MTI Film Elevates Michael Cassio to Head of Production

HOLLYWOOD—MTI Film has promoted Michael Cassio to Head of Production. Cassio will supervise the facility’s team of senior producers. He will also continue to act as a hands-on post-production producer on current television series for producers including Apple TV+, Netflix, Hulu, STARZ and others. A Southern California native, Cassio joined MTI Film in 2020 as […]

Colonie Expands with Former Leo Burnett Sr. Producer Zach Day

CHICAGO— Award-winning post-production studio The Colonie has hired Zach Day as Producer/New Business. Day brings more than fifteen years of ad agency experience, most recently as a Senior Producer at Leo Burnett. In his new role, he will focus on developing business and forging agency alliances beyond the studio’s base in Chicago. The Colonie Partner/Editor […]

“The Alpinist” Producer Mike Negri Joins 11 Dollar Bill

Studio also hires assistant editor Brenna Cherry as it continues to grow its post-production team. CHICAGO, BOULDER and RALEIGH—Mike Negri, producer of the Emmy Award-winning documentary The Alpinist and the SXSW Audience Award-winning documentary The Dawn Wall, has joined 11 Dollar Bill as Senior Producer. Negri, who brings extensive experience in film, television, advertising and […]

Director Hannah Cheesman Joins Yard Dog for U.S. Spot Work

LOS ANGELES—Award-winning Canadian director Hannah Cheesman has joined Yard Dog for advertising projects in the United States. Currently based in Los Angeles and Toronto, Cheesman has earned kudos for work spanning commercials, features, television, web series and shorts. She was recognized as an Emerging Canadian Filmmaker at the Toronto International Film Festival and named to […]

Streamland Media Names Nathan Boyd CIO

LOS ANGELES (May 9, 2022) – Streamland Media has named industry veteran Nathan Boyd to the role of Chief Information Officer. A highly regarded IT executive and leader, Boyd’s successful career spans media, technology, government, and future transportation. Most recently, he served as Head of IT for Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment. Bill Romeo, CEO of […]

Industry Veteran Crystal Pham Joins TPN at Critical Stage in Program’s Growth

LOS ANGELES – The Motion Picture Association’s film and television content security program, the Trusted Partner Network (TPN), today announced the appointment of Crystal Pham to the role of Vice President, Operations and Product Management. Pham will report to TPN President Terri Davies. Pham will work closely with Davies to enhance the operational experience of […]

BREAK+ENTER Adds Emmy-Winning VFX Supervisor David W. Reynolds

NEW YORK CITY— Emmy Award-winning visual effects supervisor David W. Reynolds has joined the creative team at BREAK+ENTER, a Nice Shoes company. A 20-year industry veteran, Reynolds brings top-level experience across features, television and advertising, including such notable projects as Jessica Jones, The Tick, Joker, The Get Down and Boardwalk Empire. In his new role, […]

Ben Benedetti Joins Mad Old Nut as Executive Sales Director

HOLLYWOOD (April 8, 2022) – Leading post production technology and services innovator Mad Old Nut Productions, Inc. has announced the appointment of Ben Benedetti as Executive Sales Director. In his new role, Benedetti will work closely with CEO Todd Ulman to expand the facility’s ties to studios and independent producers, as well as growing its […]

VFX Veteran Camille Geier Joins BREAK+ENTER As Executive Producer

NEW YORK CITY— BREAK+ENTER, a Nice Shoes company, has appointed Camille Geier as Executive Producer. A widely-esteemed industry stalwart, Geier brings more than 20 years of top-level experience spanning features, episodic television and advertising. She will lead the studio’s creative, production and sales teams, overseeing current operations, directing sales and setting strategic direction. “Camille has […]

Creative Director John Koltai Joins Nice Shoes

Known for his work on Marvel titles and in FUI and future tech, Koltai looks to expand his horizons as part of the studio’s growing creative leadership. NEW YORK CITY— Nice Shoes has hired John Koltai as Creative Director with a focus on innovative motion graphic design for film, television, advertising and other media. Koltai […]

One Union Recording Studio Adds Senior Engineer and Sound Designer Dan Jensen

SAN FRANCISCO— One Union Recording Studios, the largest independent recording facility in the Bay Area, has bolstered its senior mix team, hiring Senior Audio Engineer Dan Jensen. Jensen brings more than 15 years of experience as a sound mixer, editor and designer, primarily on national and regional advertising. At One Union, he will helm mix, […]

Documentary/Restoration Colorist Jane Tolmachyov Joins Goldcrest Post

Former DuArt colorist is grading Ramin Bahrani’s Sundance Entry “2nd Chance.” NEW YORK CITY— Former DuArt Senior Colorist Jane Tolmachyov has joined Goldcrest Post. Tolmachyov brings credits across feature films, television and advertising, but is best known for her work in documentaries and film restoration. She has collaborated with directors Frederick Wiseman, Ken and Rick […]

René Steinkellner Joins 11 Dollar Bill, Chicago, as Executive Producer

CHICAGO and BOULDER— Continuing to grow its leadership team, 11 Dollar Bill has appointed René Steinkellner as Executive Producer at its Chicago studio. Steinkellner, who served as Executive Producer at FCB, Chicago, Lord+Thomas, for 12 years, will lead post-production, business development and client relations. Steinkellner knows 11 Dollar Bill well, having worked with the studio […]

Periscope Post & Audio Adds Talent to Meet Growing Post Workload

Veteran Mixer Terry O’Bright joins the facility along with Chief Engineer Bruce Dobrin and Business Development Exec Michael Sable. HOLLYWOOD— Full service post-production services provider Periscope Post & Audio, Hollywood and Chicago, has added creative, technical and sales staff to meet a surge in television, streaming and feature projects. The company has brought veteran re-recording […]

Editor Erik Tobeler Joins 11 Dollar Bill

CHICAGO and BOULDER—11 Dollar Bill has added editor Erik Tobeler to its growing creative team. Tobeler, who brings experience in advertising, branded content, documentaries and other media, will be based out of the company’s Boulder office and assume the post of Creative Lead. Among his first projects is a moving public service announcement for The […]