October 2021

Top Legal Cannabis Brand Consulting Firms

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Your brand includes your company's name, logo, colors, fonts, mission, values, and more. The act of branding your business is a marketing practice that aims to distinguish your company from others. For example, most people who spend time online will recognize the red, yellow, green, and blue 'G' of Google.

Small and large business alike benefit from good branding because it's one factor in new customers becoming repeat customers. Think of it this way, if you buy a product and like it but can't remember where you bought it, how will you buy it again? Investing in a branding agency is one way to ensure you tackle business branding strategically. A branding company helps you define your brand, put together guidelines, and communicate your brand message internally and externally.

Check out some of the best Legal Cannabis branding consulting firm near you. As you create your shortlist, we recommend reviewing work portfolios to see if a company's style matches yours; reading client reviews to understand strengths and opportunities; and looking at a company's service focus to gauge expertise and work experience. We compiled all this data for you, so get started finding a Legal Cannabis digital branding companies today!

List of the Best Legal Cannabis Branding Companies

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    San Francisco, CA

    Their clients include major enterprise clients like NetGear, but Theory SF is a branding agency that hasn’t lost its focus on innovation or creativity. This San Francisco-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their strategy for greater success.

    If you want to see how Theory SF helps brands communicate with their audiences in a unique and crowded space, look no further than their work for Riverbed Technology. Theory SF helped them define a strategy for their audience to improve their reach.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Branding
    • 20% Advertising
    • 10% Digital Strategy
    • 10% Other
    New brand in the extended auto...

    New brand in the extended auto...

    We named and developed the brand and creative for this beautiful new brand in the extended auto warranty category. Keep your eyes peeled for the launch.
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    New brand for tech startup

    New brand for tech startup

    We developed a new brand for a revolutionary internet platform built for content creators. The USP? By using Holonis, your content will be found.
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    Outdoor Billboards

    Outdoor Billboards

    Our outdoor boards build awareness of the activities and unmatched beauty of the area
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    How to Mendo Videos

    How to Mendo Videos

    We developed an integrated set of 10 videos that teach our guests How to Mendocino. Our on camera talent is an up and coming stand up comic mom that really struck a chord with our audiences. 
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Melbourne, Australia

    They have already landed major names like Salubre as clients, and Courtney Kim Studio is still expanding on its list of success for brands in a wide range of industries. This Melbourne-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their branding strategy to increase both brand perception and measurable sales.

    If you want to see how Courtney Kim Studio helps brands communicate with their audiences in a unique and crowded space, look no further than their brand development work for Bahen & Co. Courtney Kim Studio helped them define a strategy for their specific audience to improve their reach and meet key KPIs.

    SERVICES
    • 85% Branding
    • 5% Logo
    • 5% Packaging Design
    • 5% Other
    Graphic design for finance services

    Graphic design for finance services

    Project created for a finance solution services in Melbourne.
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    Retail Design

    Retail Design

    Identity, brand treatment and packaging design for a womenswear targeting early 20s.     
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    Hospitality branding

    Hospitality branding

    Hospitality brand design included business cards, letterhead, restaurant menu, promotional collaterals.
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    Hospitality branding for a cafe

    Hospitality branding for a cafe

    Brand design included menu design, packaging design and website.
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Brookfield, WI

    PRETTY LETHAL DESIGNS has provided branding solutions for huge names like Bay Botanicals as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This Wisconsin-based agency was founded on a will to be great and has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Sheffner Jewelry needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to PRETTY LETHAL DESIGNS. PRETTY LETHAL DESIGNS completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Branding
    • 20% Packaging Design
    • 10% Logo
    • 10% Other
    Ivy Hill @ The Parkway

    Ivy Hill @ The Parkway

    Oakland's Parkway Theater originally opened in the 1920's, and was closed for over a decade. Work is now underway to transform it into a cannabis consumption lounge, and it is the flagship location of the Ivy Hill...
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    Baqed Cannabis Edibles Branding

    Baqed Cannabis Edibles Branding

    Baqed edibles is a sibling brand to Qulture Cannabis. The project included visual brand development, messaging and packaging design.
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    Bayride Extracts Brand Family

    Bayride Extracts Brand Family

    Bayride Cannabis is a craft extracts company in Oakland, CA. Pretty Lethal Designs worked with them on brand strategy, visual brand and packaging design - creating a flexible system using color to differentiate between...
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    Ivy Hill Dispensary

    Ivy Hill Dispensary

    brand strategy, design and web design for Ivy Hill Cannabis, an independent dispensary brand in Oakland, CA
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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Ottawa, Canada

    This established architectural design company counts major brands like Hyatt among their clients. Based in Canada, Jackpine brings a bright and impactful approach to each unique enterprise project they take on.

    Evergreen creates products for customers around the world. They turned to Jackpine for a focused strategy that would highlight their unique brand voice and audience. Jackpine delivered with highly modern and striking approach focused on making an impact.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Branding
    • 25% Digital Strategy
    • 25% Marketing Strategy
    Branding and corporate purpose:...

    Branding and corporate purpose:...

    Branding and Corporate Purpose, 2018.
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Alpharetta, GA

    What do Ford and SodaStream have in common? They’ve both turned to Franchise Marketing Systems for branding expertise. This Georgia based agency was founded in 2009 and has already made major waves with branding for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Avendelle Assisted Living launched a platform targeting new tenants, Franchise Marketing Systems analyzed the entirety of their content to refine their brand story, create key visuals and design a system that would bring together all elements of the Avendelle brand. The campaign was a huge success and continues to drive progress for the brand today.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Business Consulting
    • 30% Direct Marketing
    • 10% Advertising
    • 10% Other
    Magic Bubbles Pressure Washing...

    Magic Bubbles Pressure Washing...

    Magic Bubbles Pressure Washing franchise is a service franchise system that was developed with Franchise Marketing Systems in 2015.  The system expanded to almost 20 units primarily in the Southeastern U.S.  Today...
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    Avendelle Assisted Living...

    Avendelle Assisted Living...

    Avendelle Assisted Living Franchise is the leader in residential property senior facility development for small to mid-sized homes.  Avendelle specializes in creating cozy and resident-centric facilities which are...
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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Portland, OR

    Recognizable brands worldwide have employed Lazaris to bring their branding needs to the next level. Based in Portland, Lazaris was founded with a focus on helping brands evolve into their best, most user-friendly selves.

    When their client needed a more impactful and effective strategy for reaching goals nationwide, Lazaris provided them with focused service that continues to this day. Their strategy involved refining their client’s distinct voice as well as their visual profile to become more effective in a crowded digital space.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Branding
    • 15% Packaging Design
    • 10% Graphic Design
    • 35% Other
    Sorbo Tequila

    Sorbo Tequila

    https://www.wearelazaris.com/sorbo-tequila
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    Icon Airflite Vector

    Icon Airflite Vector

    https://www.wearelazaris.com/icon-motorsports
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    Sup Dog

    Sup Dog

    https://www.wearelazaris.com/sup-dog
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    Cheeki Breeki

    Cheeki Breeki

    https://www.wearelazaris.com/cheeki-breeki
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Chicago, IL

    Strike 2 clients include Brightfield Group, and they specialize in providing a design-centric approach to branding for their clients. With a focus on emphasizing the most vital elements of brand messaging, Strike 2 was founded on forward-thinking principles in Chicago.

    When Bartesian needed a complete overhaul of their brand approach, they turned to Strike 2. The agency provided them with an end-to-end analysis of how they could make their approach more targeted, impactful and successful.

    SERVICES
    • 34% Advertising
    • 33% Branding
    • 33% Marketing Strategy
    America's Best Beverage Social...

    America's Best Beverage Social...

    America’s Best Beverage Company had a storied history of providing white label coffee and tea for some of the country’s best known brands. But now it was time to create a few of their own. ​ We helped them position...
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    Website and Branding for Ronin...

    Website and Branding for Ronin...

    An up-and-coming firm in the Private Equity space, Ronin came to us just weeks away from closing a deal that would land them in publications across the industry. Anticipating an influx of digital traffic, their website...
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    G2 Launch

    G2 Launch

    Gatorade needed something to counter the huge success of new competitor, Vitaminwater, and they were counting on the launch of G2 to do it. This campaign resulted in the year's most successful new product launch...
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    Sprint Social Campaign

    Sprint Social Campaign

    Created a social campaign for Sprint, helping them highlight their service in a stylish and humor-centric way that appealed to consumers. https://www.strike-2.com/kevinlove
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  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    Atlantic BT is a custom software agency that helps brands around the globe reach their audience and increase efficiency. Since their founding in the U.S., Atlantic BT has helped everything from enterprise clients to brand-new startups on the path to improving their custom software in a way that leads to real business results.

    When their client was looking for an agency that would truly help them create new business opportunities through an e-commerce solution, they turned to Atlantic BT, who were able to work closely with their internal teams and develop a web design strategy that led to measurable results and excellent performance across a variety of metrics.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Branding
    • 20% Event Marketing & Planning
    • 15% Business Consulting
    • 30% Other
    Belcampo—Raising a new standard.

    Belcampo—Raising a new standard.

    OBJECTIVE Belcampo was ready for a Brand Refresh from Messaging to Design.   STRATEGY The way Belcampo does things shouldn’t be revolutionary— but it is. We stripped away the traditional facade of “wholesomeness...
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    Pinterest—The art of the Pin.

    Pinterest—The art of the Pin.

    OBJECTIVE Introduce brands, and the world, to the potential of the Pinterest and the Pin Collective—Pinterest’s network of content creators.   STRATEGY Bring the fun, creativity and humanness of the Pin Collective to...
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    #VoteTogether— A celebration for...

    #VoteTogether— A celebration for...

    OBJECTIVE Increase voter turn out at polls across the country.   STRATEGY When we learned that throwing community celebrations based on civic engagement raised voter participation by 2-6%, we cast our vote immediately....
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    Keds—Women made, women-led.

    Keds—Women made, women-led.

    OBJECTIVE Reestablish Keds as a women-led brand.   STRATEGY Changing a mindset requires inspiration. When Keds was ready to re-establish themselves as a women-led company, they approached us to help them articulate the...
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  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    San Francisco, CA

    Digital Ego One is a full-service advertising agency that delivers anything clients need to get started with their online presence. They are experts in advertising, graphic design, and branding for clients ranging from small startups to enterprises in the industries of advertising & marketing, real estate, and retail, among others.

    One of Digital Ego One’s projects involved working with EU-Moldova, a communication approach between the two entities. Digital Ego One designed a visual for the initiative, and also provided graphic design services.

    SERVICES
    • 20% E-Commerce Development
    • 15% Branding
    • 10% Social Media Marketing
    • 55% Other
    Visely Rebranding

    Visely Rebranding

    Visely needed a full visual update, i.e. Rebranding & new Website since they expanded on new markets. We did Brand Positioning, Brand Book, User Experience & User Interface Design, as well as developed it. And we...
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    EU-Moldova: Stronger Together

    EU-Moldova: Stronger Together

    We have designed a visual that could be developed into a full-fledged visual identity to illustrate the communication approach of the EU in Moldova. This included graphic design, creating the logo, making proposals for...
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  • 11
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Denver, CO

    Shanty Town Design has provided web design solutions for huge names like Makers Unite as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This Denver-based agency was founded on a will to be great and has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Ginger Nichols Design Group needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to Shanty Town Design. Shanty Town Design completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Web Design
    • 20% Graphic Design
    • 20% Logo
    • 10% Other
    Medical Website Design &...

    Medical Website Design &...

    Web design and development for a cardiac and vascular company.
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    Promotional Product Web Design

    Promotional Product Web Design

    Design and development of a website for a promotional advertising professional.
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    Pet Professional Web Design

    Pet Professional Web Design

    Nailed It Denver is a mobile pet nail trim specialist. They offer both in home nail trims as well as clinics across the Denver metro areas. Being mobile has an extra need for website automation and flow. The systems we...
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    Cannabis Content Web Design

    Cannabis Content Web Design

    Onward Content is a video production and dispensary marketing group, focusing on educating customers. ‘An educated customer is a loyal customer’ is her tagline. Our goal with her website was to create something that...
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  • 12
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Seattle, WA

    With a passion for both strategy and design, HEADQUARTERS has provided branding work for clients around the globe. Based in Seattle, HEADQUARTERS brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When their client was just a new brand looking to make an impact, HEADQUARTERS crafted major elements of their user engagement strategy in an emerging market. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by HEADQUARTERS designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Branding
    • 30% Packaging Design
    • 20% Graphic Design
    • 20% Other
    Intrigue Chocolate Co.

    Intrigue Chocolate Co.

    Strategy, positioning, naming, brand identity, and packaging for a small-batch, hand-crafted Seattle chocolate company.
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    Intriuge Chocolate Co.

    Intriuge Chocolate Co.

    An attention grabbing packaging solution for a wildly flavorful set of tempered chocolate bars that engages customers and stays true to the brand. View project:headquarters.studio/intrigue
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    Spacefinder Dallas

    Spacefinder Dallas

    Corporate identity and web/app design for Spacefinder Dallas.
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    Mama's Cantina

    Mama's Cantina

    A new identity for a temporarily reopened dive bar/restaurant that appeals to long-timers and attracts new-timers. View project:headquarters.studio/mamas
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  • 13
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Dana Point, CA

    SDA CREATIVE INC. was launched way back in 1995 and has since taken their serious design attitude to build a portfolio of clients from various industries. They are experts in branding, web design, and social media marketing for small and mid-market firms in the fields of advertising, business services, and consumer products.

    As an example of their work, SDA CREATIVE INC. partnered with Mikasa Sports USA, a sports company. SDA CREATIVE INC. is in charge of designing the brand’s products, sites, social media outlets, and packaging.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Branding
    • 20% Web Design
    • 10% Graphic Design
    • 50% Other
    SDA Creative's Reel

    SDA Creative's Reel

    SDA Creative has some serious film chops. We're story tellers at heart. Turn up the volumn and enjoy. https://sdacreative.com/demo-reel/ Think what we could do for your company...
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    Waterways Travel Magazine Ad

    Waterways Travel Magazine Ad

    Waterways Travel are the premiere travel experts for surfers looking to find the perfect wave no matter where in the world that may be. SDA Creative designs their image with the same energy they put into every destination...
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    Mikasa Sports USA

    Mikasa Sports USA

    Mikasa Sports, founded in 1916, is a globally known powerhouse in the sports world. Mikasa is the official volleyball ball of the Olympic games, and sponsors top athletes around the world. SDA Creative designs all of...
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    Stonehill Produce Website

    Stonehill Produce Website

    Stonehill Produce is a leading supplier of avocados in California. SDA designed and now manages their web presence. Who doesn't love avocados!
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  • 14
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Austin, TX

    Unpack'd helps clients by communicating their brand stories to their customers through unique and creative advertising solutions. They offer packaging design, branding, and marketing strategy solutions to small and medium-sized businesses in the fields of consumer products, legal cannabis, and retail.

    One of Unpack'd’s services involved work with Charlotte’s Web, a company that sells psychoactive hemp plants. Unpack'd provided packaging design for the product as well as a brand strategy for said company.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Packaging Design
    • 20% Branding
    • 20% Marketing Strategy
    • 10% Other
    Charlotte's Web

    Charlotte's Web

    Improve lives naturally. This mantra is lived each day by the seven Stanley brothers that developed a non-psychoactive hemp plant for their company Charlotte’s Web. Unpack’d captured the spirit of their mission...
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    Mushroom Revival

    Mushroom Revival

    The folks at Mushroom Revival are absolutely obsessed with the healing power of mushrooms and were ready to spread their enthusiasm through the growth of the brand. Our mission at unpack’d was simple: help Mushroom...
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    Vital Farms

    Vital Farms

    Vital Farms had five carton styles that contained a very similar product. The cartons lacked a recognizable brand, which caused consumer confusion. Our approach gave a distinct artistic approach to each egg line while...
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    Deep Eddy Vodka

    Deep Eddy Vodka

    Our design for Deep Eddy Vodka carried the brand’s story across its entire product line. To convey Deep Eddy’s quality and use of real ingredients, we chose vibrant colors and highly detailed textures. The result...
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  • 15
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    Freelancer
    LOCATION:
    Portland, OR

    Their clients include major enterprise clients like CLIENT, but AG Design Co. is a graphic design agency that hasn’t lost its focus on innovation or creativity. This Portland-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their strategy for greater success.

    If you want to see how AG Design Co. helps brands communicate with their audiences in a unique and crowded space, look no further than their work for Lunar Logo. AG Design Co. helped them define a strategy for their audience to improve their reach.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Branding
    • 30% Logo
    • 20% Packaging Design
    • 20% Other
    Atlas Gear Brand Identity

    Atlas Gear Brand Identity

    Logo and identity for Atlas Gear, a clothing outfitter concept from previous icon exploration.Looking for a logo or brand identity work? Have questions about what that process is like. Send us an email at...
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    AGDCO Brand Identity

    AGDCO Brand Identity

    AGDCO is about branding and visual design for creative entrepreneurs, makers of things and artisans alike. Specializing in applying design-thinking led processes across a wide range of design specialties including brand...
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    Crossfit X-Factor + The Recovery...

    Crossfit X-Factor + The Recovery...

    In the months leading up to the launch of a new fitness program, CrossFit X-Factor and The Recovery Gym (TRG) approached us to re-imagine the exterior of their shared space. It was my job to find a balance between both...
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    Film Poster for "Malibu"

    Film Poster for "Malibu"

    Casey McFeron, who’s acting credits include roles in the acclaimed television programs “ER”, “Leverage”, and “Grimm” is co-partner of Happy Tiger Films and the director, executive producer and lead actor...
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