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Welcome to Showcase Austria, brought to you by Production Paradise. This issue features some of the leading photographers, directors, location services and scouts, studios and equipment rental companies working out of Austria.

More creative professionals and facilities for photographic and film production are available in our Vienna Photo and Film directories.

Be sure to catch our recommended events:

  • Alcena, Catastini, Eisenberger. Exhibition by three contemporary photographers. Until 20th November at OstLicht Gallery, Vienna. 
  • Vienna Art Week. The festival, which takes place for the 17th time, gives insights into Viennese art production alongside around 50 program partners and will be offering a varied choice of events to enjoy. From 12th to 19th November. 
  • 100 years of Burgenland. In 2021 Burgenland will celebrate 100 years of being part of Austria. To mark the occasion, WestLicht will present a photographic journey into its eventful history. From 24th November 2021 to 30th January 2022. 

Our cover image was shot by Irina Gavrich, represented by PPM Foto.


Filmlocations Vienna location service and scouts

Filmlocations offers, searches and finds locations, on request all over Austria.

The company was founded in 2004 by Stefan Teuber and is an Austrian location agency with its focus on feature films (contemporary and historical) and commercials.

Stefan Teuber has worked as a location scout since 1999 and is well connected in all Austrian federal states.

The locations presented on the website show a representative cross-section through the archive but are only a selection from several thousand available objects to which Filmlocations has access.

Filmlocations is a pure location agency; no other services (such as set support, location management, etc.) are offered directly, but the relevant contacts can be found in Filmlocation's industry network if required.


Max Draeger Tyrol Sport & Outdoor Photographers

Max Draeger is a professional mountain sports and outdoor lifestyle photographer based close to the Zillertal, in the heart of the Tyrolean mountains.

Inspired by the shapes, forms and atmospheres created by nature, his work focuses on extraordinary locations and intense weather and light scenarios spiced with strong athletes performance.

While working for a broad variety of international brands and magazines across the globe, he appreciates shooting in the mountain ranges close by and pleases his clients with great local knowledge on terrain, conditions and locations. Always seeking for unique perspectives and unseen imagery, he always puts in the extra effort and does not hold back to overcome physical and mental challenges during the shoot.

Over the past winter season Max has been working for ORTOVOX, evil eye, Scarpa, Backline Magazine, Bergwelten and many more and is looking forward to create your mountain visuals in the upcoming snow sports season.


Stefan Csáky Vienna Portrait, People, Lifestyle and Sports Photographers

Stefan Csáky is a Vienna-based photographer, specialised in portrait, people and sports photography.

Being a photographer since 1997, his professional skills and attitude is appreciated by magazines and advertising clients like Stadt Wien, Österreichische Lotterien, Niemetz Schwedenbomben, Coca Cola, and HP.

Recent shootings include the summer campaign for the City of Vienna, Wiener Magazine, the Austrian Band, Kahlenberg and numerous B2B clients.


Comal Studios Vienna Food & Drink Photography and Video Productions

At the beginning of this year 2021 the Austrian photographer Dieter Brasch and the Mexican marketing communicator Elisa Quintero joined forces and the Comal Studios Project was born, a production house specialised in food and culinary content.

"We produce high-end and advertisement photography, stop-motion videos - and we are happy to announce the new collaboration with the professional Swedish cinematographer Chérie Hansson to offer moving images (videos).

Comal Studios is the first studio in Austria specialised in the culinary field, a project that has grown and established itself more and more in Austria as a reference in this field, clients such as Dr. Oetker, Gusto, Weight Watchers Austria, among others, keep us at their side as allies in the production of visual content.

This is possible because we have a studio with more than 5000 culinary prop objects, more than 120 square meters, which allows ideal hygiene measures in times of Corona, high-technology that allows us to work in remote project productions and a location in the heart of Vienna, in the 1060th district.

More than 20 years of experience in high-end photography, the vital energy of young people from different cultures, a vast network of food stylists, marketing experts, sound specialists and much more make Comal Studios your best ally in culinary content. We are happy to be your future partner."


Gregor Hofbauer Vienna Interior & Exterior and Documentary Photographers

Hotel interiors, art installations, campaign pictures for a Drag Queen’s artisanal rosé – Gregor is making a difference in his approach to producing detailed and intriguing pictures for various clients. 

The past year Gregor was tending to his regular clients in the hospitality industry and realised projects in Salzburg, Vienna,  Zurich, Cologne, Frankfurt and Düsseldorf. Original projects came out in the art world so Gregor documented for new museums, galleries and an immersive installation at MAK - Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna for British artist collective Superflux.

Also to mix things up he worked in the studio for Dutzé - the world’s first artisanal drag wine, creating key visuals for the wine labels and campaign pictures. 

Gregor will invest in setting up a permanent studio in Vienna to intensify his work for still life and product photography clients in the upcoming year.


Martin Lugger Vienna Corporate, Industrial and Outdoor Photographers

Martin is based in the Austrian alps and shoots people and lifestyle projects. Outdoor photography has always been an exciting part of his career. 

The ability to trace the original character of people, moods and situations with a high level of empathy is reflected in his projects, which have led him across Europe.

See more of his recent work on his website or through Instagram and get in touch to discuss the details of your upcoming project.


Ateliers Philipp Kreidl Vienna Interior & Exterior and Portraiture Photographers

Philipp Kreidl is a Vienna-based photographer. During more than 30 years in the field, he has worked on people, lifestyle, portraiture, still life and travel shoots. 

Recently, Philipp has focused on architecture, exterior and interior, portraiture and celebrity photography.

Philipp has worked with a wide range of clients, from architects to corporate clients and magazines from Austria and abroad. They all share an appreciation for his efficiency and experience when realising projects. He creates sensitive compositions and delivers high quality work across image editing and retouching.

equipment rent

Digitalstore Vienna EQUIPMENT Rent, Dealers and Studios

The DIGITALSTORE Vienna is the largest retailer of digital photography products for semi-professional and professional users in Austria.

The winter edition of the 'Photo & Video Days', the company's in-house expo, takes place from the 25th to the 27th of November. 

More than 20 companies will present brand new highlights; while visitors can win great prizes, participate in free workshops and attend talks by fascinating keynote speakers. 

Drop by and get inspired!

If you have any questions or would like to book the photo studio, please contact the DIGITALSTORE

Visit the website or follow DIGITALSTORE on Instagram for further information.

models, actors, casting

Modelmanagement Worldwide PEOPLE & FASHION MODELS is a digital platform that connects models and creative industry professionals worldwide. Models can find jobs, while creatives can find models for their projects and connect with other professionals. 

The company, founded by Andreas von Estorff in 2009, is on a mission to create a digital driven modelling industry that is diverse, accessible and safe for everyone. 

Photographers, brands, casting directors, agencies, small businesses and production companies can post paid jobs, collaboration shoots, or other collaborations and source diverse models and talent in a direct way, from the best selection on the planet.

The platform has more than one million registered models worldwide and brands such as NikeDesigual and Oysho have used for their projects.

For information about being featured in future editions of our Magazines or to be listed in our city directories, please contact your local agent. Please contact us for questions, suggestions or comments: [email protected]

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