Veteran animation and visual effects producer Andrea Mansour has joined independent animation studio Wild Brain, Inc. as head of commercials. Mansour will be responsible for all sales and management of Wild Brain's commercial division, developing new business opportunities, recruiting creative and production talent and overseeing commercial marketing efforts for the company. Prior to joining Wild Brain, Mansour was a creative program director with Sapient, a design and consulting firm in San Francisco. Following Sapient, she served in production management roles for visual effects firm, Ntropic, in San Francisco and CMT, a division of MTV Networks, in Nashville. In 1996, Mansour helped to launch San Francisco-based visual effects firm Radium, where she held the position of senior producer for 4 years. Prior to Radium, she served as a producer for DESIGNefx, a former design and animation firm in Atlanta. She has managed numerous projects receiving industry accolades including an International Monitor Award, honors from the Broadcast Designers Association, and an MTV Video Award nomination for visual effects.