Top london-based production company Stink is opening its first US office, in Los Angeles. Stink already has offices in Paris, Berlin, Moscow, Shanghai and São Paulo. sister company Stinkdigital has an outpost in New York and will share Stink’s LA office.
Stink USA will be lead by managing director Jeff Baron (left), who spent 12 years at Anonymous Content. Stink USA’s directors include John Hillcoat, Nicolas Winding Refn, Martin Krejci, Yann Demange, Nacho Gayan, Ne-O, Jones+Tino, Norman Bates and Pleix.
Baron says: “The opportunity to work with a global brand like Stink along with the level of talent it represents was something I couldn’t pass up. The production model is changing, and Stink represents that evolution. I look forward to bringing my live-action experience to this new US entity and combining it with the other elements of production from digital to branded content to long-form and beyond.”
Stink president Daniel Bergmann says: “We are very inspired and energized to open Stink US. The USA is one of the most important markets and we have been looking for the right time to consolidate our brand here. Now we know we are ready because we have the right team best talent and a clear strategy.”
“Stink USA is a new generation company with great culture and the ambition to play a significant role in elevating our industry and come to be an inspiring place for talent of all sorts. We will work hard side by side with Stinkdigital finding new ways of collaboration in the advertising and entertainment industry.”