photographers' & illustrators' agents Oct 2011Featuring creative talent and services from the most interesting industry sectors
APRODUCTIONSMadrid - Barcelona
Lisa Pritchard AgencyLondon
Red CactusSingapore - Hong Kong
a productions is a graphic agency that also provides worldwide art buying services. With a large stable of accomplished photographers, the company produces editorial, sport and commercial work for ad agencies and brands alike, offering production services for foreign companies and photographers looking to shoot in Spain.
a productions has offices in Madrid, Barcelona and the Canary Islands, along with four full-time UK/US-trained producers for international work who have over 40 years of collective experience.
Clients include Publicis, DDB, Saatchi and McCann-Erickson, with recent campaigns for brands such as Coca Cola, L’Oréal, Pirelli and Nike. Through its extensive nationwide work, the agency has assembled a comprehensive supplier list and a vast location library containing over 200,000 images.
a productions represents Jesús Alonso, Carlos Alsina, Erik Almas, Diver & Aguilar, Edo Kars, Dominick Guillemot, Biel Capllonch, Fredrik Clement, Arek Kempka, David Byun, Antonio Terrón, Jordi Verbo, Olivier Desarte, Sara Fileti, Agustín Amate, Alberto Escudero, Gonzaga Manso, JC de Marcos, Alfonso VQ and John Dickey.
Avenger Photographers is a full service photographers' agency with over 10 years experience. The company represents award-winning photographers and film producers and draws on years of experience in turning concepts into successful images.
Other services include complete production packages, consulting and accompanying individual productions as well as research. The company works creatively without losing the bigger picture, and clients enjoy the comfortable working atmosphere created by its dedicated team. Avenger Photographers sees quality as an economic, creative and personal promise.
Clients include Adidas, Baldessarini, Philip Morris, Nike, Wella, and many more. The agency has worked with celebrities including David Beckham, Niki Lauda, Veronica Ferres, Ann Sophie Mutter, LangLang, and others.
Avenger represents photographers Hans Buttermilch, Volker Dautzenberg, Sammy Hart, Eric Josjoe, Joel Micah Miller, Stefanos Notopoulos, Andreas Pollok, Jörg Schieferecke and film producer Steven Strange.
Since its inception in 2007, Banrap Photographers has had a busy few years. The agency has supervised extensive national and international photo prodcutions, with recent jobs including campaigns for Sony, BASF and Nokia.
The agency's offer has also expanded beyond full service production to include casting, consulting, pre- and post processing and moving images.
Banrap works closely with photographers based in Hamburg, Berlin, Cologne and Düsseldorf. Their creativity and orginality distinguishes the agency and has led to a huge variety of successful productions.
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Since 2005 the demand for sophisticated, rich in content and expressive visualisations has dramatically increased. Caroline Seidler visualises creative ideas, texts rich in content, technical processes, facts, moods and messages.
The company has successfully produced annual reports (Telecom, Raiffeisen, EVN, Stiftung Esterhaszy, Wiener Börse) as well as classic advertising (food, pharmaceutical industry, accessories, furniture and brands), corporate publishing (Maxima, frisch gekocht, Friends and Card Complete), and editorial (Cosmopolitan, Falstaff, Jewel, Kids Wear, Style in Progress, Stern, Schaufenster and Rondo).
Clients include design studios, advertising agencies, publishing companies, direct clients including lawyers, management consultants, banks and insurance firms, as well as trading and industrial companies.
Founded by Caroline Seidler in 2004, the company has received numerous awards including CCA, ADC Europe, Cannes Festival, Binder Award, International Advertising Festival of New York, Lürzers, Novum, Freistil, Poster4tomorrow and the Children and Youth Book Prize of the City of Vienna.
Representing only the best talent for over 20 years, Emily Inman has made a name for herself nationally, offering talent that has the perfect blend of artistry and technology coupled with top notch production. Her agency's high-end award-winning talent includes:
- Jeff Kauck - Mouth watering food photography. Jeff is a James Beard Nominee for The Spiaggia Cookbook.
- Maxine Helfman - Portraits, still life and kids photography. Maxine’s powerful style is her signature. Sometimes stark, always amazing.
- Barbara Karant - Architectural and interiors photography. From skyscrapers to room sets, Barbara brings life to any location.
- Chris Sheban - Sophisticated, humorous illustrations that are both fun and captivating. Gold and Silver medal winner with the Society of Illustrators.
JSR have been keeping themselves occupied over the past few months. Updating the brand new website, booking a range of jobs for their wonderfully talented photographers, illustrators and moving image makers plus exciting new signings with Underbelly and Dreyer.
- Sean Gleason teamed-up with fashion stylist Siobhan Lyons to create the edgy yet elegant shots featured in this Spotlight.
- Harrods commissioned Herve Haddad to shoot a Christmas jewellery special.
- Richard Morris’s stunning brochure and campaign shots for Lotus are eye-catching and showcase the 'best of British'.
- Omer Knaz has been busy working on his personal projects with this lovely experiment with plaster of paris and recognisable shapes and forms.
- Stuart McClymont shot a stunning series of portraits and directed a fabulous moving image project titled 'Grey Days', using CGI and clever camera techniques to give a POV of the start to a 'grey' day.
- Lee Brimble shot an ad campaign for Hertz.
- John Bennett manages to make an everyday object look sculptural and artistic with his detailed study of the brilliant ‘apple magic mouse’.
- Carl Lyttle’s photographic talents are proven yet again in this gorgeous shot of the Nissan GTR.
- A wonderful short film ‘Chief’ by producer/director team Dreyer.
LPA is one of the UK’s most prominent artist management and shoot production agencies. Well established and renowned for providing an exceptional service, the company has a reputation for being helpful, flexible and innovative.
Its clients are communications agencies, corporations and image makers worldwide.
LPA/Photographers: Established and acclaimed photographers, shooting stills and moving image for a range of communications agencies and corporations.
LPA Futures: Emerging commercial photographers selected by a panel of industry experts. This unique two-year programme supports and promotes up-and-coming talent.
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Look34 is a professional photography production studio, based in the heart of Istanbul. Founded in 2010, the company has built an exceptional database of agencies across advertising and production and has a proven network of contacts and locations.
Created to meet the needs of agencies and clients alike, Look34 has the experience and confidence to handle every type of production and to assist at any stage of the creative process. The company offers a range of services including photographic production, moving image production, rate negotiation, on site coordination, location scouting, casting and art buying.
Look34's portfolio includes four photographers whose vision and approach is truly unique within the creative industry. Visit the website for more information.
OPUS' thriving roster of photographers, fashion stylists and art directors is at the forefront in uniting art, culture and commerce.
The company's long standing direct relationships with editorial publications, advertising agencies, fashion houses, record labels, movie studios, and Fortune 500 companies have elevated it to one of the most respected in the business.
OPUS reps sustains its commitment to supplying top talent and continues to set precedents within the constantly revolving fashion industry.
Pavleye Artist Management and Production is a professional production house and creative visual agency. Based in Prague, Pavleye offers fully tailored photo production and post production services to national and international clients. The company has assembled the best available talent, from top photographers to leading post production artists to ensure ingenuity, reliability and creativity in every project, however big or small.
Pavleye has worked with David Lachapelle, Mario Testino, Walter Chin, Rene & Radka, Tim Brad-Day, Prasad Naik and Anna Mrazek Kovacic for clients including Macy's, V Magazine, Eristoff, John Lewis, Schwarzkopf and Axe.
Pavleye provides full production coordination, budget management, casting, location scouting, daylight studio facilities, prop rental, set design, fashion styling, hair and make-up, equipment rental, on-site coordination, post production, and any other requirements to ensure a seamless and successful production.
Pavleye understands fashion, advertising and art and is ready to help 24-7-365.
PPR Istanbul was established in 2000 as a full service production company focusing on photography. The company represents both local and international photographers and also works with freelancers. Its production team offers location scouting services, permits, accommodation, meals and transportation, location crews, models and casting, lighting and digital equipment, and assists in all aspects of photography production.
PPR Istanbul serves its clients with two spacious full service studios as well as a daylight studio. Visit the website for more information.
Red Cactus Productions has offices in both Singapore and Hong Kong. With over a decade of production experience on projects worldwide, the company represents a wide variety of photographers.
Red Cactus offers a complete range of production services tailored to its clients needs, from budgeting and locations to crews, props, logistic, and much more.
Keep up to date with the company's latest news by liking the facebook page.
Rpresenter was founded in 1999 as the first company in Turkey to connect advertising agencies with professional photographers.
The dynamic and demanding nature of the advertising sector means Rpresenter places utmost importance on punctuality and correctness. The company works continuously from initial preparation to final publication to ensure the production process flows seamlessly from start to finish.
The company represents 18 professional photographers and provides its services from a new 700 m² photography studio, fully equipped with the latest generation technical capabilities.
Visit the website for more information.
Spectacular Studios is not only a successful international artist representation agency, but also a thriving platform of creativity in the heart of Stockholm.
Representing some of the best artists and creatives within the fashion and advertising industry worldwide is only but a fraction of the company's strength - getting its hands dirty in the production process from start to finish is where it holds real power.
Over the last few months of 2010 into 2011, Spectacular Studios has been drawing its attention and resources towards establishing a platform for hair and beauty via WHYY.
WHYY Creative Platform is a hair and make-up studio headed by Maria Oldenstedt, one of the agency and Sweden's leading hair stylists and make-up artists, with sponsorship and collaboration from the likes of Schwartzkopf and Toupema Belgal.
Visit the website for more information.
Milan: West Artists
West Artists is a leading artists management and creative content agency with offices in Milan and partnerships in Munich, Barcelona and Zurich.
In addition to artist management and representation, West Artists provides a full range of services to its artists and clients, including syndication and licensing, fine art print sales and the development and promotion of books and exhibitions.
The agency also offers complete production services for print, Internet and television clients.
Photographers include Eugenio Recuenco, Marino Parisotto, Nico, Patrick Wittman, Sabine Liewald and Vincent Alvarez.
Special projects from Helena Christensen and Iris Brosch.