WHO WE ARE

Svenson

CYPRUS and BERLIN

Founder and Executive Producer Svenson Linnert loves to travel, meet with people and arrange things.

Having built strong connections with Ukraine and Eastern Europe, as well as with Thailand, Bali and the Philippines, Svenson is more or less all over the place.

He does all international research and location checks, and takes over project management as a whole on various subjects.

svenson@smilesandcoffee.com

Olena

KIEV and LVIV, Ukraine

Olena Yankovska is Head of Production for Ukraine.

Born and based in Lviv, Ukraine, Olena comes from the background of model management, having worked as an agent, she understands to network all across Europe and beyond. She studied psychology at Lviv Ivan Franko University and later co-founded OFF Laboratory, a Lviv based cross-platform production collective, with her partner.

olena@smilesandcoffee.com

Timur

ALMATY - Kazakhstan

Timur comes from a background of video production; 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

Balint

BUCHAREST and BUDAPEST

Balint and his team partner David are running the Bucharest and Budapest offices.

Romania and Hungary both offer stunning locations, ranging from mountain landscapes to baroque castles and art deco buildings in their various cities. Have a look into our Romania section to get a first impression.

balint@smilesandcoffee.com

SMILES AND COFFEE MEDIA IS AN INTERNATIONAL FULL SERVICE PRODUCTION COMPANY AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT SERVICE FOR PHOTO-STILL AND FILM-VIDEO SHOOTS. 

IN FLEXIBLE UNITS, WE SHOOT ALL SORTS OF MOVING IMAGES AND STILL MOTIFS, CORPORATE FILMSSOCIAL MEDIA CONTENT AND INTERNATIONAL PRINT AND MARKETING CAMPAIGNS FOR FASHION, ADVERTISING AND ENTERTAINMENT.

OPERATING FROM CYPRUS, WE FURTHER COUNT OFFICES IN BERLINBUCHAREST, BUDAPEST, KIEV  AND ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN TO OUR PERMANENT PARTNER NETWORK. 

WE SET THE FOCUS ON CYPRUS BECAUSE IT'S JUST A GREAT PRODUCTION DESTINATION AND WE UNDERSTAND IT AS THE PERFECT HUB; THE CONNECTING ELEMENT BETWEEN EAST AND WEST, BETWEEN EUROPE, THE MIDDLE EAST AND CENTRAL ASIA. 

WHATEVER YOUR PLANS ARE, WE GIVE YOU SUPPORT.

#WEPRODUCE #CREWLOVE #CLIENTLOVE #MINDSET+


INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH

IF YOU PLAN TO SHOOT IN A NEW ENVIRONMENT, SEND US FIRST, TO RESEARCH PRODUCTION CONDITIONS AND SET THINGS UP, BEFORE YOUR CREWS AND CLIENTS ARRIVE.

SERVICE PRODUCTION

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

LOCATION SERVICE

WHATEVER YOU NEED, WE SCOUT IT AND WE FIND IT.

ROAD BLOCKING, PERMITTING, PARKING SPACES ... ALL PART OF THE DEAL.


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