showcase magazine Jul 2011spain issue 292
Welcome to the latest issue of Showcase Spain, brought to you by Production Paradise. We present the very best of the Spanish visual media industry, with more information available in our dedicated Photo and Film directories.
In Madrid, Cibeles Fashion Week will run from 16 to 20 September.
CX La Pedrera presents a broad selection of Francesc Catalá-Roca's photos, including his documentary photography from the 1950s and 60s, as well as his shots of architecture, a less widely known aspect of his work.
Our cover photo was shot by Jesus Alonso for Elle Magazine. Jesus is exclusively represented by a productions.
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Team Works Production Madrid commercials production
Barcelona remains as one of the most popular location references for car spots around the world. On this occasion, Kia from Korea chose the Spanish city for their Kia Picanto campaign. It was a 4 day shoot with director Min Soo Kim, that showcased some of the best locations the city has to offer.
Another sunny afternoon in Spain and another photo shoot. This time, Team Works collaborated with UK´s lifestyle magazine Monocle, for their editorial photo session on Benidorm, in southern Spain. A two day shoot with photographer Mark Sanders along Benidorm's new and colourful promenade.
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APRODUCTIONS Madrid photo production
a productions is a full service production company made up of five main departments: photo, audiovisual, events, service and online. The company represents photographers, commercial directors, illustrators and 3D artists and provides art buying and full service for foreign companies needing production services for photo projects, commercials and events while working in Spain.
Photographer Fredrik Clement, who specialises in sports photography was recently added to the a productions roster.
Latest photo projects include:
- Worldwide Turspain and Real Madrid campaign shot by Juanlu Real for DoubleYou.
- Gillette campaign shot by Juanlu Real for ContrapuntoBBDO.
- Aliados campaign shot by Jesus Alonso for TBWA
- Sony Playstation campaign shot by Jesús Alonso for TBWA.
- Loreal Elvive campaign shot by Jesus Alonso for McCann Erickson.
- Once summer campaign shot by Juanlu Real for Bassat Ogilvy.
- Cruzcampo shot by Jesús Alonso for ContrapuntoBBDO.
- Recognition Night IV Event for Madrid Convention Bureau.
Photographer Jesús Alonso was prized in El Chupete Festival with the Grand Prix in graphic for his Sony Playstation campaign for TBWA. Last Service production shoot by Miguel Reveriego and Amparo Utrilla for their first Lola Li Campaign.
Visit the company's brand new website for more information.
Palma Pictures Photo Barcelona photo production
This month, Sky TV is back with Palma Pictures Photo to shoot a second series of its BAFTA-nominated series 'Mad Dogs'. At the end of filming last year, the company brought David LaChapelle over to create some unforgettable imagery to help promote the show.
Palma Pictures has supplied production services in Spain for the past 18 years and supports the Photo Division with the full array of digital and film equipment in-house, as well as the technicians that go with it, the company is ready-to-go for all types of moving image or photo shoots.
Visit the website for more information.
Sonda Productions Barcelona photo production
Sonda recently produced a commercial for VW Tiguan with photographer and director Emir Haveric. Check out the making-of!
Also featured in this Showcase is latest work from photographer Anatol Kotte:
- Porsche Panamera in Portugal.
- Volvo Ocean Race. Sonda was again in Portugal scouting the right locations for the project.
- Volvo V70/XC70/S80. Sonda went to Dubai and Oman covering many kilometres under the sun to find great spots for the VCC.
Landing Zone Production Barcelona photo production
The Landing Zone crew was very happy to receive photographer Serge Leblon and his team for an enjoyably smooth Harper's Bazaar shoot.
LZ Light Rental, Landing Zone's photo equipment light rental department, has acquired exciting new equipment, including Canon 7D cameras, shape shoulder composite stabilizers, Redrock micro follow focus and Mattebox, Zacuto z-finder pro, and much more.
The company's special motor home was also used during the filming of 'Clash of the Titans II' as well as Elle editorials.
With a diverse range of amazing locations, local knowledge and contacts, highly effective and friendly crews and a passion for the audiovisual world, Landing Zone is the perfect partner for shoots in and around the Canaries.
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Fernando Alonso Madrid advertising photographers
Latest work from photographer Fernando Alonso:
- Magazine editorials for Shangay and Todoboda.
- Fashion campaigns for Halloween Fever by Jesus del Pozo, Querdani, Lolitas, Tonalá, Privée, Abbacino, Dándara, Aibonito and Faradai.
Visit his website for more information.
David Ruiz Barcelona advertising photographers
David Ruiz presents a series of personal and published works which have been displayed in various spaces, most notably his involvement with model Lena Fishman, for an exhibition held at the fashion industry show The Brandery Barcelona 2011.
We see the natural strength of the characters portrayed in one of his latest personal projects "Look what?" in collaboration with different people who lend their eyes to the photographer for a brief moment in time.
Highlighted amongst David Ruiz’s work is the campaign for Hero Baby, and the cover photo and the editorial for the first issue of the new magazine Lotus Renault F1 with one of their drivers Vitaly Petrov. In order to realise this shoot David moved his entire team up to the speed circuit of Valencia during the European Grand Prix.
David also reminds us of his recent landscape photography with these two stunning panoramic examples of his work.
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studiouno Barcelona rental studios
StudioUno recently provided rental equipment for a range of different campaigns and photo shoots in Barcelona and Madrid for advertising agencies, production companies and photographers. Equipment included lights, grip, camera and digital equipment such as Profoto, Canon, Phase One, Hasselblad, Quantum, Arri, Manfrotto, California Sunbounce, Seaport, and much more.
Photographer Mario Gómez, represented by Sunnyday, shot for L’Oréal with spanish actress Paz Vega for Hola! Magazine.
Latest projects include:
- Capetona shot for Vodafone by photographer Sergi Margalef.
- Jon Kortajarena photographed by Jaume de Laiguana for La Vanguardia.
- Edu García for the 10th anniversary of Men’s Health.
- Enri Mür Management with photographer Kristina G Fender for Mister Corn.
Visit the website for more information.
Q17 Studios Madrid rental studios photo
Q17 services photo shoots, exhibitions and presentations for books, films, fashion collections, television series, publicity campaigns, concerts, conferences, wine tastings, parties, and much more.
The studios are a multidisciplinary space covering 550 m², with natural light and cyclorama.
Visit the webiste for more information.
Addict Studios Madrid rental studios
Addict Studios offers 500 m² of studio workspace with facilities including natural light, two a face cove, 100 KW power, 5-7m height, 25m shooting range, car entrance, free parking outside the door, rest and meeting areas, fully equipped independent make-up and stylist area, air conditioning, water shooting facilities, catering service, fully equipped kitchen and free breakfast, experienced crew, free 12MB WiFi and IMac G5. Equipment rental includes Profoto, Arri, Kinoflo and digital equipment Hasselblad (H3DII 31, 39 MGPXL), PhaseOne (P45 plus) and Canon Mark II – Mark III and Canon 5D Mark II.
Special shoots at Addict Studios include collaborations with Miguel Reveriego and Amparo Utrilla, who have photographed the campaign of the first collection Lola Li Summer 2012.
Recent works include Lola Li (by Miguel Reveriego), Antonio Banderas, Mango (by Eugenio Recuenco), Visit Spain (with Real Madrid players), Lavinia, La Sirena, Cruzcampo, Dominos Pizza, Real Madrid for Adidas, Turespaña, Ford, Yodona, Smoda, Telva, DT Magazine and Grazia.
Photographers who have recently worked at Addict Studios: Eugenio Recuenco, Rankin, Ale Burset, Rafa Gallar, Txema Yeste, Gonzalo Puertas, Sergi Margalef, Diver & Aguilar, Gary Prior, Bruno Dayan, Scott C., Nagi Sakay, Juan Gatti, Joan Alsina, Carlos Alsina, Juanluis Real and many more.
Visit their website for more information about equipment, rates and special offers.
Centro Studios Madrid rental studios
Located in downtown Puerta del Sol, Centro Studios offers 800 m² for all types of photographic, film, casting and event production. The studios are fully equipped with lighting (Profoto), cameras and equipment for professionals who require 24/7 solutions. The company's digital department carries the latest technology, including Hasselblad H3DII 31/39, Phase One P45+, Canon Mark III and 5D Mark II cameras, and also offers technical advice, colour management, scanner facilities, certified proofs, fine art prints, digital retouching and CGI.
Recent campaigns include: Pepsi, Once, Spain Addict, Real Madrid (Visit Spain), Freixenet, Burger King, Xti, Pantene, Real Madrid for Adidas, Privilege Spain, SIDA, Nike, Clear, Tanqueray Gin, Lois, Havainas, FEB (ñba) and more.
Magazines include: Yo Dona, Marie Claire, V Magazine Spain, FHM, Rolling Stone, Neo 2, Vanidad, Tendencias, FHM Bionic, El Duende, Shangay, Oh My God, El Mundo, 40 Principales and El Magazine.
Photographers: Eugenio Recuenco, Jesús Alonso, Carlos Alsina, Joal Alsina, Javier Salas, Raúl Docasar, Sergi Margalef, Antonio Cordero, Isaac Morrel, Malcolm Birkett, Humberto Vignali, Alberto Escudero, Markus Rico, Daniel Alea, Pepe Ayma, Raúl Cordoba and Juan Luis Real.
Cristiano Ronaldo, Irina Shayk, Paz Vega, Daniel Bruhl, Sara Carbonero, Roberto Amman, Khedira (Real Madrid CF), Bimba Bosé, Fangoria, Kun Agüero, Ana Fernández, Carmen Lomana, Octavi Pujades, Michel (Getafe CF Coach), The Cabriolets, (Spanish Music Group), Minitel Rose (British Music Group), María Valverde, La Unión (Spanish Music Group), Pilar López de Ayala, Alaska, Mario Vaquerizo, Dover (Spanish Music Group), Zenttric (Spanish Music Group).
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Hotel Claris Barcelona hotels
Located in the Palau Vedruna, a building that dates from the beginning of the 20th century and that was converted into a hotel only in 1992, Hotel Claris emanates elegance and refinement in its impressive architecture.
Situated right in the centre of Barcelona, the hotel hosts an Egyptian museum exhibiting 70 pieces from Ancient Egypt as well as a 400-piece art collection distributed throughout its rooms and common areas.
The hotel also boasts a gym, sauna, meeting rooms and La Terraza del Claris restaurant, located on the rooftop next to the outdoor pool.