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Rising Sun Pictures Ups Jennie Zeiher to President

Co-Founder Tony Clark passes the operational torch to the long-time RAP exec, freeing him up to focus on long-term business strategy.

Rising Sun Pictures (RSP) Managing Director and Co-Founder Tony Clark has ceding operational responsibilities to long-time executive and newly named President Jennie Zeiher, who now oversees the day-to-day operation, freeing Clark to focus on the long-term strategy for the award-winning VFX facility. Zeiher will report to parent company, The Fuse Group’s CEO Sébastien Bergeron. Clark will continue as Managing Director, consulting with both Bergeron and Zeiher.

With a 15-year tenure at RSP, including eight years as Head of Business Development, Zeiher has been key in securing high-end work and building the company’s reputation and brand.

“It is our unwavering commitment to delivering the highest quality artistry and service to our clients that has helped make RSP an icon in the visual effects industry and a trusted partner for filmmakers,” said Zeiher.

Bergeron noted, “I am proud to elevate Jennie into this role. She is a natural leader who has an exceptional vision for RSP’s brand. I look forward to continuing to collaborate with her and to build the next generation of visual effects studios alongside The Fuse Group’s sister brands.”

“Jennie was the obvious choice to be RSP’s next leader,” remarked Clark. “Her skills, knowledge, strong relationships with clients, and sheer passion for the organization will ensure RSP’s continued success. Jennie has my full support, and I know she will excel in this role.”

“It is an honor and a privilege to lead such a talented crew at RSP and to help facilitate what is next for the both the business and its people,” added Zeiher.

Zeiher has a master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of South Australia, graduating in 2019. She is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) and is a current board member of the Visual Effects Society (VES) Australian section.

Source: The Fuse Group

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Debbie Diamond Sarto is news editor at Animation World Network.