11 Dollar Bill has added filmmaker Matt Mooney to its creative team in Boulder. With experience as a cinematographer, editor, and motion graphics designer, he will serve as creative lead for advertising, branded content, and other projects.
MTI Film has added dailies colorist Arthur Oganesyan to its team of post-production artists. Oganesyan brings experience in streaming and broadcast series through stints at Encore, Hollywood, and Company 3. In his first project for MTI, he is grading dailies for the new season of American Horror Story for Ryan Murphy Productions and FX Network.
The Hollywood Professional Association Awards Committee has announced that revered studio post-production executive Kim Waugh, executive vice president of worldwide post-production creative services, Warner Bros. Studio Operations at Warner Bros. Discovery, will receive the HPA Lifetime Achievement Award on November 17. The awards honor technical and creative brilliance in content creation.
The board of twofour54, the Abu Dhabi-based media, entertainment, and gaming hub, has appointed Mark Whitehead, an international media leader with nearly 30 years of experience, as chief executive officer.
The trade association New York Women in Film and Television has announced that its next NYWIFT Talks, scheduled for August 1 at 4:00 p.m. EDT, will feature John Carson Woo, executive director of Asian Vision.
Veteran post-production executive Mark Kaplan is joining Goldcrest Post as executive vice president. A highly regarded industry veteran, Kaplan will be tasked with growing the facility and attracting more work from both inside and outside New York City, including Los Angeles and London. He comes aboard the facility after 20 years at Technicolor, Los Angeles, (now Formosa Group) where he was vice president of broadcast sales.
Twain Richardson, a conform editor with credits spanning television, documentaries, advertising, and shorts, has joined Goldcrest Post. Bringing more than a dozen years of experience, Richardson has developed a broad skill set and a credit list that includes the Oscar-shortlisted documentary All In: The Fight for Democracy for Amazon Prime, the BAFTA-nominated documentary Becoming Cousteau for Nat Geo and the provocative documentary Britney vs Spears for Netflix.
ArsenalFX Color has announced that Joshua Baca, a co-founder, and partner in the company, is moving into a new role as chief technology officer. A 20-year industry pro, Baca has served ArsenalFX as a finishing editor and technologist since its founding in 2012.
[Editor’s Note: Jeroen Hendriks served as digital imaging technician on the feature film Where the Crawdads Sing, which opened in theatres this past weekend. Here, in his own words, are his thoughts about the project.] After having positive experiences using Sony’s OLED monitors for years, I chose their PVM-X2400 24-inch 4K high dynamic range monitor for use on my latest project Where the Crawdads Sing, based on the best-selling novel.
David Grindle, SMPTE's new executive director, officially takes office today. SMPTE also announced that the new term for all newly elected and continuing section officers and managers began on July 1.