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- Tuesday, Jul. 2, 2019
Grady Gamble named COO of Luma Pictures
People on the Move
- SANTA MONICA, Calif.
Luma Pictures, an independent creative studio with offices in Los Angeles and Melbourne, has hired Grady Gamble as chief operating officer where he will focus on strategic growth and manage all business operations related to the studio’s VFX work, original content, and venture fund.
Prior to joining Luma, Gamble served as the chief operating and financial officer of Adaptive Studios, the production company behind HBO’s Emmy Award-winning Project Greenlight series. Additionally, Gamble has held key strategy, finance and business development roles at Paramount Pictures and Miramax Films.
Gamble said of Luma Pictures, “We are very well positioned to capitalize on the shifts happening in the marketplace as we continue to expand our VFX business, build out our robust original content slate and invest in high impact, early stage startups through our venture fund, Luma Launch.”
Payam Shohadai, founder and CEO of Luma, added, “Not only does Grady‘s broad expertise mirror the diverse segments of our company, but the depth of his operational know-how makes him an incredible partner in managing Luma in all our areas of focus.”
A graduate of The University of Southern California, Gamble began his career in finance with the real estate investment banking subsidiary of Wells Fargo, Eastdil Secured.