• Thursday, Jun. 30, 2022
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Phil Harrelson to lead DI and new dailies services at Nice Shoes
Phil Harrelson
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Nice Shoes has hired postproduction veteran Phil Harrelson as managing director/DI and dailies. Harrelson will head the facility’s digital intermediate services, which provides color grading, editorial finishing and delivery services for film and television. He will also oversee the launch of a new dailies service for film and television productions.

Harrelson expects to have Nice Shoes’ dailies service operational within a year. “Dailies presents a huge opportunity for this company,” he said. “We want to grow our relationships with our clients and help them navigate every step in the postproduction process.”

Harrelson’s career spans more than 20 years and includes hands-on experience in editorial, VFX, sound and engineering. He also has served in a variety of executive roles and has worked with many top executive producers, directors and cinematographers. Most recently, he served as VP of operations at Light Iron where he led its dailies and workflow teams, and directed the expansion of remote computing and cloud services.

As VP of sales and operations at Deluxe Entertainment Services, Harrelson was responsible for dailies and location-based services. His background also includes senior operational and technical roles with Encore VFX, The Digital Difference and Sounddogs. Earlier in his career, he worked as an Avid technician, supporting feature film and television editorial departments for Sony Pictures, Warner Bros., Disney and other studios. He began his career as an editor.

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