Global growth triggers L.A. staffing shift; VP of production, Johnny Fisk, takes new active role in global business development group.
FuseFX has named Lindsey Kaiser as executive producer at its flagship Los Angeles studio. In her new role, she will partner with L.A. production to help oversee day-to-day operations while working to help bring new projects to the visual effects’ studio.
Kaiser brings over a decade of industry experience leading VFX and post-production teams, as well as expertise in establishing new client relationships. Kaiser previously held the title of senior vice president at DNEG where she served as a key stakeholder in new client relationships and sales.
"I'm so excited to join the FuseFX family,” commented Kaiser. “The studio's commitment to creating an environment of inclusivity, passion, integrity, and strong work ethic makes it the perfect fit for me. I can't wait to hit the ground running here in Los Angeles and collaborate with such a talented team across the globe.”
Other changes in the Los Angeles office include the transition of VP of production Johnny Fisk into the management of FuseFX's global business development group. While remaining head of studio at the LA location he will take a more active role in global operations including implementing new business growth and global production strategy. He will work in partnership with executive producer of global operations, Dan Rucinski.
"Being surrounded by the incredible talent, experience, and warmth at FuseFX and Folks VFX fuels my passion for expanding our engagement in this industry and paving new paths,” shared Fisk. “In this role, I look to continue our global growth, focused on keeping our relationships the priority. I'm excited to expand our legacy of personal attention to each endeavor - no matter how big or small – just as we have since the doors opened on our first boutique shop 15 years ago.”
"The culture of collaboration, creativity, and service to our studio partners is paramount to our success at FuseFX," noted FuseFX CEO, David Altenau. “Johnny Fisk has demonstrated that he is committed to the same high standards and goals we have established. This evolution of his position will empower him to implement global strategies and growth across all our studios and engage with more of our clients worldwide."
"I am also thrilled with the addition of Lindsey Kaiser to our leadership team,” added Altenau. “She brings incredible experience to our entire organization. Her knowledge and perspective will be a significant asset to FuseFX as we continue to expand our global footprint and explore exciting new markets."