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Rich Ellis to Lead Sales at Periscope Post & Audio, Hollywood

HOLLYWOOD—Chicago-headquartered Periscope Post and Audio has appointed Rich Ellis as Executive Sales Manager at its recently-opened facility in Hollywood. A highly-regarded industry veteran with more than two decades of experience, Ellis will drive sales for the all-new, 22,000 square foot facility, which offers sound and picture post-production services including dailies, editorial, color grading, sound editing and mixing. Periscope Post & ...

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Alkemy X Taps Rich Shurtliff as Director of IT

Veteran engineer to take over for retiring VP of Engineering Bob Pyle. NEW YORK CITY— Premiere creative media company Alkemy X today announces the appointment of Rich Shurtliff as Director of Information Technology. Shurtliff, who brings deep experience in IT for visual effects, design and content production, will oversee the company’s information technology strategy, services and operations at its Philadelphia, ...

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Alkemy X Names Clare O’Brien to Join Sales Team

NEW YORK CITY— Alkemy X, a fully-integrated production studio specializing in branded and episodic content, announces Clare O’Brien has joined the company as Vice President of Business Development. O’Brien comes to Alkemy to help forge new business relationships with like-minded companies seeking high impact content, nationally and internationally. O’Brien, who will be based out of Alkemy X’s New York studio, ...

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Alkemy X Signs Director Anthony Pellino

NEW YORK CITY— Director Anthony Pellino has joined Alkemy X for exclusive representation for advertising and branded content. With credits including work for Nike, Reebok, Lexus and Uber, among others, Pellino has earned high marks for the raw, emotional power of his work and an innovative style of visual storytelling, especially for sports-related projects. His most recent effort is a ...

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Derby Adds Director Emily Elizabeth Thomas

New York City— Continuing to expand its creative roster with unique and emerging talent, Derby has signed writer/director Emily Elizabeth Thomas for advertising, branded content and music videos. Originally from Texas, Thomas is best known for her narrative work, including the award-winning short film Lola: Girl Got a Gun. The new venture, which marks Thomas’ first foray into advertising, is ...

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Sound Lounge Promotes Becca Falborn to Executive Producer

NEW YORK— Sound Lounge, New York’s leading independent provider of sound services for advertising, television and feature films, has promoted Becca Falborn to Executive Producer. In her new role, Falborn will manage the studio’s busy advertising division and supervise its team of producers. She will also lead client relations and sales. Additionally, she will manage Sound Lounge Everywhere, the company’s ...

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Goldcrest Post Names Domenic Rom as Managing Director

NEW YORK CITY—Domenic Rom, a longtime fixture of New York’s post-production industry, has joined Goldcrest Post as Managing Director. Rom will oversee operations, drive sales and pursue growth strategies for Goldcrest, one of the largest independent providers of post services for film and television on the East Coast. He previously served as president and general manager of Deluxe TV Post ...

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VFX Veteran Rebecca Manning Joins Alkemy X

Compositing Supervisor’s credits include “War for the Planet of the Apes,” “The Jungle Book” and “Avatar.” PHILADELPHIA— Alkemy X has hired Rebecca Manning as Compositing Supervisor for its Visual Effects division. Manning brings 16 years of experience and more than 40 major feature film and television credits, including Ghostbusters, The Jungle Book, X-Men: Days of Future Past and Avatar. Manning ...

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Jaylen Block-Smith Joins One Union Recording Studios as Studio Manager

Studio also adds Elisa Gonzalez to head client services. SAN FRANCISCO— One Union Recording Studios, the Bay Area’s leading provider of post-production sound services, has hired Jaylen Block-Smith as general manager. Block-Smith brings a diverse background in sound and music, and more than ten years of managerial experience to her new role, which will include oversight of the facility’s scheduling, ...

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Luxury Travel Directing Team “Away Lands” Joins Derby

New York City—  Away Lands, the directing team of Amy Seder and Brandon Burkley, has joined Derby for exclusive representation in commercials, branded content and other advertising projects. Specialists in creating content in the travel and adventure space, the duo has gained an international following since leaving their previous jobs to pursue full-time travel and content creation in 2016. That ...

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Goldcrest Post Continues Growth; Brings on Veteran Colorists Ken Sirulnick and Evan Anthony

Sirulnick (“RBG”, “Jane Fonda in Five Acts”) and Anthony (“Moonlight Sonata”, “Being Elmo”) bring a long list of accolades and deep experience in independent features and documentaries. NEW YORK CITY—Full-service post-production facility Goldcrest Post is expanding its footprint in independent film and documentary finishing through key additions to its creative roster. The company has forged a partnership with Glue Edit, ...

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Alkemy X Adds Art Director/Designer Adam Maruszan

PHILADELPHIA— Adam Maruszan has joined the creative team at Alkemy X as Art Director and Senior Motion Graphics Designer. A 10-year industry veteran, Maruszan will design and create graphics for a variety of content including TV spots, branded content, digital media, original programming. “Adam is an extremely talented artist who’s been on our radar for several years,” said Alkemy X ...

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Rebecca Niles Joins Derby as Executive Producer

New York City— Derby today announces the appointment of Rebecca Niles as Executive Producer. Niles brings strong leadership, strategic vision and deep production experience. Her background includes a previous two-year stint with Derby as head of production plus prior work for brands including WeWork, ESPN, Nike, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Aruba Tourism Board and British Airways. She also produced a variety of ...

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Academy Award® Nominated Sound Editors Becky Sullivan and Andrew DeCristofaro Join Sony Pictures Post Production Services

CULVER CITY, Calif.–Supervising Sound Editors Becky Sullivan and Andrew DeCristofaro, who share a 2015 Academy Award® nomination for their work on Unbroken, have joined Sony Pictures Post Production Services. The pair have collaborated on numerous films over the years, including this year’s Best Picture Academy Award® winner Green Book, with DeCristofaro as supervising sound editor and Sullivan as ADR supervisor. ...

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1606 Studio Taps Vickie Sornsilp as Head of Production

Creative studio, formerly named MADE-SF, is off to a fast start. SAN FRANCISCO— San Francisco-based 1606 Studio, formerly MADE-SF, has hired veteran post-production producer Vickie Sornsilp as head of production. Sornsilp, whose background includes senior positions with One Union Recording and Beast Editorial, will oversee editorial and post-production finishing projects for the studio, launched last month by executive producer Jon ...

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Goldcrest Post Expands Picture Finishing Operations; Hires Colorist Marcy Robinson, Adds 4K DI/HDR Grading Theater

NEW YORK CITY— Goldcrest Post, the independent post-production facility whose recent credits include acclaimed indie titles Russian Doll, Sorry to Bother You, The Miseducation of Cameron Post, Native Son and High Flying Bird¸ is expanding its picture finishing services. The company has added veteran colorist Marcy Robinson and, in addition to its existing theater and other digital intermediate rooms, has ...

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