Production News

Man+Hatchet films nude models in Estonia for animated Withings campaign

London-based production company Man+Hatchet filmed on location in an Estonian basketball stadium for a new animated commercial for well-being brand Withings. A hundred naked people were animated for the spot by taking 2,000 still photos from the stadium ceiling. More ...

MJZ films Dutch rollercoaster to capture football excitement for Carlsberg

MJZ filmed on a rollercoaster in Holland for a new Carlsberg commercial celebrating the rush of football. The spot turns the rollercoaster into a visual metaphor as players, fans, stewards and commentators alike experience the highs and lows of the game. More ...

Stink films in Sao Paulo and Marrakech for FIFA Club World Cup

Stink filmed on location in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Marrakech in Morocco for a new spot for the FIFA Club World Cup, which takes place in Marrakech from 11-21 December. The piece shows fans in cities around the world preparing to watch the competition in their homes and offices. More ...

Somesuch & Co wraps up London street for Cadbury Christmas filming

Production company Somesuch & Co physically wrapped up a residential street in a central London suburb for Cadbury’s first Christmas TV commercial. The spot features delighted children waking up to find their houses wrapped in Christmas paper. More ...

High-end TV: How the small screen became big business

Business is booming for television production and countries around the world are clamouring for a piece of the action. High-end television shows with movie-scale production values are commanding large audiences, but what impact does this have on local industries and is it a long-term trend? More ...

Irene Paris films Christmas spot in Iceland for supermarket E.Leclerc

Irene Paris filmed on location in Iceland for a Christmas-themed spot for French supermarket chain E.Leclerc. The commercial showcases the ease of price comparison technology against the backdrop of a frozen Alps landscape. More ...

Sony Pictures to scale back film production in favour of high-end TV

Sony Pictures is to scale back feature film production in order to focus on more high-end TV content like Breaking Bad. Several of the studio’s recent big-budget movies have under-performed at the global box-office, while revenue from TV productions has unexpectedly soared. More ...

Aproductions photo shoot marks Qatar Airways sponsorship of FC Barcelona

Madrid-based Aproductions organised a photo shoot in Barcelona to mark Qatar Airways’ sponsorship of top Spanish football team FC Barcelona. Shooting took place at the city’s Mediapark studio facility and had to be co-ordinated with a commercial that was shot at the same time. More ...

Pirania Film shoots channel idents on location across Warsaw for Viva

Pirania Film shot at a dozen different locations across Warsaw filming idents for local Viacom channel subsidiary Viva. The short five-second films were designed to capture the vitality of European cities in a general sense and will be screened in Poland, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. More ...

Hafzoo films Solden Stadium in Austria to mark comeback of skier Bode Miller

Austrian production company Hafzoo filmed on location at the Solden Stadium in Tirol in western Austria for a new spot marking the return of champion US skier Bode Miller. The simple piece shows Miller sitting on the snow-covered stadium stand as he commits to his return. More ...