• Wednesday, Jun. 8, 2016
People on the Move
Deborah Sullivan joins The Artery VFX as EP/managing director
Deborah Sullivan
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Veteran ad agency and commercial industry head of production Deborah Sullivan has joined The Artery VFX as executive producer and managing director.

Most recently managing director and EP for international postproduction companies NO6 and Peepshow Post, Sullivan previously led advertising production departments for DDB NY, FCB and others, and she was a founding partner of independent agency Berlin Cameron and Partners. She also held executive producer posts with @radical.media, Red Dog Films and The Bomb Factory. Along the way, she has built solid relationships with top-tier artists, produced work for leading brands, and garnered an impressive list of awards, including Effies, Cannes Lions, AICE and AICP Show honors.

One of Sullivan’s first projects for The Artery VFX was producing the five-spot national smart cars “city smart” campaign for Merkley+Partners. Reflecting The Artery’s expanding role in supporting its top-tier clientele, Vico Sharabani directed the live-action campaign, with The Artery handling editorial, visual effects, final color and finishing. Sharabani is The Artery’s founder and creative director, and a well known Flame artist. He has assembled a collection of artists spanning VFX, color, CG, 3D and animation, along with VR and experiential capabilities.

“We are expanding very rapidly into a multi-disciplinary art and technology company,” said Sharabani. “As a key part of our senior management team, Deborah is already playing a crucial part in leading this growth. Her vast experience in top-tier agency, production and editorial operations is helping us grow in strategic and systematic ways.”

Sullivan said, “With this growing roster and an amazingly robust pipeline in place, we’re perfectly positioned to partner with creatives, directors and producers around the world to deliver the absolute highest level of creative work.”

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