Director Olivier Gondry has once again joined the roster at production house Partizan. Gondry, known for his commercial and music video work, made his first major mark with his commercials for HP, featuring his brother Michel and Vera Wang. Since then, this Paris-based director has gone on to collaborate with brands such as Audi, Continue reading
Technicolor London has grown with the addition of colorist Jean-Clément Soret to its DI team. He will take on the role of supervising DI colorist, which is a new role in addition to his current duties at MPC as global creative director of color grading, where he will continue his contribution to advertising campaigns. Continue reading
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In order to support the thriving Georgia production community, post studio Light Iron has opened a new facility in Atlanta. The expansion is the fourth since Panavision acquired Light Iron in 2015, bringing Light Iron’s US locations to six total, including Los Angeles, New York, New Orleans, Albuquerque and Chicago. Continue reading
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Santa Monica-based visual effects house Jamm has added animation vet and longtime collaborator Steward Burris as animation supervisor.
Burris has been working with Jamm in a freelance capacity since its inception four years ago, and this position makes the partnership official. Burris has been animating and supervising on feature films, Continue reading
New York post shop Uppercut has added Kathrin Lausch as executive producer. Lausch has over two decades of experience as an executive producer for top production and post production companies such as MPC, Ntropic, B-Reel, Nice Shoes, Partizan and Compass Films, among others. She has led shops on the front lines for the outset of digital, Continue reading
Oscar-winning visual effects supervisor Jeff White has been named creative director of Industrial Light & Magic’s Vancouver studio. A 16-year ILM veteran, White will work directly with ILM Vancouver executive in charge Randal Shore.
Recently, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honored White and three colleagues, Continue reading
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Editor Mark Burnett has returned home to Australia and The Editors after nine years of cutting in London, most recently at The Whitehouse. Launching his career in Sydney, working at The Post Office before joining The Editors back in 2007, Burnett moved to London in 2009 to edit at Speade, Continue reading
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Strike Anywhere, a production company with offices in LA and San Francisco, has grown its roster with the addition of comedy director Aaron Beckum to its talented roster.
Originally from Kansas City, Beckum grew up mostly in Europe before coming to LA by way of Vancouver. Continue reading
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Norfolk, Virginia-based digital agency Grow has expanded its film and production capabilities with the addition of David Walton Smith, who will take on the newly created role of head of film. Walton Smith will be charged with overseeing all content development and video production for the agency’s clients, which include Google, Continue reading
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Eric Rodli has been named executive director of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC). Rodli, an ASC associate member since 2001, has served six years as co-chair of the ASC Motion Imaging Technology Council’s Cinema Display Committee. He co-authored the committee’s 2016 white paper, “Cinema Display Evaluation Plan and Test Protocol,” which explores the key image quality parameters of dynamic range, Continue reading