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Top 10 Photoshoot Locations in Cape Town

Photoshoot Locations Cape Town and Surrounding Areas : Picking Our Top Stars

It’s the end of the financial year and a brilliant time to look back at the year that’s just passed and see who our top stars have been.

We like to think of it as our very own Oscars.

So, let’s roll out the red carpet for these beauties:

Modern Photoshoot Locations

  1. In the MODERN Category – the astounding DAWN 777 – with a backdrop of the Constantiaberg mountain range. This magnificent home is a triumph of glass, cement and wood. Managing to retain its warmth despite the expansive dimensions is the real genius of this home that is first and foremost a family home and then an immensely popular photoshoot location.

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Brands: VW, Shell, Philips, Lie to Me (feature film), ICE (Feature) Cape Original Trading.

Mediterranean Photoshoot Locations

  1. In the MEDITERANNEAN Category – Hacienda, the Spanish style (hence the name) home has done a booming trade. The combination of the terracotta tiles, the wonderful entrance and sweeping staircase and wonderful kitchen with ceramic detail has inspired many a production designer, art director and director.

Brands: Next, MrP, Otto, Alder, Heatons, Viagra,

Series: Origin

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All Round Photoshoot Locations

  1. In the ALL ROUNDER CATEGORY Schoenstatt –  A wonderful property in Constantia this is 4.5 hectares of beauty and tranquility. The facilities include the magnificent Herbert Baker building conference Centre with wood paneled interiors, pressed ceilings and large imposing staircase. In the garden Centre building are 2 halls as well as various apartments, corridors and office areas.

A heritage barn has been of immense fascination for many shoots with its beautiful wooden doors and unique features

The grounds are vast and offer space for whole feature film basecamps.

Series and Features: Origin, The Ulysses Grant story, 438 Days

Brands: Lotto

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Villa Photoshoot Locations

  1. In the VILLA Category – South Fork is the clear winner with teams flocking to shoot within the beautiful grounds and grand house. The exterior looks quite Tuscan in style with immense proportions and with a sweeping view of the Helderburg valley. The interior has extraordinary areas including a very popular wood paneled office, a large cellar and games room area, formal sitting room, huge bedrooms, a formal structured garden and a wonderful entrance area fantastic for car commercials.

Series and Features: Deep State, Doctor Who

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Contemporary Family Home Photoshoot Locations

  1. In the CONTEMPORARY FAMILY HOME category – Family Tree has done a roaring trade. What do people love about this property? Its easily accessible, the owner is very accommodating and open to shoots. The open plan lightness of the house makes it easily adaptable and easy to shoot in. screed floors are light. The kitchen dining living areas are all open plan and the aspect to the garden really workable. The kids playroom is a lovely big room that has been redressed as an office, lounge, doctors’ room – so very adaptable.

Brands: Shoprite, Skin renewal, HP, My Kids, Kiri – Laughing Cow, Eli Lily, Citroen

Farm House Family Home Photoshoot Locations

  1. In the FARM HOUSE FAMILY HOME Category – Glen Dirk is our out and out star.

What do directors and production designers love about this home? The kitchen, the living area with French doors to the garden, large living room, there is just something about this house that keeps people coming back for more. Set on a beautiful farm – one of the original Wynberg farms the house has a magic about it that has to be experienced.

Brands: Hectic, TATA, City of Cape Town water, Chocapics, Avito, Samsung, Garden Furniture

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Beach House Photoshoot Locations

  1. In the BEACH HOUSE Category – Natural Beauty is the West Coast champion. Designed by an unstoppable husband and wife team this home is calming, with clean lines, beautiful views and has a tranquility that photo shoot teams adore. What a winner!!!

Brands: H&M, Kid, Garden furniture, Zolando, Solar, Ernstings, Myself.

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  1. In the FARM Category – Legacy / Wiesenhof Farm is our most successful stills farm location this year. With multiple dams and log cabins, boat house and so many options for photography teams this location really ticks all the boxes for stills photography. Whole campaigns over several days have been shot on this wonderfully adaptable location.

Brands: Boden, Mini Boden, Scheisser, Metamension Aragon, Nayomi, Supernova Exact, Outdoor Furniture, Baur, Aldi Sud, CWN

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Contemporary/Modern Family Home Photoshoot Locations

  1. In the CONTEMPORARY / MODERN Posh Family HomeOak Apple is the clear forerunner. This property is loved as a Photoshoot location as well as a TV Commercial location. It’s not difficult to see why. Large and light double and triple volume living areas look onto a tranquil and fragrant garden. Tastefully furnished rooms inspire and delight and are perfect as is to shoot. This is exactly what photo shoot teams are

Brands: Purina, Tomy, Muller, Amazon

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Accomodation/Modern Beach Home Photoshoot Locations

  1. In the ACCOMMODATION / MODERN BEACH HOME Category – Ice House is our glittering star. What a property this is. Carved out of the Llundudno slopes and utilizing the massive boulders on the property within the build of the house – Ice house clings to the mountain slopes and proudly stares out to sea. Full of extraordinary art and each area cleverly designed to maximize the views, and the various site-specific aspects this property is to die for.

Brands: Resident Evil, Good Omens, Ani Beach Wear