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Page 46 of 51 45 POST SEPTEMBER 2014 POSTMAGAZINE.COM SUMMER WHITLEY, WILL ANDEER, TINA GHEZZI Reel FX, Dallas/Santa Monica has bolstered its commercial and interactive sales department with several additions. Summer Whitley, who will handle commercial West Coast/Texas sales, brings 17 years of experience in the fi lm business, representing directors for nearly a decade as an in-house sales rep for Directorz, before launching her own company, Summer Reps, in 2008. Will Andeer began his career as a commercial photographer and later moved to the other side of the camera, getting into commercial adver- tising. He represented Mix Kitchen Original Music talent before joining Reel FX, where he will match top talent with media pros throughout the Midwest. And interactive account director Tina Ghezzi got her start in Australia in 2004, where she worked as a recruiter for a range of advertis- ing and publishing clients. She later moved stateside, landing a business development position at casual gaming studio Blockdot. She also worked as a sales director at Screenshot Digital and LiveIntent. DANIELLE LAFORTUNE Entertainment creative agency mOcean in Los Angeles has promoted long-time staff er Danielle LaFortune to SVP of entertainment marketing. She will oversee all creative marketing teams for both print and on-air. LaFortune originally joined mOcean in 2008 as vice president of print creative services, bringing with her both organizational and management skills, as well as clients such as Lucasfi lm, Fox International and Disney Chan- nel. Prior to mOcean, LaFortune was the VP of creative services for New Wave Entertainment for 12 years. TOM VOGT Editor Tom Vogt recently joined the team in the New York offi ce of the bi-coastal creative editorial company Spot Welders. He is skilled in comedy editing and has served as a key player in the storytelling dynasty that Trey Parker and Matt Stone pioneered. His body of work includes commercials, feature fi lms, television series and documentaries. In addition to help shaping the animated TV series South Park, for which he was lead editor, he also worked on Team America: World Police. Vogt also spent two years working closely with director Morgan Spurlock, for whom he edited POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Story Ever Sold. Vogt's commercial work includes spots for FedEx, Axe, Oberto Beef Jerky, eBay, ESPNU and AT&T. 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. 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Authorization to photocopy items for internal or personal use, or the internal or personal use of specific clients, is granted by is granted by POST, LLC for libraries and other users registered with the Copyright Clear- ance Center, 222 Rosewood Dr. Danvers, MA 01923 phone: 978-750-8400 fax 978-750-4470; call for copying beyond that permitted by Sections 107 or 108 of the U.S. Copyright Law. For those not registered with the CCC, send permission request in writing to Permissions Dept. POST, LLC 620 West Elk Avenue, Glendale, California 91204. BOBBY SORRENTINO Former Penny Lane owner and senior mixer Bobby Sorrentino will make his new home at Au- dioEngine|NYC after the closure of Penny Lane studios in mid-August. Penny Lane closed due to the skyrocketing Manhattan real estate market. Sorrentino will occupy the John Storyk-de- signed Studio F at 817 Broadway, which will include one of Penny Lane's Fairlight systems, allowing the studio to support legacy clients. JAY BODNAR, TOM KENDALL, MORGAN STRAUSS Post production and VFX company Encore has promoted Jay Bodnar to SVP, engineering; Tom Kendall to SVP, VFX; and Morgan Strauss to SVP, operations. The trio will remain in the company's Los Angeles headquarters. Bodnar and Strauss have been with Encore since 2000 and 2001 re- spectively, by way of former sister company Riot. Kendall joined the company in 2002. NELLIE CHUNG Brand New School, with studios in NY and LA, has added Nellie Chung to its team as vice president of strategy and business development. Chung recently acted as VP of client solutions at Synaptic Digital. She was also part of the teams at Magnet Media, Vidicom, Nielsen, and Encom- pass Media. In her new post, she will help Brand New School to refi ne their strategic vision by applying her experience in devising content for prominent brands. PEOPLE LENNY BECKERMAN LA's Über Content, which was primarily known for advertising work, has launched a new long- form content division. Coming on board to spear- head that eff ort is Lenny Beckerman, formerly of Anonymous Content and Hello & Company. He assumes the position of executive vice president of fi lm/TV, and will produce as well as manage a select roster of writers and directors. JAY BODNAR TINA GHEZZI SUMMER WHITLEY WILL ANDEER

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