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Page 41 of 43 40 POST DECEMBER 2017 PEOPLE TOBIAS SUHM Two years after signing with Whitehouse Post for Los Angeles representation, editor Tobias Suhm has officially made his move to the West Coast. The former Berlin-based editor brings well over a decade's worth of experience to LA. Throughout his career Suhm has grown his talent by working on projects for brands such as Nike, Dollar Shave Club, Gucci and particularly in the automotive sector for such brands as Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz, Chevrolet, Toyota, Lexus and Volkswagen. RHYS DEMERY Los Angeles and Seattle creative and digital agency We Are Royale (Royale) has hired executive producer Rhys Demery. He brings nearly 15 years of experience within brand, entertainment and sports marketing, and will help oversee Royale's client relationships and maintain quality in-house production workflows and processes. Demery has worked with a wide range of brands, including advertising campaigns for Intel, Jeep, Nike, Sony, Ubisoft and EA Sports. Some of his biggest clients include traditional and OTT networks, such as NBC, FX, Hulu and Amazon. Demery previously worked as executive producer at Big Block Content, and executive producer at Loyalkaspar and ModOp, where he worked on a wide range of client-direct accounts. HAYLEY MORRIS Toronto, Ontario-based Iamstatic, known for polished CG- driven work, has added director/animator Hayley Morris of animation studio Shape & Shadow, to its team. Known for traditional stop-motion and hand drawn animation techniques to tell stories that unfold through layered textures, hand-crafted details, and inventive storytelling, Morris has a passion for creating music videos and has directed work for Iron and Wine, Explosions in the Sky, Pure Bathing Culture, Grammy Award-winning violinist Hilary Hahn and Oscar-nominated composer Hauschka. She has directed commercial projects for Samsung, Hewlett Packard, Burt's Bees, HumanaOne, Kate Spade, The Detroit Zoo and Paragard. She has also been an animator and fabricator on commercials for Special K, McDonalds, Toyota, The New York Times, Cadbury and a fabricator for the Macy's Christmas windows in NYC. CLAUS HANSEN, NOAH CADDIS, ROBERT OWENS Award-winning Flame artist and creative director Claus Hansen, senior Flame artist Noah Caddis and executive producer Robert Owens have joined MPC (a Technicolor company) to spearhead a new offering for the company that involves finishing for top global brands and ad agencies. In addition, they were motivated by a desire to be in a more collaborative setting, working closely with MPC's global roster of colorists and VFX artists. The group, which has over a decade of experience working together, will be based in MPC's Culver City, CA, studio. Hansen has completed work for BMW, Lexus, Maserati, Microsoft, Target and Revlon; Caddis has worked on spots for Infiniti, Kia, Adobe and Diet Dr. Pepper. GEORGE HOWARD Culver City, CA-based Riptide Music Group (Riptide) has named George Howard chief innovation officer. Howard was an early founder of Tunecore, one of the leading digital aggregators. Additionally, he is the co-founder of Music Audience Exchange, served as president of Rykodisc, and formerly managed superstar Carly Simon. A JD/MBA, Howard is a professor at Berklee College of Music and Brown University. JOHN PAUL FASAL The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) will present sound designer/sound recordist John Paul Fasal with its 2018 MPSE Career Achievement Award at the MPSE Golden Reel Awards ceremony, February 18 th , 2018 in Los Angeles. A 30-year veteran of the sound industry, Fasal has contributed to more than 150 motion pictures and is best known for his groundbreaking work in field recording for such Academy Award- winning films in sound categories as Inception, The Dark Knight, Letters from Iwo Jima, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, The Hunt for Red October and Pearl Harbor. Additional credits include this year's box office hit Dunkirk. Fasal began his career as a musician and songwriter, but gravitated toward post production sound in the 1980s. Among his first big successes was Top Gun for which he recorded and designed many of the memorable jet aircraft sound effects. LISA HARP The global Arri Rental Group has announced that Lisa Harp has joined its US operation as president of Arri Rental US Camera. With more than 25 years of industry experience behind her, Harp served as vice president and general manager at Panavision Hollywood prior to joining Arri Rental. Based out of the LA office, Harp, who is well-connected within the Hollywood filmmaking community, will be responsible for overseeing all camera rental operations in North America, developing new opportunities, building relationships and ensuring a coordinated business across the group's various facilities in the region. DAN MARGULES Lucky Post, with locations in Dallas and Austin, TX, welcomes senior Flame artist Dan Margules to the company. Margules is known for his work on such projects as Lego Batman for Sky, Gold Bond Shaq Wisdom, Canada Dry's Busy, the Prey game trailer and the groundbreaking 360VR experiences for the Oscar-winning film The Arrival. A Toronto native, Margules spent his early career in entertainment as a rapper and producer/radio host at night before entering into a career in post production and initiating his career as a Flame artist. Prior to joining Lucky Post, he worked for Toronto' Crush Inc. and Reel FX Dallas. 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