Andy Knight's team of creative and skilled set builders, prop and model makers create magical photography props and sets from their well equipped workshop and in-house studio in Central London.
Working with photographers, problems are solved and another dimension added to every brief. Contact Andy or Jon to discuss a project or to see what they can offer.
Visit Andy Knight's website for contact details and more information.
London: Rental Studios - Big Sky Studios:
Big Sky Studios is central London's largest and most accessible full-service photographic facility. The purpose built 3,400m² complex houses six fully equipped, self-contained studios.
Six of the seven studios feature infinity coves and all studios are equipped with hair, make-up and styling areas, kitchen and dining facilities and private bathrooms.
Big Sky is staffed by a team of industry professionals - highly trained in all aspects of production - delivering total support throughout the image-making process.
From lighting, set-building and catering to post production and film production, Big Sky offers a complete service in one location, combining creative freedom with a highly efficient and friendly shooting experience.
With its unique blend of art buying and production expertise, Creative Management finds the perfect talent for the brief and manages the production process from concept to completion. Offering a wealth of industry knowledge, endless enthusiasm and an infinite passion for exceptional creativity, the company prides itself on the ability to optimise clients' budgets.
"I have always been impressed with the quality of not only the suggested photographers, but also the complete service Creative Management provides. And although they’re consummate professionals, the team is also a laugh, which always helps to oil the wheels of a potentially tricky shoot". Simon Haslehurst, Creative Director/Partner, AMP-LONDON.
"I worked with Emma and Victoria at Creative Management on a Maurice Lacroix campaign and was very happy with the experience. They managed to satisfy the clients’ needs while seamlessly respecting and encouraging my creative process. That is a rare skill.” Greg Williams, Photographer.
“Emma and her team at Creative Management come into their own when undertaking complex challenging briefs with tough deadlines. They tackle all aspects of a production project, from briefing to sourcing talent through to managing the shoot and delivering highly quality work and always in a good natured and cooperative manner.” Franco Bonadio - CEO, Identica
Digirox is renowned for its high-end digital support for photo productions. Worldwide photographers can fully rely on Digirox' specialised operators who provide an efficient workflow with state-of-the-art equipment. A safe back-up system and clever data handling complete the company's excellent services and guarantee a successful shoot.
Recent productions include:
- Wunderkind campaign in Berlin shot by Rene Habermacher.
- Stuttgarter Hofbräu advertising shoot in Stuttgart with photographer Esther Haase.
- BSR campaign images shot in Berlin by Sven Schrader.
- Sony PlayStation advertising shoot with photographer Rasmus Kaessmann in Berlin.
- Schwarzkopf packaging shoots in Hamburg with hair stylist Armin Morbach and photographer Nasser Mecili.
- Marc Cain spring/summer 2011 campaign shoot in Berlin with photographer Seregel.
- Vogue editorial shoot with photographer Ralph Mecke in Berlin.
- Basler spring/summer 2011 campaign shot by Seregel in Berlin.
- Schwarzkopf Perfect Mousse advertising images photographed by Nasser Mecili in Hamburg.
London: Sets / Stages - Karmer Setbuilding:
Karmer deploys a huge range of techniques to realise stunning projects. Few places offer such an inter-disciplinary approach to design whilst managing to maintain a consistently high level of finish.
Its back catalogue of work indicates a professionalism that can only be achieved through an enthusiastic and immersive approach to designing. The company’s work displays a wit and intelligence that enriches the project: the designer's thought process is often clearly represented in the final product but is never intrusive.
LocLum is not only about equipment; it offers a unique combination of the latest generation material, personal service and flexibility, tailored to meet the needs of any project. The range available at LocLum includes the most prestigious brands, such as Profoto, Briese flash and HMI, Quantum, Canon, Nikon, PhaseOne, ARRI, Marshall, Redrock, Apple, Eizo among others. And what is not available from their shelves, they will go and get. LocLum considers itself as a one-stop rent, no need to go to other places for digital or production material. Vans are available, upon request. LocLum delivers worldwide.
Important new investments include:
- Briese Flash, adapted to Profoto generators.
- Briese HMI (daylight), 1,2kW / 2,5kW, flicker free.
- Red Heads, 800W, with dimmers.
- ARRI Tungsten Fresnel, 2kW.
- Elinchrome ZoomSpot, adapted to Profoto.
- Motorola Walkie Talkies.
- iWorkCase for MacBook Pro.
After a very exciting and successful 2010, LocLoum has entered the new season at full speed.
LocLum does offer discounts for longer rental periods or large volume rents.
PhotoCineRent is a full service camera and lighting rental facility located in the heart of Paris. Specialising in digital cinematography, the company's focus is to provide the best solutions and equipment regardless the size or budget of a production.
In the rental catalogue PhotoCineRent provides everything from DSLRs to Arri Alexas, Zeiss, Cooke and Angenieux Cine Optics, as well as practically every film set accessory imaginable.
PhotoCineRent is partner with Briese Lighting and carries every size and lamp configuration for Focus Reflectors. Professional equipment can also be purchased, with Cinedeck, Canon, Denz, Sony, Panasonic, Zeiss, Angemieux, O’Connor, and many more available. PhotoCineRent is also the French distributor for Arri Lighting.
London: Retouching - Robert Willingham Retouching Limited:
Robert Willingham Retouching is a high-end digital retouching studio specialising in still life, fashion and beauty retouching.
Closely involved with each stage of the image-making process, the company provides a personal and highly effective service from initial concept through to the shoot and final image. Its mission is simple - beautiful retouching.
"It is important that we develop a close working relationship with all our clients to create a level of trust and understanding and ensure consistently high standards and perfect end results."
RVZ was the trusted partner to illuminate Canon, Leica and Nikon booths at the UPP Congress, 28th and 29th January.
The company demonstrated new equipment at the AFC Micro Salon on 4th and 5th February, including Big Eyes, HMI Alpha 2.5K/4K with spacebeam, Lap Top Dolly, Compact Prime CP2 Zeiss, and Schneider.
For the open doors day at RVZ's new Bastille location, Technicinephot presented the new 80MP Leaf back Aptus II 12 while K5600 Lighting showed its range of new HMI products.
RVZ will be at Le Book's Connections Paris 2011, 30th - 31st March, and Connections New York in June.
Visit the company's new website for more information.
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