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Street Talk for May 12, 2017
Julien Rocher of LightHouse Films

New York-based commercial production company LightHouse Films has signed car director Julien Rocher for U.S. representation. Represented by Wanda in Europe, Rocher was previously with Troll Pictures in the U.S. His credits span such brands as Infiniti, Nissan, Renault, Mazda, Honda, PayPal, Armani, and L’Oreal alongside agencies like Publicis, Sid Lee, AKQA, BETC, and more....

Pulse Films has added director Benito Montorio, aka Benito, to its U.K. talent roster. Montorio began his career as a documentary filmmaker, quickly garnering a reputation for embedding himself within some of the most dangerous organizations in the world. Commissioned by the BBC, Benito filmed undercover with gangs in Ibiza (Drug Land), followed kidnappers in Brazil (Ransom City),  spent six months in a Bolivian Prison (12 Year Old Cocaine Smuggler) and covered the world’s most dangerous football fans for Hooligan, which earned him a Grierson “Best Documentary Series” award nomination. As a commercials director, Benito has made standout work for Volkswagen, Johnnie Walker, Guinness, Robinsons and John Lewis. His commercial work has earned awards including 10 British Arrows, three Cannes Lions, multiple Craft Awards and a D&AD for Best Direction for his Cesar spot....