italy Oct 2018


Amazed.by Milan Full Service Production

Amazed.by is a full service photo, video and event production agency with over 15 years' experience working throughout Europe.

The company offers customised services for each client including art buying, casting, event production, location scouting, logistics and transportation, permits and carnets, insurance, crew selection and coordination, lighting and equipment, digital tech and retouching services, props and set design/building, location vehicles and prop cars, catering services and budget management.

Clients include Giorgio Armani, Prada, DSquared2, Moncler, Gucci, Salvatore Ferragamo, Chloe, Liu Jo, Vogue Italy, Vogue Japan, and The Wall Street Journal.

MAI - Mascioni Associati International Ltd London - Paris - Rome Full Service Production

MAI is a full service international production agency with offices in Rome, London and Paris.

The company is committed to delivering quality productions through its tailored approach.

With over 20 years of experience in the industry, MAI is proud to have been part of delivering the creative aspirations of some of the world’s most respected artists and publications, and continues to enjoy taking on all kinds of challenges at home and abroad.

Zero Tabletop Milan Photo Production and Talents Representatives

Zero Tabletop is a production house founded by director and photographer Paolo Gandola, who is specialised in food and beauty shoots. Since 2013, the company has conceptualised a new idea for food based in beauty, appetite and a good dose of modern realism.

Paolo developed Zero as a factory that brings together different talents, giving them the opportuniy to use every kind of resource and technology to be able to experience and develop new visual languages and styles.

Zero's talented team of directors and photographers have completed spots this year for Italian and international brands such as Barilla, Coop, Ferrero, Galbani, Muller, Lactel, Aia, Nestlé, Parmalat, and many more.

Daria Longinotti Productions Florence - Milan photo production

Daria Longinotti Productions is a full service production company for photography and video, active across Italy but especially in Florence (Tuscany) and Milan.

"We work as a freelance team called together only on request, which makes every production as easy and efficient as possible."

Daria is a producer with vast experience and a wide-ranging portfolio of work realised around the world. The team can organise and manage all the services involved in a successful production, including location scouting, shooting permits, transfers, casting, photographers and directors, make-up and hair, styling, set designers, equipment, catering, and any additional services required in post-production.

Clients include Love Republic, Gianfranco Lotti, Porter Magazine, Alessandro Angelozzi Couture, Microsoft, Unicredit, Peugeot Sport, Blauer, Jijil, Replay Fragrances, Police Fragrances, Zoppini, Cantine Cecchi, Conte Of Florence, Aimer, Tuscan’s Creations, Gualtiero, Gabbiacci, Sportweek Dreams, AD, Cantine Ferrari, Miss Blumarine, Ice Iceberg, Ki6?, Parrot and many more.

Etna Productions Sicily Full Service Production

Etna Productions has had a busy season, with many fashion brands enjoying what the island of Sicily has to offer. The company has also seen itself branch out and grow with shoots on the mainland, with many clients showing interest in Puglia. With its back-in-time hilltop and coastal towns and long sandy beaches, Puglia will always remain a firm favourite for film and photo production in Italy.

This season has also seen a number of lingerie brands shooting their catalogues in Sicily. The island’s locations play the perfect backdrop for stills that aim to appear candid and unposed.

As winter approaches, Sicily is still considered a warm and welcoming location while northern European locations turn cold and unsuitable. Along with great weather conditions, outstanding locations and easy to obtain permits, Etna Productions remains a strongly competetive film and stills production option for Europe.

Scenari Production Sicily Full Service Production

Scenari Production is a full-service production company with 20 years of experience, based in Sicily and likes to deliver its Sicilian taste and touch all over Italy for advertising and fashion clients.

The company regularly works in Sardinia, the Amalfi Coast, Milan, Venice, Tuscany and all the main Italian locations.

Recent work included Marina Rinaldi in Apulia and Gucci Secret Garden in Rome. The team is currently on Etna shooting footage for a car commercial.

Visit the website for more information.

Lule Production Turin - Milan Full Service Production

With more than 10 years of experience in international productions, Lule Production is a full service company based in Italy with a focus on photography as a commercial medium.

The company manages all aspects of a production, from accommodation to specifc location scouting. Finding the best models for a shoot is also a speciality.

For each production the company chooses only the best and most qualifed professional freelancers, creating a team of professionals that works in unison. A successful combination of advertising and fashion is its hallmark.

AD Production Turin - Milan Full Service Production

AD Production was founded 25 years ago and specialises in the production and location management of photo and video services. The company operates mostly in Italy, but can work in any part of the world, having access to a vaste range of locations that are sure to provide the perfect setting for each product or event.

Thanks to personal contacts with municipalities, architecture studios, museums, art galleries and artistic institutions, AD can offer a vaste range of exclusive supplementary locations for which access is usually difficult to obtain.

The company is renowned for its experience, professionalism and specialisation in the automotive sector, providing excellent quality-to-price ratio in its products and services from a flexible base. The AD crew offers an amazing production experience during working hours, but goes the extra mile to ensure clients dine in the best local restaurants and find the best hotel deals.

Clients include Range-Rover, Fiat, Lancia, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Mazda, Lexus, Lufthansa, Nikon, DPD, DHL and many more.

In recent years, AD Production has built a network of local producers that allow them to manage any production throughout Europe.

Allucinazione Rome Photo & Film Production and Rental Studios

Allucinazione is a photo and video production company, agency and rental studio based in Rome.

Allucinazione takes care of casting, location scouting, recces, permits, equipment, transportation, hotels and everything in between, ensuring that things run smoothly every step of the way. The company also has an international team of assistants, digi-techs and post-production specialists available to make sure all needs are met.

Allucinazione represents a list of talented photographers, directors, illustrators and video makers that allows clients to always find the right person for their project.

As well as providing a full range of production services, Allucinazione also offers a beautiful studio for rent in Rome, complete with top-of-the-line camera and lighting equipment. With 15 years of experience in film-making and photography, the company has a wealth of knowledge and expertise.

MM Productions Rome Photo & Film Production and Rental Studios

MM Productions has the flexibility to produce for every need at prices far below expectation, working with clients of all sizes for international advertising, local below-the-line or catalogue projects.

"Italy is our home, so come and get a slice of Italian style in your productions! We’ll reveal the secrets of the wolrd’s most outstanding locations."

Clients include Martini, Paypal, ACEA, Gucci, Longines, Bulgari, Chottani, MEXX, BMW, Infiniti, Mercedes, DHL, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Zanussi, Valentino, Liu Jo, Breil, Diesel, TIM, Mephisto, Next, Casall, L’Officiel Hommes, Elle, Vogue and Maxim.

MM Productions also produces social campaigns, music videos and spots.

Contents Production Rome Photo & Film Production

Contents Production is a full service production company specialising in commercial video and video advertising. With over 15 years of experience, the company offers a solid and complete support system for photographic and video services, especially in central / southern Italy including Tuscany, Naples, the Amalfi Coast, Sicily and Puglia.

Services range from acting as a local link to providing complete production services, art buying, budget management, contract negotiation, travel and accommodation planning, transportation, catering, location vehicles and equipment rental, building construction and design.

Clients include The Disney ChannelDiscovery Chanel, Fendi, Honda, Adidas, Nike, Bulgari, Etro, Furla, Le Coq Sportif, Condé Nast (Vogue, Vanity Fair, GQ, Wired), Mondadori Group (Grazia, DonnaModerna, Panorama, Men’s Health), Saatchi & Saatchi, Armando Testa, Sky, Sony and many more.

Person Films Rome - Milan commercial production

Person Films is a leading production service company in Italy, providing support across all aspects of production for commercials, films, documentaries, music videos, and print campaigns.

The company's strength lies in it’s long standing relationships with the very best crews and location contacts. Extensive working relationships with production companies, agencies and clients outside the country have given the team an international business model. Vast digital location files allow clients to immediately grasp the versatile, modern, historic, and epic options on offer throughout Italy.

"We pride ourselves in applying the same level of focus and attention to detail in large budget productions as we do to smaller, more boutique work."

Person Films recently produced 'The Audition', which premiered at Venice International Film Festival and won 'Best Film' at both New York Film Festival and Australia Film Festival. Other Person Films productions include 'Unsinkable Henry Morgan', which premiered at Sundance Film Festival, and 'Black Mirror', which premiered on Sky Arte. The company has also produced many award-winning commercials for a range of international clients, including Bulgari, Volvo, Häagen Dazs, IBM, Seiko, Martini, Norton, Samsung, Fiat, and many others.

THE BIGMAMA Milan - Sardinia commercial production

"THE BIGMAMA is a full service production company based in Milan and Alghero (Sardinia). Thanks to our skills in producing commercials and web content for the Italian market, we are now providing audiovisual production services for commercial, video and photographic communication and collaborating with the industry’s top professionals.

We can operate anywhere in Italy from our offices in Milan and Alghero, a beautiful historical sea town on the island of Sardinia from where we offer amazing landscapes, particularly for car shoots.

We’re always open to exciting new projects and eager to consolidate profitable and long-lasting professional relationships."

Sudest 57 Milan photo agents

Milan-based SudEst57 is an agency for internationally well known photographers. SudEst57 connects its photographers with companies worldwide for high level commercial and corporate assignments.

Sudest57 represents Steve McCurry, Joey L, Lorenzo Vitturi, Duane Michals, Gian Paolo Barbieri, Franco Pagetti, Garrigosa Studio, Paolo Pellegrin, Susi Belianska, Storm Studio, Eolo Perfido, Dario Mitidieri, Paul Goirand, Howard Schatz and Elliott Erwitt.

Clients include Valentino, Jacob Cohen, Loewe, Sony, Etnia, Opel, Ferrero, Adidas, Samsung, BMW, Rolex, Milan A.C., Heineken, Lavazza, Enel, Sky, Illy, ABB, Diesel, Luxottica, Safilo, Novartis, Yamaha, Tod's, Telecom, Arena, Procter&Gamble, Breil, Ermenegildo Zegna, Philips, Unilever, Hotpoint-Ariston, Indesit, Mini, Pepsi, Police, Skoda, Lamborghini, Artemide, Pirelli, Saatchi, Leo Burnett, McCann Erickson, Grey, 1861 United, DLVBBDO, Cayenne, Burson & Marsteller, Armando Testa, Young & Rubicam, TBWA, DDB, Publicis, Scholz & Friends and more.

Visit the website for more information and to view other projects.

Giorgio Cravero Turin advertising photographers

Italian photographer Giorgio Cravero, specialised in drink and still life photography, has been shooting professionally for over 20 years.

During his career he has collaborated with almost every major national agency. In 2016, he won the Hasselblad Master award, becoming the first Italian photographer to win the still life category. He has since worked on an increasing number of international projects, with both major advertising agencies and direct clients.

Giorgio loves taking care of every detail, managing projects right from the pre-production and production phases, using selected and tested collaborations, a full-time internal post-production department, and a studio perfectly equipped for every need and with constantly-updated, top level equipment.

He recently shot several drink campaigns for Diageo Global (Captain Morgan, McDowell's), Constellation Brands (Ruffino wines) and food campaigns for Grand Frais and De Cecco, as well as projects and videos for Naj Oleari, FCA and Comau.

Lucia Giacani Milan advertising photographers

From her studio based in Milan, Lucia Giacani is constantly searching to express herself through a unique visual language. Her latest work appeared in Vogue Italia, Vanity Fair and Glamour, amongst other magazines.

This year, Lucia has been working with new clients including Ermanno Scervino, Naj Oleari and Patrizia Pepe, whilst continuing to shoot advertising campaigns for Giovanni Raspini and Bata Shoes.

Last month, in-depth interviews with Lucia that also featured her work were published in a number of magazines, namely CityCode and Prestige.

Lucia is looking to the future and has also directed a multitude of fashion and product videos for advertising campaigns. Her work is available to purchase digitally on the Trunk Archive and can be seen in person via the LUMAS global gallery network.

Sabrina Conforti Milan advertising photographers

Sabrina Conforti’s adventure in the world of photography began by attending the Italian Institute of Photography in Milan. Shot after shot, she created a unique style which has helped her to make her way in a predominantly male world.

As a former basketball player and always passionate about sports, she began to photograph athletes and entered the world of rugby in 2008, following the Italian National Rugby Team for 10 years. Known internationally, Sabrina worked for Adidas on Danilo Gallinari’s campaign, for an Italian tour by Jonah Lomu (former All Black), and with Javier Zanetti across a range of shoots. Her significant portfolio includes cooperation with the Mondadori Group and Discovery Italia.

As a portrait photographer, beginning with sports she evolved into artistic expression through portraiture, beauty and fashion. She is now firmly established in the advertising field.

Sabrina's greatest strength is empathy, which encourages her subjects to open up and bare themselves in front of the lens. She offers an innovative and personal style - in her shots, there is all the elegance and lightness that distinguishes her. However, it is reductive to consider her 'only' a photographer: her skills and knowledge allow her to manage all phases of a photo shoot, from creative direction to post-production.

Tailer Studio Florence still life photographers

Tailer Studio was born from the passion and professionalism of a team that has grown together from the same love for photography and creativity.

The team brings enthusiasm to every brief, creating strong dynamic images for advertising, editorial and commercial clients. Tailer Studio also handles creative research and post-production.

Recent clients have included Panerai, Hamilton Watches, Gucci, Gherardini, Diego Dalla Palma, Luxos Magazine, Aquazzura, Louis Leeman, Uboat, Gaga' Milano, Stefano Ricci, and many more.

Francesca Anichini Florence architecture photographers

Francesca Anichini is a commercial and editorial photographer specialised in architecture, interiors and hospitality. Based in Florence, she has travelled the globe shooting for magazines and companies and loves meeting new people and telling stories.

Combining creativity, technical proficiency and post-production skills, Francesca has photographed large hotel properties, boutique hotels, resorts and prestigious villas, as well as charming B&Bs in exclusive locations, people, food and landscapes.

Achieving mastery in the composition of the environments and in the creation of suitable atmospheres, her clients include Condé Nast, Hearst, Marie Claire, Canon, Design Hotels, Rocco Forte, Melià Hotels International, Star Hotels, Paul Smith, Corneliani and many others.

Visit her website for more information.

Nicola Ughi Rome - Florence portrait photographers

While studying for his Master's in photo-reportage at the John Kaverdash Academy in Milan, Nicola Ughi made the decision to become a corporate photographer.

His professor showed him a beautiful portrait - 'The man with the bricks' by August Sander, a German photographer from the 20s - and Nicola fell in love with it, deciding that portraiture must be one of the main skills of his profession.

Today, Nicola shoots many portraits for business purposes as well as individual clients. "I consider it one of the best ways to fix the identity of a person," he says.

Andrea Turri Milan Advertising Directors & DOPs

An Italian who loves to embrace the world, Andrea Turri is a highly creative and dedicated DoP with an excellent record in commercials, corporate and industrial commercial video production, TV and independent film production.

He has produced successful videos for clients including Mitsubishi, Campari, Ferrero, Barilla, Honda, and many more. His passion for nature and wildlife has meant Andrea also focuses on documentaries which have brought him to more than 50 countries worldwide.

Awards include 'Best Documentary Cinematography' for a piece citing the travesty of infibulation in Mali (2001); 'Alessi, Daily Stories' directed by Anna Pitscheider won 'Best Corporate' (2005); movie 'Sidetracked', directed by Francesco Bori, won the Grand Jury Prize at the Van Gogh Awards (2015); corporate film 'Ferrero' won 'Best Italian Corporate Video' (2016) at the Media Key Awards.

Andrea splits his professional time between Italy, Singapore and Los Angeles.

Pachira Location Milan location service & scouts

"Pachira Location represents a diverse portfolio of film and photographic locations in Milan, Rome and all over Italy. Our aim is to help customers from all around the world to find the perfect shoot location in Italy and provide a smooth service from start to finish.

We have a broad mix of properties which are the ideal set for commercials, stills, photo shoots, TV productions and films. Many of our locations can also be used for music videos, press events, product launches and shoot and stay.

Our company has witnessed incremental growth over the past few years due to the boost given by the new management. Moreover, our team have been developing their career living and working abroad and, as a result, we became fluent in a number of languages: Italian, English, French, Spanish and Chinese, allowing us to deliver the best possible service also to our foreign clients.

We also pride ourselves on a close relationship with our location owners which contributes to ensure a good working relation between all parties. We offer our clients a complete range of production-related services, starting from location scouting service, liaison with local authorities and props, catering and accommodation research.

Check out our website to see our latest work with some major film companies."

Four Studios Communication Turin - Milan Rental Studios Photo & Film

Four Studios Communication, a reality in the world of film, television and advertising production since 2013, is based in Turin and is currently expanding to Milan with a new location. Thanks to many years of experience, the Milan location is expected to become a point of reference specialising in studio productions in the north of Italy.

Across both locations, Four Studios offers a 500m² soundproof studio, ideal for TV and film productions, advertising and photo shoots; two 30m² studios for interviews and photo shoots; six dressing rooms; production and post-production offices; catering and a bar area.

Four Studios collaborates with international production houses, advertising agencies or directly with clients, but also with smaller photo studios. It offers the technical means and highly qualified staff such as photographers, producers, stylists, make-up artists, hair stylists, scenographers, runners, drivers, painters, gaffers, stage technicians and wood workers.

Clients include Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Juventus, Ferrero, Ferrari, Breil, Wind Tre, Nastro Azzurro, McDonald's, California Almonds, and a lot of brands in the field of food and beverage, fashion and TV. Agency and production house clients include Alto Verbano, Armando Testa, Bedeschi, Blackmamba, Fargo Film, Filmmaster, Frame Communication, Haibun, Indiana Production, Leo Burnett, Movie magic, Oltrefargo, The Family, Think Cattleya and many more.

Full Movie Florence camera/ accessories video

Full Movie is a new rental service based in Florence supplying light, grip and camera equipment. The team are dedicated to audiovisual productions with a focus on cinema, TV and advertising, documentary and music videos.

Full Movie was born out of the collaboration between three film-makers and technicians; Giulio Aspettati, Lucas Berisso and David Lisi, as well as the Movieland group in Bologna with almost 30 years of experience in the field.

"We provide the passion, professionalism, and above all the competence of experts who handle film equipment daily, providing fitting solutions for all production needs."

A fully equipped studio for commercial and independent photo and film production is complemented by full service production support. The company also provides inspiring scenography and custom set design for cinematic and photo productions both for the theatrical stage and external locations, and can advise on the necessary equipment for any type of shoot.

I LOVE Models Management Milan models/ fashion

I LOVE Models Management was created by the love for model management after many years of successfully guiding the careers of male models on an international level.

The staff at I LOVE MODELS MGMT combines years of experience in the modelling profession and their goal is to continue to do so with professionalism, enthusiasm and passion.

The male model-only agency director, Patrizia Wassermann, is a veteran of more than 25 years of experience in the male modelling business, representing icons such as Andres Velencoso, Simon Nessman, Werner Schreyer, Roch Barbot, Baptiste Radufe and Filip Hrivnak and this season's new campaign boys, Cheikh Tall, Francisco Henriques, Piero Mendez, Salomon Diaz and Xavier Buestel, among numerous other male stars.

I LOVE's goal is to remain at the forefront of the industry, managing and creating successful models and at the same time giving personal attention to both models and clients.

Valeria Orlando Milan - Rome hair & make up artists

Valeria Orlando is a beauty director, make-up artist and hair stylist with over 25 years of experience working for fashion, advertising, editorials and catwalk events.

Valeria has collaborated with many renowned photographers including Mario Testino, Steven Klein, Gian Paolo Barbieri, Johan Rench, Eolo Perfido, Andrea Massari and Stefania Paparelli. Her work has been published in leading fashion magazines such as Elle Ukraine and Vogue Russia in collaboration with renowned stylists such as Donatella Versace and celebrities including Catherine Zeta Jones and Lena Katina. Her clients also include world-famous international agencies such as Saatchi & Saatchi, Leo Burnett and BBDO.

Valeria is based in Milan but travels throughout the world to locations including Rome, Rio De Janeiro, London and New York City. In September 2016, she was a key artist at New York Fashion Week SS17. In June 2017, she was Key Artist at Balkan Fashion Week.

Valeria speaks Italian, English, Spanish and Portuguese fluently. Honesty and passion are the distinctive elements of her approach, and she continually works on her professional development to improve her knowledge about new techniques in the cosmetic industry.

Valeria has her own make-up line, V)Or Makeup. As an artist she is represented by Beleza in Rio De Janeiro (Brazil), Current Studios in the USA, and Arc et la Tour in France.

Silvia Gerzeli Florence hair & make up artists

Silvia Gerzeli is a freelance make-up artist and hair stylist based in Florence, from where she easily works across Italy and internationally. She is specialised in fashion, private make-up and hairstyling, and regularly works in the photo industry.

She also art directs most of the beauty and fashion shoots she is involved in, and is frequently the first contact with magazine’s to see them published.

Her passion for make-up allows her portfolio to constantly grow. She is also passionate about teaching, collaborating with a make-up school to organise creative beauty workshops.

Silvia is extremely diligent and precise and "absolutely loves" her job! She appreciates the many different facets and genres that allow her to provide clients with the very best results - not only concerning make-up and hair, but also through her presence on set.