germany Apr 2015


kombinatrotweiss. Illustration Frankfurt illustrators' agents

Since January, kombinatrotweiss has become a pure illustrators' agency. In addition to the many well-known names, some new faces have arrived including Kaethe Butcher, Ekaterina Koroleva and Cesare Bellassai. They all have their own idiosyncratic style and each one extends the range of kombinatrotweiss.

Besides vector graphics, watercolor, ink, pencil, and CGI/3D, the company also represents illustrators in animation video. Talents including Jojo Ensslin, Philipp Seefeldt, Gunter Rubin and The Drasik Studio can deliver finished animation films to order. Follow the link 'animation' on the website for a variety of films.

Featured in this Showcase is a small range of recent work, with much more to be found on the website.

Claas Cropp Creative Productions Berlin photo production

Berlin-based Claas Cropp Creative Productions is a full service production company with experience across all areas of still photo production, location scouting, casting as well as moving images.

Recent productions include:

  • Audi TT-S showroom trailer production with D.O.P. and director Jürgen Berderow in Cape Town (Philipp & Keuntje. AD: Anne Schubert).
  • O2 production shot by Markus Mueller in Berlin (VCCP).
  • BASF campaign production shot by Tim Müller in Berlin, Shanghai, New York and Barcelona (M&C Saatchi).
  • Joop S/S 2015 look-book production shot by Stefan Armbruster in Berlin (Inkcorporated).
  • HDI campaign production shot by Markus Mueller in Berlin and Hamburg (Deepblue).
  • Milupa Austria campaign and image pool production shot by Anna Tarrin in Berlin. (inhouse).
  • KFW campaign production shot by Fergus Padel (Fischer Appelt).

Other clients include brands such as Louis Vuitton, Brioni, Lacoste, Nike, Adidas, Apple, Microsoft, Sony, Philips, Procter & Gamble, Siemens, BASF, BMW, Audi, VW, Mercedes-Benz, Lufthansa, British Airways, ING DiBa and Deutsche Bank. Photographers include Annie Leibovitz, Jean-Baptiste Mondino, Ellen von Unwerth, Nadav Kander, Martin Schoeller, Uwe Düttmann, Esther Haase, Glen Luchford, Peter Funch, Blinkk, Petrus Olsson, Sam Robinson and Wim Wenders.

LUNIK Berlin photo production

Lunik is a Berlin-based full service production company specialised across photography and video production. Lunik’s international network allows it to offer all fields of production service worldwide, including location scouting, casting or whatever is needed for the perfect shoot.

In addition, Lunik is able to supply high standard 'Making-Of' film production, implemented by creative professionals.

Recent projects include:

  • FA shoot in Rio de Janeiro with big wave surfer Maya Gabeira and life-saving world champion Thomas Vilaceca, shot by Mat Neidhardt.
  • Immowelt EmoPics shoot in Prague, realised by Ailine Liefeld.
  • Immowelt campaign shoot together with Andrei Stoleru (Studio Carioca).
  • Berufevielfalt shoot and 'Making-Of' in cooperation with photographer Jann Klee.

moodwillig Frankfurt Photo & Film Production

Moodwillig is a full service photo and film production agency based in Frankfurt am Main. Located in the centre of town, the company offers a wide range of production expertise, including:

  • Pre-production (art buying, location scouting, casting, model booking).
  • Project planning (coordination, travel and hotel arrangements).
  • Consulting, crew booking (photographers, assistants, hair/make-up artists, styling).
  • Accounting (cost control, clearing, permits and insurance).
  • International productions (worldwide).

moodwillig focusses on advertising productions and works mostly for small and medium sized clients and agencies. With more than 10 years of experience, the company sets high standards all along the production process, providing solutions for any sized budget through excellent teamwork.

Clients include Goldgas, Raab Karcher Baustoffhandel, Mövenpick, Skoda Auto Deutschland GmbH, Suzuki International Europe GmbH, AbbVie Deutschland GmbH & Co KG, Spielbank Bad Homburg, Trumpf Medical, Kronospan Worldwide, McVities United Biscuits, and many more.

bigshrimp Hamburg - Berlin Photo Production

bigshrimp was founded in 1998 and has become one of the leading full service production agencies in Germany. WIth its own location, talents database and a steadly growing network, bigshrimp guarantees the highest level of excellence and satisfaction.

bigshrimp services are operated out of Hamburg and Berlin and include full photo production services, location assistance and management (including a large in-house location database with numerous locations across northern Germany, primarily Berlin and Hamburg), model booking (large internal talent pool including over 1,500 talents of all types of people, faces, pro's, seniors, principals and extras), photo and video casting, budget management and crew coordination.

hetzner. Produktion Berlin photo production

hetzner.Produktion is an experienced production company specialising in transportation and all other types of advertising photography.

Latest projects include the launch campaign for the new Skoda Fabia with the photographers oloverstefan, and the new Ford Fiesta shot by Michael Schnabel.

For Panasonic the hetzner.Produktion team travelled to Morocco to produce a commercial and photo shoot around Marrakesh together with D.O.P. Willy Dettmeyer and photographer Michael Schnabel.

AprilMay Berlin - London photo production

AprilMay is an international photo production company based in Berlin and London. The company offers art buying, location booking, casting, and all kinds of production services in Germany, the UK and in the rest of Europe.

Latest Projects include clients such as JOOP, W Magazine, Breuninger, Coca-Cola, Rodenstock, Smart, Footlocker, Microsoft, Siemens, Berliner Volksbank, Sparkasse, Mey, eBay, Volkswagen, BMW, RWE, Tom Tailor, Zalando, Högl Shoes, Telekom and Vera Mont.

AprilMay also works with photographers such as Bryan Adams, Emma Summerton, Stefan Indlekofer, Claudia Knöpfel, Max von Treu, Kristian Schuller, Lars Borges, Robert Grischek, Özgür Albayrak, Kai Wiechmann, Dirk Messner, He&Me, Andreas Ortner, Autumn Sonnichsen, Alistair Taylor Young, Nacho Alegre, Anders Overgaard, Andreas Ortner, Tomo Brejc, Tim Petersen, Sven Jacobsen, Oscar Falk, Axl Jansen, Magnus Rossander, Torsten Ruppert, Felix Krüger, Lado Alexi, Neil Kirk, Per Kasch, Graham Shearer, Sara Wilson, Sacha Höchstetter, Nadia Del Dò, Christian Anwander, Gregor Hohenberg, André Reinke, Mario Gomez, Heiko Richard, Fritz Hauswirth, Darius Ramazani, Daniella Midenge, and many more.

FASTFORWARD LOCATIONSERVICE Hamburg Location and Rental Services for Photo & Film

"Hamburg meets New York - get rid of exorbitant travel expenses by finding the Big Apple right on your doorstep!"

Featured in this Showcase, FastForward presents locations from Hamburg which look like they could be straight from New York City. The company recently welcomed clients who took advantage of staying in Hamburg, but were set on presenting 'New York', including Maybelline and a new campaign for JPS (location scouting by FastForward, production by nu projects).

From its growing office in Hamburg, FastForward has utilised best practices to provide locations across Germany. With almost a decade of service to clients and a vast network of researchers and scouts, FastForward brings a comprehensive archive of locations that spans the globe.

Delivering locations that range from the unique to the mundane, the company's team works around the clock to fulfill its clients' vision. Through hard work and diligence, FastForward takes great pride in calling Element-e, Markenfilm GmbH, Mr. BOB Films GmbH and Black Pearl Film GmbH loyal clients.

FastForward streamlines production by vertically integrating location and rental services for both the photo production and motion picture industries.

Contact FastForward for further information.

Pia Hirsemann Stuttgart location service & scouts

Pia Hirsemann is based in Stuttgart and provides location scouting and full service production. Her constantly growing database of locations contains private residences, offices, public buildings, lakes, meadows... a veritable treasure chest of high quality location pictures.

Latest work includes location support for photo and film for ABB Busch & Jaeger, AOK Baden-Würtemberg, Daimler AG, Ford, MHZ Hachtel, Porsche, Stihl, Universal Music, Walter Knoll and Weleda, among many more.

Hamilton R. Pereira Stuttgart - Lisbon Location Service & Scouts and Photo Production

Over the recent winter months, Hamilton R. Pereira Production Management has spent time increasing its location portfolio. The team also travelled to Eastern Europe where once again location scouting turned into gem hunting.

The team takes great care in not just finding the right spot, but also increasing its local knowledge of the infrastructure and bonding with location owners and providers.

Over 300 brand new locations are available, ranging from dirt roads winding through lush fields to pristine water alongside deserted coastlines, sophisticated cityscapes and charming alleyways in old towns - not to forget some refreshingly inspiring new entries from the company's home patch, Portugal.

MOTIONCTRL FILMPRODUKTION Frankfurt Film Production Company

MOTIONCTRL is a creative film production company based near Frankfurt. Specialising in commercial, automotive and action sports films, in-house services cover the whole production cycle of concept, production and post-production.

Most of the technical equipment is in stock, including special devices like shot-maker cars, heavy lifter aerial drones and camera rigs, making it readily available to clients at reasonable rates and - most importantly - on short notice.

With 10 years of experience, MOTIONCTRL has created a number of visually stunning commercials and a range of multi-platform content for clients including Zeiss, Pirelli, Falken Tyre, Abarth, Tamron, CBRE, Radical Sportscars, Jones Lang LaSalle, BNP Paribas Real Estate, Porsche and many more.

AASS- Soul Pictures Berlin-Barcelona-London film production services

After 12 years' working in the world of film and advertising, AASS - Soul Pictures has assembled a dynamic young crew with the experience and talent to deliver successful audiovisual productions in Barcelona, London and Berlin.

Soul Pictures offers two complementary aspects: A detailed production plan with competitive service at both the national and international level, as well as brand impact solutions. The company can masterfully connect all the necessary components to create striking cross-media 2.0 solutions, TV spots, Web or branded content series.

The team includes producers, creative directors, art designers, writers, Web designers, online strategists, producers, D.O.P.s, and publishers.

Visit the website for more information.

Tim Müller Berlin - New York - Cape Town advertising photographers

Global campaign photographer and director Tim Müller is based in Berlin, New York and Cape Town. In his lifestyle and people shoots, he is passionate about the perfect moment. Tim captures professional talents as well as real people in the most genuine way for his worldwide campaigns and impressive image libraries for global brands.

Inspiring both on and off set, Tim exudes an air of creativity and control at all times, wherever he is, which is reflected in his authentic, genuine and touching shots. Tim has worked for a range of international clients, from advertising to TV commercials, including BASF, Unilever, Lilly, Barclay's, Nestlé, P&G, McDonald's, Volkswagen, Sunrise, Shire, WeightWatchers, Blue Cross, Blue Shield and many more.

Visit Tim's recently updated website to view his portfolio and also his new film projects.

Marina Kloess Munich children / kid photographers

Kids and lifestyle photographer Marina Kloess is based in Munich. She recently completed productions in Cape Town and Miami.

"To communicate something real you don't have to say much. You simply need to capture something that has the power to move and enrapture on its own. To be real, it must speak for itself. This is my motivation in photography; capturing what is honest. Rendering photos that characterise a space and atmosphere that speak of what simply is. This is the only way I can conceive of creating something real and doing it with pleasure, enjoyment and emotion and the only way to arrive at an outcome that I am content with."

Ben Leonhardt Munich Food & Drink, Liquid and Still Life Photographers

Ben Leonhardt is a Munich-based photographer working in food, drinks, still life and liquids. With over 12 years of practical knowledge, particularly in liquid photography, he has developed a strong reputation for beer, water and other potables.

Ben's passion for photography has developed into a unique creative style that involves composing both photographic and computer generated images. He has been providing clients with a creative and hassle-free service for over 12 years. His goal is to exceed the needs and objectives of his client in all aspects of the shoot.

Over the years, clients have included many top companies including BMW, McDonald's, Adelholzener, Kulmbacher Brauerei AG, Hacker.Pschorr, Löwenbräu, ESSO, Süddeutsche Zeitung and Volvic.

Visit Facebook, LinkedIn and his website for more information.

Bodo Mertoglu Munich Interiors and People Photographers

German photographer Bodo Mertoglu has focused on interior and people photography. Since 1988, Bodo has been working as a freelance photographer. He specialises in architecture and interiors and has a passion for vivid straightness, clear lines and forms. As a master of light, Bodo's work guarantees natural light, regardless of how and where he shoots - both in the studio and on location.

Bodo creates imagery for a diverse range of well-known interior brands such as Bulthaup and Gaggenau, and in recent years has worked abroad, particularly in Asia. More than a decade ago his curiosity to explore characters pushed him towards people photography. In this Showcase he presents his recent work in this field.

Jessica Alice Hath Stuttgart People and Interiors Photographers

The light in Jessica Alice Hath's people photographs imitates natural sunlight in a very perceptive way. She intends to portray the impression of having incidentally  captured her images in the spur of the moment.

Across her architecture and interior photography, she intensifies the natural look to make the viewer feel part of the photograph.

Jessica works for clients and ad agencies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland focusing on people and interior images as well as luxury hotels and resorts.

Claus Morgenstern Frankfurt Industrial and People Photographers

Claus Morgenstern works out of his own studio based in Mannheim but mostly shoots on location.

His clients appreciate his relaxed, well thought out and flexible visual language that gives them the opportunity to handle a range of projects with the same photographer. Claus loves the diverse challenges that different assignments bring. In his eye, there is nothing that can not be photographed beautifully!

He works for clients in the industrial, people and corporate photography sectors, including Clouds Hamburg, SKE International, Sage One, a social campaign for the city of Worms, the new promotional photos for Skinny Lister, actor Max Kidd, and recently the mayor of Innsbruck, Mag.a Oppitz-Plörer.

Christoph Siegert Hamburg People and Advertising Photographers

Christoph Siegert photographed and filmed for an eye-catchingly unusual employer campaign from Postbank. Weigertpirouzwolf (WPW) from Hamburg were responsible for implementing the campaign, while Christoph relied on a gallery of young talents who do not conform to the usual stereotypes of the typical banker - instead they were as normal and complex as Postbank customers themselves.

Christoph also recently shot images for the Orlen Group, specifically in and around the Star cafes in petrol stations. These sunny, friendly locations were shown in a number of different aspects and were used as part of the company’s Web presence. Ad agency BBS and online agency deep blue accompanied the process. 

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of some of its municipal parks, the City of Hamburg held various events and launched a photo competition. Christoph was commisioned to take shots advertising these events and exploring the boundaries between green spaces and city life. He was also a member of the jury in conjunction with the Hamburg Office for the Environment and City Planning.

Kay Johannsen Photo Stuttgart food & drink photographers

Kay Johannsen has worked on all sorts of subject matter over a 20-year career and there is nothing he prefers more than food. From his spacious 400 m² photo studio located near Stuttgart, equipped with a full kitchen, Kay is known for his impressive use of light and ability to tailor each shoot to the requirements of each individual client.

He has an excellent team of similarly experienced prop, drink and food stylists for the successful completion of any project.

Kay works for a variety of clients including Coca-Cola, Bear Brand, E. Breuninger, Mercedes-Benz, Meggle, Patros, Lidl, EG-Spirit, WALA, Yves Rocher, LG and many others.

Visit his website for more information and references.

Oliver Rossi Frankfurt People and Advertising Photographers

Born to an Italian musician in Wiesbaden, Oliver Rossi has been travelling the world since childhood. After finishing his studies he took a 35mm camera to explore India where he discovered his love for photography. After gaining invaluable experience assisting a number of photographers, Oliver now produces his own powerful imagery as a freelance photographer. His photographs act as a medium in the truest sense of the word, as they establish a silent relationship between the model and the viewer.

He has been nominated for the Canon Pro Fashion Award and the International Master Color Awards for Photography, as well as receiving third place in the Public Choice Awards and an Honorable Mention at PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris.

Oliver's talent for capturing emotions is valued by all his clients, including Deutsche Bank, Deutsche Bahn, Mustang Jeans, Samsung, Siemens and Vodafone.

Manfred Heiduk Dusseldorf - Miami Advertising and Sport Photographers

Sports and fashion photographer Manfred Heiduk is based in Dusseldorf and travels constantly between Miami, Los Angeles, New York, Cape Town and Tokyo. Manfred has spent many years as an illustrator and creative director in digital media. With more than 20 years of experience in photography, he is specialised in shooting in extreme conditions.

For Karstadt Sports he recently shot in the Italian Alps, Austrian Glaciers, Mojave Desert and Death Valley. He is continually booked for running, biking, ski and snowboard productions.

Manfred's photographs are inspired by his tenacious dedication to creating the right image for himself and his clients - everytime, everywhere!

Offering full service international photo and video productions, his clients include Adidas, Puma, Nike, Sportarena, FIFA, Sidestep, Runners Point, C&A, Kaufhof, Boecker, Deichmann and Metro Group.

Christian Burmester Bremen interiors & exteriors photographers

Christian Burmester loves life. His vivid interest in design, travel and in people can be clearly perceived in his pictures and the years spent living abroad have shaped his photographic style.

Christian's pictures are as lively as life in the south of Asia, yet pure and bright as the light in northern Scandinavia.

Christian works for clients worldwide - international interior and architectural magazines, advertising agencies, commercial clients, architects, designers and book publishers. His photographs have been featured in a wide range of publications - from books to company brochures and international magazines.

His work can currently be discovered on the cover of Schöner Wohnen magazine's April 2015 issue.

Stefan Hobmaier Munich Portrait and Corporate Photographers

Stefan Hobmaier began his career studying art and photography in Barcelona. After assisting various reknowned photographers in their international productions, he moved back to his hometown Munich in 2010 and began working solo across the fields of portait, reportage, corporate and industrial photography.

Stefan loves working with real people in their surroundings, as well as setting up lights in a studio taking a perfect, authentic portrait and creating honest, natural reportages.

His clients include ZF, BMW, Pro7, H&M, Microsoft, SEW, LifeFitness, Burda, Hoffmann&Campe, G+J Corporate Editors and various B2B and B2C magazines.

M. Zargarinejad - FOTOKAIN Berlin - Frankfurt People & Celebrity Photographers

Berlin and Frankfurt-based photographer Michael Zargarinejad’s work mainly focuses on people and celebrities.

His competence to adopt and perceive the personality of his 'models' is well known, and is often one of the reasons why artists keep coming back to work with him.

Selected recent work includes several portraits of artists from 'The Voice Of Germany' for Universal Music as well as Vince Ebert, Cabaret Artist, Big Hitter and Link Man for Herbert Management.

dudek I digital imaging Hamburg Car Photographer

Peter Dudek is a pioneer in digital imaging. Since 1994 he has gained a great variety of digital experience, and in 1999 he published his first car projects for Toyota Europe.

For his current car projects, Peter takes advantage of his vast experience producing Web-specials, car configurations and product animation. Current clients include BMW, Bugatti, Honda, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz and Suzuki. Featured in this Showcase his recent project, the 6 Series Gran Coupé brochure-shooting. Peter Dudek, Dirk Mann, Miguel Perez and the team did the whole 6 Series Range inclusive Coupé, Gran Coupé and Cabrio for BMW.

The outstanding feature of Peter's professional work is the excellent combination of his personal skills with those of his team, working in photography, CGI, post-production and animation, and using individual workflows for higher efficiency and greater accuracy.

ADRET Hamburg creative post production

ADRET - Advertising Retouching is a high-end digital retouching studio focused on still life, luxury, jewellery, beauty and fashion.

Unique images demand perfection and control. With special photography techniques and retouching experience, the highly skilled retouchers at ADRET pursue creative solutions with patience and concentration. With a full menu of services and efficient time management, the ADRET team is prepared to accomplish all imaging needs by deploying its range of skills to achieve outstanding results.

The experienced team takes the raw materials and polishes them to form a perfect diamond, setting the mood and correcting lighting and colours along the way. ADRET creates outstanding visual effects and generates images of the highest quality.

ADRET's goal is to support clients with their projects. Visit the website for more information.

die bildproduktion Hamburg Post Production & CGI

die bildproduktion proudly presents recent highlights of its post-production and CGI work:

  • A fabulous cover story for the BMW Magazine contains the 2 Series Gran Tourer. Created by ringzwei, shot by Uwe Düttmann, and launched by Hoffmann & Campe. Visit the website for more images.
  • The Globetrotter campaign about the start of the 2015 outdoor season was created by Freunde des Hauses and shot by Josef Kubica. More images available on the website.
  • The Kappa look-book winter 2014/2015 was created by GGH Lowe and shot by Jan Eric Euler. See a larger selection of images on the website.
  • Another distinguished car project was the Skoda Edition, created by Leagas Delaney Hamburg and shot by Robert Grischek.
  • Last but not least: a nice food project for Leonhardt & Kern and client Krumbach/Minneralbrunnen AG. The bottle and cocktail glass were made using CGI.

Nitty Gritty Berlin Berlin creative post production

Nitty Gritty Berlin is a post-production studio with more than 10 years of
experience in retouching images for the luxury industry.

Clients include Bvlgari, Astor Cosmetics, Hanro of Switzerland, Esprit Cosmetics, Zimmerli, Treat Collection, Credit Suisse and Colette Paris.

Curve Riders Hamburg Digital Photographic Support

Once more the team at Curve Riders has been busy on all fronts working across the globe:

  • A shoot for the Hansgrohe campaign with Serge Guerant, applying the complete scope of technical resources.
  • Numerous locations with Astrid Grosser for Aida, Telekom, Zalando, Wiener and more.
  • Close cooperation with Roger Weber for Calida in Switzerland.
  • Supplying equipment to Benne Ochs across numerous locations in Germany for the Vodafone campaign.
  • As a pro-bono job, Curve Riders provided its office, post-production space and camera equipment for the new Viva Con Agua (FC St. Pauli) campaign, realised by Thomas Koch.
  • Shooting for HSV Hamburger Weg with Juliane Werner.

The team also worked on numerous other productions and photography assignments with the likes of Patrick Houi, Karsten Koch, Frauke Fischer, Reno Mezger, Philipp Rathmer and more. Visit the website for further information.

Brodybookings Stuttgart Models & Casting Agencies

Stuttgart-based Brodybookings model and casting agency features numerous models working worldwide. The company provides a diverse board, from kids to older models.

Dominic was recently booked for the Spanish SIMYO TV commercial, the current Aleks Sternen collection, and Mattoni in Prague. Amo features in the TV commercial for Isadora, shot in Oslo.

Brodybookings represents upcoming young faces - one of whom is Jula, recently shot for Elle Fashion by Dan Carabas in Berlin. 

Brodybookings recently introduced a dedicated sports department which covers all kinds of sports.

CIA Casting Frankfurt Casting Agencies

CIA Casting has provided casting to the advertising, photo and film industries in the Frankfurt and Rhein-Main areas since 1988.

"If you're looking for cute seniors, a crisp craftsman, or smart business types, we can send you free sedcards of all manner of people."

CIA Casting is focussed on industry and medical clients with castings for B2B or special interest productions.

711rent Hamburg Photo & Film Equipment Rental

711rent is Europe's leading photo and film equipment rental house with branches in Hamburg, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Paris, Barcelona and Mallorca. The 711rent services and wide range of equipment are available in all locations, and orders can be placed and collected from any shop in the network.

The company's seven locations are served by its own fleet of vehicles, allowing for delivery all over Europe, while equipment can also be ordered 'ready to fly' and complete with customs papers. 711rent carries well-maintained gear from all major brands such as Profoto, Broncolor, Briese, Arri, Kino Flo, Dedolight, Hasselblad, Phase One, Canon, Nikon, Apple, Mole Richardson, and more.

Recent additions include the Profoto B2 250 AirTTL, the new lightweight OCF-Lightformers, brackets and numerous adapted solutions. 711rent is proud to announce its 711rent Ringflash, developed in-house and compatible with the new Profoto B2 system currently on the market. Featuring 250 WS portable power with full TTL-control for Canon and Nikon cameras, it is the ideal companion for events and shoots dealing with a lot of movement. The new Velvet 2 sets with D.O.P. snapgrid and V-mount batteries fit clients' flexible outdoor film or photosets.

Also new is the Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM, Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 300 mm 1:2, 8G ED VR II and Hasselblad H5X CB bodies designed to work with Phase One digital backs like the IQ-Series if required on a Hasselblad system.

Delight Rental Services Berlin - Stuttgart - Marbella camera accessories/ photo

Delight Rental Services (DRS) provides maximum support for professional photographers and their productions. The company offers the latest high end camera and light equipment and supplies every essential piece of equipment, ranging from production vehicles to platforms, from computers to steamers: everything to ensure a successful, professional shoot.

DRS branches can be found in Berlin, Stuttgart and Marbella, all with a complete rental portfolio.

The company is also a re-seller for brands such as Phase One, Hasselblad, Profoto, Bron, Manfrotto and many more. Latest arrivals include the Canon EF 11-24/4 L USM and the newest Profoto off-camera flash products like the B2 250 AirTTL.

Visit the new website with a completely new booking system, also fully operational on mobile devices.

FGV Schmidle Munich - Berlin Studio and Photo & Film Equipment Rental

Established in 1972 and with bases in both Munich and Berlin, FGV Schmidle is amongst Germany's finest rental houses for digital photo, film and TV productions, with a vast variety of camera, lighting and grip equipment.

The company headquarters in Munich feature a 700m² studio (with 12m ceiling height) equipped for transportation, still life, interior and fashion photography, and all types of film production.

The professional digital film and photo department carries the latest from Arri, Red, Sony, Canon and Nikon, as well as specific light formers, generators and equipment from Arri, Bacht, Briese, Bron, Kino Flo, Profoto, and many others.

Through code-locked service bays (big enough for a van) equipment can be picked up or dropped off 24/7.

S k y l o f t - Studios Düsseldorf Dusseldorf LOCATIONS & RENTAL STUDIOS

S k y l o f t  Studios Dusseldorf is opening its third studio: SKYBOX, with an introductory offer of € 300.

S k y l o f t  Studios now has three different professional studios with modern, clean looks and cool industry charm. Clients, photographers and celebrities all love the unique location complete with New York character and quality service.

The location is ideal for high-end productions with international or national celebrities as well as hair and beauty productions, but of course any other type of project is welcome. Facilitites include professional hair washing stands, a 3D white cyclorama, in-house rental services and digital capture stations on-site, and fully-equipped kitchens.

The friendly staff is a reference point for all questions to lighting, make-up, catering, wardrobe and much more. Visit the website for more information.

SKYLOFTSTUDIO Munich Rental Studio & Event Location

Recent news from SKYLOFTSTUDIO, Munich's leading rental location for photo, film and events:

  • Shoot with Mario Adorf, one of Germany's most famous actors, shot in the fabulously bright SKYLOFTSTUDIO for Widex.
  • Press day workshop for L'Oréal and Brigitte, titled 'An unforgettable day'. 20 Brigitte magazine readers enjoyed a day with their friends at SKYLOFTSTUDIO where they received tips about styling and beauty care from the L'Oréal Paris experts.
  • For Pernod Ricard, the team staged an exclusive event complete with a fashion show on the most beautiful rooftop in Munich, with sunset drinks by Lillet.
  • A great shoot in the SKYLOFTSTUDIO with Febrü office furniture manufacturers. Febrü extends the options of individual office creativity by setting new accents and benchmarks in space planning.

wstudio Munich Photo & Film Studio and Equipment Rental

wstudio Munich is located in Glockenbachviertel and was founded in 2002 - be sure to check the company's brand new website! The creative district has since further developed, with a constant stream of new places and restaurants.

The studio features a unique loft/workshop atmosphere lit by overhead windows, and has a drive-in concrete groundfloor. Its central location is one of the reasons the studio is often booked as a showroom and for press days. Attracting a wide range of commercial and editorial clients, the company also rents out Phase One IQ 180 with 645 or Mamiya RZ, Profoto flash equipment and HMIs.

Recent productions at wstudio include Audi, Hess Natur, BMW, 'The Terminal' motion picture, Otto Group, JANVIER BURGER & STASCH for Betten Rid, Luminosa Production for Peek & Cloppenburg, Starwatch and Bauer Verlag Hamburg, showrooms for Magnuson Eyewear and publicity rooms, press days and a shoot for classical celebrity Anne Sophie Mutter for The Edinburgh Festival.

Studio Lichthaus Munich Rental Studio & Event Location

Located in central Munich, Studio Lichthaus is a beautiful 260 m² space with gorgeous natural sunlight streaming through a bank of eight windows.

It is a perfect venue for photo shoots, events and film shoots, with complete blackout facilities available for any type of production.

The company provides tasty home-cooked catering, served at a table that can seat up to 14 people. There is also an extensive library of on-site props, wall sets and flooring, and with Lichthaus' huge list of contacts clients can be assured of everything they'll need for a successful shoot.

NYC Fotoworks New York photo events

Calling all professional photographers & stylists! NYCFotoWorks’ 2015 Professional Portfolio Review has been announced:  

  • New York: from June 16th to 18th

Bringing an incredible list of art buyers, photo editors, creative directors, reps and design firms together to  meet 1-on-1 with professional artists.  It’s an opportunity you don’t want to miss.  

Apply Now to reserve your post.