Former Smoke & Mirrors producer brings his global expertise to further the company’s reach across their integrated advertising platform.
Framestore has announced that post-production specialist David Michaels has joined the company’s Chicago office as the new director of production and business development. Michaels will be working across the studio’s integrated advertising platform.
Michaels has extensive global experience working in post-production in both Europe and the U.S. He recently spent five years at Smoke & Mirrors, where he was an executive producer in both the company’s New York and Amsterdam locations. Prior to that, Michaels held positions at post-production company Quietman where in three years, he worked his way up from junior producer to head of production.
Michaels commented, “I am thrilled to become a part of the exceptional Framestore team in Chicago, with the ability to draw from the craft and heritage of the entire Framestore family. Our studio is well positioned to create brilliant work, consistently delivering the highest quality that our clients expect.”
“We’re incredibly excited that David has made the move to join us here at Framestore,” said Krystina Wilson, managing director, Chicago. “The scope of work that clients are bringing to us is expanding and to have someone with as much experience as David, looking after both production and business development will greatly benefit Framestore’s global operations.”
Michaels received a degree in economics and theater from Denison University in Ohio prior to completing his master’s degree in arts administration at New York University. In his previous roles, he has worked on projects for numerous global brands including Samsung, Microsoft, Coca-Cola, and American Express.