netherlands Jun 2018


Amsterdam Production Services Amsterdam Photo & Film Production

Amsterdam Production Services is The Netherland’s leading dedicated production service company. John Trapman, a Canadian abroad in Holland, leads the multi-lingual team with over 20 years’ experience providing cost effective production for commercials, features, TV and photography.

Recent TVC clients include BMW, Toyota, Purina and Nivea.

“I cannot recommend John and his team more highly. Effortless, transparent, honest and good humored; working with John was an absolute pleasure from start to finish. Amsterdam is a fabulous production centre, and John is a consummate professional with a wealth of experience.” Phil Barnes, UK Producer.

Rooff Amsterdam Photo & Film Production and services

Rooff is a full service production office for photography and film based in Amsterdam, working worldwide.

The company provides a premier service across all aspects of its work, arranging a production from beginning to end - or just a part of it! Rooff is well known for working with the most professional crews, equipment rental companies, catering, studios and locations, set builders, and more. The team ensures each project is executed with efficiency and care.

With photographers and a director within Rooff Mngmnt since 2016, the company mainly helps agencies, brands, photographers and directors with their specific projects.

Clients include Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Ace & Tate, Escada, JFK Magazine and many more.

hotelrebel Rotterdam - Amsterdam Full Service Production

Rotterdam, a city that is on the rise like never before. In the last few years, the cityscape has seen the arrival of some of the most impressive buildings, reflecting the diversity on a social and architectural level that is truly unique.

Rotterdam gives home to a grand mix of both urban and historic streets, including rough industrial sights, skyscrapers, a major harbour, and desert-toned beaches. Which all makes Rotterdam the perfect playground for fashion photography, automotive shoots, architectural editorials, and fiction and non-fiction films.

"As HotelRebel is headquartered in Rotterdam, we can proudly say that this is our playground."

Alexandra Schijf Amsterdam Stylists/ food & home economists

Working for both editorial and commercial clients, producing best selling cookbooks, commercial shoots and video commercials, Alexandra Schijf is specialised in food, table top and props styling, with experience in art direction and project management.

"Generalist Alexandra Schijf will make your production fit like a glove: an oozing, jaw-dropping, epic food glove."

LOCDEP Amsterdam Services for Photo & Film Production

Locdep specialises in providing customised vans and location equipment for film and photo productions, ranging from 12 metre-long mobile production base camps (including toilets, wardrobe and make-up, and lunch space for 25 people), to small drive-it-yourself photo buses. Additionally, the company offers a range of drive-it-yourself mini-vans with location equipment as well as food trucks and mini-vans to transport any crew.

Locdep even has two boats to support shoots on water or to cruise around the canals in after a hard day’s work.

The team can help find specialised crews: first assistants, hair and make-up artists, DOPs, location scouts, stuntmen, divers, production assistants and runners.

"All in all, Locdep provides professional and full-package support to best accommodate your shoot in the middle of nowhere, or at the centre of everything!"

Otto van den Toorn Amsterdam beauty photographers

After being a dj/music-composer for over 15 years, Otto van den Toorn was fed up with the secluded studio life and started to take pictures of his friends in the modelling business.

That worked out well until the Net5 television show ‘Model for a Day’ asked him to host the show. This gave his photography career the needed momentum, and Otto loved working and connecting with people as he established himself as a full time fashion and beauty photographer.

He has shot campaigns for brands such as Nikkie, Ibana, Silvercreek, JoshV, Tramontana, MiMoneda, Lookx, InglotJosephine&CO and magazines including Talkies Magazine, LAF and Stylevision.

Tobias Reymond Foto | Film Amsterdam food & drink photographers

In this Showcase, Tobias Reymond Foto | Film share their latest progress in the Dutch market.

  • Ahold Delhaize appointed the team to forge their 'Vers' brand ID that will be rolled out in the coming two years.
  • Friesland Campina have introduced a new Bio line, which they created using our motion-control system to produce all the moving packshots.
  • “Fresh and sparkling” - a jumping shrimp for their newborn grandson, Thibaud Reymond!

The company had six images recognised in the Pink Lady Food Photography Awards 2017.

Tobias Reymond Foto | Film is preferred supplier to Unilever, KLM and Ahold.

Hans Verleur Amsterdam advertising photographers

Hans Verleur is a Dutch photographer based in the Amsterdam area. His style can be described as cinematographic, with an intuitive approach in which the light tells an important part of the story.

Hans has a great eye for detail and is a real people person, whereby collaboration with subjects is the key to his work. His assignments range from advertising, editorial, portraits and music, and he has also been the photographer of choice for many corporate image bank productions.

His impressive international client list includes Adidas, ABNAMRO, Heineken, Orange, Richon, TenneT, Vodafone, and many more.

Be sure to check out Hans' feature in Production Paradise blog.

Harrie de Fotograaf Amsterdam advertising photographers

Harrie de Fotograaf and Vladimir Putin will likely never spend an afternoon drinking Stolichnaya together, thanks to Harrie's world-renowned retouching of what was once a normal portrait of the Russian president.

With an occasional flair for the provocative and a great passion for "creating the shot," Harrie, an award winning photographer, has spent the last 16+ years making his mark on the world of commercial photography – most notably in the product and advertising domain.

Having worked with clients such as Tele2, KPN, Elsevier, Brouwerij t IJ, Men's Health, Orix Aviation and Munro Tailoring (to name a few), Harrie's strength lies in his mix of creativity and technical expertise.

Visit Harrie's website to get in touch or for more information.

Aquinox Media Utrecht Travel photographers & Directors

While John Akerman Özgüç studied neuropsychology, he focused on audiovisual art. He interned at a leading Dutch video agency and was invited for an exclusive program on sound design for animation in Canada, thanks to his album.

As movies John scored reached Toronto International Film Festival and an activist movie clip came on Canadian national television, things started to move fast. His eye for the beauty of nature made him the choice of travel agents and tour operators in Latin America and Turkey for video and photography. He did reports for Travel Atelier, Turkey's travel partner of the BBC, and a historic tour through the chambers of Karel V Grand Hotel in Utrecht.

Spotlight Awards for Photographic Excellence Worldwide Awards

Production Paradise has launched the Production Paradise Spotlight Awards for Photographic Excellence 2018  – a competition with a unique focus on advertising photography talent.

No other awards have created a judges’ panel that is solely filled with potential clients for commercial photographers. From agency CDs and art buyers to client creatives and marketing professionals to editors at some of the most well-known magazines in the world – this competition might just be the best and most global online portfolio review a photographer could ever have.

Photographers may submit imagery in 13 professional categories and two special categories: Shot on Mobile and Student.

Each category will have a single winner and all 50+ judges will choose a Grand Prize winner from the professional categories. There are over $60,000 worth of prizes, throughout 15 categories, with a chance for one photographer to win over $19,000 in prizes, including $5000 cash.

More information about our awards is available on the Spotlight Awards for Photographic Excellence website.

Take the opportunity to show your work to our impressive panel of judges and win the great prizes – enter today!

The deadline to submit your work is 17th July.