services for photography & film Nov 2012Featuring creative talent and services from the most interesting industry sectors
Cinenoleggi Nane GroupMilan
Dedo Weigert FilmMunich
Delta Design - PortfoliosLondon
Landing Zone ProductionCanary Islands
LOGISTIC AND MOREDusseldorf
MobilespaceHamburg - Berlin
Slow Mood - Fine Art PropsLisbon
Frankfurt-based agency Kaczmarek is a full service production company with experience in all areas of still photo and film service production, location scouting and casting.
Latest projects include scouting and line production for films such as 'Die kommenden Tage' (Director: Lars Kraume. Cast: Daniel Brühl, Bernadette Herwagen, Johanna Wokalek, August Diehl, Jürgen Vogel), 8:28 TV movie (Director: Christian Alvart), 'Iron Sky' blockbuster (Director: Timo Vuorensola. Cast: Julia Dietze, Götz Otto, Udo Kier), children's films 'V8', 'der Duft von Apfelkernen', and 'Die Schwarzen Brüder'.
The agency handles scouting, permissions, casting, styling, catering, grip set-up and lighting. Decades of experience at the very heart of Europe, being based in Frankfurt am Main - and from there conducting international productions - guarantees a cost-conscious, smooth and creative process that allows clients to concentrate on the task at hand, namely the shoot itself.
Clients include brands such as Mercedes Truck Calendar 2012, Adam Opel, Adecco, BASF, Barilla, Blaupunkt, Commerzbank, Crytek, Deutsche Bahn Logistics, Deutsche Post AG, Deutsche Telekom AG, Faber Castell, Hessischer Rundfunk, Hyundai, KIA, Lufthansa, Mazda, McDonald's, REWE AG, Sony Ericsson, T-Mobile Deutschland GmbH and Toyota.
Cinenoleggi Nane Group showcases its range of products:
- Film and HD cameras, light and grip equipment, hellium ballons, LED lights, PIUMA remote gyroheads, cranes and dollies, WESCAM (Aerial Dept.), UAV drone (Aerial Dept.), film and HD systems, camera cars, generators, special effects, location and permits, production manager and crew support.
The company is happy to supply its most competetive quotes.
Dedo Weigert Film is one of Europe`s leading high-speed film and video equipment providers. Camera equipment from Vision Research (Phantom high-speed camera range) with frame rates up to 2570 fps in HD resolution, plus 100% dimmable, flicker-free (DC), daylight balanced lighting equipment from LUMINYS with performance up to 100,000 Watts, and a highly experienced professional team of camera technicians provide maximum convenience for every kind of high-speed shot.
Dedo Weigert Film is also a worldwide leader in LED lighting technology. Its latest 2.0 (20W), 4.0 (40W), 9.0 (90W) and 12.0 (250W) focusing LED precision lighting instruments series has already conquered the hearts of many creative image makers - not only because of its famous light shaping qualities, but also thanks to its advanced creative options and professional LED colour characteristics that ideally fit digital film, video and photo technology.
Dedo Weigert Film is also the official distributor of many high-tech film, photo and video brands such as Kino Flo, CINEMECANIX, TECPRO, Cooke, Ronford-Baker, Tiffen and many more.
Delta Design is a bindery situated in Clerkenwell and has been serving the photographic industry for the last 28 years. The small team of professional and creative binders enjoys making beautiful custom and handmade portfolios, boxes, iPad cases and bags in a wide range of materials and colours.
"We like a challenge so don’t be afraid to ask for the impossible!"
Barcelona: Entijuana Barcelona - Production Service & Photo Agents
Entijuana Barcelona is a combined audio-visual production and photographers' agency.
Located in the centre of Barcelona, the company provides full service production for national and international clients.
Visit the website for more information.
Flashlight photo rental exists to help professional photographers produce drama-free shoots through excellent customer service, great equipment and studio space, extended business hours and free delivery. Flashlight is located in Minneapolis' Northeast Arts District.
Flashlight's Lyn-Lake Daylight rental studio is now open and ready to service photographers' production needs. Clients will be kept well fed and entertained while shooting in this awesome facility. Located in Uptown, a block off the Lyn-Lake intersection and surrounded by a dazzling selection of restaurants, bars and coffee shops, Flashlight is an easy turn-key solution in a great neighbourhood that has everything covered before during and after a shoot.
- 1500 sq. ft: (33' by 45’ room), 12’ ceilings, 20’w by 9’h drive-in garage door.
- Kitchen with free coffee, water and soda.
- Client area with work table and chairs.
- Wi-Fi network.
- Stereo system AM/FM, CD player and iPod connect.
- Dressing/make-up room.
- Lighting and grip packages available.
- Offering the best gear from Profoto, K5600 HMI, Kino Flo and Arri.
The season has started. Landing Zone offers complete services for productions throughout the Canary Islands. The company's extensive experience, attention to detail and skilled work provides international teams with the finest services. It believes a job well done should mean every detail, however small, is important while guaranteeing efficient budget management and providing expert support through effective crews.
The geographical position of the Canary Islands provides the company with the best spot in Europe for a summer-spring climate during the winter months.
A huge diversity of locations can be found across the seven islands that make up the archipelago, including desert, tropical forest, black sand beaches, Caribbean-style beaches, volcanic/lunar landscapes, modern and classic architecture.
Visit the website or contact the company directly for information and advice on upcoming projects.
Logistic and More provides film and photo production logistics by air, sea, road and rail, including containers, boxes, parcels, on-board courier, overnight delivery, aircraft/helicopter charter, packing and wrapping, building tailor-made transport boxes, writing carnet ATA documents, customs clearing and warehousing.
The company works 24 hours/7 days a week delivering door-to-hotel room or direct to locations. It has a team of drivers, runners and roadies along with a fleet of GPS-controlled transport vehicles and buses as well as a network
of transport agents, couriers and equipment hire.
"Go mobile, get space!"
mobilespace is a leading provider of specially equipped film and photo production vehicles, with more than 15 years' experience and a fleet of over 55 vehicles making the company a reliable partner.
Offering a broad range of special vans including make-up, wardrobe, toilet facilities, generators and artist trucks, the company also carries team cars such as the Mercedes nine-seater with wardrobe options as well as VW buses. Combined mix-mobiles include all features in one vehicle.
All trucks are compact and suitable for use in the city and can be driven on an EU driver's licence 'B'. On request, an experienced driver with local knowledge and special skills can accompany a project.
A variety of equipment including generators, tents, ventilation units, make-up mirrors and much more complete the mobilespace offer.
Visit the website for more information.
Plastic Sandwich portfolios are custom-made for all versions of the iPad or print books. The company uses 3mm full grain hide in a choice of colours and branded in standard lettering or clients' own style and logos.
Print books can be made to any size or format and have become an industry standard for photographers, designers and film-makers.
The company is now direct supplier to Jaguar/Landrover.
London: RGB Photographic - Equipment Rental
RGB Photographic is a stills and moving image rental and sales company with a difference. "We intend to raise your expectations of what a digital hire company can do."
RGB offers a complete technical and creative service from capture through to post production, providing camera and lighting rentals and sales, retouching and video editing as well as experienced crews in all areas of photography and film. Its 900 sq. ft. daylight studio is available for shoots, castings and events.
The company's experience at the highest level working with artists like Nadav Kander, Nick Knight and Solve Sundsbo shows it has the knowledge and understanding of what is required from the most demanding shoots in fashion, advertising and editorials in London and worldwide.
With its technical knowledge and experience, RGB has customised its towers and laptops to provide a level of security, speed and reliability unavailable elsewhere. The company supports PhaseOne, Leaf and Hasselblad digital camera systems and all large format chip movie cameras from DSLR's to Alexa, providing support on features, shorts, dramas, music promos, corporate and behind the scenes shoots.
"Look to us as being the invisible member of your team, offering technical support 24/7 onset and online wherever you are."
Slow Mood - Fine Art Props has been in the Portuguese market for two years and is already established as "the place to go" when it comes to professional production equipment such as steamers, make-up mirrors, wardrobe racks, tables, chairs, tents, heaters, and much more.
The company also services film, video and TV art departments as well as photography prop stylists with special, unique props. Items include classic and contemporary designed pieces as well as special items such as pool tables, fire hydrants, parking metres, petrol station hoses, ball chairs and egg chairs, to name just a few.
Slow Mood is the only prop house in Portugal with a fully operating website, making coming up with ideas, inspiration and searching for props an easy and enjoyable process. Clients can collect, order or simply print out the items they want and control their budgets with a transparent pricing and discount system. Alternately, they can call into the company's warehouse located close to the airport and open 24/7.
Recent jobs include clients such as Stopline Productions, Page International, Yves Callewaert, Endemol Portugal, Claimsuccess and Gaby Correa Productions for brands like Vodafone Portugal, German Fashion Catalogue Wenz, Mercedes Benz and Portuguese Airline TAP.
Zero-8 studio is located within the hip 'Meat-packing District' of Munich, only a few minutes from Downtown. Offering up-to-date technical equipment including Hasselblad 50 and 60 MP, Canon and Nikon camera systems, the studio also provides the latest computer peripheries as well as lighting by Briese and Profoto.
Zero-8 can provide experienced photo assistants and digital support staff who assist throughout the shooting process to help clients focus entirely on their pictures. Calibrated monitors as well as graphics programs such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Aperture, CaptureOne, and many more are also available.
The studio offers a 6m x 9m cove and a well-constructed ceiling rail system. Easy access allows for the delivery of props and vehicles directly on set, while a separate make-up and styling area creates a relaxed atmosphere during a shoot. Additional facilities include a large dining/meeting table, a kitchen and espresso bar, a lavish make-up and styling area, comfortable and variable couches in the studio area, phone and fax, free Wi-Fi, a Bose sound system, and an FTP server.
From professionals for professionals: TeamVan is a rental agency specialised in vehicles for media productions in Munich. The company offers perfectly maintained latest generation Mercedes-Benz vehicles, from the Sprinter 315 L and XL (both offer nine seats) to the Vito XL (eight seats). All vehicles are ideally suited for the needs of media productions and convince with their smart equipment.
TeamVan's professional service guarantees a smooth procedure for every production. Vehicles can be delivered directly to clients, with pick-up and delivery at Munich airport also possible. In the event of an emergency, the Mercedes-Benz 24hr breakdown service is available.
In co-operation with Haedler+Haedler, one of Germany’s leading production equipment rental companies, TeamVan offers a special service: clients can order equipment in advance and the company will provide a pre-packed vehicle.
Clients pay a pre-arranged fixed price with no hidden costs, allowing for accurate budget planning and control. Visit the website for more information.
Retouching - With an in-house team of six highly skilled retouchers, The Forge is able to delegate resources to ensure each project receives the time and care it requires. Whatever the deadline, producing high quality images is the company's goal.
On-Set Retouching - With on set retouching facilities, clients can confirm that their project is working, consult with their team in real time and adapt their creative brief as the project progresses.
Asset Management - Through online asset management The Forge ensures that all files and project assets are collected and managed in one place. With a simple online login clients have full, organised access to their work.
Photography - The Forge provides a fully equipped private photographic studio, allowing for enhanced budget and time management. In-house production facilities provide facilities for both multi-day shoots and on set retouching for instant approval.