Madeira, Portugal.


Creative Agency

Whether you are an existing full service agency or a brand please contact us regarding a potential production be it on Madeira or elsewhere. If on Madeira please provide us with a brief or moodpboard and we shall endeavour to secure locations which are affordable, available and accessible.

Local Producer / Madeira

Firecrest is a team of location managers with over 7 years of location and production experience We work on commercials, fashion shoots, dramas, stills and events. All sized budgets catered for, free locations and estimates. We know Madeira, we have contacts on Madeira.

Location Management

Firecrest Productions are a service company that specializes in TV commercials, film, and  photo shoots of any scale. Our leading edge is our background with locations. We have in house location managers & scouts, unique shooting locations and access to experienced crews, production resources & talent. We know Madeira intimately.

Location Scouting.

Please send us a brief or mood board and we will endeavour to source appropriate locations for your project. We ensure all locations are affordable, accessible and available. Location fees and permits are secured with a nominal fee depending on precise locations.

Full service creative agency.

Facilitating your shoot on Madeira.

Creative fixers flexible to your needs.

Right Image. ( Hanna shot on Santa Cruz beach as part of Decathlon’s yoga campaign )

Built from a collective of individual talent with over 21 years of experience in location management & film festival curation.
We fully understand that you need to engage with your target audience, that your target audience needs to respond and that response invariably leads to a purchase. We at Firecrest Productions will do our utmost to ensure this commercial flow is stimulated.

firecrest is a full-service consumer agency, focused on delivering original work, campaigns and strategy for the culture, fashion and lifestyle industries on madeira.




What we do.

Facilitating your shoot on Madeira

Full Service Photo & Video.

Firecrest Productions is an established creative production agency based in Madeira, Portugal. Founded in 2010 by Aitken Pearson & Elsa Gouveia in conjunction with the Madeira Film Festival whose insight and forward thinking raised the potential of Madeira as location for photo and video production.

Since then, we have continuously evolved in an industry that hasn’t stood still. We have embraced change and built a rich legacy of imaginative, perceptive and creative projects, working for global brands across a variety of sectors: from Carnival Cruise to Marie Claire Italy. Our fundamental philosophy of creating simple, yet inspired and insightful work still resonates today.

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Fixer / Local Producer

We assist your production process by : Fixer – As a local fixer Firecrest can arrange interviews, location permits, transport, hotels,meals and everything that an out of town crew needs to tell a story. We are sometimes referred to as a Local Producer.Firecrest knows film and we have the magic touch to get things done. Madeira has a lot to offer as a filming location thanks to the rich and diverse, cultural and heritage as well as a modern and cosmopolitan atmosphere. Madeira boasts the highest number of sunny days in Europe along with modern hotel and transport infrastructure there are many daily flights from most European cities to Funchal airport.Madeira certainly appeals to advertising producers who can travel easily to Madeira from Europe, Brazil, Venezuela and the US.

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Three hours from major European hubs. All locations within 90 minutes maximum drive.Madeira, an autonomous region of Portugal, is an archipelago comprising 4 islands off the northwest coast of Africa. It’s known for its namesake wine and warm, subtropical climate. The main island of Madeira is volcanic, green and rugged, with high cliffs, pebbly beaches and settlements on deltas of the Fajã River. Capital Funchal has botanic gardens and is known for its harbor and a large New Year’s fireworks show. Continue Reading


With its new marina and cosmopolitan cafes and restaurants, Funchal, the capital of the Portuguese island of Madeira, is a modern city that has managed to hold onto its old world charm. The island’s subtropical climate and relaxed way of life makes it an ideal all-year round destination for photoshoots.Wander around the narrow, cobbled streets of the old town, which are teeming with restaurants and cafes. At the weekend, explore a flea market selling everything from brassware to wicker and embroidered goods. Look out for the painted door project on Rua de Santa Maria, where local artists have added colourful murals to doors and entryways.

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Meet the team.

German, English, Portuguese & Spanish Speaking.

Previous Clients

Thanks for choosing Madeira!

We understand the importance of a smooth and efficient shoot.

We are happy to realise your concept.