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April 16, 2014

Lays Chips, Middle East

Icon just finished production on this two-week reality webisode series filmed in and around Barcelona for the MENA (Middle East North Africa) branding of the crisp brand. We provided researchers, locations, all filming permits, crew, production staff and support staff. Soon to be released.

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April 15, 2014

Samsung GALAXY S5 First Look

Icon provided full production support for Salt TV to produce exclusive content around the Samsung Galaxy S5 launch at the 2014 MWC in Barcelona.
The videos produced were No. 1 in YouTube under technology during the congress; a difficult feat given they were posted during Europe’s largest technology congress.

February 28, 2014

Mobile World Congress 2014 Barcelona

Icon were at it again for all our major clients at the latest edition of the biggest mobile technology congress in the world.

This year we provided over 15 crew and staff with equipment for the official event broadcasters Mobile World Live TV, including producers, camera ops editors and runners. We also worked with Samsung, Oracle, ALU, IBM, Qualcomm and more. Icon provided over 30 professionals in total.Mobile-World-Congress-MWC-Preview

January 20, 2014

Team Garmin Cycling shoot

Garmin USA contacted Icon to shoot 3 of team Garmin Sharp’s best cyclists for an interactive video to be released in the near future.
Filmed in Girona at team Garmin’s headquarters.Cycling:  8th Tour de San Luis 2014 / Team Presentation

December 15, 2013

Ford Mustang European Launch

Ford Reveals New Mustang for Europe; Delivers Sleek Design, AdvaIcon provided crews for Ford Europe to cover the unveiling of the first ever Ford Mustang European model, held in Barcelona.

November 15, 2013

World Class Bartender of the Year 2013 final in Barcelona

The four-part series was aired in November 2013 in over 100 countries around the world.
The final episode of the 2013 Bartender of the Year was shot in Barcelona’s Monumental Bullring.
Icon provided full production services for this large-scale UK TV production. We provided camera operators, multi-cam live set-up, scanner elite crane, steadicam, production, assistants, etc.

 

November 14, 2013

Top Gear UK

The hyper-successful car series Top Gear came to Spain to film an episode (s20, ep.3), and asked icon to provide the best aerial team available. We filmed an high speed sequence on a disused airport strip south of Madrid using a twin engine helicopter with the Wescam system, 10 feet off the ground at speeds over 200 km/h. See the video here

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November 10, 2013

Red Bull Media House – On Any Sunday documentary

Our old friends at the Red Bull Media House based in LA called on Icon to provide crew and production services while they were in Valencia. The documentary On Any Sunday – The Next Chapter is a sequel to the groundbreaking 1971 doco On Any Sunday, directed by Bruce Brown. His son, Dana Brown, is directing the new film, which will be premiered in LA’s legendary Dolby Theatre later this year.

Icon provided all support crew and production services at the final leg of the Moto GP, following Marc Marquez as he won the tital in the final race.

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September 21, 2013

James Bond superyacht

As part of the food series we are filming in Turkey, we spent the day aboard the superyacht Regina, used in the latest James Bond film Skyfall. 5 weeks down, 2 to go.James Bond Superyacht Regina from SkyFall Movie

July 29, 2013

UK TV series in Barcelona Bull Ring

Icon just provided full production services for a large-scale UK TV production filmed in the now unused Monumental Bull Ring. We were asked to provide camera operators, multi-cam live set-up, scanner elite crane, steadicam, production, assistants, etc. We’ll let you know what it was once it airs.

 

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July 29, 2013

Travel/Food series in Turkey

Icon is off to Turkey to film an Australian travel/food series during the next 6 weeks. istanbul

July 12, 2013

The Bachelorette

Once again, Icon provided full production services for the highly popular US reality TV series The Bachelorette. Aired on ABC US, and with an average audience of 20 million viewers, The Bachelorette is a monster in terms of production.

With over 150 cast, crew and production staff, Icon provided full location services, all local production staff, art buyers, transport, helicopter shots and more.

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July 4, 2013

Hewlett-Packard

HP are making a splash with their DesignJet ePrinters and they have just published their latest video which Icon International filmed in Barcelona.

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June 7, 2013

UEFA – Women in Football

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Icon International was in Portugal with various women’s national teams and has produced this great piece for UEFA on how each player became involved in football. These women are an inspiration for all young girls in sport. So, ahead of this summer’s UEFA Women’s EURO 2013, with more and more girls dreaming of a career in football, sit back and watch the piece over on UEFA’s official website

June 1, 2013

Blue Marine

New video clip release produced, filmed and post-produced by Icon for Russian artist Blue Marine.