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Dear Producer,

Based in Moscow, our company provides a complete range of services for video, film and photography throughout Russia and other countries in the region. Since 1996 we've supplied equipment, crews, locations, casting, customs assistance, permits and travel coordination to hundreds of production companies, TV networks, photographers and agencies from around the globe.

These include:

BBDO
Ogilvy
McDonald's
The History Channel
The Travel Channel
Good Morning America
Intel
Nike
Pepsi
Ford
Motorola
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We pride ourselves on being creative problem solvers and good hosts for our clients. We'll support your project from the moment you arrive at the airport until you depart with the footage safely stowed in your carry-on — but without the overhead costs, slow response times and language barriers of other production companies. And because we have personal experience working in major production centers like Los Angeles and South Africa, we've developed an efficient, results-oriented working style that matches yours.

Please contact me to learn how we can make your upcoming production in this unique part of the world a smooth and successful experience.

Sincerely,
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Nomadic Films for Procter&Gamble «Pantene»
GREY London
June 2013

“Everyone was very pleased indeed with the crew and the location and the services provided. Everybody went above and beyond the call of duty on this shoot.”

Nev Pitty-Rose (Producer)

“Masha, thank you so much for your help. The shoot went really well and everyone is really happy.”

Holly Blackwell (Producer)


Jack Morton for NOKIA (2 TVCs)
JWT London
October 2012 and May 2013

“Masha Rachko provides an honest, reliable and efficient production service, ensuring that the process from visa applications right through to post-shoot reconciliation runs as smoothly as possible. Masha understands the need for professional English-speaking technicians and makes every effort to source them.”

Allon Wechsler (Line Producer)

“I just wanted to say a very big thank you for all the time, effort and understanding you brought to the Nokia shoot. It wasn't easy, the demands of the job snowballed and the resources stayed exactly the same. The cut wouldn't have looked anything at all if you and your team(s) hadn't made such an amazing effort and managed to be charming and good natured all the while.”

David Masters (Director)
Jack Morton Worldwide Limited


EDGE Picture Company – documentary ‘King Adbulaziz Centre For World Culture’ in Saudi Arabia
London
April 2013

“Thank you so much for looking after Paul and crew whilst they were in Moscow. The shoot was a success and Paul really enjoyed working with you guys. It was a fantastic shoot. Thank you and your crew for all your help. Moscow sounds like such fascinating place to visit.”

Sarah Bakker (Producer)
The Edge Picture Company


Palm Plus for TV program '80 Dates Around the World'
Netherlands TV
March 2012

“Masha, We had a great time in Moscow and I really enjoyed working with you. Everything went smoothly and even at the last minute we could arrange things. You were always there to help us and it made things a lot easier. Thank you for the three months we worked together. It was a difficult program with lot of changes and we were happy that we could make those changes.”

Nicky Brinkman
Production, 'De wereld rond in 80 dates'
Palm Plus Media BV


Junket Productions for Paramount Pictures «Transformers 3» premier at Moscow film festival
USA
June 2012

“Fantastic crew and equipment you assembled it was such an wonderful experience to work at such a distant frontier with so much history and have everything we wanted to work and go as smoothly as it did. In my life's journey I do wish I would have the opportunity to return, if not I will always put in a good word for you to handle anything for any future productions.”

Kevin Mulvey
Junket Productions Inc.

“A big Russian THANK YOU to all of you for your contribution in Moscow at the TF3 “global junket”. The movie opened today with the biggest box office opening of 2011. So I feel like we all did our job helping to get the TF3 word out there. It was a lot of hard work but I think overall a great success.
Thanks for making it a great show!”

Jody Pritchard (Producer)
Junket Productions Inc.


RealXmedia

“Masha, In my opinion, from the moment I contacted you I have experienced a very professional yet flexible attitude and insight regarding my request . I must also compliment the selection of crew, and the crew themselves which were very hard-working experienced people with a pleasant way of interacting. Cameraman was very resourceful in providing me just the right footage, when my insight at the end of the day was not as sharp anymore. I would like to emphasise the equipment selection was exactly I am used working with, a high end industrial ENG set which completed the production completely in matter of image quality. Thank you again for your professionalism, your quick response and involvement. I’m looking forward to us meeting and cooperating again soon!”

Alexander den Olden
RealXmedia


Imagemaker Oy/Ltd – "Road to Sochi" promo video
Finland
July 2011

"It was pleasure working with you and your crew. Looking forward to the future challenges. You made it clear that working in Russia (at least in Moscow) is not only possible but also pleasant."

Jarmo Salonen (Produer / Director)
Imagemaker Oy/Ltd


MANAMEDIAGROUP for NIKE
LONDON
March 2011

"Masha a big thank you to you and all the Masha Team. Your efforts where so much appreciated and a good job done. I am sincerely hoping that I get to come back to work with you all again in Moscow :)
Best wishes + Kind regards."

Nikki Carter (Producer)
The Mana House


TAVEGYL TVC for Novartis Consumer Health
Sydney AUSTRALIA
June 2010

"Our reputation as a global agency is only as good as our work. So we aim high and work only with the best.?Thanks to Marsha and her team, our client was extremely impressed and told us that the end result exceeded all their expectations.
Masha's extensive experience working with international clients and knowledge of the advertising industry was an enormous asset in interpreting the brief from a local perspective as well as assembling the best crew for the job. Masha's can do attitude and professionalism made shooting in Moscow an incredibly easy process any agency can only hope for.

If you need further confirmation of Marsha's ability please call me."

Petra Valent (Executive Producer)
Now Screen Pty Ltd


MILLER BEER TVC
Vancouver CANADA & London UK, February 2011

"Thanks again for all your help and I will happily recommend your services to anyone looking for help with Russian production services."

Ed Callaghan

Michael Haldane
FILMGROUP


Gorgeous Enterprises Ltd for STARBUCKS,
UK, LONDON, December 2009

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"A HUGE THANK YOU , ESPECIALLY YOU WERE CALLED IN LAST MINUTE! AMAZING!!!
None of this could have happened without all your hard work, enthusiasm and dedication.
Not to mention professionalism.

We can't thank you enough - WELL DONE!"

Lucinda Jones

Rupert Greaves
Gorgeous Enterprises Ltd
Gorgeous House

"Here is a link to the final film, Director's Cut of "All you need is Love" http://www.beam.tv/beamreel/zkFTYCgkqV Thank you for your incredible footage and for making such this such a wonderful and memorable film."

Kindest regards,
Michaela and the Starbucks Team

Matt Bulaitis
Gorgeous Enterprises


BNP Corporate film
London UK, January 2010

"I'm really pleased that the filming went well, despite the room you were given. Thank you so much for making it look as good as possible and for arranging everything on your end. We have just got around to looking at the interviews that you shot and they are fine.
Thanks very much."

Amelia Wise
Blink Productions


SAMSUNG TVC
KOREA, July 2008

"Dear Masha,
Thank you so much for making an effort for this project. Since the first time i contacted you, I had a feeling you're very professional, this is why I was trying hard working with you to make it happen in Moscow."


Whitewolf Entertainment for "HISTORY channel"
USA , October 2007

"Thank you so much for saving us today. I have told to our "key players" in this series about the value you bring to us. I don't know what we would have done without you.

I have never worked with a more competent, reliable person than Masha. Masha was great, very professional, took care of everything and got us out of some very tough jams. She worked on the series "MonsterQuest" for me, got us out of many troubles, worked hard, extremely resourceful, pleasant to work with. What can I say? Hire her. You're lucky you found her."

Tom Phillips
Director/Producer
Documentary on climate change done in IRKUTS (Siberia), USA – summer 2010

"Please feel free to give my contact information to anyone seeking a reference."

Seth Kramer
Ironbound Films Inc.


NYCOMED TVC
London UK , January 2008

"An excellent service. Next time we're in Moscow we will definitely use your expertise again. Thank you for all your help in Russia, much appreciated."

Viktoria Barrett
The Edge Picture Co. Ltd


OGILVY

"Just a few words about Masha. She was head of TV Production at Ogilvy Moscow while I was ECD of that agency.
I was impressed by her no-nonsense approach, her forward thinking and her realistic frame of mind when she handled projects. All of which comes from the fact that she has many years of experience.
Quite what is the nature of what you may be asking her to do I have no idea but whatever it is I'm sure she will handle it well, given her attention to detail.
As a final testament I have since started my own agency here in Moscow - Umbrella - and it is to Masha that I turn when we have a TV commercial to produce."

Kind regards,
Loz Simpson


BILLA stores ( EUROPE),
GERMANY, May 2010

"We loved sharing the experience of shooting the REWE Group corporate film with you.
The client really likes video and is absolutely satisfied with the result.
Concerning your work everything went well.
Thanks for all!"

Nicola Meuter (Managing Director)
MPG Media Picture Group GmbH


MICROSOFT photo book «IT Heroes»,
New York USA, March 2009

"Please, include us in your reference list with pleasure.
Don't hesitate to contact us if you need help with anything or need contacts in New York."

Isabel Durni


"We appreciated how easy you made navigating the city for us. The studio was perfect, the production went smoothly and we greatly appreciated the approach that you took with us. We felt as though we left Moscow understanding the city better because you were with us and showed us the beauty and the soul of the city. We enjoyed your company as well as your production skills and I would highly recommend you to anyone heading to Moscow and working there."

Carolyn Jones
Carolyn Jones Productions

 

 

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