Our Team



Camille Benda
Founder & Creative Director

Having worked with actors from Bill Murray to Marisa Tomei, from Sam Claflin to Julie Delpy, and on films such as The Golden Compass to The Quiet Ones, Camille has enjoyed 20 years of designing costumes for theatre and film. As well as working in costume design, Camille has given various talks on topics relating to dress history at the Victoria & Albert Museum, The Costume Society and the Courtauld Institute.

She recently wrapped on two films, “Song of Back and Neck”, a dark comedy starring Paul Lieberstein and Rosemarie DeWitt, and “The Whole New Everything”, starring JK Simmons.

Camille has an MFA from Yale School of Drama, and an MA from the Courtauld Institute in the History of Dress.

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Jessica Freeman Racioppo
Business & Marketing Director

Jessica comes to Cocoon with over 17 years of marketing and business development experience in various industries, all bringing her passions for marketing and the arts together to help move the needle for her clients.

She began her career creating and overseeing Nissan/Infiniti’s arts sponsorship program at TBWA\Chiat\Day and moved on to leadership roles at advertising agency Innocean, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), art appraisal and advisory firm Gurr Johns and most recently Automotive Marketing Consultants, Inc. (AMCI) where she forged strategic partnerships with brands and organizations to enhance AMCI’s   marketing programs for their roster of over 35 automotive clients.

Clients and brands Jessica has served and collaborated with include: Nissan/Infiniti, Hyundai Motor America, Volvo, Volkswagon, Mazda, Toyota, Mattel, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), the San Francisco Symphony, the Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles (MOCA), Phillips de Pury & Company, the French Regional American Museum Exchange (FRAME), the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts and the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA)

Design & Innovation Director