In the rental catalogue PhotoCineRent provides everything from DSLRs to Arri Alexas and Sony F65, Zeiss, Leica, Cooke and Angenieux Cine Optics, as well as practically every film set accessory imaginable.
PhotoCineRent is partner with Briese Lighting and carries every size and lamp configuration for Focus Reflectors. Professional equipment can also be purchased with Canon, Nikon, Blackmagic, Profoto, Sony, Panasonic, Zeiss, Fujinon, O’Connor, and many more available. PhotoCineRent is also the French distributor for Arri Lighting.