Henry & Rel


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Henry & Rel

Directing partners Henry Joost & Ariel “Rel” Schulman broke into the film world with their first feature documentary Catfish, which premiered at the Sundance Film festival and became one of the most talked-about films of the year. They single handedly turned “catfish” into a word which is now in Webster’s Dictionary, and has spawned the #1 show on MTV for the past few years.

In addition to short-form work, Henry & Rel have helmed two installments of the “Paranormal Activity” franchise, “Nerve” for Lionsgate and “Project Power” – starring Jamie Foxx and Joseph Gordon-Levitt – for Netflix. In addition, to their feature work they are currently Executive Producers of MTV’s Catfish spinoff.

Their next feature the sci-fi action thriller “Nemesis” for Warner Bros is currently in pre-production.

The duo has lent their unique voice, energy and DIY sensibilities to clients such as: Vogue, Google, Facebook Nike and American Express. Their short film, A Brief History of John Baldessari, and their recent work for Harry’s Shave System highlight their one of a kind executional style.

They boys live in NYC and LA, and spend a good amount of time on planes and on their massive social media following.