Zest Mag Spa Beauty & Cape Town Models

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One of the many advantages of shooting in Cape Town is that hundreds of international models flock to its shores in the summer following the photo season. This means clients save on having to fly out cast from Europe. Zest Magazine used the local talent during their latest beauty and fashion shoot (using over 15 models). Above Madelein from Zero Models in Cape Town (click here to see her full…

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Audi showcases Cape Town’s quirks

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Bigsky Productions in conjunction with Contra Service produced the Audi Corporate Campaign. The campaign focussed on three cities around the globe, namely Montreal, Sydney and Cape Town. It showcased the new Audi A4 in the 3 locations and highlighted the unusual quirky intrinsic qualities of each destination. A jet lagged Photographer Sorin Morar did a superb job and executed the brief to perfection (click here to see his website). Cape…

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Panasonic Viral

The Movie Sound Event team, headed up by Katja Delago, CEO recently paired up with Bigsky Productions to produce an action packed internet Viral for Panasonic’s new waterproof, dustproof and shockproof camcorder and digital still camera. The Director of photography was Banie Dengg, assisted by Felix Schwarz and the cast consisted of “young gun” windsurfer, Mitchel Waggstaff and SA team mountain biker, Sara Muhl. This internet viral commercial was shot…

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THE THOUSAND POUND VIRGIN

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Do you think this bag should cost a thousand pounds? Because Virgin did. At around 35GBP per extra kilo, that’s what this extra bag (under 30Kg) cost, and instead of allowing our clients to buy an extra ticket (at half the price), Virgin insisted the fine was paid. Considering that our client is from a reputable newspaper in the UK, and Bigsky uses Virgin for a huge proportion of their clients, this wasn’t a very…

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LOCATION – TAAL MONUMENT

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You would expect to find this awesome structure, somewhere less obscure than in the small town of Paarl. Die Afrikaanse Taal Monument serves as a fantastic background for pictures. No matter what time of the day there is always an interesting shadow falling, and this was the intention of its designer Jan Van Wijk. The light is always spectacular in the morning as its high up on the hill and…

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PUMA CRICKET

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Bigsky Productions produced the PUMA instore campaign which featured the famous South African brother duo of Albie and Morne Morkel. On the back of an away Test series victory in Australia the South African cricket team are currently high profile, and the added flavour of the brother bat and bowl combination will definitely bode well for Puma Marketing. It was not all serious shooting as we decided that Morne needed…

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LOCATION OF THE WEEK – Broken Swimming Pool

This is the first of many posts whereby Bigsky Productions Highlights its Location of the week. Our first Cape Town Location is an unlikely one as its not glamorous nor is it chic. “The Broken Swimming Pool” as we like to call it is more Grunge then anything else. It is Kinda Dogtown and Z Boyz. We just need to pump out a few litres of water and the Boyz…

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PROTEST SNOWBOARDS

Bigsky Productions Cape Town in conjunction with Swedish Director/Producer Team of Director Daniel Eskils (freshly signed to Partizan) and Producer Johan Junker of “Eskils Junker” completed an edgy viral ad campaign out of award winning agency Kessels Kramer – Amsterdam for Protest Boardwear. The renowned strength of the Bigsky team, coupled with the wild creative spirit of Eskils Junker produced an inspiring piece of filmmaking on just a shoe-string budget….

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KENYA SHOOTING

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Big Sky Productions is always looking for new locations in Africa and we have found a fantastic option for our clients in that of Kenya. Tropical Kenya boasts an idyllic shoot climate – big blue skies and long sandy beaches with overhanging palm trees make it the perfect swimwear location. With direct Virgin flights from London starting from as little as 300 GBP, Kenya is not only beautiful but also…

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DAILY MIRROR EDITORIAL

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The Daily Mirror Newspaper shot their editorial content with Bigsky Productions in Cape Town, have a look at some of their stories. Above Kimberlea from Zero Models poses for the Lace story. The Fashion Writers stayed in the Mount Nelson Hotel which was a pleasure to work from and the Hotel was very accommodationg when it came to shooting on the Hotel grounds. The Lingerie story was photographed in the…

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SWEDEN ON SAFARI

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Swedish Magazine RedTee, did a week of editorials in Cape Town. They did a wide range of locations from Beach, Golf Course to Safari. Safari was shot at Aquilla Reserve which is a mere 2hr drive from Cape Town. Location diversity is a real bonus for clients shooting in South Africa and Cape Town. Two completely different locations are achieveable in one day which bodes well for productivity and shrinking…

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COLLEZIONE KIDS EDITORIAL

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London Photographer David Handley shot the Collezione Kids editorial with Bigsky Productions. The shoot took place on the stunning beach location of Llundudno under backlit late afternoon conditions. Monique Tacon did Hair and Make Up and Rob Parker was David’s right hand man when it came to lighting and camera assistance. Jet Vervest flew in from Amsterdam to Style and Art Direct and was instrumental in the success of the…

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English Gardens in Cape Town

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BigSky Productions is situated in the perfect climate for any shoot. Cape Town has a mild temperate Mediterranean climate, with hot dry summers and cooler winters. Cape Town is an excellent place to shoot an English summer garden shoot in the cold European winter, just 15 minutes out of the city center. Cape Town’s rich heritage and the long standing English culture has lead to some splendid English country gardens….

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Bigsky Production Photographer Profile: Lars Borges

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Lars Borges has recently come to South Africa to shoot a catalogue for German fashion brand, Mister Lady, with production services done by Bigsky Productions. The Shoot was fun, young and bright. Lars extended his stay with Bigsky Productions for a couple of test shoots. Using the best of what Cape Town has to offer: he shot a beautiful story with an African model on Camps Bay beach, in the…

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ELC & Mothercare Toy Donation Cape Town

Early Learning Centre donated the bulk of its toy product to an under priviledged school in the Cape Flats, thank you ELC & Mothercare. Elc is one of our oldest and dearest clients shoot images to be posted later. Clients Sam Mosedale & Louise Beckenham. Photographer Dan Pangbourne. Art Director Cathy Bell and Stylist Alison Fitzpatrick.

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Sainsbury Catalogue Shoot in Cape Town

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Cape Town played host to the 2011 Sainsbury’s Spring Summer Catalogue. Sainsbury’s is one of the largest shopping chains in the UK and has come back to South Africa once again. The shoot was beautifully shot by Simon Scarboro http://simonscarboro.com/, using his skill and talent to present the product in the best available light. Bigsky Productions found the perfect location for this product shoot. It offered the perfect surrounds, as well as short travel times. This led…

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BigSky Productions Web Viral

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BigSky Productions embarked on another exciting web viral, this time for Old Mutual. The web viral was made with award winning digital agency, Hello Computer. BigSky productions assembled professional and talented local filming crew. The Old Mutual viral was shot in the Waterfront Studios against a blue screen. The Waterfront Studios are well equipped and perfect for sound recordings as it is sound-safe. The acting talent was found by casting…

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Onsight Gallery: Location of the week

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The Onsight Gallery was the location of a very beautiful Lingerie Shoot. Shot in Cape Town in the up and coming district of Woodstock. The Onsight gallery offers some great little corners to shoot in, with high ceilings and beautiful soft ambient light. The gallery rooms are highlighted by exquisite furniture pieces. The entire shop is filled with old disheveled and highly decorated mirrors, antique crystal chandeliers and an exciting mix of…

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Okapi Bag Campaign

Okapi – a luxury handbag range  recently completed its launch campaign on location in Cape Town. The designer Hanneli Rupert drew her inspiration from painter T.S.Waterhouse and added her own African interpretation. Photographer Verster-Cohen model Gaye McDonald from Vision Models, Hair and Make Up Robyn Nissen and Assistants Ernst Heusser and Matt Thomas were part of the crew and cast..

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CAPE TOWN PRODUCTION WITH FRED MELLO

Cape Town was the location for another Bigsky Production. Italian and Milan fashion label Fred Mello shot a great campaign using all local models and a variety of locations in and around Cape Town. Models featured from Outlaws models were Candice and Devin click here. From Vision Models Erin and Luke click here. Photographer Enzo Rainieri was the man with his finger on the trigger, Hair and Make Up Allesio…

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Cape Town Production and Shooting in Autumn

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Late April and May is a special time in Cape Town things are a lot quieter than the busy season months of December January and March. The weather is very mild and although not as consistent the light seems to loose that high contrast look that is attributed to Cape Town, giving a nice soft Autumn feel which is good for our Northern Hemisphere clients who want to make the…

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BURLINGTON SOCKS IN CAPE TOWN

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Remember the Burlington sock campaign teaser we featured a while back on the Bigsky Production Blog, well now you can see some of the campaign images below. Oh and only 55 days to go before kick off of our very own World Cup in South Africa.

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Green Message for European Steel Packaging

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Recycling was one of the conveyed messages for the Association of European Steel Producers for Packaging Campaign. Belgian Agency Morris and Chapman worked with Bigsky Productions on this five day shoot, and made use of the diverse model and location selection that is synonymous with Cape Town for production. Have a look at some of the other images below.

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