Michael T. Nicolaou has joined Blur Studio as general manager. Nicolaou will oversee day-to-day operations at the visual effects, animation and design studio and participate in the implementation of the studios long-term expansion, including its planned move into feature film production. Nicolaou comes to Blur Studio from the high-tech firm Boxx Technologies. Previously, he served as a regional director for technology solutions provider Intergraph Corporation. He directed Intergraph Computer Systems sales effort in the digital media space and represented their presence in Hollywood, while introducing Windows and Linux solutions to many animation houses in the entertainment industry. His background also includes senior sales and marketing posts with AT&T Global Information Solutions, NCR and Xerox. Blur Studio provides computer animation and visual effects production services for all forms of visual media. In addition to producing animation for feature films, television and commercials, Blur has produced game cinematics and several animated theme-ride films.