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people ANDY HAYES After a four-year stint with DreamWorks in LA, Andy Hayes has returned to London's Framestore as head of effects for their film divi- sion. While at DreamWorks, he was lead devel- oper/sequence lead working on Rise of the Guardians, The Croods, How to Train Your Dragon and Shrek Forever. During his last stay with Framestore, Hayes was lead effects technical director on The Golden Compass, which won the Oscar and BAFTA for Best Visual Effects. HAYES LENNY MESINA LA's Therapy has signed multi-disciplinary edi- tor Lenny Mesina, who comes to the studio from Motion Theory/Mirada. He has edited music videos for Green Day, Adele, Common and Blink 182, cut installation projects like Think from IBM, as well as spots for Fiat, Nike, Target and HP. Mesina attended San Francisco's Acad- emy of Art University. MESINA RAINER HERCHER London-based Codex, a developer of digital media recorders and media management sys- tems for film and TV production, has named Rainer Hercher business development man- ager for Europe and Asia. Formerly managing director of Band Pro, Munich, Hercher will lead the company's customer relations and sales efforts in film and television production markets across both continents. Hercher joined Band Pro in 2010 and assumed management of its Munich office last year. Previously, he was managing direc- tor of Camelot Broadcast Services in Berlin. ERIC WARZECHA NYC-based audio post house Heard City has hired mixer Eric Warzecha. He comes to the studio from Sound Lounge, where he worked on spots for clients DirecTV, Comcast, AT&T, Cho- bani and Garnier. Warzecha has a background in music and music engineering, and continues to record and mix bands in his spare time. WARZECHA JASON PICCIONI LA's FuseFX has added Jason Piccioni as VFX supervisor. Piccioni began his VFX career in the '90s at Dream Quest Images, worked at Cinesite Hollywood as well as Warner Bros. Animation, working as VFX supervisor on X-Men 2, After the Sunset, Reign of Fire and The Lake House. As an independent visual effects supe, he worked on 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. Single copies (prepaid only): $16 in the United States; $32 in Canada and Mexico; $47 all other countries. Back issues, if available, are $32 for the U.S. & Possessions; $63 for Canada and Mexico; $94 for all other countries. Include $8.00 per order plus $3 per additional copy for U.S. postage and handling. 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