italy May 2013


1806 & Livello6 Creative Representation Milan photo agents

1806 and Livello6 are the two units of a representation agency operating in the advertising industry, born from a group of professionals with over 20 years of experience in the field. The agency manages the finest talents in the areas of photography, retouching, post production and 3D-CGI.

1806 is the first agency in the world to manage digital artists specialised in 3D-CGI. The roster includes leading artists Illusion Studio, Carioca Studio, Salamagica, Serial Cut, Artout Lab and Alessandro Bavari.

Livello6 manages photographers specialised in advertising, food, still life and lifestyle photography, including Jason Hindley, Tony D’Orio, Gary Salter, Andrea Melcangi, Paolo Cecchin, Giacomo Biagi, Luisa Valieri, Stefan Kirchner and Cora Buttenbender.


"Imagine working side-by-side with a team of image professionals capable of offering state-of-the-art communication. Imagine being able to positively devise a synergy that fits your budget, your requirements and your expectations with the flexibility of a project shaped to your every need."

The PH Crew team specialises in the Venice area, offering services including location scouting, shooting permits, model casting, art direction, styling, hair and make-up styling, translation, transport, rental assistance, catering and hotel booking.

With headquarters in Padua, the company has also opened a new office in Hong Kong offering a reference and a bridge to the Asian market.

L&A Artist Milan photo agents

L&A Artist represents Italian and international photographers and collaborates with some of the most well-known clients worldwide, ranging from advertising agencies and magazines to high-end fashion designers and the most prolific luxury brands.

The agency offers a complete production service, art direction and casting.

Clients include Armani, Enel, Chrysler, Nike, Intesa Sanpaolo, Diesel, L’Uomo Vogue, Maybelline, Ray-Ban, Adidas, Audi, Cartier, D&G, Discovery Channel, Elle Nippon, Fiat, Gucci, Hugo Boss, Lavazza, Peugeot, Philip Morris, Ralph Lauren, Renault, Replay, Toyota, Valentino, Versace, Volkswagen, and many more.

Terminal Production Bologna Film and Photo Production

Terminal - a film and photo production company where talent comes together - is a full service production company producing national and international commercials, photo shoots, events and representing photographers and directors.

Based in Bologna and with operational offices in Milan and Florence, Terminal is in easy reach for international clients. The company is close to the Tuscan hills, historic cities such as Venice and Verona, the mountains and the seaside and can organise facilities and shoot locations as desired.

Terminal is proud to collaborate with award-winning photographer Denise Rouvre.

Clients include Ferretti Group, Rolex, Ducati, Lamborghini, Mercedes, Haworth Group, Saeco, Samsung, Diesel and Danone.

Visit the website for more information.

THE BIGMAMA Milan commercial production

"Welcome to BigMama's multimedia kitchen! We are a production company and creative lab that takes inspiration from the culinary world, believing that creating excellent multimedia material is just like preparing a great meal: you need the best ingredients, aptly put together by a good chef.

"Thanks to our worldwide 'cooking' experience, we can satisfy any multimedia appetite without presenting the client with a hefty bill, while always baking top-of-the-range audiovisual material, the product of our extensive knowledge of new technology and production techniques. We also represent some and coming directors, our “special ingredients”.

Our kitchen is in Milan but we can 'cook' anywhere. Enough with the talking - have a seat and take a look at our menu!"

Allucinazione Rome camera accessories/ photo

Allucinazione is where photography, commercials and studio shoots happen in central Rome. The company provides complete production services, including equipment rental, assistants and digitec, location scouting and casting services for clients from Italy or abroad. Allucinazione is an international all English and Italian speaking staff.

SARDINIA PRODUCTION SERVICE Sardinia location service & scouts

Sardinia Production Service is based in northern Sardinia from where it provides a full range of solutions for companies looking to shoot on the island, including location scouting, casting and permits.

The company is made up of a team of experienced and professional locals whose depth of knowledge and direct contact with authorities guarantees rapid permits and overall production success.

Working in both the north and south, Sardinia Production Service can offer unique, exclusive locations including modern villas, amazing landscapes, old mining areas, hidden roads, dunes, beaches, and lots more.

Recent work includes advertising campaigns for Audi, Twin Set and The Discovery Channel, among others.

Sicily Productions Sicily - Sardinia Photo Production - Location Scouting

Sicily Productions is a full service production company based in Sicily and Sardinia. The company provides a premier service for all aspects of photography and moving pictures including budgets, location scouting and permitting, catering, travel arrangements and all other production needs.

The company also specialises in Sardinia where it has produced numerous spring/summer and swimwear shoots for international clients. Sardinia is a great European substitute for a tropical Caribbean location, with a long coastline full of amazing white beaches and turquoise water, bars and restaurants, small private lagoons, cities, harbours, amazing nature and beach houses - everything for a successful summer shoot.

The company specialises in Sicily, the Sicilian islands, Sardinia, Puglia and Amalfi, which can all be accessed through an extensive online location database.

Clients include Marks & Spencer, Hennes & Mauritz, Panasonic, Poetry Fashion, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Otto Group, Next, Chico's, Look Magazine, Ferrari Magazine, Sheego, Ellos, Brigitte, J.D.Williams, Monari, Fornarini, Pirelli, Cellbes, Halens, Fabulous Magazine, Annabelle Magazine, Texman DK, Bonaparte, and many more.

Email or call Ruggero Catanoso on +39 347 688 1606 and visit the website for more information. Quotes can be handled within 24 hours.

Hyperactive Studio Milan advertising photographers

Photographer Mauro Turatti and post-producer Mattia Giani started Hyperactive Studio in 2010. With a recognizable and sharp style, the studio offers a creative and high quality product. The core of the business is still life and food advertising photography.

Hyperactive Studio employs the best modern technologies and strong management for photoshoots, creating highly qualified working teams that fit the needs of each client.
In three years, Hyperactive Studio has reached important targets, receiving prestigious rewards such as: “Young Lion Competition” Cannes 2010, “Special Star” Mediastars 2010, “Silver Price” ADCI 2010 and “ Shortlist” ADCI 2012.

Clients include Barilla, Alessi, Vodafone, Unicredit, Sky, P&G, Nestlè, and BMW.

Stefano Cattelan Milan advertising photographers

Stefano Cattelan's powerful photography demonstrates great attention to detail. Applying his personal experience, knowledge and skills he creates intense images, and his ability to think conceptually and offer visual solutions is an asset for every client.

Based in Turin, Stefano is involved in every step of the photo production process, from concept to casting through to digital post production. His award-winning work has included images of the Official Programme Opening Ceremony of the XX Olympic Winter Games in Turin in 2006, which received the ‘Best Events Award’ won by K-Events and Filmaster Group. He also shot images of the Official Programme Opening Ceremony of the European Taekwondo Championship in Rome in 2008.

His work has been published in newspapers and magazines including The New York Times, Style Montecarlo, Elle, Marie Claire, JM, Men's Health and Sportweek. He has also contributed to a number of charitable causes, including the LILA Night for Aids in Montecarlo and the TV and press campaign for S.O.S. Italia.

Clients include Red Bull, Lotus Cars, Barilla, Arena, Boombogie, Asics, Dainese, Reebok, Fila, Le Coq Sportive, Mares, Biesse, Ferrero, Alfredo Pria, Love & Pride Jewellery, Nikon, Liberti, Maison de la France, Corsica Tourism Office, and many others.

Giovanni Santarelli Milan advertising photographers

Giovanni Santarelli is a Milan-based advertising photographer specialised in fashion, portraiture and celebrity images. He uses photography as a means to communicate and express his feelings and emotions.

He particularly enjoys working as a portraiture photographer as it allows him to create a respectful and intimate confidence with his subjects that makes for far deeper, more revealing images.

Giovanni has photographed for many advertising campaigns, magazines and special projects including ONU worldwide campaign, Telecom, Harley Davidson, Peugeot, Bata, Elle Japan, Gentleman, Sisal Superenalotto, and many more.

Visit his website to see more of his work.

Claudio Bader Milan corporate & industrial photographers

Claudio Bader works on corporate, editorial and portrait photography. Based out of his studio in Lugano, he mostly shoots on location.

Regardless of whether he's working in a power station or an executive office, Claudio is in his photographic element and remains inspired to achieve the best possible results.

Editorial and corporate clients include Apollo Magazine, Migros Magazine, Monocle, Ballantyne, Bsi Bank, Moncler, Ofima and Ofible, Rubis and Victorinox.

Claudio is a member of the Association of Creative Photographers (VFG).

Visit his website for more information.

Enrico Caputo Rome fashion photographers

Enrico Caputo shoots honest portraiture, powerful fashion editorials and clean commercials. His work is fully influenced by his career as an art director while his continuous research consistently brings his work to the next level.

Enrico aims to shoot creative celebrity portraits and wants to go deeper and deeper along his fashion path. He is also the creative director of Carosello Lab, a smart cross-media agency, founded in 2008.

Enrico has worked for agencies and clients including TBWA, Saatchi&Saatchi, Nissan, WWF, Unilever, P&G, UNICEF, Toyota, ENI, Ray, Adidas, Aroma, Universal Music and many others.

Silvia Gerzeli Florence hair & make up artists

Silvia Gerzeli is a freelance make-up artist and hair stylist. Based in Florence, she works throughout Italy for commercial and editorial photography jobs and also contributes to music and fashion videos.

Silvia has taught at the MKC Beauty Academy in Rome for a number of years and collaborates with CreaFx to create special effects. Every summer she takes part in the World Body Painting Festival in Austria to improve her bodypainting skills.

Extremely careful and precise, Silvia absolutely loves her job and has a passion for all the different facets and genres it involves.

Tor des Géants - SIMEphoto Milan photo library stock

A photographic story by Stefano Torrione: A race run along the two Alte Vie routes in Valle d’Aosta, embracing the whole region, at the foot of the giants of the Alps: Mont Blanc, Monte Rosa, the Gran Paradiso and the Matterhorn. "This is a route OF giants and FOR giants," Stefano points out, because anyone intending to embark upon an enterprise such as this requires more than just training: this is an adventure that takes great inner strength and staying power. Hence the name, Tor des Géants: neither French nor Italian, but patois, symbolising the strong local identity of this project, which the Region welcomed with open arms.

Tor des Géants in figures: 330 kilometers; positive altitude difference of 24,000 meters; 79 hours the fastest man and 91 hours the fastest woman.

Photos, project and graphic design by SIMEphoto. Contact the agency for more details.

Exit Milan camera accessories/ photo

Based in Milan since 1983, Exit is a leading equipment rental company providing complete support for professional photographers and their productions in Italy and abroad.

Exit carries well maintained gear covering all major brands, such as Profoto, Broncolor, Arri, Kino, Briese, Phase One, Hasselblad, Canon, Nikon, Apple and Eizo. The company can supply complete production services such as vans, power generators, special effects, location heaters, easy up, magliner, folding tables, director's chairs, digital techs and experienced photo assistants.

Recent acquisitions include Briese Focus 180 adapted to work with Profoto, Kino Celeb Led 200 Kit, Phase One IQ 180 for Phase One Camera 645 DF with Schneider lenses, Phase One IQ 160 for Hasselblad H4X, Canon 1DX and 5D Mark III, Nikon D4 and D800E and Smart Slider Pro 1300.

Visit the website for a complete equipment list or send an email asking for a quote. Exit speaks Italian, French and English.

Phase One Milan photo events

Phase One is the world’s leader in open platform, medium format camera systems. In March this year, Phase One introduced the IQ280, IQ260 and IQ260 Achromatic, the second generation high-resolution digital backs.

Together with Production Paradise and Profoto, Phase One is travelling around the world to give photographers a chance to get hands-on experience with the new digital backs at their Photography World Tour events.

Upcoming stops include Sydney, Tokyo, Madrid, LA, San Francisco and more. Visit the website or sign up to the newsletter to stay tuned on upcoming events near you.

If you missed the World Tour and want to test drive a Phase One camera system, sign up for a live demo with one of our local partners here.