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PEOPLE 42 POST JULY/AUG 2021 CHRISTY ANZELMO In London, Foundry has announced the appoint- ment of Christy Anzelmo as chief product officer, in charge of leading the strategic vision and delivery of Foundry's product portfolio across the media & enter- tainment and digital design industries. Anzelmo joined Foundry in 2015 and was previous- ly senior director of product, leading product man- agement and product design for the company's VFX compositing and review tools: Nuke, Hiero, Cara VR and Flix. In addition to product design, she has a strong background in business management, with 15 years of product leader- ship experience across fashion, electronics and software products. She also has a passion for helping creative and technical teams build successful products. ROB PETRIE Preymaker in New York City has signed Rob Petrie to its creative team. The studio uses a custom, cloud- based platform to create content, working with talent worldwide. Petrie, who assumes the wide-ranging title of "creative", brings 20 years of experience to Preymaker, having worked as an artist, director and creative director. After starting his career in London, Petrie moved to New York and shortly after, rose up the ranks to head of 3D and finally creative director at The Mill. He also was on staff at MPC as creative director, and freelanced at var- ious studios in both New York and Los Angeles. Some of his credits include work on campaigns such as Sony PlayStation's Greatness Awaits launch, Johnnie Walker's Rock Giant campaign and OFFF Design Festival's opening title sequence. MIKE SOBO Editorial, finishing and VFX house Uppercut recently welcomed editor Mike Sobo to its New York team. He has a knack for bringing emotional resonance, musi- cality and imaginative storytelling to his work. Sobo spent the last six years at Lost Planet, where he contributed to projects for Cadillac, Nike, NBA, Coach, New Balance, American Express and Chevrolet. He has edited a few projects that Lena Dunham directed, including The Lenny Letter, and a branded content piece she did for & Other Stories. Additional director collaborations include recent projects with Spike Lee and Zack Synder. He also cut the feature film La Voz de Los Silenciados, which screened at several festivals, and directed, edited and starred in a sketch come- dy series called No Problem on Funny or Die. ERIC J. ROBERTSON Animation and visual effects company ReDefine in New York City has expanded its presence in North America with the appointment of VFX supervisor/ producer Eric J. Robertson, who will serve as execu- tive vice president. Robertson brings three decades of visual effects industry experience to this new posi- tion, having worked on-set and in-studio on both the client side and as a vendor. In his most recent role as executive producer at Digital Domain, Robertson was instrumental in developing the company's episodic division, leading to recent work on shows such as Loki and WandaVision for Marvel/Disney+. Prior to his time at Digital Domain, Robertson co-founded and ran boutique studio Mr. X Gotham, which was later acquired by Technicolor in 2015. Over the course of his career, Robertson has produced and supervised visual effects for over 150 films and series. CARISSA CLARK, ROCHELLE BROWN Harbor has added two new directors of sales for features and episodics, with Carissa Clark handling the West Coast and Rochelle Brown man- aging the East Coast. Clark is a seasoned post production expert with over 10 years of multidisciplinary experience. She has a background in DI, production and sales from her time at Modern VideoFilm, Chainsaw (Sim) and Efilm (now Company 3). Brown joins Harbor from her role as executive producer with The Mill Group, New York, where she played an integral part in the growth and development of the color department. Her feature film credits include An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn, Arizona, Waves, The Adventures of Wolf Boy, Uncut Gems, Zola and Let Him Go. A 10-year tenure with Company 3 New York preceded her role with The Mill. BRYAN BAYLEY, SHADDAI BERRON Republic Editorial in Dallas had added seasoned Flame artist/colorist Bryan Bayley and creative editor Shaddai Berron to its team. The two have already collaborated on several projects, including a recent campaign for Dolce & Gabbana, featuring DJ Khalid and PJ Tucker. A skilled technical and creative artist, Bayley brings years of experience working on projects for high-profile brands, such as Home Depot, Ram Trucks, Coors and Toyota. He was most recently the lead Flame artist at Treehouse Edit. Prior to that, Bayley helped Reel FX/Radium grow their commercial divi- sions. His 2011 work on Katy Perry's Firework music video won the MTV VMA for "Video of the Year". Berron also joins Republic from Treehouse, where she recently worked her way up from assistant to editor in only a few short years. With a fluency in both English and Spanish, she's cultivated a diverse reel of national work for clients ranging from Dr. Pepper to Kia to Home Depot. KELLY OOSTMAN, MICHELLE KERZNER, ROB DIFONDI New York City's Sonic Union has promoted sound designers/mix engineers Kelly Oostman and Michelle Kerzner, while also adding sound designer/mix en- gineer Rob DiFondi to the company. The trio are part of a team that specializes in creative sound production for advertising and entertainment. Oostman has spent the past four years at Sonic Union, working on proj- ects such as Anomaly, a podcast she sound designed and mixed, which was featured in Tribeca Film Festival's first-ever Podcast Selections. Prior to joining Sonic Union as an assistant engineer in 2018, Kerzner was at Beatstreet in New York and Apex Post in New Orleans. At Sonic Union, she has worked on a variety of projects, including a recent Summersault campaign about female empowerment, and A Song of Grace by Arielle Knight, a film that premiered at Tribeca 2021. DiFondi's vast experience includes successful tenures at AudioEngine and Sound Lounge.

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