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52 Post • April 2014 people 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. If shipping outside the U.S., include an additional $14 per order plus $5 per additional copy. Periodicals postage paid at Glendale CA 91205 and additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Please send address changes to POST, P.O. Box 3551, Northbrook, IL 60065-3551. 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ROB SEPHTON Supervising sound editor and sound designer Rob Sephton has joined post production sound company Todd-Soundelux in Holly- wood. Sephton worked as a supervising sound editor at Sony Pictures, and spent 15 years at Walt Disney Studios, where he also served in the operational leadership for that company's post production sound department. His feature cred- its include work on Remember the Titans, Spirited Away, The Smurfs, Pearl Harbor, Armageddon, and last summer's The Smurfs 2. BARRY SANDREW, PH.D. The International 3D & Advanced Imag- ing Society (3D Society) has appointed Barry Sandrew, Ph.D., to the Board of Governors. Sandrew is the founder, chief creative officer and chief technology officer of Legend3D, Inc. The 3D Society inducted Sandrew for his contributions to the advancement of 3D and imaging technol- ogies. As a part of the board, he will aid in advancing the art of 3D by speaking at confer- ences and expos, and by setting up and partici- pating in industry panels. TROY HERMES Creative studio Splice in Minneapolis has added sound designer/mixer Troy Hermes to its team. He will head up the company's audio department while providing sound design and audio mixing services. Hermes' career began as an assistant engineer in Miami, which evolved into audio engineering for TV and radio. He moved to London and joined NBC as a freelance location sound engineer, and was later sent to Afghanistan and Iraq to record audio for news stories for NBC Nightly News and Dateline, among others. He later spent time handling mixing and sound design for TV and commercials through London's Crow TV. He also worked as a mixer/sound designer for the BBC show, EastEnders. Upon returning to the States, Hermes worked in NYC with agency Ogilvy & Mather. MATT SUNG Imaginary Forces in NYC has signed inter- active creative director Matt Sung. He comes to the studio from Razorfish, where he served as associate creative director and design lead for the 2013 responsive Website redesign of Mercedes- Benz USA ( Prior to that, Sung was a SEPHTON SANDREW ELLIOT DAVIS SUNG BEALE design director at Scripps Networks Digital for Food Network and Cooking Channel. BETSY BEALE Betsy Beale, an executive producer at edi- torial company Jump in LA, has been elected president of AICE's West Coast Chapter. Beale's career has included producing for both agencies and post facilities. After studying film at Boston University, she produced at TBWA\Chiat\Day San Francisco before going on to head editorial studio Lost Planet LA as EP for the next seven years. The opportunity to post a TV series for Y&R took her to New York. She later returned to LA to work at Chrome. Beale joined Jump as EP in 2011. MICHAEL ELLIOT NY-based editorial shop Fluid has added editor Michael Elliot to its roster. He joins the studio from Beast, and was previously the owner and lead editor at Mad River Post. Elliot has cut spots for AT&T, Canon, BMW, NHL, Microsoft, Tylenol and Lexus. His approach includes lever- aging his background as a musician to seamlessly weave audio and picture together. ALAN DAVIS Lake Forest, CA's Electric Pictures, which provides telecine and film restoration services, has appointed Alan Davis director of sales and marketing. Davis is the former VP/GM of Digital Vision. He also co-founded Digital Syn- ergy, which provides sales and marketing ser- vices to manufacturers of technology used in TV broadcast and post. In his new role, he will oversee sales, marketing and PR activities throughout the US. He will also focus on devel- oping new markets for Electric Pictures. NATHAN SIMMONS Grass Valley, CA's AJA Video Systems has hired Nathan Simmons as territory manager for its western region. He brings over 30 years of pro broadcast experience to his new position and will be based out of AJA's LA office. Sim- mons joins AJA from TV Pro Gear, where he worked as a sales manager. Prior to that, he was the director of North America for Ateme, where he oversaw sales of broadcast and broadband encoders.

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