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Ascent Media Brings On VP Of Visual Effects

Andrea DAmico has been appointed vice president of visual effects sales for Ascent Media, and will act as a liaison between the Ascent Media Creative Services companies, including Encore and R!OT, that provide visual effects services for feature films and television. DAmico will also continue in her role as executive producer of visual effects with R!OT, Santa Monica. She has held her current post with R!OT for two years and previously held the same position with Pacific Ocean Post, which merged with R!OT in 2000. She is currently overseeing visual effects work on several films including ANGELS IN AMERICA (HBO Films), BIKER BOYZ (DreamWorks), CRADLE 2 THE GRAVE (Warner Bros.) and SUSPECT ZERO (Paramount Pictures). Her past credits as a visual effects producer include contributions to more than two dozen films, among them CONFESSIONS OF A DANGEROUS MIND, THE SCORPION KING, INDEPENDENCE DAY and TITANIC. At POP, she served as visual effects producer on WHAT DREAMS MAY COME, which won an Academy Award for Best Visual Effects. DAmicos focus will be to encourage collaboration, cooperation and co-ventures among Ascent Media companies. She will also work with clients in packaging services from the various facilities to best serve their needs.