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TWO JOIN OB MANAGEMENT
2 August 2018

OB Management have announced a pair of new signings: events and production company HELO and director Carlos Lopez Estrada.

HELO are known for creating experimental experiences, while Estrada is a remarkably versatile director who turns his hand to animation as easily as live action. Each brings a handy set of skills to the table, so let's dive in and see how they're set to enhance OB's roster.


1. HELO



With a mission statement to create moving experiences, HELO work with a diverse range of talent to achieve their aims. From Oscar-nominated production designers to immersive theatre companies, HELO are prepared for any brief which comes their way.

Founder Brendan Kiernan thinks OB can now fuel their exploits on these shores: "OB Management have been a very active partner in our initial efforts to seed the company in the UK, and we look forward to growing our relationship and UK activity further in coming months."



2. Carlos Lopez Estrada



Mexican-American director Carlos Lopez Estrada is always striving to make something completely different. He has an excellent sense of character creation, in situations both fantastical and down to earth, and uses unusual perspectives to challenge viewers' assumptions about his casts.

Having honed such skills via promos and TVCs, Lopez's first feature film 'Blindspotting' recently debuted as the opening night feature at Sundance, and is set to be distributed worldwide. The film stars Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal (who co-wrote the piece), and offers a searing take on America's current racial tensions and gun epidemic.



For more information on HELO or Carlos Lopez Estrada, get in touch with Otis Bell via otis@obmanagement.co.uk or give the team a ring at 020 7388 6031.

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