Design & animation studio Laundry has opened a new location in San Francisco, which will be led by industry veteran Michael Bennett as San Francisco Managing Director. He will work closely with Los Angeles Managing Director James Sweigert to ensure seamless integration of talent and capabilities between both offices. Bennett’s hiring reunites him with Laundry, where he spent five years as Executive Producer in Los Angeles and played an integral role in the company’s growth from 2010 – 2015.
Bennett was most recently Director of Business Development/Managing Executive Producer at finishing company Ntropic in San Francisco. Prior to that, he served as Executive Producer at Laundry in Los Angeles. Other notable career-building stints include Director of Business Development, Commercial & Gaming at yU+Co, as well as handling business development for Belief Design.