Art enthusiast, nature lover , architecture buff and passionate global traveler
Hanif Surani found it natural in his journey to become a location scout with an eye for extreme detail. Opening All Pictures Media (APM), a boutique film location agency in 2001, that quickly grew to become one of the most sought after agencies for film & photo shoot locations.
APM’s roster of clients include major film studios such as Walt Disney, NBC Universal, Sony Pictures, 20th Century Fox and world renowned photographers and fashion houses. The agency clients include top editorial names such as Saint Laurent, Calvin Klein, Giorgio Armani, Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and GQ along with countless others.
In 2017, Hanif and sister Salima Surani, launched their first film studio in the TMZ (The Movie Zone) called Popsicle LA. The 10,000 square foot space features a plexi covered ceiling with state of the art interchangeable colored LED lighting which can be customized for any projects needs. Then in 2019, the brother and sister duo launched their 2nd film location studio adjacent to Downtown LA which they named Tuxedo LA. Tuxedo LA is a 12,000 square foot space with massive concrete walls and unique design elements perfect for all types of film projects, photo shoots, events, or sound recording.
Over the years, Hanif Surani earned loyalty and respect from his clients with an unwavering commitment to integrity and professionalism. With his company in place, he takes pride in employing a diverse and highly creative staff and is always looking forward into new global filming territories. He currently has offices in Los Angeles, Istanbul, & Dubai.