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Street Talk for October 27, 2017
Sebastien Petretti

Bicoastal production and post company Greenpoint Pictures has signed director E.J. McLeavey-Fisher for US representation. He has created documentary content for brands including Samsung, Coca-Cola, Comcast, Microsoft, Converse, Kellogg’s and Lincoln. His short films Comic Book Heaven and The Dogist have been awarded with Vimeo Staff Picks and have screened at film festivals around the world including AFI Docs, DOC NYC and the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival. His work has been featured on The Atlantic, Slate and Vice, and at the Aspen Arts and SFO Museums. McLeavey-Fisher recently completed his first narrative screenplay while working on a second. He is also in various stages of development and production on documentary projects about a blue-collar stuntman, an avant-garde saxophonist and a mass kidnapping in the 1970’s....

NY-based production company Residency Content has signed Belgian director Sebastien Petretti for his first U.S. commercial representation. He has helmed commercials, music videos and short films, bringing detailed art direction and refined humor to all of his work. He has worked on spots for such global brands as Samsung, Galaxy, Durex and Kyriad Hotels. His short films Family for Sale, Pink Velvet Valley and State of Emergency Motherf*cker were recognized at a number of film fests, including the Palm Springs Film Festival and BFI London Film Festival. Recent work for Petretti with Residency includes a spot for Dixie To Go out of Droga5....

Indie creative shop Mother has made 17 new hires in its U.S. operation spanning offices in NY and LA. The artisans joining Mother are: creative directors Abe Baginsky, Erik Norin and Craig Love, art directors Trevor Gilley, Claire Manganiello, Rachel Ellam and Lindsey Bissing, copywriters Catalina Monsalve, Emily Sheehan, Mike Vitiello, Sarah Sharp and Valentina Sulbaran, creative Heather Schmitz, design director Matt van Leeuwen, and designers Jessica Yan, Ross Gendels and Hoang Truong....

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