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 "You're not an artist, Peggy. You solve problems." Don Draper.

IN THE PRESENCE OF LIONEL GOLDSTEIN
8 August 2023

Lionel Goldstein is more than a man—he's two men, in fact. They are Belgian directors Koen Mortier and Joe Vanhoutteghem, who've now joined Presence for UK representation and bring a singular reel with them.

Goldstein—or Monsieurs Mortier and Vanhoutteghem, if you prefer—say: "We believe the UK advertising market is the most creative market in the world. There are a lot of opportunities at the level of comedy and alternative absurdity. Lionel Goldstein is always looking for bold projects and open minded creatives, as well as producers who have the guts to market our anarchic yet absurd reel."


CEO Danny Fleet likes Goldstein's moxie, as well as their reel that's set to grow and grow over the next while: "We are delighted at their signing and anticipate having a lot of laughs collaborating with them on brilliant creative work. Hilarious, left-field and anarchic, impeccable timing, and astutely clever insight make for very funny filmmaking."

Fancy a, erm, taste of Lionel Goldstein? Then check out this gonzo 2016 ad for Bicky Burger—a deep-fried amalgam of beef, lamb and horse meat planted inside a toasted bun with sesame seeds, covered in a tricolour of sauces plus cucumber and fried onion, all served up in a special pouch. Wait until you see where this miracle munchie comes from.


To discuss Lionel Goldstein in more detail, drop Danny Fleet a line via dfleet@presence.team or call 020 7439 3130.

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