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LOOK Effects Hires David Embley

LOOK Effects hires financial management consultant David Embley as the company’s new Director of Finance.


Digital effects company LOOK Effects has hired financial management consultant David Embley as its new Director of Finance. With over 15 years’ experience, David brings extensive accounting knowledge and expertise to his new appointment. He is based in LOOK’s Los Angeles headquarters and began his new position at the end of July.

As Finance Director, David has years of experience in the advertising and marketing arenas, here and in the UK. Before joining LOOK, David served at a financial management consultant for bpg Advertising in LA. He also served several years as Finance Director for Ghostbot Inc and Brantrock Advisors, both in California. After two years as Finance Controller for Cohn & Wolfe in London, the company promoted him to Finance Director in the Los Angeles office.

David began his career at his alma mater, South Bank University, as an accounts assistant before moving on to Stanfort Limited as a management accountant. At Bite Communications in London, he was Financial Controller for over 5 years before working as Finance Director for MBA Associates. David holds a BA with Honors in Business studies and a Diploma with Distinction in Business and Finance from South Bank University in London.

“I am so pleased to be joining LOOK,” says David. “Their long tenure in the industry and their growth over the past few years show that they are a company to be reckoned with. I look forward to helping them achieve their professional and financial goals. It’s a wonderful challenge.”

“David is a great addition to our administrative team,” says LOOK president Mark Driscoll. “His experience, knowledge of finance and business and his level head will go a long way in helping us down the path we have planned for LOOK. We are looking forward to working with him.”

For over 15 years, LOOK Effects has been a leading provider of digital-effects solutions for feature film, episodic television and special venue projects.  Film credits include Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan, nominated for both VES and BAFTA awards for visual effects, as well as Man of Steel, Warm Bodies, Life of Pi, Disconnect, Moonrise Kingdom, The Muppets, Underworld Awakening, Captain America, Limitless, and The King’s Speech. Television credits include “Bones,” “Game of Thrones,” “Nashville,” “Castle,” “The Finder,” the Emmy-nominated effects for “Life After People” and all of the VES-nominated effects for the final season of “Lost.

Source: LOOK Effects

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.