Harley Rinzler Launches Playground
Continuing to expand and broaden the scope of his companies services, Harleys House founder Harley Rinzler, has acquired the Los Angeles computer animation, design and visual effects production studio Click 3x. Rinzler has retained the key members of Click 3x, Los Angeles creative and production staff, including visual effects supervisor Craig Price who will serve as creative director. Rinzler will operate the visual effects and animation service as an independent entity under the name Playground. The launch of Playground rounds out the slate of post-production services that Rinzlers group of companies provides to the advertising and entertainment industries. The new company is currently providing visual effects services for commercial campaigns for Alltel and Siemens and has just finished projects for Visa and Buick. For Rinzler, the launch of Playground is the culmination of his goal to develop an end-to-end production solution suited to today's entertainment and advertising marketplace.