Galeries Lafayette – Safari


Cape Town has great location diversity and a fabulous array of options when it comes to selecting the type of fashion story you want to create. Galeries Lafayette and photographer Lina Tesch did this spectacular story with Bigsky Productions just one hour out of Cape Town on a wide open farm vista in the surrounding mountains. Other credits include styling Jen Hahn, H&M Anne Timper, Art Direction Maximillan Baier,  Models,…

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Monsoon SS17


Design agency The Grid Creative came to Cape Town to shoot the SS17 campaign for UK high street retailer Monsoon.  This was such a fun filled shoot and it filters through into the photography. Some really great kids on show from the Cape Town talent & kids agencies. Take a look at their Garden & Lake story here. Take a look at their Beach story here. Take a look at…

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Pierre Cardin on Location


Client Pierre Cardin made the most of the lovely Spring light to shoot some of their upcoming A/W Fashion in the winelands of Cape Town South Africa. Photographer was Emre Dogru who did a great job with model Wade Cowan from Outlaws models. Co Produced with Seyit Guvenen from Please take a look at the video below or click here. To see the images from the shoot click here.  

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Location of the week: “Voila” Magazine Editorial

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Bigsky Productions shot at this amazing Cape Town location house with German Editorial Voila (in house magazine for Glleries Layayette). Link to story.  These editorials were shot by Schmidt & Gorges, Styling by Daniella Petrovics, Art direction by Anja Rosendahl and Hair & Make Up Janine Pritchow. To view MORE IMAGES OF THIS LOCATION click here. – Amazing Spaces Locations To view IMAGES FROM THE OTHER STORY click here.

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V Magazine in Cape Town


Check out this great body beauty editorial shot by Nagi Sakai for V Mag represented by Defacto in New York. You can view the full story here. This shoot was done on location at the world famous Blue Flag beach Camps Bay  in Cape Town South Africa. Other credits include: Styling Vittoria Cerciello also from Defacto  Hair & make up Daleen Stewart from Six Love Artists Models Olivia Garson from…

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Inmarsat Photoshoot in South Africa

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Its photoshoot productions like this one that get you excited about showing clients the landscape potential & diversity of South Africa. When award winning British photographer Richard Seymour (agency Trayler & Trayler) contacted Bigsky Productions about shooting a campaign for client Inmarsat we had no idea it would be the start of a 2000km road trip around South Africa. Inmarsat owns and operates a global satellite network, offering mobile and fixed…

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Re Jeans: Candice Swanepoel


International supermodel Candice Swanepoel returned to South Africa for the second time to shoot for REJeans. The concept for this shoot was sexy and full of strong dance movements, inspired by the edgy feel of a backstage rehearsal. The shoot concept was motivated by the product benefits of the new stretchy jeans, highlighting comfort and cut whilst still remaining on-trend with sexy tight jeans. featuring local dancer and instructor to…

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Mothercare & Early Learning Center 2014


Cape Town is blessed with sunshine and blue-sky summers. Cape Town has a wide range of diverse and beautiful locations and world-class, talented  kiddy models. This year we saw, Cape Town’s finest kiddie models, and they were carefully selected from the Bigsky Production’s studio casting.   Over the following 2 weeks the Mothercare and Early Learning Center team shot on several locations all around Cape Town, making the most of…

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JT1, one of South Africa’s premium Teen Lingerie Brands recently enlisted the famous COBRA SNAKE – one of LA’s top Photographers. The Cobra Snake is well know around LA and the US for his distinct style and dress sense. He shoots under the name THE COBRA SNAKE but is also famous for his Wildfox blog. JT1 carefully chose the cutest Teen girls for their upcoming campaign. Mari Hansen from ICE, Anya…

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Mandela Tribute: Soweto Gospel Choir Flashmob

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Last week the Bigsky Team flew up to Pretoria to cover the Grammy Award winning Soweto Gospel Choir  taking part in a flashmob event in the Woolworths in Parkview Mall. The event was held as a tribute to Nelson Mandela. The choir sang the well known song “Asimbonanga” by Grammy Award winning artist Johnny Clegg. It was a moving moment for all and we were lucky to be able to…

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Candice Swanepoel for ReJeans


For the first time in 10 years International Supermodel Candice Swanepoel, returned home to model for a South African brand. Candice is one of the biggest names in the fashion industry which led ReJeans to create a special line  for her to endorse called  “The Candice Shorts”. Another customized item was the #Iloverhinos t-Shirt which is also part of the ReJeans range. In her short time here in South Africa…

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Studio W in New York & Johannesburg

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To get the authentic big city street feel, Studio W decided to shoot in New York and in Johannesburg. Their recent television campaign enlisted  US model – Jessica Miller from IMG New York which was shot in New York, and  South African Model – Justin Hopwood  from Vision Models was shot in Johannesburg. Both New York and Johannesburg are vibrant modern cities boasting remarkably similar cityscapes. Click below to see the…

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Location Of The Week: Modern Country Villa

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Cape Town season is warming up and we are preparing for a busy season ahead. Have a look at a new Bigsky location. This modern country villa is just 45min from Cape Town. Situated on a lake and surrounded by pine trees and magnificent views. The interior is chic, modern and clean, with palm trees in the living room and carefully selected african inspired details. It holds onto the generally…

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Have a look at the latest fun and fresh Spring/Summer TV Commercial for Woolworths, Produced by BigSky Productions CLICK HERE TO SEE TV COMMERCIAL Featuring International Model: Line B And Local Models: Jayden, Laura Scott & Lunga CLICK HERE TO SEE SPRING SUMMER IMAGES  

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UK Festival with ReJeans

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Bigsky Productions received a brief from Wooolworths for their RePresents Campaign to organise a once in a life time trip for two competition winners to one of the best UK Summer Festivals of 2013. Click Below to watch the RePresents Video: MEET THE WINNERS: Click Below to See the Behind the Scenes Pics Winners of the RePresents Street-Style fashion challenge won the chance to see Beyonce, Kings of Leon, Stereophonics,…

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Woolworths Winter Kids TVC

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No matter if you are in the grips of winter in the South or the hot sticky summer of the North this colourful Woolworths Winter Kids TVC is bound to cheer you up. This shoot was produced by Bigsky Productions in Cape Town, South Africa. Art Direction: Fred Benistant and Michael Carter The Models for the latest Woolworths Winter Kids Television Commercial were carefully selected from the best local kiddie…

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Sunset Swimwear


  The new Sunset Swimear catalogue shoot was recently shot on location in Cape Town on Camps Bay and Clifton Beaches. After a wide  model casting over email and internet and then a live casting at the Bigsky studio,  well known model Nicole Meyer from Outlaws was selected. The Photographer (Baris Aktinmaz) opted to shoot on location in Camps Bay and Clifton in the early morning and late afternoon to maximise on the…

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Location Val De Vie: US Polo Shoot


US Polo shot their latest fashion catalogue at Val De Vie Polo Estate in Cape Town, South Africa. The location leant itself perfectly to the shoot offering an enormous variety of horse and polo related backdrops and paraphernalia to highlight the internationally recognised fashion clothing. Models from the following Cape Town agencies were featured in this campaign: Boss Models, Fanjam, Outlaws, Full Circle,Pure Managment The shoot was shot by photographer Baris Aktinmaz, Styling was done…

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Woolworths Studio W


Studio W Woolworths’ premium in-house brand, is quickly becoming the fashion benchmark for local highstreet brands in South Africa. Below we showcase the most recent winter campaign. Stills and Video shot and Directed by New York photographer Nagi Sakai represented by DeFacto. International Stylist: Vittoria Cerciello Art Direction: Fred Benistant and Michael Carter The Models for Studio W are carefully selected and only the top local and international models are chosen to…

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Mothercare and Early Learning Center


This beautiful children’s fashion shoot was shot by Ian Boddy for Mothercare and Early Learning Center on location in Cape Town, using the cutest and most talented kiddy models in Cape Town. The casting calls went out and we ended up seeing around 500 models of which the best were chosen to take part in this annual shoot for the ELC and Mothercare catalogues. Agency: Thornycroft Bell Please click here…

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Pierre Cardin

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Pierre Cardin came to Cape Town to shoot their new range. The exquisite shoot was shot by Nihat Odabasi utilizing the best and most beautiful locations in Cape Town. Cape Town’s city streets added an air of Europe’s old world sophistication, Kalk bay gave the shoot a feeling of the exotic Caribbean and the elegant shots at Chez Nous (location company: made the shoot sparkel with new world charm. Co produced with Seyit Guvenen from…

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Cacharel shoots in the new Cape Town Location


  Cacharel recently came to Cape Town to shoot their new mens range in the new Stefan Anthoni House, which is with location company –  Amazing Spaces. The House offered the perfect background and surroundings for a Brand like Cacharel. Cacharel’s new range was photographed by Baris Aktinmaz and Art directed by Neslihan Kivrak, co produced with Seyit Guvenen from The House’s spectacular open plan design ties the green courtyard…

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Summer Campaign with Naty.

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Bigsky Productions recently did a great summer campaign with top model Naty Chabnenko from Women Management. The campaign featured the summer range, focussing on trends of Tropical and Ethnic Tribal for retailer Woolworths. Click below to see the commercials. See above pic with some of the local Male Models from left to right: Piero (Pure Management), Michael (Vision Models) & Ibrahim (Fusion Models). CLICK HERE OR THE ABOVE IMAGE TO…

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Character Kids TVC in Cape Town


CLICK HERE TO VIEW VIDEO ……… Have a look at Bigsky Productions latest TVC . Character TEE’s for character Kids was certainly the case for this Woolworths TVC showcasing what great kiddy talent South Africa and Cape Town has to offer. This commercial was complimented by the various skilled inputs from different departments. Creative Direction & Concept : Fred Benistant & Michael Carter Offline and Online edit: Priest production Animation…

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Australian Sunday Magazine Fashion Editorial

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This fashion editorial was Produced by Bigsky for Sunday Magazine. Sunday Magazine is one of Australia’s most read weekly suplements – reaching over 3 million people every week. Sunday Magazine came to South Africa to interview Abbey Lee Kershaw (Click here to see the video). As They were already in South Africa they decided to shoot a fashion editorial, with a distincly african feel. We travelled to Aquila Game Reserve…

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