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LIEF IS A FEMALE-LED CREATIVE CONTENT STUDIO, PROMOTING AND CELEBRATING INCLUSIVITY, CREATING NEW CULTURE-DEFINING WORK WITH EXCEPTIONAL AND UNIQUELY DIVERSE FILMMAKERS.

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LIEF IS A FEMALE-LED CREATIVE CONTENT STUDIO, PROMOTING AND CELEBRATING INCLUSIVITY, CREATING NEW CULTURE-DEFINING WORK WITH EXCEPTIONAL AND UNIQUELY DIVERSE FILMMAKERS.

PRONOUNCED [LEEF]

From the Dutch word meaning dear, joy, beloved, kind & treasured… and sometimes even ‘cute’…

FOUNDER / EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Margo Mars

T +44 7500 332 150

margo@lief.studio

Lief has been a career-long ambition for Mars, whose body of work has won numerous awards, including D&AD, British Arrows, Campaign, VMA and Tribeca X, as well as the Grand Prix at Cannes Lions. Her films have been funded by Tribeca Studios, The BFI Doc Society, The Guardian and Lush Film Fund. She has served on Juries for Berlin Commercial, 1.4 Creativity Awards, Aesthetica Film Festival and the UK MVA’s and is a regular speaker on diversity and inclusivity behind the camera in Advertising.

Contact

Head of Culture & Studio Colleen Sohiez colleen@lief.studio
(France) Sam Fontaine sam@lief.studio
Accounts Zoe Jones zoe@lief.studio
(Netherlands) Itai Verhoeckx itai@lief.studio

For Commercial Sales, call or email us. Creatives, we’d love to hear from you! Send in your director/creative reels to us at Lief, but do not mail over unsolicited work (ie scripts and treatments). If there’s anything else you’d like to know, do get in touch.

We welcome all requests.

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UNIT 2, 7

WINKLEY STREET

LONDON E2 6PY

 

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Lief is a member of the APA and partner of FREE THE WORK. We are headquartered in London and work locally in Paris and Amsterdam.

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