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- Friday, Sep. 29, 2023
Justin Stiebel named managing director and EP at Stink Berlin
People on the Move
Justin Stiebel has joined Stink Berlin as managing director and executive producer. Stiebel will continue growing the Berlin base and seek opportunities for new and existing talent.
The Stink Berlin core team includes Moritz Merkel, Jana Marx and Isabel Kast who play an important role in the realm of production, sales and talent development; they will work under Stiebel, who is taking over from former managing director Martina Lülsdorf. Stiebel will work closely with Stink leadership Daniel Bergmann and Blake Powell.
Throughout his career, Stiebel has produced memorable work for various clients such as Netto’s “Easter Surprise.” Audi’s “Next Level” and the multi-award-winning “The Faith Of A Few” for Mini, of which he was an integral part of the production team. He’s also worked on large-scale projects for Nivea, H&M, Hot Chip, Absolut Vodka, Ubisoft and more, and collaborated with directors like Sebastian Strasser, Markus Walter and Daniel Wolfe.
With a string of awards from The One Show, Kinsale Shark Awards, Eurobest, ANDY Awards, Cannes Lions, Art Directors Club of Europe, Creative Circle and more, Stiebel has contributed to the Berlin’s creative landscape for years.
Stiebel has a proven track record opening and leading the Berlin base of global companies; he previously held the post of managing director at The Mill Studios Berlin, and opened Psyop’s headquarters in the city.
“Justin was a great fit from the beginning. He comes from the same production landscape as many Stinkers around the world, and has experience leading global companies’ Berlin base, whilst also understanding the German market as a native. He is a fantastic addition to the team,” said Stink Group founder and president Bergmann.
“Justin has the right experience and personality to carry the core Stink values of craft excellence and dedication to talent; whilst also understanding the market and being able to further our offering,” stated Powell, global head of film, Stink Films