West Hollywood, California visual effects and design house Ring of Fire has added four new talents to their roster including lead motion graphics/special effects designer Todd DuFour, Henry artist Paul Geiger, Henry artist John Ciampa and inferno* artist Danny Yoon. Previously, DuFour operated his own broadcast and Web design company called Burrn. Prior to opening Burrn, DuFour spent three years freelancing at ad agency TBWA/Chiat Day as their lead motion graphic designer. Previously, Geiger worked as a freelance Henry artist and before that he worked for Pittard Sullivan. Previously, Ciampa worked at Pittard Sullivan, where he received two Emmy nominations for his work on main titles for THE WEST WING and PBS NATURE. Ciampa was honored with an Emmy Award for his work on the main title for THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISNEY. Prior to joining Ring of Fire, Yoon worked with the design firm Imaginary Forces, creating main titles and trailers for such films as UNBREAKABLE, BEDAZZLED, HOLLOW MAN, SCREAM 3 and THE NEGOTIATOR. "We are very excited these well established artists have decided to join our team," said co-founder/executive producer John Myers. "They make a great fit and come to us with an extensive following. It is terrific to know that projects and clients will be taken care of because of the vast experience these four bring to the table." Creative director/VFX supervisor senior artist Jerry Spivack said, "These artists all bring a high level of creativity and a wealth of experience to our team. We basically trusted our choices so much we felt we could immediately throw these guys into high profile jobs and they would deliver."
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