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Johnny Fisk Named FuseFX President

Previous head of LA studio and global VP of production will lead biz development group and continue focusing on the company’s expansion.

FuseFX has promoted Johnny Fisk to company president. Formerly head of studio LA and global VP of production, Fisk will now lead the growth and expansion of the VFX studios into new avenues of visual effects and new studio locations. He will continue to lead the business development.

With over 20 years of experience, Fisk has worked as an artist, manager, producer, and in executive positions across a wide scope of productions. After rising through the executive ranks at Deluxe, he joined FuseFX and took on the role of executive producer - Los Angeles. Later he was promoted to head of studio LA and global VP of production.

Fisk has been a critical part of the executive team as FuseFX completed the acquisition of Folks VFX in 2019 and Rising Sun Pictures in 2021. He has also played a key role in guiding FuseFX's efforts in real-time VFX while staying engaged with people across all levels of the business.

"I'm excited and honored to take the venerable helm at FuseFX and continue the great legacy of this business as we go boldly into this pivotal moment for our industry,” shared Fisk. “I look forward to embracing emerging technologies and promoting new levels of engagement across our offices as we navigate the expansive new roads ahead with our incredible global team."

"I have been working closely with Johnny for the last few years as he has taken on more executive management of FuseFX,” added FuseFX CEO and founder David Altenau. “After starting at FuseFX just a few years ago, he quickly became an integral part of our leadership team. He has continued to prove his commitment and leadership, both in our LA studio and globally. Johnny taking the title of president of FuseFX reinforces the leadership role he established some time ago."

Source: FuseFX

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Debbie Diamond Sarto is assistant news editor at Animation World Network.