photo post production & cgi / 3d Mar 2012Featuring creative talent and services from the most interesting industry sectors
Adapt DigitalSan Francisco
Eclipse Creative RetouchingBarcelona
GoodstockCologne - New York
Radoxist studioBratislava [Slovakia]
Sugar DigitalSan Francisco
[zerone] /cgiHamburg - Dusseldorf
Adapt Digital is a San Francisco creative retouching studio, founded by Matt Taylor.
Matt offers over 12 years of image creation experience, meeting the exacting retouching and image-creation needs for brands, agencies and photographers alike. Matt's capabilities and experience, paired with his network of creative associates has allowed the studio to successfully 'adapt' to any project effectively and with impeccable attention to detail.
- Agencies - BBDO, J. Walter Thompson, McCann and Grey.
- Photographers - Musilek Photo, John Wright, RC Rivera, William Moran and Eric Wolfinger.
- Brands - Target, Gap, Old Navy, Adidas, Rocketdog, Tostitos, Apple and Haagen-Dazs.
- Editorials - SF Magazine, 7x7, Wired, Dwell, Spa and Genlux.
"Chic Paris: behind the brand name, a true state of mind."
Chic Paris values respect and pursues a creative approach to imagery.
Its dedicated, reactive and talented team can provide solutions across all artistic and technical 2D and 3D fields, from image capture to the delivery of finished artwork.
The company's convenient and spacious location provides the comfort and necessary atmosphere to foster dialogue, creativity and confidentiality, while its language skills make it possible for Chic to undertake projects in French, English and German.
Visit the website for an overview of the company's artwork.
Eclipse Creative Retouching is an experienced post production company dedicated to creative retouching.
The central Barcelona-based company focuses on high quality retouching that meets standards set over many years of dedicated service. In close collaboration with an international team of retouchers and CGI/3D artists, Eclipse can offer solutions for any job.
Goodstock offers premium rights-managed stock photography. Its specialties are backplates for automotive CGI productions and highest resolution 360° HDRIs for 3D environments and landscapes, shot by some of the most renowned international photographers.
Goodstock provides full workflow solutions for automotive CGI productions evolving around its exclusive positioning software FPO - an easy-to-use layout tool for creative professionals to visualise image ideas within minutes.
Photographers use FPO on their CGI shoots to find the 'hero' shot; agency designers create high quality layouts for better and faster image decisions, while post production houses finalise positions prior to final rendering.
Goodstock uses FPO View for the unique presentation of its images on the website. FPO Web is available on free download for clients to create original ideas from the company's images. The FPO workflow provides rapid interchange of ideas, confidence in decisions made and, above all, saves a lot of time and money.
Idris Kolodziej's new productions are - as always - a cross between photography and CGI. The entire production process (including post production) takes place in his studio, meaning all the different components can be ideally coordinated.
Idris has extended his portfolio by including indoor CGI visualisations.
Clients include The Coca-Cola Company, Heineken, Ikea, Mercedes-Benz, Metro Group and Vaillant in cooperation with agencies such as BBDO, Butter, Kempertrautmann, McCann Erickson, Shanghai Berlin, Publicis and Scholz & Friends.
Idris is represented by Kelly Kellerhoff.
Imagerefinery means creative retouching across media boundaries and CGI in all disciplines while reducing production costs and time.
To create new visual worlds the company works with the highest level of technology and artistic expression to produce complex composings, high-end retouching, entire new looks, illustrative digital artwork and complete CGI. Imagerefinery combines the whole scheme of digital tools to generate every kind of style or visualisation according to clients' specific requirements.
Ivan Basso is a 3D photographer based in Milan. In 1997, he began work as a CGI artist and 3D animator, collaborating with leading creative agencies and post production crews. Over the years he has contributed his creative passion and great attention to detail to many successful projects.
As a virtual automotive photographer he has created images for use in catalogues, press conferences and ADV campaigns for Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Lancia and Iveco, providing a complete high-end service from CAD data acquisition to final digital retouching.
Love Retouch was born of three individuals from photographic, graphic design and fine art backgrounds who have been working together in the retouching industry since 1998.
Established in 2008, 'Love' is the realisation of a shared vision of a retouching studio where an appreciation of the photographic image is reflected in the approach to retouching.
Professional backgrounds at Love Retouch span from conventional film to today's digital capture age. As such, the company has broad experience in the different processes involved in the creation of an image, which, combined with the 'Love' vision, ensures that every job undertaken is finished to the highest standards - both technically and aesthetically.
Recent work has graced the covers of publications such as Vogue, i-D, Wonderland and Elle. The company has also collaborated on campaigns for brands including H&M, De Beers, L'Oréal, Chopard and Shiseido.
Matthew Haysom is a high-end creative retoucher based in London specialising in automotive, advertising and fashion retouching.
With a background working at London's top post production studios and with global advertising agencies and award-winning photographers, Matthew can now apply his skills and creative eye to every campaign, no matter how big or small.
Recent projects include:
- Shell with Shadow Play.
- Lexus with Dirk Rees.
- Honda with Douglas Fisher.
- Timex with Tim Tadder.
Contact Matthew on +44 (0) 7590 372 789 or email to discuss projects.
Radoxist studio was established in Slovakia in 2009 with the ambition of becoming a post production studio that focuses on high quality visuals. To date, the studio has accomplished over 60 successful projects and visuals and has become a leading retouching address, co-operating with a number of high profile international advertising agencies along the way.
Clients include Sid Lee (Canada), Ars Theanea (Poland), TBWA (Dubai), BBDO (Dubai), Cossette (Canada), Wiktor Leo Burnett (Slovakia), MUW Saatchi and Saatchi (Slovakia), and Vaculik Advertising (Slovakia).
The use of cutting edge CGI in still and moving image can open doors and create solutions for any brief. Using CGI assets across multiple platforms can achieve the full potential of a brand message. Achieving photographic realism in still and moving assets presents many creative possibilities. Shadowplay provides a complete CGI service offering 3D product modelling, organic and mechanical animation, VFX and compositing using the latest software and technologies.
Shadowplay is a creative studio specialising in high-end still and moving image production. With a background in advertising photography and moving image spanning two decades, the company creates visual stories for print, web and broadcast media. With full service production in photography, film, post production and CGI from its central studios, the team guides clients from initial idea to finished campaign.
Clients include McLaren, Carlsberg, Zurich, Sony PlayStation, Shell, Dyson, Billington Cartmell, Gyro, Co-Operative, Aviva, NationalTrust, TDA, Argos, Peugeot and many more.
"If you see differently, like we do…shadowplay.co.uk."
Sublime Postproduction combines a sense for fine aesthetics with a passion for outstanding photography and a loving attention to detail. The company provides tailor-made professional services in the name of excellent photography, applying its profound knowledge in the field of visual arts to grant each of its technically perfect images a strong and unique impression.
The company focuses particularly on transportation, CGI, motion graphics, beauty and people.
Recent jobs include:
- Mercedes-Benz Service with Anke Luckmann (Agency: Shanghai).
- Rochas, Les Eaux de Rochas (Agency: Atletico BCN).
- Laura Biagiotti, Roma Valentine (Agency: Atletico BCN).
- Fiebing, Ear Aid with Manu Agah (Agency: Reinclassen)
- Lamborghini calender 2012 with Anke Luckmann (Agency: Köckritzdörrich).
- VW Crafter with Andreas Hempel (Agency: Grabarz & Partner)
- ProSieben 'Sturm-vs-Murray' ad with Anatol Kotte.
- Vogue with Amira Fritz
Clients include Manu Agah, Anke Luckmann, Anatol Kotte, Armin Zogbaum, Conrad Piepenburg, Blinkk, Magnus Winter, Sonja Müller, Det Kempke, Oscar van de Beek, Stefano Morini, Tom Wagner, Tobias Schult, McCann Erickson, Scholz & Friends, Atletico International, Grey Worldwide, DDB and Jung von Matt.
"If you are a photographer, you might think of Sugar as your trusted printer." The company is capable of heavy lifting on the composition front as well as CGI work. "For us, it is about understanding your vision and making your final image as balanced and beautiful as you might have imagined it."
For agencies, Sugar can be considered a highly responsive vendor but also a creative partner and problem solver. As much of its work is done in pre-production as in post.
Visit the website for more information.
For over 25-years, TRG Reality has been a leader in exploring and mastering innovative ways of creating images for its clients. The company beautifully photographs people and products in studio or on location, and its in-house CGI team composites those images seamlessly with computer-generated products and room sets.
"There’s no challenge we’ll shy away from."
In a flurry of creativity, TRG Reality's behind the scenes crew of five photographers, seven CGI artists and a veritable army of stylists and assistants create extraordinary photographs and computer generated images for companies such as Nike, Moen, KitchenAid, Things Remembered, Gojo, Hoover and Sherwin Williams.
TRG Reality is located in downtown Cleveland, Ohio. A leader in commercial photography, video and CGI, TRG Reality is also well renowned as a production destination, having packed its newly expanded studio with two kitchens, a set construction area, wardrobe and prop storage and a 40-foot curved cyc wall.
[zerone] is best known for its 2D and 3D post production services. The close integration of retouching and CGI technology is one reason why the company is also successful on an international level and has worked for clients all over the world. Based in Hamburg and Dussedorf, [zerone] is represented in the USA by Anderson Hopkins.