LOUIS & LOUISE
are a couple who decided to build their own house in the Algarve, which they achieved in 2016. Already being partners at Marreck Media Productions (MMP) in The Netherlands, the step to also become active with MMP in the Algarve was a logical one.
MMP develops and produces all kinds of video productions for corporations, NGO’s and individuals.
In the Algarve, MMP Portugal specializes in photoshoots for real estate as well as video productions for promotional or sales purposes, mainly within real estate and the tourism industry.
What distinguishes MMP?
These days, with some technical knowledge everyone can make a simple video, just watch YouTube! However, MMP believes that professionality, experience and concept creativity makes the difference. These qualities are needed to make a video or photography production successful. MMP thinks with the client, works according to budget and planning and with professional equipment and crew. Through the years MMP specialized in making productions which are strong by pure image and content.
Many of our clients work within the fields of sustainable development, nature, education or music, but we also work for many commercial businesses, because we create trustworthy and effective videos to show to the public.
We are a small and full service production company. This means:
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About Louis (Loek) Marreck
Louis started MMP in 1992. At that time he already worked for Dutch television, first as a sound engineer, later as a video editor and since 1990 as a television director. Camera training and experience followed through the years. Louis his strength lies in drama, excellent editing skills and the ongoing creativity and drive to bring any project to a successful conclusion. Recently Louis also became a drone pilot, because he loves to fly;).
A few career highlights
– As a director, for winning a prestigious Dutch Children Television Award, as well as the first price Post Montreux in Moscow, and the second price of the International Youth Festival in New York. All of this for the Dutch ‘Kinderen voor Kinderen’ musical shows. This show ran for decades on national television and Louis directed four of these shows in the 90’s.
– Live directing of several national talk shows and events and as a video technician for theatre registrations of some of Holland’s greatest performers, as well as great music events and competitions.
– Working with TV producer John de Mol in Germany for RTL Deutschland, for the German “Kinderen voor Kinderen” shows.
About Louise (Loes) Tikink
During her Law Studies Louise found out that she liked her side job more then her studies! So she started out her career in the Amsterdam 5 star Marriott Hotel where she ended up being responsible for corporate and private events held in the hotel. After 6 years she switched jobs and became operational manager at a luxury catering venue in the heart of Amsterdam. Besides and after this job she worked freelance for some years as an event and catering organizer. Her ‘eye’ for set dressing and good styling developed in this period. After 12 years working in the Hospitality industry, Louise made a career switch to real estate in Amsterdam. Here she also started developing her photography and writing skills within real estate. After 3 years working there she became a client manager for television presenters and actors for 6 years. The focus here was to meet the clients interests, taking care of the administration and negotiating for them, all with strong legal aspects.
In this time she met Louis and started assisting him with his video production company MMP, especially with production and script writing. When the collaboration turned out to be very successful Louise attended the Script Writing school in Amsterdam and received several photo camera trainings. Due to all of these diverse experiences she became a creative all round partner within MMP.