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Rep Report for April 29, 2016
Lisa Sabatino

Creative studio Stink USA--with a directorial roster that includes John Hillcoat, Eliot Rausch, Nicolas Winding Refn and Norman Bates--has secured Lisa Sabatino for exclusive representation on the West Coast. Sabatino formerly handled Anonymous Content....

SAM--created by the fusion of Quantel and Snell--has brought Said Bacho on board as chief business development and marketing officer. Having previously worked with Grass Valley and Harris Broadcast (now Imagine Communications and GatesAir), Bacho has experience spanning more than 30 countries across Eurasia, North Africa, the Gulf, CIS and Indian subcontinent. Prior to Harris, Bacho managed Pinnacle Systems/Avid business in MENA (Middle East and North Africa) from 2000 to 2005, and worked at TekVideo and Future Television in sales and technical management roles respectively from 1993 to 2000....

Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, a provider of technology-enabled payroll and production management services to the entertainment industry, has named industry veteran David Benavente  as its VP of strategic sales.  In his new role, Benavente will drive independent television sales as well as lead the Cast & Crew Financial Services division which focuses on production incentive financing, administrative services and consulting. Benavente has more than 25 years of experience, with 22 years at Warner Bros., which he left in 2009 as sr. VP finance and administration.  Most recently, he served as director of business development at Tax Credit Co., where he led the implementation of the California Enterprise Zone Tax Credit Program, which facilitated production accounting software overhauls and increased tax credit revenue for clients including The Walt Disney Co., NBCUniversal and Lionsgate.  He also served as sr. VP of production finance and administration at Shine America....

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