Our Team

 
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SHAI BAITEL / President
Throughout his professional career, Shai has proven his creativity, out-of-the-box approach, as well as an irreverent, uncanny ability to capture an audience. As Mana Original's Creative Director he once again demonstrates his knack for storytelling and his wide-ranging capabilities for customized stage and screen content for both corporate and private productions.

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OHAD "ODI" ASHKENAZI / SVP, Content
An international acclaimed TV producer, Ohad has directed and developed many international formats. Senior Vice President for Ananey Communication/Viacom, Ohad launched and managed Comedy Central in Israel. He also worked with Keshet International, Endemol and a number of other renowned media companies.

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SKYLAR LANDSEE / Director of Development Skylar is a rising TV and film producer with a passion for socially transformative storytelling. Before joining Mana Originals, he got a crash course in production as coordinator and assistant on everything from low-budget indie films to big budget monsters (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows), prestige television (The Americans, Season 3), and nearly 40 commercials for top brands (Nike, Apple, Cadillac, Target, and many more). Sunset, Skylar's award-winning short film, premiered at Palm Springs ShortFest in 2017 and has screened in more than 30 film festivals worldwide since.