Media company Hornet Inc. has hired Stephen Mann as CG supervisor. Mann has an extensive background in computer animation and serves as an adjunct professor and Maya instructor for the department of computer art at the School of Visual Arts in New York. He recently served as digital effects supervisor for Kleiser-Walczak, where he handled visual effects work for commercials and feature films. Hornet executive producer and partner Michael Feder said, "While working on building Hornet, I have searched to find a technical partner who is experienced in both the artistic and technical sides of production. We will rely on Stephen to guide the expansion of Hornet as well as to help us find the best talent." Hornet Inc. has offices in New York and Los Angeles, and represents a roster of leading artists and directors in the fields of computer animation, design and live action filmmaking for a wide range of media including commercials, motion pictures, broadcast projects and sporting events.