David Mandel Joins Green Dot; Rania Hattar Joins Newly Independent Little Minx & More

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"Curb Your Enthusiasm" director and the writer and producer of "Seinfeld," "SNL," and "The Dictator" David Mandel has joined Green Dot Films. Mandel, who has Emmys, PGA and WGA nominations under his belt, was a key writer on SNL in the 1990s, and wrote the "Bizarro Jerry," and "The Pool Guy" episode for Seinfeld, among others.

Interactive director Jeff Levine has been added to ACNE's roster. The director, designer and digital specialist has done work for YouTube, AT&T, PNC and Honda, and has been recognized by the One Show, the Webbys, Addys, Cannes Lions and more. Levine has spent time at companies including B-Reel, The Famous Group, Tool and Rokkan.

The Colonie has added Keith Kristinat to its editorial staff. The Chicago boutique and creative post-production studio hired the editor from Red Car, Chicago. Kristinat has done work for brands including Nintendo, Kellogg's, Allstate and American Family Insurance. His first project with The Colonie is a documentary for Nike.

Little Minx has a new executive producer: Rania Hattar. The hire coincides with a time of change for the production company, which also has moved to a larger office in Santa Monica, Calif and is now independent from former parent company RSA. Hattar joins from MJZ, where she worked with the executive producers to facilitate pre-production, delivery and many other tasks for 14 directors including Nicolai Fugslig and Fredrik Bond. She will work with Little Minx president Rhea Scott.

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