international locations for production Aug 2012Featuring creative talent and services from the most interesting industry sectors
4ScrixITALY - SPAIN - HUNGARY - USA
Adirondack Mountain ProductionsNew York
Alice Springs Film And TelevisionSydney
BirdMan IncSan Francisco
Eye-Prod. ProductionsGreece - Italy - South Africa
Fresco Film ServicesSpain - Portugal
Hanne Evans Production ServicesNice - Paris
Location AmericaWestern USA
Santa Monica ProductionsSpain
Sardinia Production ServiceSardinia
Shoot in the AlpsThe Alps
TAKE ME TO CUBACuba
Turks & Caicos Productions Cindi BlairNew York - Turks & Caicos
Two Brothers ProductionsColombia
Watson ProductionMallorca - Ibiza- Barcelona
4Scrix is operative in Italy (Milan and Rome), in Spain (Barcelona), Hungary (Budapest) and the US (California and Florida).
From locations scouting all the way through to post-production, 4Scrix has the numbers to combine a solid experience with flexibility and a good reputation.
Among their clients are Disney Channel, Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, Bilboa Cadey, Sky, and Bollywood blockbusters such as the multiple award-winning ‘Rockstar’, shot in Verona and its famous arena.
4Scrix’s experience in executive production of feature films has brought about an undeniable advantage: a network of solid relationships with local crews, talents, suppliers and authorities alike, that allows the company noteworthy negotiating power.
For further details please visit their website.
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.
Alice Springs Film and Television (ASFTV) is specialised in film, TV and stills locations and services in the Australian outback. As active industry production practitioners, its team has expert knowledge in how to handle clients' concerns and needs.
Covering all budgets and all types of production, from feature films and TVCs to documentaries and photo shoots, the company's intimate location knowledge and personal contacts come from being based right in the very centre of Australia.
Through an empathy with the creative and production process, they treat any challenges you have as their own. ASFTV also offers mobile unit management, including power, transport, catering and desert camping if necessary, giving cast and crew the ability to focus on just the job at hand.
"Having operated from Alice Springs for 24 years, we believe nobody knows the outback like Alice Springs Film and Television."
Birdman Inc is a full service location scouting business based in the San Francisco Bay Area that has been providing unique and thorough location solutions for over 15 years.
The team of highly skilled photographers, known for their fine art and portraiture independently, bring an exceptionally high level of vision, craft and creativity to all of their scouting assignments.
Working with local and international photographers, art directors and producers, the team have developed a reputation as one of the best location services in northern California.
Eye Prod. offers full production services in Greece, Italy and South Africa, covering every aspect of a professionally organised still or commercial shoot.
The company also provides services in remote destinations including Brazil, Venezuela, Kenya and Zanzibar.
Alongside its existing location database, Eye Prod. can source any additional location for catalogue, editorial, advertising and commercial briefs.
Contact the company direct to discuss production options.
Fresco Film Services offers production service from the very early stages of development all the way through to post production for all types of foreign productions in Spain, from commercials and feature films to stills shoots and TV series.
The core of Fresco Film Services' resources is their people. There is nothing more important to them than a personalized service. Hence, the company manager Peter Welter Soler always deals personally with every client. With a team of professionals that have impressive resumes, they are proud to count on the experience of their staff as well as always being concerned about the wellbeing of their clients and providing a state-of-the-art professional service to each production. Their infrastructure allows them to set up a "camp office" all over the two countries (Spain & Portugal)- with high speed internet and all the office facilities a high profile production requires.
Hanne Evans Production Services provides original locations for photo shoots, commercials, TV and film productions throughout Europe and North Africa. The company is constantly searching for new places to enlarge its database that currently includes over 50,000 locations.
Offering full shoot organisation from preparation to final wrap, services include casting, talent and location scouting, budget management, accommodation, transportation, catering and equipment rental, carefully selected according to each clients' specific requirements.
Geoff Juckes is the founder of LocationAmerica, a company providing location scouting, consulting and aerial photography for feature films, commercial advertising and fashion.
Geoff has extensive knowledge and location files covering the entire Western United States, particularly focusing on roads and remote areas. He has scouted locations in the USA, Brazil, the British Virgin Islands, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, the French Polynesian Islands, Jamaica and Mexico.
Geoff brings a triad of disciplines to his work as a location scout, possessing a naturalist’s respect for remote, pure landscapes, an artist’s eye in collapsing the world into an illuminating visual frame, and a scientist’s intuitive skill in knowing the exact time to shoot for surface, mass, silhouette or meandering line.
His clients include major production companies and advertising agencies in the United States and Europe as well as brands such as Citroën, Chevrolet, Mercedes, Independent Media, BMW, Buick, Nike, Nikon, Hertz, Honda, Gucci, Cavalli, Elle, Saab, 7Jeans and Loewe.
With an ever-growing database of over 70,000 images, Location Scotland aims to highlight the variety of interior and exterior locations that can be found in Scotland.
Location Scotland's services include bespoke location packages tailored to a specific brief. Partnered with an in-house team offering full production services, Location Scotland really is a one-stop-shop for a successful production in Scotland.
Clients range from editorial, fashion, catalogue, advertising and moving images, and over the last few months the team has worked with Condé Nast for Tatler and GQ, AnOther Magazine for AnOther Man, Art Partner for Fantastic Man, Anthropologie for its A/W 2012 campaign, Kaleidescope, Burton of London for its A/W 2012 catalogue, Marie Claire Italy, Klingel and Johnstons of Elgin.
Get in touch to find out what Scotland can offer for your next production.
P12 Studios is an elegant and functional location with two independent open space studios measuring 600m² and 400m² respectively, both with private parking lots that allow for stylish, comfortable and easy production sets in total privacy.
Located near Milan city centre and offering the most up-to-date and modern analogue and digital equipment, P12 also provides professional experts, tutors and assistants who are available 24 hours a day.
The architectural environment and renowned designer furniture makes P12 the ideal spot for events, exhibitions, meetings, fashion shows and open days.
If you are in Milan and want to work in a relaxed environment with unique style, focus on P12.
Production Istanbul organises and manages photo shoots for ad campaigns, catalogues and editorials worldwide, working in the studio or out on location according to clients' specific needs and requirements. The company optimises every shoot by managing budgets and respecting deadlines.
Thanks to a large network Production Istanbul can produce anywhere in the world, particularly in Turkey, Germany, Switzerland, France, Spain, Italy, Austria, Sweden, Norway, Portugal, Greece, Hungary, Ukraine, Russia, Czech Republic, the United Kingdom, Morocco, Cyprus, South Africa, the USA, Israel, China, UAE, Egypt, Croatia, Macedonia, Thailand and Bali.
The company provides a full range of services, including casting, vehicle rental, equipment hire, experienced bi-lingual crews, full production service, hotel bookings, insurance, location scouting, permits, location management, lighting rental, medical assistance, special effects, stunt people, trained animals, on site catering, props sourcing, and more.
Established in 2000, Santa Monica Productions is a full service production company for photo, film and video shoots.
The team around Yiannie Lamb and Kirsten Fleig combines professionalism and a personal touch that ensures cost effectiveness and the smooth running of every production. With over 20 years of experience in Spain, the company is the perfect production partner. SMP offers competitive budgets and a location database of over 580,000 location photos.
Clients include G-Star (Anton Corbijn), Audi, Porsche, Jameson’s Whiskey, Mercedes, Danone, Volvo, Jaguar, Fitflop, Ford, Martini, Boss (Peter Lindbergh), Burberry, Jack Jones, Next, Vodafone, Samsung, Aefondkiss with Ken Loach, BBC, T-Mobile, Laurel, and many more.
Visit the website to access SMP's extensive location database. For latest news visit the blog.
Sardinia Production Service is based in northern Sardinia from where it provides a full range of solutions for companies looking to shoot on the island, including location scouting, casting and permits.
The company is made up of a team of experienced and professional locals whose depth of knowledge and direct contact with authorities guarantees rapid permits and overall production success.
Working in both the north and south, Sardinia Production Service can offer unique, exclusive locations including modern villas, amazing landscapes, old mining areas, hidden roads, dunes, beaches, and lots more.
Recent work includes advertising campaigns for Audi, Twin Set and The Discovery Channel, among others.
Shoot in The Alps is a film and photo facilitating company operating in the European Alps. With the region straddling five national borders the company works between France, Italy, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia as if they were a single geographic entity.
The company's database includes year-round snow locations, mountain chalets, modern architecture, extreme sports locations, magical forests and breathless scenery that it can make accessible to any crew.
Providing solutions to every possible logistical need for film and photo productions, Shoot in the Alps handles everything from location scouting, specialised crews, stunt people, mountain safety experts and helicopters, to warm cups of espresso at the top of a glacier. Its strength lies in detailed knowledge of the alpine territory provided by a network of professionals who live and work in the region throughout the year.
The company's connections and expert knowledge allows clients to make the right decisions when planning, choosing locations and the equipment required.
Stefi Productions was established in 1971 and remains the largest company in the Greek production market. With TV commercials as its core business, the company also enjoys an active presence in multiple aspects of production including music and corporate events, digital signage and Web development via its affiliate companies Showhat, Tveez and Steficon.
Stefi's producers are experienced in both local and foreign productions and represent a selection of the best Greek directors across film and commercial shooting.
Since 2010, Stefi has been accredited as 'Company of the Year' by winning an incredible 16 production awards in the Greek Ad Festival.
Clients include Adel (Saatchi & Saatchi), Algida, Alpha Bank, Bank of Cyprus, BBDO Athens, Bold (Ogilvy), Citibank, Coca-Cola Hellenic, Cosmote, Danone, Eurobank, Ferrero, Geo (Y&R), Grey Athens, Henkel, Ikea, JWT Spot, Kraft Foods, Leo Burnett, McCann, McDonald's, Mitsubishi Motors, National Bank of Greece, Nestlé, P&G, PepsiCo, Peugeot, Publicis, Skoda, Toyota, VW, and many more.
Take Me To Cuba is an advertising and fashion photo production service established in Havana in 1999. Cuba is a great island for photo shoots and Havana consistently offers new angles and backdrops, not only in the well-known old part of town but in many other neighbourhoods that have rarely seen visitors from abroad.
Very few cities offer a splendid Caribbean beach with palm trees not even 30 minutes away from the centre. Even though Take Me To Cuba's strongest asset is fashion productions, the company has produced emblematic shoots over the years for the likes of Mercedes-Benz and Audi.
The winds of change are palpable and Cuba is stepping up on the audiovisual scene; many young professionals are making themselves heard, from film-makers to photographers, computer and Internet specialists. Take Me To Cuba is the first production company in Cuba to offer ProFoto light solutions, thus enabling spontaneous travel and professional lighting standards for every production.
"Welcome to BigMama's multimedia kitchen! We are a production company and creative lab that takes inspiration from the culinary world, believing that creating excellent multimedia material is just like preparing a great meal: you need the best ingredients, aptly put together by a good chef.
"For this reason, our vocabulary changes: producing becomes “cooking”, projects become “dishes”, collaborators such as Directors, DoPs and Art Directors become "ingredients". Thanks to our worldwide “cooking” experience, we can satisfy any multimedia appetite without presenting the client with a hefty bill, while always baking top-of-the-range audiovisual material, the product of our great knowledge of new technology and production techniques.
"Our kitchen is in Milan but we can “cook” anywhere. Enough with the talking…have a seat and take a look at our menu!"
Cindi Blair Productions is located in NYC and the Turks & Caicos and is a full service global production company. With over 15 years of experience it can handle locations, casting, rental equipment, visas, budgeting, scouting, crew hire, and much more.
Fully dedicated to providing professional, cost effective services, the company focuses on keeping things moving quickly and efficiently while ensuring that the needs of the crew, budget and production are met. The company is the only on-island production company and has been recognised exclusively by the Turks & Caicos Tourism Board.
Look out for its two new location companies - Westhampton Locations and St. Vincent & The Grenadines.
Two Brothers is the first real photo production service in Colombia. The company produces out of Cartagena, a UNESCO world heritage site and Colombia's window to the world. Once the home of drug traffickers, Marxist guerrillas and broken government, Colombia has transformed itself into one of the region's most vibrant players.
Earlier this year, the country made it onto the cover of TIME magazine under the headline 'Colombian Comeback'; this is one of the reasons international clients are rediscovering the beauty of the Colombian Caribbean, with its wonderful beaches and colonial cities. The other reason is a reliable and safe infrastructure and a dedicated and highly professional international production team that turns every shoot into the general motto of Colombia: The only danger is you'll want to stay!
Two Brothers has just produced for Otto subsidiary Schwab (Germany) and Elle (France), among others.
Watson Production is proud to announce its expansion of services for film and photo productions. Their international team is successfully providing custom services throughout Ibiza, Barcelona and their base island, Mallorca. After 22 years of service, the Watson brand has stood the test of time and they understand that quality is remembered long after the shoot or budget is forgotten.
Norman Ender heads the film department, offering service production for TVC, music videos, moving images as well as branded content. Norman has vast experience in production and providing high quality service. He knows the business from both the creative and service point of view. Before joining, Watson Norman studied film directing in France and worked in production and service companies such as Argentinacine (Buenos Aires), Cobblestone (Hamburg) and Palma Pictures (Mallorca).
Kyle Oliver is Executive Producer and directs the photo service department, offering high quality productions for advertisement, catalogue and editorial work as well as moving images. Kyle and a team of experienced producers provide quick solutions and strong communication to satisfy the most challenging requests.