WE LOVE WHAT WE DO AND WE REALLY KNOW HOW TO DO IT WELL
That’s why we are your perfect partner for your upcoming project which needs stunning locations, and experienced, professional production services with a bespoke personal touch. We know how important your project is for you and we care about your creative vision while staying within your budget. Our client list speaks for itself.
Let our friendly, enthusiastic team at Santa Monica Productions do the groundwork to make your shoot epic and seamless. Santa Monica Productions Spain is a service production company in Southern Spain specializing in photo and filming. We are based in the heart of the Costa del Sol in Marbella, Malaga. Over one million location photos make up our location database – let us help you to win your next pitch. Request location pictures now and you will have them the same day. The diversity of our locations is awe inspiring. If you would like to discuss your next production in Spain now.
“WE‘VE GOT YOU COVERED” Filming in a foreign country can be stressful at times. Our team has the all-important local know-how, experience and personal contacts to cover your back. We offer a full range of services and will meet all your production needs:
“They don’t look for locations – They know where they are” At Santa Monica Productions we can proudly say that we have the best most experienced and professional scouts and production managers in Spain. This is the first and most important step for a successful production.
Do you need rain on a summer’s day?
A windstorm on a calm beach Snowfall in the desert An explosion in a gold mine Camels walking through an ancient city
or a trained dog? Whatever your production needs – we will source it for you
With over 20 years of productions experience in Spain and more than 400 jobs to his name, Yiannie started working in production as a young man and has worked his way up from runner to grip, scout, location & production -manager and for the last 17 years has been the co-partner in Santa Monica Productions and our in-house producer. His technical background in rigging and structural engineering is a plus on all shoots. He is quick on his feet and is a natural born problem solver. Raised in Spain, Yiannie knows the ins and outs of Spanish red tape. He has contacts across the country and if you need a permit in a rush, he can get it. He has earned respect with the local authorities for being hardworking, safety conscious, and responsible. Apart from running your shoot seamlessly & with great attention to detail, he will ensure that you will have a good time, eat well and enjoy some laughs as well.
Kirsten Fleig was born and raised in Southern Germany and brings northern organisational skills to sunny Spain. After working in the real estate market in Spain, working as a translator in Australia and working as a head booker for various German model agencies, Kirsten moved to Southern Spain in 2000, building up a film and photo studio. She established Santa Monica Productions and is now working as our service producer with countless well-managed projects to her name.
What our customers say about us
I just wanted to say a BIG Thank you to you both and the wider Santa Monica team, for what has been a fantastic and very enjoyable production. Having worked on several shoots in my carrier, I can honestly say that this has without any doubt been one of the slickest , and it is down to the hard work and organisation of you guys that we have been able to capture some fantastic shoots in some truly awesome location – Thank you . From the hospitality, to the day to day banter and overall organisation – it has really been a pleasure working with you , and I will be certain to come back again when we run a production in Spain , and will certainly recommend you to colleagues in the industry.
-- Aston Martin Lagonda – Adam Williams
This shoot was EPIC, we had the best team in the world for this project and the best service production ( Santa Monica), the most amazing locations and a one-off filming experience in Spain. Thank you -thank you- thank you
-- BMW R Nine -Good Guys Entertainment -Pierre Günther
A big thank you for the whole team for a great film shooting in Almeria with our white little Baby the “Macan” . We had a great time. Will be back soon .
-- Porsche – Franziska Hübner
Thank you very much for your local knowledge and advice and the great locations for this long project – I will highly recommend you for shoots in Spain
-- Ufa Fiction Berlin – Oliver Luer
A huge thank you for all your hard work setting up Alicante and also for being such a great member of the team. We all really enjoyed working with you and hanging out with you too even the odd joke! I hope we will get the chance to do so again. What on earth will I do once I get back mad don’t have you to banter with and bemoan red tape and put the world to rights. Please also thank Kirsten for her help and support and super efficiency. Could she come and run my life?
-- SARAH BEADSMOORE -Ras Gas international
Thank you very much again for the great cooperation on the “Chocolé” TVC this year , I will work hard to get another chance of working with you both again
Thank you for another great shoot in Spain – everybody was very happy with the professional service the fantastic locations and the great food.
-- Fitflop UK – Helen Mountfort
Thank you guys for a great shoot and professional service- this was not an easy one – with 6 locations and builds in only 2 days. The outcome is great.
-- TV PLUS 7th Heaven Finland, Niko Waaralinna
our shoot in Gibraltar and Barcelona was a great success , the client is super happy as well – results are great , I knew you had my back during the whole shoot , which allowed me to fully concentrate on the creative side of the project. Great food, good company and some good laughs too .Thanks to all the Santa Monica team – looking forward to the next one.
-- Jamesons Whisky- Jim Fiscus
Well done guys- the team displayed complete professionalism, great attitude and hospitality, and mostly importantly a knack for problem solving and getting things done. We are looking forward to working with them again soon.
-- FAD SAUDI ARABIA- ADNAN Z. MANJAL
I wanted to thank the whole team of Santa Monica, thank you -thank you- thank you ! You were awesome!
-- Porsche Macan Turbo – Evo 7 – Michael Martin
‘Santa Monica Productions are a fantastic team with a wealth of experience and local knowledge. You can’t be in safer or more helpful hands in Spain!’
-- Mini Navigator -WINKREATIVE LONDON, ZUKI ELLIOT
Thank you for all your efforts during this intense 2 weeks project. I would like to thank all the crew individually for their hard work and good humour during what is now our third shoot with you guys – see you soon
-- Fruit of the Loom – Jane Jackson
I wanted to thank you again for your great support with our Biggest Loser production. We appreciated that a lot and I was happy to find such a great team in Andalusia.
-- The Biggest Looser -Christina Leucht
A thank you for your very professional and friendly service on this project – although the weather conditions were very Finnish that day – the result looks amazing