international locations Dec 2010Featuring creative talent and services from the most interesting industry sectors
AM Production ServicesArgentina
An Italian LocationItaly
Queen of SpadeGreece
Red Creek ProductionsArgentina
Shoot New ZealandNew Zealand
Southern Media AsiaAustralia - Asia Pacific
Buenos Aires-based AM Production Services provides still photography production throughout Argentina, Mexico and across Latin America.
Offering a diverse range of unique locations, AM is constantly developing its image library to offer international clients a customised proposal for every project.
Clients include international fashion and advertising brands.
Visit the website to view latest projects and browse the image library. Don't forget to check out the useful 'Meet Buenos Aires' section that proposes the best new hotspots in town.
15 years of experience has given An Italian Location an impressive location and contacts database as well as a deep knowledge of the production world.
"Our mission has always been to combine clients' 'unreal' requests with 'real possibilities', and often, it really happens!"
Sicily, Sardinia, Capri, the Amalfi Coast, Portofino, Tuscany, and many other Italian wonders can all be accessed in a few clicks from An Italian Location's website. Experience and flexibility combined with passion and dedication help clients to realise any size and type of project.
The company offers great deals on accommodation, logistics, production services, equipment, props and casting. Visit the website for more information.
With 20 years of experience in location scouting and production service, Lupetta5 & BelowTheLine can be considered one of the most prestigious location agencies in Italy.
The Lupetta5 team is always ready to help production companies, supporting them on any production request for films, commercials, photo shoots, music videos, documentaries and events.
With one of the biggest location archives in Europe, the company can offer clients a huge selection of spectacular locations and give immediate feedback on their availability.
"A producer must be passionate about their work. They should find pleasure in the smallest detail and the grandest challenge; they should feed and nourish each project from start to finish."
Besides full and comprehensive production services, bigshrimp's location scouting ensures a tailor-made solution to suit every client’s individual requirements. Locations range from high-class penthouses to historical properties filled with character.
2010 has seen the company scout throughout Germany, with new locations including sea-side nature reserves, freezing nocturnal motorways, beautiful summer paradises, rooftops overlooking Berlin, spacious offices, and much more.
Featured in this Spotlight are images from the company's very latest scouting projects.
Visit the website for more information, email or call direct on +49 40 20 90 81 62.
Marrakech-based Diwan was established in 1990 and is one of the longest running and most experienced production companies in Morocco. It has worked on many prestigious international projects, producing fashion shoots, catalogue, editorial, advertising, and stock photography.
Diwan's services include budgeting, project estimation, billing, casting, location scouting, permits and insurance, crew, equipment rental, catering, travel management, production management, and full coordination. An online location library is also available through the website.
For over 50 years, European and American clients have been choosing Morocco as their location of choice for all types of photographic production. Along with a huge diversity of locations, low costs and plentiful resources, there is also an openness with which international productions are welcomed in Morocco.
Hi-Location is a young and dynamic location agency and production service company born out of the experience of Annalisa Bertoletti and Silvia Grittini.
The company provides amazing locations for photo shoots, commercials, TV, film, events and product launches and constantly searches for new venues and locations to add to its database. Hi-Location specialises in finding the right location for every type of project.
The company also handles every aspect of a shoot, from preparation to wrap. Collaborating with the leading modelling agencies, make-up artists, hair stylists and equipment rental companies, Hi-Location has excellent agreements for accommodation and transfers and knows how to produce a shoot by faithfully maintaining clients' budgets.
Location Scotland is celebrating the end of a fantastic year. Not only has the company had its busiest year on record, producing for clients such as Pringle, M&S, Boden, New Look and Glenfiddich to name but a few, but it also added over 15,000 new images to its extensive locations database, which now stretches to over 45,000 images.
Whether it be decadent stately homes, dramatic mountains, white sandy beaches, modern architectural gems or quaint seaside villages, Location Scotland can offer the perfect location.
The company's highly experienced in-house team can take the stress out of finding unique Scottish locations and provide a bespoke production package tailored to every budget. Call Marie, Michelle or Katie on +44 (0) 131 561 0120, or visit the website for more information.
Clients: Pringle of Scotland, New Look, Boden, Absolut Vodka, M&S Blue Harbour, Glenfiddich, Bank of Scotland, Johnnie Walker, Mudo, Harrods, Timberland, Benetton, per una, The White Company, Nike, JD Williams, Shop Direct, Toyota, Glamour Magazine, Ports 1961, Long Tall Sally, L'Uomo Vogue, Elle Magazine, and many more.
Location scouting is an essential component in the pre- production stage of any editorial or commercial project. Once producers, photographers and art directors have decided on the kind of location the job requires, Lucky Production steps in and takes charge.
The company can scout locations anywhere on the planet, focusing on managing and negotiating the best deals for clients in Europe (France and Spain) Mexico, the Bahamas, Chicago, New York, Miami, and beyond.
Lucky Production can also conduct castings and street castings on request. With 20 years of global production experience, the company is in-tune with all production requirements and works closely with clients to maintain budgets.
M Production is based in Copenhagen and produces still, TV and commercial shoots for Danish and foreign clients in Denmark and across Scandinavia, as well as in Greenland and Iceland.
With a budget conscious approach the company takes care of all aspects of production, from scouting locations, arranging permits and booking accommodation to transportation, equipment, crew and casting.
Persistence and flexibility are the core characteristics that M Production aims to achieve. With over 12 years in the business, the company has built an extensive network both in the domestic and international markets.
Visit the website for more information.
mmproduction, Inc. is a Miami and European-based full service photo production company providing an extensive network of partners to cover all shooting needs.
The company can organise and manage photo shoots for ad campaigns, catalogues and editorials in studio or on location according to clients' specific requirements. mmproduction optimises every shoot by managing budgets and respecting deadlines.
Contact the company for a dedicated selection of location references from its huge picture database. With its well-placed network of professional contacts, mmproduction can produce in Miami, Ibiza, Mallorca, New York and Mexico.
In this edition of Spotlight mmproduction presents one of the most beautiful locations Mexico has to offer: Riviera Maya.
Queen of Spade presents Greece.
Located in the south eastern Mediterranean region, the company provides world-class production services to the international photo and film industries. With an extensive location library and exclusive private locations, Queen of Spade is committed to providing clients with the most efficient and smooth way of ensuring a quality service while remaining budget conscious.
The company has produced for brands including Air France, Vichy, UGG Australia, Hermes, Louis Vuitton, Nintendo Europe, Garnet Hill, Toast, Avon Global, Saab, Conde Nast U.S. and many more.
Queen of Spade also produces locally in Mexico and Morocco. Visit the website for more information.
Variety chose Buenos Aires as one of 2010's Top Five Locations in the World. Its production heritage is almost as old as production itself, fostering one of the deepest talent pools in the world, prime equipment and top choice facilities. Argentina is almost as tall as the USA is wide. It covers all geographies and all weathers, and Buenos Aires may very well be the most versatile location of them all.
"Do as Bruce Weber, Elaine Constantine, Don Flood and Anthony Mandler: come shoot Argentina with the premier production service company in South America."
Argentina: counter season, every season.
For almost three decades, Shoot New Zealand has been assisting international film production companies to achieve their creative goals. As New Zealand's first line production company, it has unparalleled knowledge and experience of every element required for a successful New Zealand production.
Shoot New Zealand’s commitment to its clients' film projects draws on the experience gained from the successful production of more than 250 television commercial projects. The company has well and truly earned its reputation as New Zealand’s premier line production company.
Clients include RSA, Rattling Stick, Independent Films, Blink, Mirror, Form TV, Streetlight Films, MJZ, Radical Media, Premiere Heure, Neue Sentimental, Soup Film and Chelsea Films, to name but a few.
Shoot Rajasthan is a full service production company based in India, with a great variety of locations.
Shoot Rajasthan has been associated with various prestigious international and Indian organizations for the past fifteen years. They have been facilitating them with the entire shooting process. Their core competence is working in different parts of the country. They are based in Jaipur and have an office in Mumbai.
Their services include full service production coordination, location scouting, permits and insurance, casting, budget management, travel, transportation and much more.
Shoot Rajasthan has one of the biggest location photo libraries in India, which has been built up over their many years of experience with scouting work.
Recent clients include Glamour US, Jan Magazine (Amsterdam), Henne Magazine (Norway).
Southern Media Asia provides professional film and photo production services throughout the Australia-Asia-Pacific region. Its team is dedicated to providing cost-effective solutions and first-rate crews, wherever clients are shooting. A dedicated CGI division also caters for smaller-footprint productions and has the ability to travel cost-effectively to achieve a wide range of background material.
The company's production team has a diverse range of experience, languages and local knowledge, and its producers speak English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese, Thai and Bahasa Indonesian. This allows Southern Media Asia to offer teams with the skills best suited to a particular project.
Services include budgeting, estimates, casting, locations, permits and insurance, crew, equipment rental, catering, travel management, production management and co-ordination, and detailed itemised billing. Recent jobs produced in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore and Sydney include Mercedes R Class, VW Touareg, BMW 7-Series, Axa Insurance, Audi Q7, Audi A5 Sportsback, and many more.
Contact Executive Producer Duncan Stewart on +61 418 350 220.