Location is everything! We help you find, organize, and manage all film and photography locations through our premium location agencies in Cape Town.
YLO will assist in the scouting, casting, and management of all actor or model talent required for your shoot. Cape Town’s leading casting agents work with both local and international talent.
Talented stylists and Cape Town’s legendary creative teams will bring your brands’ vision to life; we work with wardrobe, animals, cars, and a variety of other materials hiring in or sourcing whatever needs to happen on set.
We are here to take care of all the logistics, everything from on accommodation, set catering to permits and permissions to ensure that your shoot is productive and seamless to the final wrap.
We are able to assist with the Visa, Oversight documentation and administration required for foreign nationals working on South African based film and stills shoots!
We can help you develop the strategy for the design and production of all of your still photography and film productions. Consulting on resources and catering to each client’s budget.
South Africa boasts a diverse culture, premium sets & locations, incredible weather, talented models/actors, world-class photography crews & a highly favourable exchange rate for producing international shoots that stay on budget.
My creativity in Cape Town has involved Stephanie, and she has always been a pleasure to work with. She is extremely competent, versatile, and professional, and she has a vast amount of industrial experience. As a producer, she has the unique capacity to solve and prevent the various difficulties that develop throughout film productions and shootings, which is invaluable. We highly endorse this remarkable ability to ensure that shootings run smoothly.
Shooting In sunny Cape Town was made possible by Stephanie, her commitment to us and hands-on approach is what made this shoot a pleasure to do. She was there for us every step of the way, from the beginning to the end. Stephanie is incredible to work with and extremely dedicated to her job. We were delighted with the outcome and will be visiting again soon!
In addition to being a consummate professional, Stephanie is a delight to collaborate with, which is especially appreciated given the often frenetic nature of production. During our photoshoot, she ensured that everything ran smoothly. We are overjoyed to have the services of such a skilled producer on our team, and we eagerly anticipate future collaboration with her.
Every time I’ve attend a casting or get the job and see Stephanie there my face immediately lights up. She is kind, professional, fun and doesn’t seem like there’s a problem she can’t solve. Her energy is contagious and it’s exactly what you need on a long day of shooting. If Stephanie was a restaurant or a hotel I’d give her a five star review. Thank you always making me feel valued and important in an industry where sometimes we can be labeled as just a number.
During a Brooks Brothers photo shoot in Cape Town, South Africa, we had the pleasure of working with Stephanie, her ability to keep the shoot running smoothly and without incident was impressive. She was in charge of everything, from locations, models to the crew, and we made it to the very end thanks to her. We applaud her on her ability to manage the budget and her dedication to achieving the best results possible.
I was asked to do a shoot in South Africa, I was quickly put into contact with Stephanie, her knowledge of the industry was of great help. We soon realized that we were in a totally wrong province, she quickly readjusted our plans and was able to help source all that was needed for our shoot to move forward without a hitch. We will certainly recommend her to anyone who would like to have a stress-free production.
Stephanie is one of the top producers that I have ever worked with, when I first met her I was new to the production industry in Cape Town. After working closely with her I was able to see the intricate parts of the Cape Town production industry and learned a great deal from her. All future work in SA will be produced by Stephanie and we all highly recommend her.
Stephanie and I collaborated on a a few productions in Cape Town. Stephanie and her team were excellent, and they went above and beyond. Stephanie organizes like a boss, and she is excellent at problem solving. She was an absolute pleasure to work with and i will most certainly be back see her in action. Cheers to the next time!!
YLO organises all the components for locations, models, photography talent, props and basically everything you need to ensure the shoot goes as planned. If you are looking for a professional stills production team in Cape Town I would highly recommend working with Stephanie @ YLO Productions.
I’ve had the opportunity to collaborate with Stephanie on a number of productions over the course of a few weeks. Even more than her excellent organizational abilities, I have admired her positive attitude and methodical approach to getting things done. “Efficiency and problem-solving skills delivered with a smile! Me and my team look forward to working with her in the future.
When working on remote sets and on remote shoots it really helps to have a production specialist in Cape Town that knows what they are doing and able to organise the team and make key decisions when they need to be made. Professional stills production saves client spend in the long run and removes so much of the headache. Highly recommend chatting to YLO for any professional still shoots in Cape Town.
We were asked to do a COVID 19 compliance shoot just after the pandemic hit South Africa, Not only was the shoot a huge success but it was effortless and went extremely well. Even in the uncertain times Stephanie was very professional and always helpful. All the protocols were followed to the T and it was a shoot that all of us will never forget.
Stephanie has worked as a producer on a number of Jeep Apparel shoots that have taken place in Cape Town. I have found her to be an absolute delight to work with; her ability to organize and keep everything on schedule and under control is incredible. Stephanie has consistently gone above and above what was required of her, and she has always managed to keep us inside our budget constraints. Not only will we definitely suggest her, but we are also excited about the prospect of working with her on our upcoming shoot in the near future.
Stephanie and I had the pleasure of working together on a charity performance to raise awareness about rhino poaching. Stephanie and her team were extremely professional, and she had gone above and above the call of duty as a guest artist. Stephanie is one of the finest producers in the industry, and I would suggest her to everyone. The production was really well-organized, and everything went off without a hitch. We look forward to continuing to collaborate with her in the future.
It was a pleasure to work with Stephanie on our shoot. With extensive experience in the production sector, she is a highly talented, adaptive, and professional individual with a broad variety of knowledge. In the film industry, she is a valuable asset because of her capacity as a producer to handle and prevent the various difficulties that develop throughout the course of production and filming. I was in awe of the extraordinary ability to work with the crew and clients to make the shoot successful.
Stephanie was an absolute gem to work with. Efficient, friendly, on the ball, and any potential issue was solved before it became a problem. All this in the face of constant changes, demands, and available resources. She was everyone’s right-hand-woman, as well as doing her own job with a smile. She even checked in on the crew after the shoot and resultant Covid-exposure! Amazing producer, you’ll be in excellent hands with her.
YLO works with customers from all around the world to create exciting and innovative shoots that produce the greatest quality still images, TVS commercials and film. Our extensive database of suppliers and local industry relationships, we are able to source all the components that you need to ensure that your shoot runs smoothly and delivers the content that reflects your brand, campaign or products.
Set & Stage Construction
The design and construction of sets for feature films, commercials, reality television, still photography, as well as exhibition displays and product launches, are handled by a team of suppliers with extensive experience. We work with only the best in the business when it comes to producing high-quality sets, and we are constantly refining our processes in an effort to stay on top of the latest set-construction techniques.
Anything & Everything
Locations for TVC, Stills, documentaries, television series, reality television, commercials, studios and everything you can think of in-between. YLO location scouts will find ideal locations prior to your arrival in South Africa, we can source and scout areas and provide you photos of suitable settings.
Film & Camera Gear
We’ve helped photographers, videographers, broadcasters, and filmmakers find the best and most cutting-edge equipment. In order to meet the needs of any production, we offer the most up-to-date equipment and accessories. There is a plethora of equipment available, from cameras to lenses to lighting to grips. The ylo.co.za service is unrivaled in its ability to provide creative solutions to productions of all sizes and genres, regardless of the size or scope of the production.
Shoot Logistics & Planning
We needed to have all of the logistics planned out and ready to go before we could begin shooting the film, including how and where we were going to fit all of our time and money into our shooting schedule. Ylo takes care of everything; our expert team has been hand-picked to assist with every aspect of the production of your shoot. Everything is taken care of by us, including storage, security, and catering.
South Africa is also one of the top three global locations to successfully outsource core services for film and stills production shoots. Being based in the “mother city” affords us amazing scenery and working conditions. Outsourcing to South Africa has many advantages, chief of which is cost savings of up to 40-60% of your production budget can be saved when compared to onshore operations in USA, UK, and Australia. Cape Town, South Africa has consistently been a top service provider and destination to the film and stills industry for the last 10 years and is ranked in the top five film and stills shoot locations worldwide. YLO guarantees outstanding personalized services to your clients with our extensive offerings through highly skilled crews, photography talent and location providers.