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Antigua, located in the heart of the Caribbean at 17,8° N, 61,4° W, is well known for its spectacular 365 beaches and breathtaking sceneries.

The island has great year-round weather with temperatures ranging from 24-32° C. Over the years, the island has become a culturally diverse melting pot with people from all walks of life. English is the spoken language.

There is a good mix of Europeans sprinkled in the midst of nationals from neighbouring islands.

The island has become an important hub in the Eastern caribbean with increased flights from all across North America and Europe. The life-style is easy going and

Over the past years the island has seen many developments which offer all the modern facilities and amenities.
Voted one of 10 Cinematographers to Watch 2018 by Variety Cinematographer
Musik Production

About Us:
Our company produces feature films, short films, music videos, promotional DVD's, aerial shoots documentaries and underwater footage. We incorporate a fresh and innovative approach and will work with our clients to deliver their film production needs. We have had film productions in Canada, Europe, USA, Mexico, Hawaii, and the Caribbean. Wadadli Film Studios partners with industry professionals worldwide who are capable of supporting any scale of production.

A key element of our business is our partnership with a full scale music production outfit which will provide the highest quality original music compositions.

We pride ourselves on the excellent relationships we have built up with key persons in government and commerce; these relationships have been critical in smoothing the way in accomplishing important tasks in a timely manner. As a result, we have broken down many barriers and feel we can get just about anything done.


Shabier Kirchner , Nominated by Variety as one of the 10 best new Cinematographers in 2018


Fandango TV - "Verrückt nach Meer"
  Production - Wadadli Film Studios
Fandango TV - "Verrückt nach Meer"
  Production - Wadadli Film Studios
Virgin Atlantic Antigua Ad
Feat Shaggy
  Production - Wadadli Film Studios
Wendy (New Peter Pan)
20th Century Fox
  Benh Zeitlin - Director - Oscar Nominated
Bert Kirchner - Producer
Shabier Kirchner - 2nd Cinematographer
Wadadli Film Studios - Production Company
Bull   Shabier Kirchner DP feature 2018 USA
Traumschiff   Bert Kirchner Producer Antigua
German TV Series ZDF 2019
Wadadli Film Studios Prod. Comp.
Grenzenlos   Bert Kirchner Production Assist.
German TV Series SAT1 2019
Dadli   Short, Antigua
Shabier Kirchner - Director/DP
Bert Kirchner - Producer
Wadadli Film Studios - Production Company
Skate Kitchen   Feature, USA - Shabier Kirchner
Sundance Contestant 2018 (DP)
We've Forgotten More Than We Ever Knew   Shabier Kirchner - Nomination for Best Cinematography at Nashville International Film Festival 2017
The Wilder Palms   Hawaii Short - Shabier Kirchner
Winner of the Hawaii International Film Festival 2017 (DP)
Only You   Feature Film - Shabier Kirchner
Scotland 2018 (DP)
Sollers Point   Feature Film - Shabier Kirchner
Cinematographer (USA)
Nominated by "Variety" and "The New Yorker" Magazines as one of the best movies in 2018
Throuple   Feature Film - Shabier Kirchner
Cinematographer (Hawaii)
Wear   Short - Shabier Kirchner
Cinematographer (USA)
I Am Selma   Short - Shabier Kirchner
Cinematographer (USA)
We've Forgotten More Than We Ever Knew   Feature Film - Shabier Kirchner
Cinematographer (USA)
Wendy (Benh Zeitlin)   Feel Reel - Shabier Kirchner
Cinematographer (Antigua)
Wendy (Benh Zeitlin)   Casting (Caribbean)
Wendy (Benh Zeitlin)   Pre Production (Antigua & Barbuda)
The Empyrean (Amiel Courtin-Wilson)   Feature Film - Shabier Kirchner Cinematographer (USA)
Memories of the Blue   Short Film/Drama
Reggae on Broadway   Trailer
Redemption of Paradise   Feature Film/Action
Fire   Movie trailer
Fire   The making of
Ugly   Short Film
Wanderer   Short Drama (New York)
Dragons Den   CBC Toronto - Reality Show (St Maarten)
Some kind of Love   Short Film/Drama (Mexico)
The Null Set   Short Film (Andrew Sensing) /Drama (New York)
Courtesy Flush   Feature Film (Hawaii)
Half Way Home   Short Film/Drama (New York)


Ever Lasting (Sony)   Shèrose, Bert Kirchner, Producer 2019
Bullying Is Real   Shèrose, Bert Kirchner, Producer
Freak   RAK-SU, Bert Kirchner, Producer
Waiting Here (Jake Isaac)   Shabier Kirchner, Cinematographer (USA)
No Ordinary Man (Salt Cathedral)   Shabier Kirchner, Cinematographer (USA)
Holy Soul (Salt Cathedral)   Shabier Kirchner, Cinematographer (USA)
Coke White Starlight (Mykki Blanco)   Shabier Kirchner, Cinematographer (Greece)
Rio   Duran Duran
Coffee Queen   Claudette Peters
I finally found   DJ Shog (Sony)
A million pieces   Narani (Serbia)
The Pearl   Marla Maples (Trump)
Sometimes I   Jus Bus / Logiq
Too many Cooks   Tanya Lacey
Juggernaut   Ain't no Love (Canada)


Lighthouse Bay Hotel   Barbuda
The Inn   Antigua
Sugar Ridge Hotel   Antigua
Moon Shadow   Antigua
Luxury Retreats - Villa Manzu   Costa Rica


Vance Co. (World Tour)   Shabier Kirchner, Cinematographer 2019
Fox Sports Champions Collide   Shabier Kirchner, Cinematographer 2019 USA
iPhone   Shabier Kirchner, Cinematographer 2019 USA
Air B&B   Director of Photography (Costa Rica 2016)
Miu Miu   Shabier Kirchner, Cinematographer (USA)
Flowts   Bert Kirchner, Director/Producer (Antigua)
Net Jets   Shabier Kirchner, Cinematographer (USA)
SEYTU EL ESPEJO   Cosmetica Cinematography (Mexico)
H&M   Fashion Shoot (Antigua)
Carnival Cruise Line   Promotional Shoot (Antigua)
Perns Point   Promotion (Antigua)
Robert DeNiro   Promotional Shoot (Antigua & Barbuda)
Miller High Life   Promotional Shoot - Shabier Kirchner Cinematographer (USA)
VOX TV Germany   TV Show Shoot (Antigua)
Johnnie Walker   (Drink Resposible)
Deichman Shoes   Cindy Crawford (The making of)
Bank of St. Vincent   St. Vincent
APUA   Antigua
Caribbean Union Bank   Antigua
Bank of St. Lucia   St. Lucia
The Beach is just the Beginning   A & B Tourism Authority
Zip Line   Antigua Rainforest
Tian Winter   Lime (Antigua)


We did nothing I   Kite Video (Kitescoop.com)
We did nothing II   Kite Video
Island Time   Kite Video
Cruise Control   Kite Video (Cabrinha)
DR Mix   Kite Video (Cabrinha)
Maui   Kite Video (Cabrinha)
Scuba Antigua   Scuba Diving Video


Vanishing Sail   Trailer
Dark Girls II   Bill Duke / Channsin Berry
A wide range of accommodations are available from the ultra luxurious to the smaller, more intimate boutique style hotels. Hotel rates fluctuate throughout the year with best rates available from May through November. Through our partnership with the government of Antigua and Barbuda group rates can be negotiated on your behalf depending on your budget and size of crew.

Ground transportation requirements will be supported by the government thus significantly reducing the cost. Wadadli Film Studios will negotiate group rates with our regional air carrier LIAT. Boats and private yachts are also readily available.

There are many professional catering companies available to provide for your specific needs.

Wadadli Film Studios will arrange to have all your equipment cleared through customs wit minimum hassle to you. Some countries do require visas. For more information, please visit the government website. www.antigua-barbuda.org

Wadadli Film Studios also would be able to assist your Film Production with the following Professional Crew:

Line Producer
Production Manager
Assistant Director
Director of Photography
Assistant D.P.
Location Manager
Production Coordinator
Casting Manager
Casting Coordinator
Stunt Crew
Aerial Camera
Underwater Camera
Financial Controller
Art Director
Set Photographer
Post Production (Final Cut)
Property Master
Wardrobe Designer
Sound Mixer
Set Wardrobe
Boom Operator
Make-up Artist
Key Grip
Dolly Grip
Grip Assistant
Steadicam Operator
Crane Operator
Casting Director
Casting Coordinator
Set Dresser
Asst. Set Dresser
Set Assistant
Misc. Labour
Construction Manager
Sign Painter
Art Dept. Runner
Set Nurse
Set Security


Cameras - Arri Alexa , Red Dragon, Blackmagic, Canon 5D, various Prime Lenses
Underwater Camera / Lighting equipment
Field Recorders
Drone DJI Inspire with Zenmuse X5S camera
Osmo handheld with adaptor for Zenmuse X5S
Helicopter / car / boat camera mount ( Aerial Exposure )
Professional camera cranes ( with DP / Director seat ) 15'
Kessler jib 10'
Professional Dollie with telescope camera mount
140' Dollie tracks
Cineslider 5' ( Kessler )
Film lights stationary as well as portable ( HMI, 250W - 2000 W ) all variations
Stunt equipment / materials
Grip Truck / Makeup Truck
2x Inflatable boats for water based shoots
5 production Tents
Green Screen Film Studio
Sound / Music Studio
Post Production Studio
Please fill out the form

Wadadli Film Studios
PO Box W1822
Cobbs Cross
Falmouth Harbour
Antigua & Barbuda, West Indies
email: info@antiguafilm.com

Bert Kirchner: Producer
tel: 268 464 6044 / 268 464 0795
email: bert@antiguafilm.com

Shab Kirchner: Film Maker
tel: 1 347 463 6675 / 1 268 728 5737
email: islandrobot@gmail.com

Torsten Stenzel: Music Composer
tel: 1 268 720 5452
email: torsten@offshore-music.co.uk