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East Pleasant Inks Molly Schiot

East Pleasant Pictures has signed a major talent in Director

Molly Schiot

. Prolific in the commercial and film spaces, Schiot has built a client list that includes Levi’s, VH1, Nokia, Converse, Jack in the Box, PETA, Trident and Wal-Mart. Her credits also include a Funny or Die comedy short starring Malin Akerman and music videos for The Raveonettes and Eliza Doolittle, collaborations with Cass Bird, as well as videos for Mark Ronson, Sleater Kinney, Mika Miko, and Elvis Perkins.

“We are incredibly excited and honored to have an amazing talent such as Molly be a part of our East Pleasant family,” noted East Pleasant EP Sarah Roebuck. “Her quirky sense of comedy and artistic capabilities are forces to be reckoned with – she is a creative genius and offers our clients completely new dimensions of expertise.”

“I’ve always been a fan of East Pleasant’s adaptability to different mediums and willingness to try new things,” said Schiot, who joins the studio after spending time with @radical media. “I’m eager to get in and work with their deep talent pool and see what we can produce together.”

Outside of her directing duties, Schiot has a monthly video column on


website. She is also an illustrator, animator, photographer and painter who sold out her first art show. Her varied talents have earned her a recent feature story on and a place on

Out Magazine’s

30 Under 30 list.

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About East Pleasant

East Pleasant, an Emmy Award-winning production company founded in 2004, is a group of creative individuals layered in years of expertise on both the agency and production sides of the advertising industry. The studio is a highly flexible entity, able to handle traditional or nontraditional TV commercials, films, web projects, episodic TV, music videos and documentaries of any scope, perfectly tailored to its clients’ needs.

Company principals – which include EP Sarah Roebuck, Head of Sales Alexandra Henry and Directors/Founders Xander Strohm, Damien Drake, Stash Slionski and David Weinstein – oversee a diverse, globetrotting team of producers, directors and editors who focus on shooting beautiful imagery that tells relevant stories. This group has produced work for some of the most recognizable brands in the world – Nissan, Nokia, Nike, Kenmore, Clinique – while teaming with top agencies Wieden + Kennedy, TBWA, JWT, Time Inc., and SKINNY to name a few.

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