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PEOPLE 40 POST JANUARY 2017 HARRY COHEN The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) will honor supervising sound editor/sound designer Harry Cohen, MPSE, with its 2017 MPSE Career Achievement Award next month in LA. An 18-time MPSE Golden Reel Award nominee, Cohen has contributed to more than 150 movies and television shows. He has frequently collaborated with director Quentin Tarantino, including on the films, The Hateful Eight, Django Unchained, Inglourious Basterds and Kill Bill: Vol. 1 & 2 and has worked with directors Oliver Stone, Ridley Scott, Rob Marshall, Edward Zwick, Roland Emmerich and Paul Verhoeven, among many others. His most recent project was Deepwater Horizon for director Peter Berg. TIM CLAMAN Burlington, MA-based Avid has announced that Tim Claman, vice president, platform and solutions, is now responsible for the company's audio solutions where Avid plans to further integrate its Pro Tools, Sibelius and Venue products into the MediaCentral Platform. Claman began his career as an editor, sound designer and mixer, joining Avid as a senior product manager for Pro Tools in 1998 and designing many features that led to Pro Tools' 2004 Academy Award. Over 14 years, he contributed to the company's technology and product strategies as he rose to CTO. After stints at Snell Advanced Media (SAM) and Quantel from 2013 through 2015, Claman rejoined Avid in 2016. CATHERINE DAY, SAM SMITH Brooklyn and LA-based production and entertainment company Missing Pieces, which has become recog- nized for virtual reality storytelling, announced the hire of Catherine Day as head of VR/AR/360; she joins the company from Jaunt VR where she was executive producer/head of unscripted. In her new role, Day will drive VR/AR/360 efforts and oversee several original VR series. At Jaunt VR, Day led projects for ABC News, RYOT/ Huffington Post, Camp 4 Collective and XRez. VR director Sam Smith also joins the company's roster. He previously worked with MediaMonks on projects for Expedia, Delta, Converse and YT. Smith also has an extensive background in commercial visual effects, and a deep under- standing of post and VFX. DANA BOL New York's Nice Shoes added creative editor Dana Bol to its roster, who most recently completed for the studio an on-air and social media promo "My Cause, My Cleats," to help the NFL raise awareness of mental illness. Bol joins Nice Shoes with years of experience editing commercial content for brands such as Gillette, HP, US Navy, Esquire, Heineken, Nautica and Ford, as well as experiential multi-screen installation projects for L'Oreal, NBC Universal and WWE. Bol's background includes collaborating with VFX and de- sign teams and her understanding of non-traditional video formats complements the studio's expansion into delivering VR and AR content. CAITLIN GRADY Editorial company Whitehouse Post has added Caitlin Grady as executive producer of its New York office. She joins the company after spending nearly a de- cade at Bug Editorial. There, she collaborated with a number of agencies, including Opperman Weiss, Arnold Worldwide, Merkley + Partners, Hill Holliday and McKinney while overseeing post production for brands such as Bacardi, Mercedes, Audi, NASCAR, Chobani and Cadillac. JEFF WOZNIAK, JOHN MILLER FuseFX has added two veteran VFX supervisors to its New York team. Jeff Wozniak (pictured)brings experi- ence in both TV and features — the latter including Star Trek, Transformers and The Avengers — across an enter- tainment industry career dating to 1994. He is super- vising visual effects production for two new series, Bull (CBS) and The Son (AMC), as well as the Amazon Studios feature The Wall. John Miller has worked in visual effects and post in the New York area for more than 20 years, serving in artistic, managerial and production roles. His recent credits include Avengers: Age of Ultron and Captain America: The Winter Soldier. He is on-set supervisor and VFX supervisor for the new Amazon crime drama Sneaky Pete. RONEN SHARABANI New York art and technology company The Artery has established a special artistic collaboration with ac- claimed video artist Ronen Sharabani, a 2006 Cannes Gold Lion Prize winner, to develop and present in- novative and original video content to museums, art galleries, and other special artistic venues around the world and to integrate VR and other new technologies into Sharabani's upcoming art exhibits, installations, and live special events. Sharabani has worked for a number of film, advertising and production com- panies, including The Artery, McCann-Erickson, Dreamworks, and Gravity VFX/Tel Aviv, and was lead compositor on 2012's A Late Quartet, and Flame compositor on 2008's Ghost Town. DAVID CORNMAN, DEBBIE MCMURTREY New York's TwoPoint0 welcomes editors David Cornman and Debbie McMurtrey to the com- pany's roster of talent. Cornman is an award-winning commercial editor with experience in all styles and genres of storytelling. He has edited comedy, effects-driven, dramatic and documentary-style commercials for clients such as AIG, GE, Bank of America, Staples, Verizon and Computer Associates. McMurtrey launched her career at Crew Cuts in 1999, rising quickly to editor. In 2007, she was the first editor at Nomad's east coast office. She worked at Cutting Room, Red Car and Alkemy X. In addition to commercials and branded Web content, she's also cut short films, a sitcom pilot for VH1 and parody commercials for Saturday Night Live. POST MAGAZINE (ISSN 0891-5628) is published monthly by Post,LLC, a COP Communications company, 620 West Elk Avenue, Glendale, California 91204. Subscription rates: $63 for one year in the United States & Possessions; $94 for one year in Canada and Mexico; all other countries $133 for one year. For air-expedited service, include an additional $75 per order annually. 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