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Founded by Joe Sanchez in 2014 in Los Angeles, 1826 has grown into a full service agency with over 50 employees split over our 3 locations in Los Angeles. Our head office in Studio City, studio in North Hollywood and our warehouse in Santa Clarita, CA.

Our Team

We're an award-winning multidisciplinary team based in Los Angeles with a passion for creating innovative work. We work with businesses and people to create a more beautiful world.


Joe Sanchez

Ex Tour / Production Director for the likes of Rihanna and Queen. Joe stepped off the road in 2014 after a 25 year career and focussed on building 1826 from scratch to where it is today. Originally from London, Joe lives in LA with his family.

Creative Director / Partner

Rob Sinclair

Emmy Award winning designer Rob Sinclair leads the team at 1826 Studio, based in Los Angeles.

Sinclair takes tremendous care in collaborating with artists in order to translate their vision as effectively as possible. True to his intentions of supporting and enhancing the impact of the music itself, his work ultimately helps to create a more immersive performance, and a more powerful connection between audience and artist.


Brian Alexander

As the COO of 1826, Brian is responsible for the optimization of internal operations across the company’s Production, Studio, and Agency branches. Alongside day-to-day management, he focuses on 1826’s strategic expansion and commitment to maintaining the highest standards in project execution.


Kevina Purmanund

Kevina is a dynamic and results-driven Chief Financial Officer who started with 1826 from day one with the aim to a ‘Do it yourself IPO’. She aligned the financial goals with overall business objectives by raising capital and executing strategies for growth.

CSO & Head of Touring

Daniel Humphreys

Daniel is an international tour director, tour manager, and production manager, heading up the touring world of 1826 by drawing on his fifteen years of deep experience within the live touring and events industry.

Working alongside high profile and critically acclaimed artists such as Harry Styles, Calvin Harris, HAIM, Swedish House Mafia and Ms. Lauryn Hill, Daniel brings an unmatched eye on organization, stability, and communication, to ensure all clients the highest level of operational success.

Head of Special Projects

Marley Engebretsen

Meet Marley, a creative producer, production director, and tour director with over 15 years of experience in the entertainment industry. Having worked on diverse projects in various capacities, she possesses a comprehensive understanding of the challenges and nuances that come with producing events, shows, and productions.

Marley’s superpower lies in seamlessly merging creativity with logistical precision. She recognizes that successful productions entail more than just executing tasks; they require a comprehensive understanding of all aspects including budgeting, talent management, marketing, and logistics. By taking a holistic approach, Marley enables productions to be seamlessly integrated and maximizes their potential for success.

Brand Creative / Vocal Producer

Nicole Kehl

Ex background vocalist for Rihanna, Dua Lipa, Post Malone and many more. Nicole now resides in Los Angeles with her family where she alternates between overseeing vocal performances for some of the top artists in the world and creating brands.

Head of Agency

Marlina Fletcher

Marlina has worked with iconic consumer, lifestyle and sports brands including Nike, Beats by Dr. Dre, Everlane, and The FADER. She’s led teams in-house and at agencies with a specialization in experiential marketing, brand & digital marketing, multi-platform strategies and campaigns.

Creative Producer

Darren Mullis

Darren is a creative producer with a rich background in touring production management, who’s had the privilege of collaborating with industry luminaries like Olivia Rodrigo, Lil Nas X, and Zack Bryan. Seamlessly merging artistic vision with logistical precision, ensuring every performance surpasses expectations. From coordinating intricate technical setups to fostering a collaborative atmosphere backstage, Darren thrives in the dynamic realm of live entertainment. With a relentless commitment to innovation and a passion for pushing boundaries, he is dedicated to crafting unforgettable experiences that captivate audiences worldwide.

Business Development Lead & Producer

David Osei

David’s career has taken him everywhere from Viacom, to Complex, BuzzFeed, and more where he’s become a master of creative production. Along with acting as an on air talent, brand partnerships executive, and more. He’ll utilize this wealth of knowledge to bring new exciting partnerships to the team and help execute one of a kind experiential activations.

Account Lead & Producer

Oscar Osei

Clio Award Winner and Experiential Marketing Expert – Oscar Osei has worked on experiential activations with brands from Refinery29’s 29Rooms to, Netflix, BEIS, HBO and 818 to name a few. He spends his free time traveling around the globe and experiencing different cultures!


  • Production
  • Tour Direction & Management
  • Event Producing
  • Brand Marketing & Events
  • Storage
  • Previzulation Studios
  • Set Design
  • Lighting Design
  • Creative Direction
  • Event Staffing
  • Trucking
  • Event Budgeting & Accounting
  • Rendering & Drafting
  • Complete Conceptualisation of any Show or Event
  • & more!

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Pre-Viz Studio Booking

Careers & Staff Openings

Agency & Production

11340 Moorpark St
North Hollywood, CA 91602


7324 Bellaire Ave
North Hollywood, CA 91605