showcase magazine Oct 2009sydney issue 181
Welcome to the latest issue of Showcase Sydney, brought to you by Production Paradise. We present the very best of the Australian visual media industry, with more information available in our dedicated Film and Photo directories.
Be sure to check out our featured events:
- Primavera 2009, 9th September - 22nd November at the MCA. The 18th edition of the contemporary art show features a fine selection of highly talented young artists from across the country.
- The Bondi Short Film Festival, 28th November. Now in its eighth year, the shorts festival has become an essential feature and firm favourite amongst filmmakers and audiences alike. Entries must be received by Friday, October 23rd.
- The Weekend Australian 'Art Sydney', 22nd - 25th October at the Royal Hall of Industries, offers the chance to explore art in all its forms.
Our cover photo was shot by Juli Balla for Club 21 Magazine.
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Reload Agency Sydney photo agents
Reload Agency is a creative artist management and production agency with offices in both Australia and New Zealand. Reload offers its expertise across the fields of photography, hair, make-up, styling, production and retouching.
The Sydney office joins the well established and successful Reload Agency New Zealand, based in Auckland and managed by experienced industry professional, Vicki Leopold. Reputable agent/producer Katie Shanahan manages the Sydney office. Between them they have more than 15 years experience producing campaigns and looking after some of Australia and New Zealand's most renowned artists, producing campaigns for some of Australia's biggest brands, and working regularly with Australasia's leading magazine titles.
The agency's impressive roster allows it to offer clients the very best creative talent in every aspect of the industry. All are committed to pushing the creative boundaries and Reload Agency can coordinate every step of the process.
For any enquires please contact the Auckland office on +64 9 445 4664 or email Vicki and for the Sydney office, call +61 8323 7788 or email Katie or Lisa.
Lizard Management + Production Sydney photo agents
Lizard Management & Production is a full service production company for advertising and editorial clients. With 15 years of experience in the photographic industry, company director Liz Sherriff and her team of highly experienced producers strive to make every production a stress-free experience for their clients.
The company's work includes providing high-end photography, experienced hair and make-up artists and stylists, casting, talent and location scouting, budget management, accommodation organisation, transportation, catering and equipment rental to ensure all requirements are met.
Lizard's services are particularly valuable to overseas clients who can struggle to produce assignments in an unfamiliar environment. Australia provides an amazing backdrop for a variety of photo shoots, and the company's recent work included campaigns with Qualia Resort Hamilton Island, ING Bank, Commonwealth Bank, NRMA, The Australian Federal Government, Sony, Subaru, Cleo and Cosmo magazines, and clients from the fashion industry including Betts shoes.
The Kitchen Creative Management Sydney photo agents
The Kitchen Creative Management is a full service photographic production company based in Sydney, Australia, offering local and international clients a one stop shop for all photographic production requirements.
Representing some of Australia's most highly-acclaimed and technically accomplished photographers, the company has the infrastructure to manage and facilitate any brief from conception through to completion.
Production services include budgeting, crew co-ordination, casting, catering, line production, propping, set design, model making, location scouting and permits, plus organisation of visas, travel bookings and post production.
Email or call +61 2 9516 5955 for more information.
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Southern Media Asia Sydney photo production
Southern Media Asia provides production services for film and photography within Australia and across the Asia Pacific region.
Over the last 12 years, the company has worked with most major international agencies on a wide range of projects in Australia, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, China, Japan, Thailand and New Zealand.
Southern Media Asia has a strong experience base throughout the Asia Pacific region along with established teams of local partners. Services include budgeting, casting, location scouting, permits and insurance, crew, equipment rental, catering, travel management, production management, full shoot coordination and detailed billing and back-up accounting.
Senior producers Duncan, Kevin and Maurice are delighted to discuss an Asia Pacific solution for any type of project. Recent work included Audi Q7 in Australia, Toyota IQ in Tokyo, Audi A4 in Hong Kong, Volvo S80 in Shanghai, Eli Lily in Hong Kong and BMW X6 and in Singapore.
Check the website for more information.
Sun Productions Sydney photo production
Recent projects from Sun Productions:
- Tourism Australia campaign involving street casting for Malay and Indian talent, kids, animals and shooting on the Harbour to feature the Opera House and Harbour Bridge.
- Thompsons Vitamins campaign featuring Wallabies coach Robbie Deans, photographed by Michele Aboud.
- NAPCAN commissioned Sun Productions to make a short film for its 'Love Bites' programme.
- Regular clients Sportsgirl, David Lawrence and Zimmermann continued to rely on Sun Productions to help them through a tough year.
"The future is bright with Sun Productions." Contact Sunny for more information.
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Captiv8 Sydney commercials production
Captiv8 is a boutique production company committed to innovative creative broadcast and digital media. Captiv8 specialises in the craft of producing outstanding television commercials and online campaigns through a collaborative process combining ideas and customised technology.
Captiv8 prides itself on creative solutions and process and is a one-stop-shop for shaping unique concepts into the best results.
Based in Sydney, Australia, the studio houses producers, directors, VFX, design, animation, audio and digital capabilities, flash development, website design and online marketing to bring client's ideas to life.
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Daniel Linnet Sydney car photographers
Daniel Linnet's ability to interpret a brief and add a certain creative flair to any photographic assignment has seen him produce images for MasterCard, Pfizer, Country Energy, Bank West, Top Gear Magazine and St George Bank, among many others.
Relaxed and extremely easy to work with, Daniel specialises in people and, more recently, cars in studio or on location.
His personal series 'Marquee' was recently shortlisted in the 2009 London International Creative Competition. With work featuring in in the 2008 edition of Luerzer's Archive - 200 Best Advertising Photographers Worldwide, as well as the 2008 PDN Photo Annual, he was also the AIPP NSW 'Portrait Photographer of the Year' and 'Open Category Photographer of the Year' 2008.
Daniel is represented in Australia by Network Agency + Management.
Lantern Studio Sydney food & drink photographers
Lantern Studio Sydney is the husband and wife team of photographers Andrew and Michelle Young. They specialise in food, interiors, lifestyle, travel and still life photography.
Both photographers work individually but often also collaborate together on larger projects. Between them they have over 25 years of combined industry experience, with at least 15 years each working in digital photography.
Operating from a large converted warehouse in cosmopolitan Newtown they provide a large studio space with plenty of parking, a fully equipped commercial kitchen, ample natural daylight and blackout capabilities. Combining their passion for the arts, easy going natures, attention to detail and ability to follow a brief, Andrew and Michelle have established a regular and growing list of clientele.
Clients include MasterFoods, Paul Newman's Own, IGA, Qantas, Jetstar, AV Jennings, Clarendon Homes, Stockland, Target, and numerous editorial titles.
Juli Balla Sydney fashion photographers
Juli Balla has been working as a Sydney-based photographer since 1989. Initially working as an artist, she now focuses primarily on advertising, beauty and portraiture.
Her advertising work includes commissions from major companies around the world. She is also represented in London, Paris and Milan.
Editorial clients include: Vogue (Australia, UK, Spain), Grazia and VanityFair (Italy), InStyle, Madison and Marie Claire.
Advertising clients include: Singapore Airlines Worldwide, Mercedez-Benz, Volkswagen, Honda, Canon, De Beers, Nokia, Sony, Visa, Mastercard, Myers, David Jones, J Farren Price, Goldmark, Angus and Coote, Simona, Sussans, Kolotex, Kayser, Formfit, Berlie, Holeproof, Sunglass Hut, Peter Alexander, George Gross, Harry Who, Oz Design, Sandler, St George, Perri Cutten, Blue Illusions, Sunbeam, Sunseeker, Westfield, Olga Berg, Ken Done, Pierre Fontaine, David Lawerence, Sportcraft, Palmolive, Colgate, Wrigley's, Revlon, Johnson & Johnson, Neutragena, Oil of Olay, Nivea, No. 7, Boots, Sunsilk, Clairol, Schwarzkopf, Biopoint, Dove, Lux and Vidal Sassoon.
Michael Corridore Sydney fashion photographers
Michael Corridore works between his base in New York and his hometown of Sydney, Australia. His recent commissions include Belvoir and Griffin theatre companies in Sydney, editorials shot in Tokyo for Perfect Guide (Sweden) and RUSSH magazine (Sydney), and an advertising campaign for SOLO 'Game On' soft drink.
Michael has held three exhibitions in public art galleries of his personal photographic projects and this year was the recipient of The Aperture Foundation's 'Aperture Portfolio Prize'.
His commercial commissions have also won multiple Gold, Silver and Bronze Lions at the Cannes International Advertising Awards.
Mushenko Sydney food & drink photographers
Since 1988, Christian Mushenko has been photographing for some of the world's largest brands and working with direct and agency clients in the UK, USA, Asia and Australia. He has a very distinctive style that is alive and vibrant with an eye for beauty and humanity, coupled with a wealth of experience.
"My passion for photography comes from interpreting a subject and showing its depth and its character. I aim to capture the essence and soul of everything I shoot so that it moves and inspires the viewer."
Mushenko has won many awards for commissioned and personal work, both locally and internationally.
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Travbiz Sydney location service and scouts
Travbiz is dedicated to servicing the fashion, film and media industries and can assist any type of production with the additional services of location sourcing, guides, suitable accommodation and transportation, carnet certifications, visas and permit advice.
Visit the company's website for more information.