Gonul Aldogan is an independent producer who has a strong presence on both U.S. coasts. She has an extensive client list that boasts several of the world’s best-known brands, including Elizabeth Arden, Neutrogena, Simple, Jergens, Macy’s, Dannon, Johnson & Johnson, Procter & Gamble and JCPenney.

Gonul launched her career at Propaganda Films and The Artists Company where she learned production from the ground up, and rose through the ranks to become a producer who understands that success in today’s highly competitive production environment requires an ability to come up with innovative solutions while leveraging a strong, no-nonsense approach. Though she’s at home with big-budget productions, Gonul is highly adept at making challenged budgets work because of her strong relationships with top talent and vendors, both domestic and international. 

Today, Gonul runs Lief Productions in Los Angeles. In addition to productions, her scope of experience includes location scouting, castings, permits, and all the additional details that facilitate a seamless production.

Lief Productions offer small to large-scale production and coordination of editorial and advertising photo or video shoots. Her goal is to accomplish the creative vision of the client while providing a high-end service, ensuring a smooth ride from beginning to end. 

Gonul was born and raised in The Netherlands. She lives in sunny Southern California.

Oh and Lief is pronounced - leef = Dutch = Nicely, pleasantly, dear, lovable, adorable, sweetheart. 

Lief Productions can help you out with the following: 

  •     Full Service Video | Still Production

  •     Consulting

  •     Location Management

  •     Casting

  •     Budgeting

  •     Merchandise & Prop Organization | Storage

  •     Global Logistics

  •     Travel Coordination