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Dream Team Directors is a creative video agency with a fresh, innovative and effective approach to helping your brand expand. Simply put, our goal is making your dreams come true and making you look good in the process.

Founded by the dynamic husband and wife duo of Bayou Bennett and Daniel Lir, Dream Team Directors has developed an astonishing award-winning brand which combines imagination, humor, beauty and a desire to positively impact the world through their stunning creative work.

Their company motto, "Let our dream team manifest your dream", symbolizes the expansion and positive attention they win for their celebrity and high-profile brand clients and collaborators such as Adidas, MTV, Coldplay, P. Diddy, Smashbox Cosmetics, Atlantic Records, Chrome Hearts, Oscar De La Renta, Oscar nominee Mark Ruffalo, Golden Globe nominee Anthony Mackie, Matt Bennett of the "Big Bang Theory" and Lea Michele of Fox's "Glee."



Watch film about Directors


Skateboarding with Saddam (Feature Film)

"An Unforgettable Summer of Skateboarding, Love and Missiles"
Written by Daniel Lir and Bayou Bennett

Callan McAuliffe "The Great Gatsby", "I Am Number Four"
Gila Almagor "Munich", "The Debt"

Bazooka Universe
(Feature Film)

A nerdy physics genius who's obsessed with his only goal of becoming an astronaut and traveling to space is assigned to tutor a beautiful, sexy and impulsive girl named Lara. Their ensuing real life study of lingerie, partying, metaphysics, parallel universes and unpredictable human sex and love take Chapman way off his outer-space path but ultimately leads him to a much greater life destination.

Written by Daniel Lir

To be Directed by Bayou Bennett Daniel Lir

Extraordinary (TV Series)

Sex and the City meets Kick Ass

Written and Executive Produced by Bayou Bennett, Daniel Lir, EJ Johnston (EP of "Fashion Star)



Mirit_Mark Ruffalo
"I want you Bad" Featured on Nylon Magazine
Arabic Press
The Dream Team’s Bayou Bennett and Daniel Lir hire apprentice Mike Dusenka!
The Red Booth
Nick Ferguson
New York City Car Ride
City Harvest
LA Aboriginal Documentary Feature
Film Courage
Astoria filmaking couple Feature
Film Radar
NY Press
Queens Courier
Celebrity Talk Radio
Bayou Bennett & Daniel Lir at HollyShorts 2010
Interview with Bayou Bennett & Daniel Lir - Filmmakers
Filmmaking Is 24/7 by Bayou Bennett & Daniel Lir
Award Winning Director Bayou Bennett
Award-winning Dream Team Directors Return to 2015 Hollyshorts Film Festival
Bayou & Daniel return to the 2015 Holly Shorts Film Festival
Dream Team Directors Featured on the Darren Rose Radio
Film and Now T.V. Interview
Filmmakers Daniel Lir and Bayou Bennett inspire dreams at HollyShorts
Reel Talk with Tanya
Sad Robot Unveils Short for “I Want You Bad” Helmed by Dream Team Directors


"Daniel Lir and Bayou Bennett are two of the most talented and skilled young film makers out there today."

Michael Doven, Associate Producer of The Last Samurai, Minority Report, Vanilla Sky

"Working with Bayou and Daniel is like stepping into a chocolate-bacon factory. They bring the sweet deliciousness of chocolate with a hint of whimsy to your project. I've enjoyed every single bite with them."

Nancy Cartwright, Voice of Bart Simpson

"Right from the start, Bayou and Daniel impressed us with their efficient, professional manner - an approach that not only inspired confidence, but generated the results we needed. They were really creative and the final video product was top shelf!"

Alisa Marie Beyer, Founding Partner and CEO

"We wouldn't really open up to anyone else, like the guys from MTV, that says a lot."

Aubrey O' Day, Danity Kane

"You nailed it, that's the story of Smashbox"

Davis Factor, Founder of Smashbox Cosmetics

"Bayou and Daniel's professionalism and timeliness made them a joy to work with. Their work was smoothly and strongly executed with the final product being exactly what was needed to represent Isaac Hayes at his best."

AH, Isaac Hayes Entertainment

"Daniel and Bayou are the definition of a creative team; they collaborate on several levels, which is not only economical and speedy, but also productive of results that resonate with a depth that only true partners can plumb. Did I mention they are also fun to work with?"

Jim Meskimen, Actor - Thundercats, Mad

"Bayou and Daniel have what it takes, not only talent in writing and directing but also passion, intelligence, a desire to learn and an intense drive to succeed. It was a pleasure to work with them."

Kerry David, Producer - My Date with Drew, Agent Cody Banks, Like Dandelion Dust

"I love the concept you guys came up with"

Lea Michelle, Actress - Glee

"I really believe in you guys as writers and directors"

Matt Bennett, Actor - Victorious, The Virginity Hit

"You've received a second award! It's the Ryuichi Sakamoto Award."

Music Composer of Bernardo Bertolucci's The Last Emperor and Oliver Stone's Heaven and Earth, Canon Worldwide, Japan

"This is hot. This is way beyond what I expected!"

Orville Hall, Director of Grass Roots Promotions, Adidas America

"He's getting some really cool stuff, I'm excited!"

Paris Hilton

"An extraordinary pair of change makers, as evidenced in their work, Daniel and Bayou raise the bar by offering content and visual effects that punctuates their story telling in ways that delight and touch their audience."

Rhonda Vigeant, Vice President of Marketing, Pro8mm, Burbank, CA

"Bayou and Daniel brought their independent film vision and award-winning skills to the table. That plus their enthusiasm and big personalities added up to a big win for us at Indieflix."

Scilla Andreen, Indieflix

"The way you put that together was wicked!"

Tricky, multiple Grammy-winning artist/God of Trip Hop

"The coolest thing ADIDAS has ever done. It's not about the pro athlete, it's about the guy on the street."

Valerie Delevante, Director of Public Relations East Coast, Adidas America

"Congratulations on receiving the CANON Digital Movie Award!"

Yu Narumi, Digital Creator's Contest, Canon Headquarters, TOKYO

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Office: (323) 561-3068
Mobile: 917-907-2169

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