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Street Talk for April 8, 2016
Tabletop director Claire Benoist of LIghtHouse Films

Paris animation company Lord of Barbes (formerly Mr. Hyde) has signed stop-motion animator/director Eric Montchaud. Lord Montchaud is well-known for his work on Michel Gondry’s films The Science of Sleep and Mood Indigo. His most recent short film, Anatole’s Little Casserole, was nominated for the Cesar Award, France’s national film award.

Director/cinematographer Mai Iskander is the newest addition to the roster of directors at C41 Media, a NYC-based company launched in 2011 by documentary filmmaker/commercial director Pete Sillen and his producer Brendan Doyle. Among Iskander’s initial projects for C41 are a forthcoming campaign for Whirlpool, a video for Apple Music, and an untitled documentary about Marin Alsop, the first female director of a major American symphony. Other recent projects for Iskander include commercial campaigns for Liberty Mutual and Wyndham....

LightHouse Films, an eight-year- old full service creative production and post boutique led by partner/executive producer Thibaut Estellon, has added tabletop director Claire Benoist to its roster. Benoist’s commercial credits include motion and still work for such clients as Target, Coca-Cola, Verizon, Nestle, Macy’s, AARP, and Unilever.