“Our business continues to grow and Stephen’s background in operations combined with his deep understanding of post-production technologies will allow him to hit the ground running as demand increases in the region,” says The Rebel Fleet CEO Michael Urban. “Bringing Stephen’s expertise in building world class post-production workflows Down Under is a clear sign to Hollywood that Australia is open for business.”
Ceci has over 20 years of experience in post production. He most recently served as director of sales for post production at Technicolor Creative Services. Prior to that role, he was the head of west coast front-end services and operations for Harbor Picture Company. Ceci began his career in a digital lab, constructing image processing pipelines and managing assets and deliverables. His credits include The Eternals, Black Widow, WandaVision, The Way Back, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood, and Black Panther.
“I’m excited for this fantastic opportunity to lead a talented team in opening a new market,” says Ceci. “The Rebel Fleet is a nimble innovator helping productions adapt and customize their workflows with creative, flexible and scalable solutions. With production services being quickly redefined right now, we’re excited to expand our capabilities to Australia to meet those challenges.”
The Rebel Fleet has worked with Netflix, Disney, Warner Brothers, Endeavour Content, Blumhouse, Amazon and more. The addition of Ceci reinforces the company’s commitment to productions in Australia and beyond. “We collaborate with productions of all sizes to create solutions to big problems,” adds Urban. “Through efficient, customized workflows and skilled crews, our focus remains steadfast on fulfilling the needs of local projects and studio clients at the highest creative and technical levels.”
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