Recent Projects

Here are some of the most interesting projects we have recently done at Film!CanaryIslands. To see what we are up to day-to-day, please visit our Facebook Page

May 2019


In May we were working with the German TV station, ZDF, on the island of La Palma, assisting them with their coverage of the 2020 Transvulcania race.

Transvulcania is one of the toughest trail running races of the world, with a distance of  74.33 kilometers and 4,350 meters total uphill and 4,057 meters total downhill.

We provided the permits and logistics to allow the crew to follow the race from different vantage points. Our drones also captured the action from the air.

Service Producer: Norbert A Schilling; Drone Pilot: Aleksander Pejovic

March 2019

film production canary islandsIn March we worked on the station promos and idents for RTL Germany's version of Love Island. The script involved an aeroplane filled with young and beautiful people departing a rainy German airport, jetting off to a wrm tropical island and landing beside the pool at a luxury villa! To acheive this we used the training section of an aircraft  belonging to a flight school in Tenerife and for the aircraft by the pool we had to construct a large section of the plane with steps down to the pool.

Producer: Michael Hock; Director: Monty Kreiskoether; DoP Andy McLeod

February 2019

vw.jpgFebruary saw our team working on a very ambitious script for the ID Buggy, an electric concept car from VW.

The film was shot in multiple locations around Tenerife, including Teide National Park and the town of La Laguna, both UNESCO world heritage sites.

Executive Producer: William Good; Line Producer: Fabian DiKmann; Director: Sylvia Borges; DoP: Leif Thomas; Service Producer: Norbert A Schilling

February 2019

against.jpgIn February we were host to the American TV show "Ocean Treks" starring Jeff Corwin. The series which sees the presenter travelling the world on a cruise ship, docked in Tenerife to shoot an episode of this successful series. We prepared some exciting subjects for Jeff, including SCUBA diving for angel sharks, visiting the Anthropological Museum to learn about the Guanche Mummies of Tenerife, and finally a trip over to La Gomera to visit a traditional cheese making farm.

Presenter: Jeff Corwin; Producer/Directors: Jeanette Jolley & Cynthia Goitia. Service Producer: Norbert A Schilling

March 2019

During against.jpgMarch we were busy in Lanzarote seting up and shooting a Mercedes commercial with Leithaus Filmproduktion from Stuttgart, Germany.

Executive Producer: Andreas Kunert; Line Producer: Alex Loës; Director: Roman Kuhn; DoP: Jens Harms; Drone Pilot: Aleksander Pejovic; Service Producer: Norbert A Schilling.

September 2019

 against.jpgIn September we looked after Harper's Bazaar Russia's photo shoot in Tenerife with Italian photographer, Stefano Galuzzi, and US model, McKenna Hellam.

The majority of the photography took place in the spectacularTeide National Park, and we were pleased to see it made the front cover of November's issue.

Photo Producer: Ksenia Stepina; Service Producer: Norbert A Schilling

January 2018

 against.jpgSome of the underwater scenes of this featured documentary, based on the challenge of marathon swimmer Beth French of crossing the seven most dangerous sea-channels in the world, were shot in Tenerife by our underwater cameraman, Andy McLeod, using our RED Dragon underwater housing.

November 2017

 decat.jpg French branch of Decathlon visited Tenerife to film a commercial for their new triatlon brand, Aptonia. We guided them to the best running, biking and swimming spots of the island.

February 2018

we are.jpgJupiler requested us to be part of this commercial dedicated to the Belgium national team. We supported the shooting in several areas of Tenerife with the Belgium athletic team, motorists, dogs and a bull included.

Producer: Nele Carlier; Director: Billy Pols; DoP:Frank van den Eden; Production Company; Czar Belgium




November 2017


Our underwater filming team took part in the aquatic scenes of this spectacular commercial.

May 2018

One of the most amazing and bizarre projects we have recently been part of was the launching of the first underwater winery in the Canary Islands.

May 2018


The brand Italia Independent visited Tenerife for a photo shooting to promote their sun glasses. Our production team took charge and organized the production in a very special villa in the area of Tacoronte with an amazing infinity pool! 

March 2017

Rolls Royce Commercial Lanzarote

Every once in a while we get presented with a project that is really quite special. At the end of last year we were contacted by Beth Wightman from W Productions in London, to work with them on the launch videos and photography for the new Rolls Royce Dawn Black Badge.

January - March 2017

Holiday Check Tenerife

 We were approached by 3C Metals, a heavy engineering company based in Dubai, to film and photograph their construction project on-board an oil drilling vessel, The West Capella, which fas being refitted in Santa Cruz harbour, Tenerife.

March 2017

stylePatricia McMahon Photography Ltd from London, contacted us to organise a photo and video shoot for Style.com with photographer, Jesse John Jenkins. They wanted to shoot at the incredible green lagoon - a natural phenomenon in the cove of El Golfo, Lanzarote, with top model, Sofia Fanego.

July 2016

Dactah Chando Music Video TenerifeDactah Chando is a popular reggae artist from Tenerife, who is enjoying a growing level of international acclaim. To accompany his new single, "Alto Grado" in Germany, local record label, Achinech, approached us to make a video for the song.

July 2016

Farid Bang TenerifeFaszination Universe is a major new TV series from German broadcaster, ZDF, presented by the renowned physicist, Professor Harald Lesch. The series was shot all over the world, but came to Tenerife for a week to shoot a series of links with Professor Lesch.

January 2016

Farid Bang TenerifeSummer Cem, one of the most popular acts on the German rap scene, came to Tenerife to shoot a video for his latest release "Farid Bang". The video, directed by Daniel Zlotin from Street Cinema in Berlin, featured action sequences including hanging from a helicopter and shoot outs. Lot's of fun!

January 2016

Schuh Magma TenerifeWe were contacted by Roar Creative who wanted to do a photo shoot the the shoe brand Schuh, at the spectacular Magma Arts and Congress Centre in south Tenerife.

November 2016

J20 commecial tenerifeWhen the treatment for this project arrived in our inbox from London production company, Pretty Bird, we knew this was going to be a big challenge to pull off; hundreds of inflatable toys, many of them animated, enjoying their very own pool party! We found the perfect location, a large, luxury villa in the heart of Playa de las Americas, which offered the right style, a great pool and enough space to accomodate the large amount of crew and equipment we needed.

January 2016

BMW TV CommercialBMW contacted us to provide the crew and equipment to film their TV commercial.
They brought their own steadycam/Blackmagic while we provided our Red Dragon and filmed just outside the village of Tajao.

January 2015

Continental TV comercialContinental Tyres came to us to produce their TV advertisement. We supplied the entire crew, actors, cameras, cranes, lighting and car for this shoot in the pine forest on the TF24 La Esperanza road.
The shoot was directed by Sami Juensuu and DoP was P Blomgren.

December 2014

Bravo Tours TV CommercialThis is a TV commercial for Danish television to promote booking your summer holidays with Bravo Tours.
It shows the fun you can have on holiday with Bravo Tours through the eyes of one of their holiday reps.

April 2016

tam cooper tenerifeProduction company Wanda London contacted us looking for local production services for a new music video for Tam Cooper and his song "Be Bold". The story was set on a beach, so we chose Playa Teresitas in the north of Tenerife, famous for it's white sand and palm trees close to the sea.

We were joined from London by producers Abi Hodson & Evonne O´Rourke, director James Lees & DoP Benjamin Roux, who were supported by our crew of 20 plus.

December 2014

First Choice - Idents We provided full support and back-up in the production process, organising and supplying the camera equipment, crew, catering and a full cast of local actors.
The scenes were shot at two locations in Tenerife - Terasitas Beach and the superb Luabay Hotel in Los Gigantes.

November 2014

Jet2.com TV Commercial'The Gate Films' from Leeds in the UK, contacted us to provide crew, equipment and logistical support for the filming of their TV commercial for the Leeds based airline Jet2.com
It followed a family on holiday in Tenerife enjoying a day out at the adventure waterpark, Siam Park.

November 2014

Sunweb TV comercialThe weather for this shoot was a little stormy to say the least whilst shooting this TV commercial. The story focused on the 'sun' having a speaking part as it looked down on two holiday-makers sunbathing having paid more than they should have because they didn't book online.

October 2014

03A Cardiff based production company called Boomerang contacted us for help with producing a documentary about selling a yellow submarine.
Our intrepid underwater cameraman Andy McLeod jumped in with both flippers and housing.

October 2014

02We had the pleasure of producing a series of promotional videos for the hotel group Adrian Hoteles. These featured the Gran Roca de Nivaria at Playa Paraiso and the Jardines de Nivaria and Colón Guanahaní at Fañabe, Costa Adeje.

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06In February we were joined by the Belgian production company, TV Bastards, who make one of their countries most famous soap operas, “Familie”, which has been running continuously since 1991.

The thread of the story they were wanting to film with us, involved 2 of the actors on a trekking holiday in Northern Pakistan, but for logistical reasons, they were looking for an alternative, safer location.

February 2014

 news pageIn February we supplied the Halifax “Holiday Dad” commercial with a second unit underwater crew, for a sequence that had to be shot in a swimming pool. Andy McLeod, our underwater camera operator, with underwater housing technician, Aleks Pejovic, used the RED Epic underwater housing to successfully get the shots.

Posted on: February 2014

15In February, we helped QFilmProduktion with their latest video, for the Brazillian superstar, Maria Gadú. who is little known in Europe. She has just signed with Universal Records in Germany, and her first single with them, Shimbalaiê, was already a massive hit in South America. In her home country she is used to playing in massive stadiums and has been a successful recording artist since 2009.


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