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people JESSICA HAWTHORNE-CASTRO Los Angeles-based Hawthorne Direct, a brand response agency, has promoted Jessica Hawthorne-Castro to COO. She had been the company's VP of operations/client services. Prior to joining Hawthorne Direct, HawthorneCastro had been a television literary agent with William Morris Endeavor. HAWTHORNE-CASTRO REUBEN NICK LOFTING VALERIE MCANDREWS Red Car New York has signed editor Nick Lofting, who joins from Crispin Porter + Bogusky LA, where he was the editor for the agency's in-house facility, Plus Productions. He got his start with Saatchi in the UK before moving to George Patterson Bates (Y&R) in Sydney. He then moved to London's Sam Snead Editing before taking his first position in the US with LA's Chrome. He then worked at other West Coast studios, including Union, Lost Planet and Jump. Also joining Red Car New York is staff producer Valerie McAndrews, who brings agency and post experience to the studio. Most recently she was at Scarlett, a post house dedicated to fashion, beauty and luxury brands. MATT DAW, ISAAC REUBEN LA-based pipeline tools developer Shotgun Software has promoted of Matt Daw to CTO. Daw previously led engineering/development for the company. He succeeds Shotgun co-founder Isaac Reuben, who is shifting to chief strategist to focus on overall company direction and development. Daw joined Shotgun in '07 from Australian VFX house Rising Sun Pictures. Prior to that, he was supervising technical director on Disney's animated feature The Wild while at CORE Feature Animation. He also spent time at Action Synthese in France and Topix in Toronto. Isaac Reuben co-founded Shotgun Software with Don Parker in '06 after working together to build an internal pipeline management tool while working on the film, The Wild. TABOR had worked together at the post house Nice Shoes in 2008 for two years. TAYLOR WEBB GORDON JESSICA TABOR Edit 1, a NYC-based previs boutique, has added Jessica Tabor as director of business development after three years as sales director at the visual effects/motion graphics studio Suspect. Joining Edit 1 marks a reunion between Tabor and executive producer Michael Donovan, who 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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