showcase zurich issue 317 Dec 2011Featuring creative talent and services from the most exciting production locations
Welcome to the latest issue of Showcase Zurich, brought to you by Production Paradise. We present the very best of the local visual media industry, with more information available in our dedicated Photo and Film directories.
In this issue we feature professional and providers working in Zurich: Angela Kaeser, Avocado Zürich, Bernd Grundmann, Daniel Infanger, Dennis Savini Photography, Dominik Golob Photography, KT Produktion, Markus Schneeberger, Mel Y Mel, MP-Production, Photomedia - Photography Agency, Rachel Wolfisberg, Ruth Bugmann, Sally Montana, Stylingpool and Zapaimages.
- photo agents
Avocado Zürich Zurich photo agents
New additions to the Avocado Zürich roster include René Staud l Patrick Staud (transport, landscape, CGI), and Margaretha Olschewski (fashion, beauty).
Projects featured in this Showcase include:
- Actress Oxana Fandera photographed by Morgan Norman for Vogue Russia.
- Kinedo France underwater campaign by Susanne Stemmer.
- Urs Wyss for Esec Besi AG.
- Actress Lucy Lui photographed by David Byun for Braun.
- iD magazine shot by Klaus Thymann.
- Joerg Kritzer for Nivea Germany.
- Urs Wyss personal work.
- Lenovo global campaign by Klaus Thymann.
Visit Avocado's website for more information.
Photomedia - Photography Agency Zurich photo agents
PhotoMedia is a Zurich-based owner operated agency representing exclusive photographers from Switzerland that collaborates with international talents from around the world.
Thanks to an in-depth knowledge of photography management and photo productions, the agency can provide a wide range of services that allow clients to profit from an established international network.
PhotoMedia photographers cover advertising, corporate, fashion, people/portraits, beauty, lingerie, reportage, still life, architecture, food and landscape.
Additional services include full service photo production management, art buying, picture concepts, location scouting, casting and post production services.
Visit the website for more information.
- photo library stock
zapaimages Zurich photo library stock
zapaimages is an international picture library based in Zurich that specialises in inspiring interior and architectural features and single images. Each month the company showcases the best work from its experienced team of internationally renowned photographers.
Every published feature story is accompanied by a refined text written by zapaimages' experienced team of professional journalists who produce highly readable, thoroughly researched articles to complement each magazine feature.
Projects such as product launches and special events require more than just off-the-peg photography. zapaimages organises custom photo shoots with its photographers, acting as intermediary by placing the right photographer with each client.
Bernd Grundmann Zurich advertising photographers
Bernd Grundmann is a multi-talented photographer with international experience and skills across several photographic genres. He shoots architecture, portraiture, still life, food and drink and is based in Zurich and Hamburg.
Visit his website for more information.
Daniel Infanger Zurich advertising photographers
Daniel Infanger works across advertising, people and interior photography.
He spent his winters as a ski instructor in the Swiss Alps and his summers devoted to his other love, photography. After years as an assistant, Daniel set up as a full time independent photographer some 10 years ago. He has since worked for numerous ad agencies shooting for international clients, and has published two books, 'Engelberg' (2000) and '2-Takt' (2005) that have been billed as amongst "the most beautiful Swiss photography books."
Clients include Mercedes, Lexus, Toyota, VW, Universal Music, Electric Unicorn, Stephan Eicher, Tissot, Swisscom, Post,UBS, Credit Suisse, Six Group and Nationale Suisse.
Check the website to see more examples of his work, along with a full client list. Daniel works in Basel, Zurich and Munich and is represented in Germany by Markus Breuer Photographenagentur.
Dennis Savini Photography Zurich advertising photographers
Dennis Savini is an experienced advertising and still life photographer based in Zurich.
Agencies appreciate his talent for special effects with liquids and his knowledge in retouching. His studio, located in the heart of Zurich right on Bellevue Place, is perfectly equipped for all kinds of jobs.
His client list includes names such as DiSaronno, Heinecken, OBI-Baumarkte, IWC-Watches, Maurice deMauriac Watches, Meisterschmuck Jewelry, and many others.
Visit his website for more information.
dominik golob photography Zurich Corporate, People and Advertising Photographers
Dominik Golob travels throughout Switzerland for jobs across people, advertising, industrial and corporate photography. He operates his own studio near Zurich but works mostly on location directly with clients in industrial plants, factories, hotels and even out in the wilderness.
Dominik cares passionately about the people in front of his camera and knows how to visualise the essential core of things in a picture. When photographing people at work he gets right in the middle and doesn't simply sit back as a passive observer, an approach that makes his pictures both authentic and gripping.
He can also arrange model casting, shoot organisation and post production.
Clients include ABB Switzerland, Bank Linth LLB, Berlinger & Co., Gehrig Group, Hapa Switzerland, JOWA and Wartmann Technology.
Dominik is a member of the Swiss Professional Photographers Association (SBF) and the Association of Creative Photographers (VFG). Visit his website for more information.
Markus Schneeberger Zurich Food, Drink, Still life, Landscape and Advertising Photographers
Markus Schneeberger is renowned for his perfect food and still work as well as his staged scenes and beautiful landscape photography.
For 10 years he shared a studio with Marco Grob but now finds himself heading the studio and pursuing his passion for photography on his own.
Accumulating huge knowledge of the industry Markus has an excellent network and a highly motivated staff.
Visit his website for further information.
Sally Montana Zurich documentary photographers
Sally Montana is based in Zurich and specialises in people, portrait and lifestyle photography.
33’000 km through 33 States - Sally has spent the past six months working on a book project about the United States. Following one of her main passions, she focused on people photography across all ages, classes and occupations. She recently returned from her journey and is now available for bookings.
Clients include Allianz Suisse, Axel Springer, Basler Versicherungen, Designer’s Club, Groupe Mutuel, Monocle Magazine, NZZ am Sonntag, Raiffeisen Bank, Schweiz Tourismus and Tamedia.
For further information visit Sally’s website or contact her agent Monika Polyvas.
- styling, hair, makeup
Stylingpool - professional styling Zurich food stylists / home economists
Stylingpool Zurich includes 13 professional artists delivering:
- Food styling, concepts and recipes.
- Interieur, still, fashion and people - styling for photo and film.
- Set and event design.
- Casting (people and models).
- Hair and make-up.
- Property makers.
Stylingpool is a virtual pool of expert stylists. It is not an agency that charges fees, nor an association or a syndicate - stylingpool is simply a service to its clients and each member administrates their own business.
Angela Kaeser Zurich hair and make up artists
Angela Kaeser is an ambitious and passionate international hair and make-up artist based in Zurich. Her professional and calm, yet modern and fashionable approach is highly appreciated by her clients in fashion, beauty, adverstising and celebrities.
Her latest assignments include:
- New York Fashion Week S/S 2012 (with her name mentioned in The New York Times) and shows for Armani (In-house presentation), Triumph, Edeline Lee London, and more.
- Advertising shoots for Postfinance, CS and Zurich.
- Editorials for On Make-up Magazine New York, SI Style, Cocoon, SI Shopping, Bianco, Circe, and more.
- Celebrities including Tina Turner, Raphael Saadiq, Jan Bühler/Il Divo and Christina Surer.
Angela is represented by Louisa Make-up Studio in Munich and Hamburg. Visit her website to see more of her work.
Rachel Wolfisberg Zurich hair and make up artists
Rachel Wolfisberg is full of passionate enthusiasm for her profession as a hair and make-up artist. She is constantly pushing herself to create new ravishing beauties whilst at the same time broadening her horizons in beauty, fashion and the commercial industry. Surpassing herself, working and playing with colours within a team environment is of high importance to Rachel. Her remarkable strength is found in her flair for creative work and accommodating her clients' requirements.
Rachel is based in Zurich but regularly travels around the world on job assignments.
Recent work included editorials for Bianco Style, Lounge Magazine and Blackpaper Magazine, and campaigns for Schweiz Turismus, ebl, Post Mail, Kofler and Roche.
Visit her website for further work.
Ruth Bugmann Zurich fashion stylists
This summer Ruth Bugmann and her team styled Roger Federer for a national Suisse campaign. The Park Hotel Weggis is getting a new image campaign, with models, equipment and styling to be handled by R23.
With personal work 'Sauvage', R23 draws attention to beautiful clothes from designer Claudia Güdel.
Visit the website for more information.
- photo production
KT Produktion Zurich photo production
KT Production is a full service production company based in Zurich. After having worked as a producer for a New York City-based production company for many years, Katharian Trachsler moved back home to Zurich to found KT Production in 2007.
The company provides full production support, including casting, locations scouting, equipment and crew hire as well as travel arrangements to Swiss and international clients and photographers. It produces throughout Switzerland and across the world.
KT Production has enjoyed a very successful 2011 working with clients including Timberland, Victorinox, Boss, Migros, Rolex, Credit Suisse, UBS, Jockey International and Lidl.
"You tell us what you're looking for and we'll make it happen! We very much look forward to work with you in 2012."
MEL Y MEL Zurich photo production
MEL Y MEL has had an intense and varied six months. The company spent the summer outdoors and indoors, around and in the middle of Zurich with photographer Sven Heinrich and Publicis for the continuation of the PostFinance image bank.
MEL Y MEL was at Zurich airport with photographer Tom Nagy and Publicis for a worldwide campaign with Swiss International Air Lines, and shot with photographer Michael Haegele and agency Scholz & Friends for Credit Suisse. The team is currently busy shooting and working on pre-production for a range of new projects.
MEL Y MEL wishes everyone a wonderful holiday season!
mp-production Zurich photo production
Latest news from MP-Production:
- Spring 2011 Mini Boden c/o Luminosa Production - A great shoot in the stunning area of Chamonix, France.
- Aktion Mensch Germany with Kajetan Kandler in Grindelwald, Switzerland.
- Lerros Germany with Ernst Alexander in the glacier world of Zermatt, Switzerland.
- Car shoot for Ford on the Grimsel Pass, Switzerland with photograhper Christian Schmidt.
- LIDL winter clothes in the summer ski resort of Zermatt with Sonja Schäfer and Thomas Hoeffgen.
- Intersport with photographer Björn Hänssler who chose Zermatt for 2011/2012 winter catalogues.
- Jockey in Zurich and Chamonix with Beth Studenberg.
- A shoot in Namibia for TV channel SAT 1.
- Condé Nast Traveller Barcelona - Indoor and snow shoot.
- Pierre Cardin (c/o Luminosa Production) shot in Zermatt with photographer Tim Petersen, a great team, perfect weather and spectacular helicopter flight.