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Welcome to La Ruche Moderne.
A micro hub housing a boutique photo studio, a gallery & event space and production agency MANA.

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300m² of expertly designed photo studio space in the south-west of France available for photo and video productions.

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A beautiful, versatile space with industrial décor, ideal for hosting corporate and private events, shows and exhibitions. A dedicated team of event experts is here to help develop and tailor your project as needed.

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As residents of La Ruche Moderne, MANA’s team of experienced producers offers full production services for brand campaigns, editorials and e-commerce shoots in the Basque Country.

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Production

Whether you need full shoot production, local line production or any of the parts in between the MANA Biarritz team offers a world class service with unbeatable local knowledge directly to brands and agencies who desire to shoot in refreshing and untapped destinations.

Our friendly, professional and highly experienced English and French speaking production crew has extensive knowledge of the greater Biarritz area and surrounding Basque country.

Location scouting and permit

Our experienced location scouts & managers will expose you to the most desirable location options, negotiate rates, manage access, secure all permits and enable a flawless on-site experience. From untapped beaches, dream landscapes, empty roads, urban grain, suburban life and rural landmarks to diverse architecture, traditional and modern properties and venues, we will deliver the perfect background for your shoot.

Casting

Our cast scope includes represented, unrepresented, street, actors, athletes, entertainers and crowd sourcing. All negotiations, usage, employment conditions and payments are managed accordingly and with highest regard for talent rights and a project needs.

Lighting

A selection of the latest lighting equipment for studio or location shoots as well as a comprehensive range of accessories and consumables is made available via our exclusive lighting rental partner directPHOTOGRAPHIC.

Thanks to our partnership with direct, every lighting, transport and power requirement can now be covered in the southwest of France area.

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SKODA PHOTOGRAPHY

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