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- Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020
Rob Churchill joins Cutters Studios' Flavor as VFX director; new venture in offing
People on the Move
Rob Churchill has joined creative production studio Flavor’s Chicago staff as VFX director. The development also involves Churchill becoming a partner (along with Flavor parent Cutters Studios and other entertainment industry entities) in the launch of a production venture to be announced in the days to come.
A Chicago native, Churchill has established himself as a top-tier VFX director over the past two decades, most recently with Carbon VFX since its 2018 acquisition of Filmworkers. In partnership with leading directors and creatives, he is a key collaborator behind assorted high-profile campaigns for Capital One, Allstate, Apple, Budweiser, McDonald’s, Samsung, State Farm, and many other Fortune 100 brands. Churchill is also increasingly involved in projects as a director.
Churchill additionally designed visual effects for IFC Films’ An Acceptable Loss from Chicago’s writer/director Joe Chappelle. The dramatic feature starring Tika Sumpter and Jamie Lee Curtis currently appears on Amazon Prime and Showtime. Churchill’s focus on both short- and long-form projects aligns perfectly with recent developments at Cutters Studios; along with artists from Flavor and sound company Another Country, several Cutters editors have earned impressive narrative and documentary feature credits over the past three years.
Cutters Studios’ family of companies includes Cutters, Dictionary Films, Another Country and Flavor.