YDALAURA THOEL

Laura Thoel

Laura Thoel

Managing Director and Executive Producer
Sweetshop
Los Angeles, USA

Laura Thoel is a highly experienced production executive and managing director with a comprehensive background in live action, visual effects, and post production. She has supervised hundreds of commercials, winning multiple awards and accolades.

Born in London and raised in Germany, Laura came back to America for college and graduated from Syracuse University double majoring in Broadcast Journalism and German. After moving to Los Angeles, she began freelance producing, cutting her teeth with some of the biggest commercial productions of that time, before joining JGF as their Head of Production at the tender age of 26. In 2004, Laura returned to line producing and freelancing bidding for such companies as Biscuit, HSI and Anonymous Content.

For over eight years Laura was an Executive Producer for SMUGGLER in Hollywood, CA. During her stint, Smuggler twice won the Palmes d’Or at Cannes for campaigns she was involved with. In 2013, Laura moved over to the widely recognized and globally diverse Sweetshop where she has built a stable of amazing award-winning talent to work with.


Ali Brown

Ali Brown - President

Partner / Executive Producer
PRETTYBIRD
Los Angeles, USA


Ali Ali

Ali Ali

Film Director
Good People
Cairo, Egypt


Adrian Bosich

Adrian Bosich

Managing Partner
Creative co-founder
AIRBAG Melbourne, Australia


Janette de Villiers

Janette de Villiers

Executive Producer and Founder
Groundglass
Cape Town, South Africa


Rafael Donato

Rafael Donato

Creative VP
DAVID
São Paulo, Brazil


Rudi Haller

Rudi Haller

Vice President
CFP-E
Zürich, Switzerland


Hanna Maria Heidrich

Hanna Maria Heidrich

Director
Berlin, Germany
 


Judy Hill

Judy Hill

Executive Producer
Nexus Studios
London, UK


Mette Jermiin

Mette Jermiin

MD / Executive Producer
Bacon
Copenhagen, Denmark


Luli Krämer

Luli Krämer

MD / Executive Producer
Agosto
Buenos Aires, Argentina


Jimmy Lam

Jimmy Lam

Group Chief Creative Officer
LEO Digital Network
Shanghai, China


Heather Link

Heather Link

Executive Producer
Missing Link
London, UK


Bettina Olf

Bettina Olf

Chief Creative Officer
Geometry Global
Hamburg, Germany


Petra Ondrejkova/

Petra Ondrejková

Founder and Executive Producer
Amazing Production
Prague, Czech Republic


Timo Mitsuaki Otsuki

Timo Mitsuaki Otsuki

Executive Producer
Connection
Tokyo, Japan


Guilherme Passos

Guilherme Passos

Senior Executive Producer
Stink
São Paulo, Brazil


Tony Petersen

Tony Petersen

Member of the Board / President
PRODUZENTENALLIANZ / CFP-E
Hamburg, Germany


Elsa Rakotoson

Elsa Rakotoson

CEO / Executive Producer
FRENZY
Paris, France


Rozanne Rocha-Gray

Rozanne Rocha-Gray

Executive Producer
ROMANCE
Cape Town, South Africa


Stephen Rogers

Stephen Rogers

Creative Director
Rothco
Dublin, Ireland


Selena Schleh

Selena Schleh

Deputy Editor
Shots
London, UK


James Sorton

James Sorton

MD / Executive Producer
Pulse Films
London, UK


Lyndy Stout

Lyndy Stout

Editor
1.4
London, UK


Laura Thoel

Laura Thoel

M D / Executive Producer
Sweetshop
Los Angeles, USA


Ferdinando Verderi

Ferdinando Verderi

Founding Member/Creative Director
JOHANNES LEONARDO
New York, USA


Edie Weiss

Edie Weiss

Founder and CEO
Radke Film Group
Toronto, Canada


Zhu Jinjing

Zhu Jinjing

MD / Chief Art Director
JQK Production
Beijing, China