WHO WE ARE

 

SMILES AND COFFEE IS A BERLIN BASED FULL SERVICE PRODUCTION COMPANY AND A WORLDWIDE NETWORK OF FREELANCING PRODUCERS AND FIXERS.

WE PRODUCE FILMS, CONTENT AND PRINT CAMPAIGNS. 

WITH SMALL CREWS AND IN AN ALMOST REPORTAGE-LIKE STYLE, WE PRODUCE CONTENT FILMS AND WEB VIDEOS, SOCIAL MEDIA STORIES AND SOCIAL CAMPAIGNS.

WE ARE BASED IN BERLIN, GERMANY, WITH PERMANENT EXCLUSIVE PARTNERS AND STUDIO SPACES IN ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN AND IN BUCHAREST, ROMANIA.

SERVICE PRODUCTION. CASTING. LOCATION RESEARCH. SCOUTING. PERMITTING. BUDGETS AND COST CONTROLLING. CONSULTING. ART BUYING. CATERING. TRAVEL LOGISTICS. CREW HIRE. SCHEDULING. TRANSPORTATION. RENTALS. EQUIPMENT.

WHATEVER YOUR PLANS ARE, WE GIVE YOU SUPPORT.
YOU SHOOT. WE ORGANIZE.



SERVICES

 

INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH

WE LOVE THE INTERNATIONAL ASPECT OF OUR PROFESSION. AND WE HAVE LONG EXPERIENCE IN SHOOTING IN OTHER CORNERS OF THIS WONDERFUL WORLD. 

IF YOU PLAN TO SHOOT IN A NEW ENVIRONMENT, SEND US FIRST, TO RESEARCH PRODUCTION CONDITIONS AND SET THINGS STRAIGHT.

FULL SERVICE PRODUCTION

YOU CAN HIRE SMILES AND COFFEE FOR OUR FULL PRODUCTION SERVICES OR JUST ASK FOR PURE FIXING SERVICES OR BOOK ONE OF OUR EXPERIENCED PRODUCERS FOR YOUR LOCAL SET SUPERVISION.

WE DO WORLDWIDE CASTINGS AND FULL LOCATION SERVICE AS WELL.

LOCAL SUPPORT

WE ARE HAPPY AND PROUD TO HAVE SUPPORTED MANY OTHER PRODUCTION HOUSES, WHO CAME TO BERLIN OR HAVE SENT US OUT INTO THE WORLD, TO DO RESEARCH FOR THEM, DELIVER SUPPORT OR LEAD A PRODUCTION IN THEIR NAME.

WE BELIEVE IN GLOBAL NETWORKING AND TEAM PLAY. SHARING IS CARING.


TEAM

Svenson

Founder and executive producer Svenson has spent the last 20+ years in advertising and production.

He's also a freelance project manager.

Svenson loves South East Asia and has a passion for traveling in general. He also holds strong relations to Eastern Europe and Ukraine. And he writes short stories in his spare time or while on board a plane to somewhere.

svenson@smilesandcoffee.com

Simone

Producer and Casting Director Simone combines long years of experience in managing successful artists and worldwide theatre productions with her natural inborn curiosity on travels, people and art projects.

She's fluent in Spanish and holds a big network in Mexico and Latin America.

She's a visual artist too and never tired to point her camera on scenes, she staged for her projects.

simone@smilesandcoffee.com

Annika

Anni is our Bavarian office, based in Munich and running things from there.

New York lover and caring mother she's in the production business ever since she left school, working mostly for television productions and on feature films and documentaries.

Anni supports Smiles & Coffee whenever it's needed.

anni@smilesandcoffee.com


Eugenia

Eugenia is our Head of Production for Kiev, Ukraine.

Eugenia combines strong organization skills with the soul of an artist, who truely loves creativity.

Having worked as a model booker and agent she understands to network all across Europe and beyond. She studied linguistics and speaks fluently Ukrainian, Russian, English, French and German.

eugenia@smilesandcoffee.com

Timur

In 2018 Timur and I teamed up, to offer full production service in Kazakhstan.

Timur comes from a background of video editing; he is a skilled director of photography himself and also a trained motion graphics animator. He's a color grader and retoucher and loves to polish details and give final touches to pieces of work.

However, he decided one day, to jump into active frontline production as well and today Timur is leading all our Kazakhstan shoots.

timur@smilesandcoffee.com

Iulia and Balint

Iulia and Balint first ran a rental studio in the heart of Bucarest, Romania, before they stepped into production service.

The studio still exists today and the production projects grew.

Since 2018 the Bucarest based team is part of the Smiles and Coffee family.

Romania offers stunning locations, ranging from mountain landscapes to baroque castles and art deco buildings in the various cities.

Iulia@smilesandcoffee.com

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