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April had us scouting, budgeting and then preparing a shoot for the confectioners “ DeBeukelaer”  through First Floor Film of Hamburg. This TVC was for a new chocolate biscuit called “ChocolÉ” and the brief included all the things that make producers break into a sweat, trained animals, special effects, child actors and two days to …

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March 2013 -Santa Monica Productions assisted during the preparation and successful realization of the world motoring press presentation for the new Aston Martin Lagonda  Rapide “S”. The presentation took place in the province of Gerona in northen Spain, with several different test routes around the regions spectacular roads and scenery. Prior to the event commencing …

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Early February 2103 saw us scouting for a week and then shooting for 2 weeks for our regular english client Sirdar. The crew were based near San Pedro. Locations included Tarifa’s Atlantic beaches, windfarms in Zahara, English Edwardian mansions, flower shops in Marbella, forests in Manilva, an Indian Summer palace in Gaucin, the old quarter …

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February was the month we shot the new electric car from Nissan the “LEAF” in and around Malaga city with photographer Dominic Fraser. Locations included the fantastic new Palmeral de Las Sorpresas in the harbor, the Teatro Cervantes and  the modernistic Hotel Higueron Spa  

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A two day editorial fashion shoot with Steve Hiett in various locations in the South, Marbella  luxury villas and on location outdoors around Malaga.

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Our clients Fitflop returned with a shoot in January. Owner and CD Marcia Kilgore and legendary fashion photographer Steve Hiett chose the South of Spain again for a 5 day footwear shoot. An ultra modern villa in the exclusive Sotogrande  residencial complex was the venue for another Santa Monica Productions high profile  shoot. The second …

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The last sixteen weeks have been very busy with prep and scouting for a variety of fashion and automotive clients…. November 2012:- -scouting for Fitflops Autumn-Winter collection 2013, -Four days of shooting in Marbella and Tarifa for Maxitone, the leaders in healthy weightloss for women. December 2012:- -Scouting for the new Aston Martin Rapide “S”, …

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ASTON MARTIN RAPIDE S -3,200 km road-trip in 10 days!                         Shortly before Christmas 2012, Santa Monica Productions was contacted by Identity- the agency for Aston Martin Lagonda with a brief to prepare an intense 10 day photo and video shoot for their marketing department`s launch of the new Rapide S. Locations needed to show …

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Germany’s TV1 has been filming the hit series “The Biggest Loser” in Seville.   The shooting takes place over three months on a secret location with contestants dropping out as the weight-loss competition progresses. Santa Monica was contacted in October by well known German photographer Gunter Phillip to prepare a photo-shoot with rather an unusual …

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Its August, its  scorching –hot and we have just completed a  2 province photo-shoot for the new Mini Paceman.  Automotive photographer Fabian Kirchbauer contacted us with a brief which required some special locations for a car which is yet to be presented to the public, so security on set was of the utmost importance. Finding …

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