international locations for production Apr 2012Featuring creative talent and services from the most interesting industry sectors
Adirondack Mountain ProductionsNew York - USA
AJ FilmsNew Zealand - Australia - South Pacific
Aspen ProductionsDenver - USA
Bluewater ProductionsSardinia - Italy
Francesca SempriniMilan - Italy
Location Scout USAUSA
Lucky ProductionsSpain - South of France - USA
Queen of Spade ProductionGreece
Team MapitoAmsterdam - The Netherlands
Watson ProductionMallorca - Spain
Yoke ProductionsDublin - Ireland
With over 15 years experience, Adirondack Mountain Productions specialises in film, television and print productions, location scouting, location rentals, prop rentals and production support.
The company represents multiple properties in and around the Adirondack Mountains, from rustic to modern homes and camps. It also has access to some amazing scenic areas in the ADK.
A great selection of props is available including boats, planes, cars and much more. The company can also handle all travel and accommodation needs in the area.
Services include production location scouting, location management, prop rentals, catering, transportation, accommodation and large-scale prop rentals.
Locations in close proximity, advantage of opposite seasons to the northern hemisphere, they are diverse, epic, extreme and glorious: AJ Films has 15 years of solid experience with line production and with its versatile team it embraces creative solutions and is committed to deliver an outstanding result.
AJ Films offers high quality production service and location facilitation to international clients for photo and film commercial productions throughout New Zealand, Australia and the South Pacific.
As a location, New Zealand is uncomplicated and cost effective, easy to get around, has direct international flights and is immigration friendly. It also has world class photo and film crews, equipment and post production facilities.
As New Zealand welcomes the seasonal change from summer to autumn, be inspired with the wealth of landscapes full of colour and light. AJ Films know their locations like the back of their hand - clients can contact producer Amanda Jenkins for their next campaigns.
Clients include Audi, BMW, Solarworld, Virgin Australia, Nissan X-Trail, Nespresso, Decathlon, Quechua, Marie Claire, David Jones, Subaru, Toyota Hilux, Vodafone, Mercedes, Volvo, Porsche, Lexus, The World Gold Council.
Ad agencies include Carmichael Lynch, Dentsu, DDB, Klaus E Kuester, Leo Burnett, Saatchi & Saatchi, TBWA Russia, Team One, Young and Rubicam and others.
Aspen Production Services is a production resource company with over 25 years of combined experience blending urban production work ethic with mountain production know-how, resulting in a combination that fills every possible job need. The company is known for its resourceful contacts, problem solving skills and scrupulous attention to budget.
Services include location scouting, managing, line producing, production management and real people casting on national commercials, print campaigns, features and industrials.
The company is based in Aspen but covers the entire state of Colorado as well as Utah, Wyoming and beyond. Visit the website for more information.
Hamburg-based bigshrimp recently scouted several apartment spaces for both photo and moving image productions. The apartments show-off a mix of industrial influences and warm textures, making them cosy homes and lively photo locations. Choices range from exposed brick walls and rustic features to spaces with eclectic pieces and quirky details. Featured in this Spotlight is a refined selection of homelike locations.
As the weather in Germany becomes more and more summery, get in touch with bigshrimp for a selection of fine beaches along the German coast as well as other fantastic outdoor locations.
Bluewater Productions is a full service production company based in south Sardinia, covering all areas of production from estimation to invoicing and everything in between. Each job is approached with enthusiasm, honesty and respect for everyone involved. With a large team of 'location hunters', Bluewater has access to some of the best locations on the island, which can be viewed through an interactive web-based location database containing more than 50,000 images.
Sardinia provides ideal locations for photography, with consistent good weather, a wide variety of locations within reasonable distance, and many outstanding and yet unseen spots - from the most amazing Caribbean-looking beaches, beach bars, mountains and cities to famous old abandoned mining villages set in unspoilt nature. Sardinia also enjoys low-cost flight connections from most major European cities.
Latest productions include:
- Otto Group Germany returned for its spring 2012 catalogue production, shooting beach wear and swimwear on the island's amazing beaches.
- Top London brand Next returned with photographer James Martins for its men's wear shoot in the old mining areas.
- British brand J.D.Williams flew in for a three-week casual and swimwear catalogue shoot.
- Danish brand Texman/Tøjeksperten shot its men's wear catalogue across cities in southern Sardinia.
- Italian photographer Settimio Benedusi joined Bluewater productions for a Palagini 2012 calendar shoot.
The company is looking forward to another great season packed with exciting new locations. Quotes can be handled within 24 hours. For more information visit the website or call +39 347 688 1606.
Eye-Prod is a full service production company with many years experience producing photo shoots in Greece, South Africa, Brazil, Venezuela, Kenya and Tanzania.
The company's organisational background allows it to translate clients' concepts into smooth production solutions, ensuring the highest level of personal attention.
"Looking forward to assisting you on one of your productions and to offering you our professional, hands-on services."
Francesca Semprini has been involved for many years in interior architecture and design. In 1999 she began location scouting for photographic shoots and design, furniture and fashion events. Presently, she collaborates with some of the most important companies, agencies and editorial offices in the field.
Her portfolio, part of which can be consulted on her website, includes a range of locations of various types and characteristics, accurately selected outside institutional routes: open spaces, show rooms, modern and period architecture.
Her locations, which are always updated and diverse, include art galleries, industrial spaces, temporary shops, gardens and swimming pools.
Ricardo Capdepont has been scouting since 1996 and has a passion for travel and detail. Fortunate to have worked in 32 States of the Union, as well as Canada, Argentina and Chile, Ricardo was born in Argentina and educated at Brooks Institute of Photography, Santa Barbara, California.
Based in California, which has the largest variety of locations and some of the best weather in the country, he specialises in a combination of good photographic composition, clear understanding of client needs, and a sound knowledge of production logistics.
With a unique scouting system, files are posted daily to the company's website. The system is designed to allow for virtually an unlimited amount of files, while keeping them organised and easily searchable by shot or layout. Art director, photographer and all people collaborating on a job are able to add comments, turn files on or off, thus allowing other team members to follow the process without being limited by different time zones.
Clients include American Express, Audi, Apple, Cadillac, Camel, Canon, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dunlop, Goodyear, Honda, Hyundai, Kodak, Lexus, L.L. Bean, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Progressive Insurance, Subaru, Toyota, Victory, Volvo, VW, The US Coast Guard, and many others.
Advertising agencies: BBDO, Carmichael Lynch, Goodby, GSD&M, Heimat Berlin, Martin Williams, Ogilvy & Mather, Philipp und Keuntje, Rubin Postaer, Saatchi & Saatchi, SCP, TBWA Chiat Day, among others.
Photographers: Anatol Kotte, Tyler Gourley, Michael Moore, Brian Konoske, Nigel Harniman, Skylar Nielsen, Hakan Ludwigson, Jan Steinhilber, Eric Schmidt, Thomas Strogalski, Barry Hathaway, Boyd Jaynes, Rick Graves, Vic Huber, John Konkal, Brad Harris, Howard Berman, etc.
Location scouting is essential in the pre- production stage of an editorial or commercial project. Once producers, photographers and art directors decide on the kind of location the job requires, Lucky Productions goes to work.
LP maintains a catalogue of possible sites or will scout a specific location and promptly send photographs detailing the properties, either as high quality prints or by uploading JPGS to clients' websites.
Upon request LP can also negotiate locations, conduct castings or direct clients to a reliable production company. LP covers locations in Spain and the South of France, the US, Mexico, Columbia and the Bahamas.
With 20 years of global production experience LP is aware of clients' production needs and can work within every budget.
The Pro Consilium Croatia team began the 2012 season with a selection of brand new location spots across Croatia, Montenegro and Bosnia.
The company's location database holds over 40,000 images covering coastal Mediterranean paradises, islands with secluded beaches, abandoned castles, hills and mountains that dive into the Adriatic, windy coastal roads, and great people.
Excellent flight connections to major cities across Europe, a large variety of locations and Pro Consilium's overall creativity continues to promote Croatia as an exciting shooting destination.
Visit the website for more information.
Queen of Spade is a full service production company focusing exclusively on servicing international clients from the advertising and fashion industry worldwide, offering a full range of production services throughout Greece and Cyprus.
With an extensive location library and exclusivity in private locations, the company is committed to providing clients with the smoothest and most efficient way of ensuring quality service while remaining budget conscious.
Clients include Seat, Speedo, Calzedonia, GQ U.S., Vogue Paris, Folli Follie, Air France, Louis Vuitton, Vichy, Hermes, UGG Australia, and many more.
Visit the website for more information and to access the online locations database.
Stopline Films stands out for its competent and technically efficient teams who are complemented by their fun and cheery dispositions.
Leonel Vieira (Producer and Director) and Francisco Saalfeld (Executive Producer) - two highly experienced cinematic and advertising professionals - run the company, and as a result Stopline has been responsible for producing some of the most important films in the Portuguese market.
In the advertising domain, the company's experience includes national and international productions for brands including Vodafone, Delta Coffee, Iglo, Compal, Sony Music, Zon, Skip, Skoda, Portugal Telecom, EuroMillions, Seven-Up, Lipton, Calvé, Fidelidade Insurance Company, EDP, CTT, Chipicao, Icep, Tetra Pack, Sagres Beer, and many more.
Stopline also provides high quality locations, equipment and casting solutions.
"Our goal is to be the best, beyond a shadow of a doubt."
Team Mapito can handle a project from the first sketch of an initial concept to the final stages of shooting, or indeed any other link in the production and management chain. The company offers maximum quality and visual impact, as well as consistently high standards of service and flexibility for every project or event.
Over the past 20 years, Team Mapito has built its reputation through a strong emphasis on production value. The company has worked with agencies around the world to produce content across all platforms, and prides itself on an uncompromising dedication to both projects and clients.
Team Mapito can provide access to any type of location, from East or West to hot or cool climates, forests and cities, with over 500,000 locations in its huge archive.
"Why look further and lose time when we can deliver quickly, even in high-res? Welcome to our Next Generation Locations!"
Watson is a full service production company for TV commercials, photo and moving image campaigns. Based on the island of Mallorca, with its beautiful locations, climate and close proximity to mainland Europe, Watson offers clients a business partner firmly focused on providing quick access to locations, talent and budgets.
With over 20 years experience in the industry the company guarantees a smooth production process and cost efficiency, from pre-production through to completion. Watson's fresh and organic approach to film provides a consistently high-quality team of professionals, equipment and logistic services without the heavy price tag of many other established film production companies.
The company's in-depth knowledge and experience of stills and video production from both the client and creative perspective will complement and complete clients' own teams, providing a level of service and quality that exceeds every expectation.
Watson guarantees to provide clients with the most creative, cost effective and optimal production solutions using only experienced and competent production people. The company will handle the entire production process so clients can concentrate on creativity and meeting the needs of the job.
Dublin - Ireland: Yoke Productions
Established in June 2000, Yoke Productions principle goal is to offer a cost effective means of producing print, commercials, film and television in Ireland.
The team will cater for all production requirements - from casting to craft service, location scouting to location management, equipment hire to accommodation; Yoke make it their business to look after every client.
Recent credits include Vanity Fair, Oakley (with Rory McIlroy), Puma, Guinness, Ann Taylor Loft, Discovery Channel, Tourism Ireland, Hovis, Vodafone, 02, Toyota, No Reservations.
Visit Yoke Productions' website to access their extensive locations library. For latest news visit their blog.