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Our longstanding client, Fruit of the Loom came back in May for a 14 day shoot through agency Big Productions . Locations included Tarifa`s magnificent Atlantic beaches , Malaga port, Sierra de Ojen, and Sotogrande beach amongst many others. To keep the team to a manageable size and faster to get around, we just used …

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DeBeukelaer April 2013

Friday March 28, 2014

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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Nissan Leaf Electric Car

Friday March 28, 2014

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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Glamour Germany

Friday March 28, 2014

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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Fitflop – January 2013

Friday March 28, 2014

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”.

Wednesday March 6, 2013

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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Shooting the Biggest Loser!

Wednesday March 6, 2013

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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