Company brings on VFX supervisors Khalid Almeerani and Carlos Caballero Valdés, and VFX producers Lisa Purisima and Florent Villegas, to bolster its high-end visual effects production efforts.
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New hire brings extensive design and VFX experience to the role, having spent 14+ years working as both creative and design directors.
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BAFTA winner James Whitlam will head episodic work as the company brings both departments under one banner, one pipeline, and a new leadership structure.
Industry veteran will lead VFX house’s integration of innovative and emerging technologies as key pre-production to final shot service offerings.
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Martin Hobbs steps down after 5 years at the helm to pursue an outside position; company’s former studio director takes over the MD role.
Former head of production promoted to oversee both Saturday Animation Studios and Meduzarts Animation; the adult animation arm of DDEG is currently in production of Zack Snyder’s ‘Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas.’
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Emmy Award-winning VFX producer brings over two decades experience on projects ranging from ‘Muppet Treasure Island’ to ‘A Discovery of Witches;’ in his new role, he will work directly with clients while overseeing day-to-day operations.
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In new leadership role, she will continue supporting the VFX house’s on-going expansion; studio’s slate of film and TV projects includes The Northman, The Great Season 2, Becoming Elizabeth, Suspicion and The Last Kingdom Season 5.
Emmy-nominated as a VFX supervisor on ‘Westworld’ Season 3, the industry veteran joins company’s new L.A. studio, where he will work with directors, producers, and showrunners to deliver visual effects on TV and films.
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