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Blake Huber Returns To Brand New School as Flame Artist and Lead Compositor
August 15, 2011 -- Jonathan Notaro and his colleagues at international production company and design studio Brand New School (BNS) are very proud to announce the appointment of Blake Huber to the position of Flame artist and lead compositor for their East Coast studio. Since 2007 Blake has been a VFX artist for Charlex in New York, and prior to that, he spent six years with BNS East as an animator and Flame artist. He has also taught After Effects classes at New York University.
Brand Arc Names Shannon Pruitt Chief Strategy OfficerIndustry leader has developed successful advertiser solutions for standout brands
August 15, 2011 -- Recognizing her expertise building brands and leading business development, Brand Arc has named Shannon Pruitt Chief Strategy Officer of the branded entertainment agency. In this role, she directs the company's overall strategy, manages business development and works with clients to ensure that the best overall strategies and execution meet their objectives and needs.
Vi Nguyen Joins Thornberg & Forester as Head of 3D and VFX Supervisor
August 11, 2011 -- The principals of award-winning design and production company Thornberg & Forester (T&F) are very proud to welcome Vi Nguyen as their head of 3D and VFX supervisor. This is a new position within the growing company, which was launched in the heart of New York City in 2007. "I was very attracted to Thornberg & Forester's open creative environment, the quality of work and the concentration on environmental and sustainable advertising," Vi said.
Gravity Names Roy Eventov as Creative Director, DigitalEventov Most Recently was VP/Director of Design/CD with MRM Worldwide
August 08, 2011 -- Gravity, an international creative, content and brand communications company, with offices in New York, Los Angeles, and Tel Aviv, has named Roy Eventov as Creative Director for the company's Digital Group. In his new position, he will provide creative direction and innovation for the company's biggest digital clients. He joins Gravity from MRM Worldwide. The announcement was made today by Shemi Levi, Gravity's Chief Digital Officer.
Encore Welcomes New VFX SupervisorArmen Kevorkian Joins Encore's VFX Team
August 08, 2011 -- Encore, a Deluxe Entertainment Services Group company, has added Armen Kevorkian to its growing visual effects department. Kevorkian will be working as an in-house VFX supervisor on many of the projects that come through Encore. Kevorkian hasóas a clientócollaborated with the members of Encore's VFX team quite a few times over the years on a number of shows, most recently on the pilot for "Unforgettable," which was picked up by CBS for the fall season and will continue to utilize Encore as its VFX vendor.
Code Film Signs Jason Harrington to Roster
August 03, 2011 -- Code Film is excited to sign director Jason Harrington. Harrington is a visual director with a great command of casting and an incredible range, bringing a lyrical sensibility that makes moments of the everyday absolutely exceptional.
Comedy Director John Adams Joins Original
August 01, 2011 -- John Adams, whose talent for crafting smart, funny, true-to-life stories has made him one of the top comedy directors in advertising, has joined bi-coastal Original for exclusive representation. Adams joins Original after a ten-year run at Los Angeles-based Form where he directed campaigns for Bud Light, AT&T, Home Depot, Snickers and many other national brands.
Corinne Bogdanowicz Joins Light Iron Team As DI ColoristBogdanowicz Colors Soderbergh's "Haywire"
August 01, 2011 -- Light Iron announces that Corinne Bogdanowicz has joined the Light Iron team as a DI Colorist at its new facility in Hollywood. Bogdanowicz comes to Light Iron from DreamWorks Animation, where she re-mastered the first three installments of the Shrek franchise and Ku Fu Panda for stereo conversion. Prior to Dreamworks, she worked in the feature film and trailer DI departments at post facilities Prime Focus and Pacific Title.