Rachelle Lewis has been a talent scout and top recruiter in the animation and visual effects industry for the past 20 years. Before launching her own company Rachelle Lewis Talent, she held the position of Director of Recruitment for Digital Domain, and was a Senior Recruiter at both Sony Pictures Imageworks and DreamWorks. She began her career as Director of Artistic Recruitment for Klasky Csupo.
To compliment her expertise in sourcing and placement, Rachelle also brings a deep knowledge and understanding of all positions within the Animation and Visual Effects pipeline. Rachelle has an astute eye for quality animation, VFX, and technical talent. This is an invaluable advantage when pursuing very senior and Oscar/Emmy Award winning artists. She speaks to both ends of the spectrum, from the production artist to studio executives.
Her client list includes: 20th Century Fox, Redefine, Warner Animation Group, Framestore, MPC, Sony Pictures Imageworks, Alkemy X, Method, Dneg LA-Vancouver, Laika, Rockstar games, Blizzard-Activision, Infinity Ward and many others. Recent projects in film include: Avatar 2 and 3, Beauty and the Beast; The Jungle Book; Guardians of the Galaxy; Maleficent; Godzilla; The Monuments Men; The Amazing Spiderman 2; Prometheus; World War Z; Wrath of the Titans; Life of Pi; Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows (Parts 1 and 2), Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides; Men in Black III; Hotel Transylvania; and OZ: The Great and Powerful. Projects in TV include: Emmy award winning shows like Stranger Things; Boardwalk Empire, and numerous title sequences for shows on HBO and Showtime.
Rachelle has lectured at universities and industry events throughout the USA, Canada and Europe. She acts in an advisory capacity developing the animation and visual effects curricula with universities and works directly with artists in the area of career development. She resides in California.