Founder and Executive Producer, Rodeo Show
Raphael Leopold brings a wide array of professional experience and creative insight gleaned from time on both the agency and production sides of the advertising industry. He serves as the Founder and Executive Producer for Rodeo Show, a fully integrated content development and production agency based in Venice, CA.
Driven by the constantly shifting digital media landscape, his hybrid role fuses the exploration of new markets with the curation and expansion of creative talent. With an approach that bestows precedence on the creative process of storytelling, Leopold has assembled a roster of highly-skilled directorial talent who have helmed spots for such top brands as Nike, ESPN, Adidas, Subaru, Verizon, among numerous others.
Prior to Rodeo Show’s inception, he worked at LA-based agencies Team One and TBWA/Chiat/Day, managing accounts for major clients, including Pepsi and Lexus. Leopold earned a degree from University of Massachusetts, but discovered his passion for production and media early on while volunteering at local networks and working in the commercial department alongside high-level executives. After completing stints at radio stations and agencies on the East Coast, the MA-native made his way out to Los Angeles to dive further into the thriving advertising and entertainment industries.