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Page 49 of 51 48 POST MAY 2015 ADAM BECHT Senior producer Adam Becht has joined the San- ta Monica office of editorial company Cut+Run. A New York native, Becht worked in translation and interpretation in the US, Spain and Argentina before transitioning to advertising. He started as a post producer in New York City and then joined R/GA, where he produced digital branded con- tent and post for global brands as well as over- saw the agency's production of internal content. Becht has extensive credits producing broadcast and digital live action as well as post. He recently relocated to Los Angeles. 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 Clearance 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. RICHARD KIDD, SCOTT MCCULLOUGH Culver City, CA-based VFX and design studio Artemple-Hollywood has expanded its in- house team with the addition of CD/senior VFX supervisor Richard Kidd and director/DP Scott McCullough. Kidd was on-set VFX supervisor/VFX producer for The Longest Ride and will work on features, TV, commercials and theme park content. McCullough, who has worked with Pepsi and Ford, will specialize in live action production. CHRISTINE CATTANO VFX and creative content studio Framestore has promoted producer Christine Cattano to execu- tive producer of its virtual reality studio in New York. Cattano will continue to serve as a primary client liaison and will oversee a growing team beneath her that's a response to rapid project expansion within the department. In her previous role at Framestore, Cattano served as a produc- tion lead for all digital and integrated projects. Before joining Framestore, she was senior pro- ducer at marketing agency Campfire. JOHN BOLEN LA's Formosa Group recently launched Formo- sa Villa, its commercial/branded entertainment division, which is housed at the newly-renovated Formosa Santa Monica facility. The company has also added mixer John Bolen, who comes from Play with over two decades of experience. He began his career at Roland House in Virgina and spent eight years there, mixing long-form projects for PBS, TLC and National Geographic. In 1999, he moved to LA to work at Eleven Sound, and in 2003, he opened Play, where he spent the next 12 years. PEOPLE CRAIG ALAN SCHOENBAUM Agency veteran Craig Alan Schoenbaum has joined previz and digital content studio Napoleon as a sales representative. He will work to gen- erate leads and sales, and qualify new business prospects, with a focus on art for storyboards and animatics. With the addition of Schoenbaum, Napoleon's business development team expands to four, a reflection of the studio's overall expan- sion into new products and services. DAVID SALLAK Sunnyvale, CA's Panasas, a provider of hybrid scale-out NAS solutions, has appointed David Sallak its new VP of industry marketing. He will be responsible for driving market penetration of Panasas ActiveStor storage solutions in all of the company's vertical target markets, with an initial focus on the media and entertainment industry. Sallak brings more than 15 years of experience developing vertical industry markets in the storage business to his new role. He most recently served as CTO for M&E at EMC Isilon. VICTORIA GUENIER Spot Welders, which has offices in Venice, CA, and Manhattan, has hired Vic- toria Guenier as executive producer and director of development. She brings almost 20 years of experience on the agency side, working with clients such as IBM, Target, Microsoft and PlayStation. Most recently, Guenier worked as head of production at agency Omelet. Prior to that, she was director of broadcast and content production at Deutsch LA. Spot Welders specializes in editing commercials, music videos and feature films. BEN ELLIS Creative editorial company Beast in Austin, TX, has promoted Ben Ellis to editor. Ellis has been with the Austin office for seven years, starting as a freelance assistant editor and later transitioning to lead assistant editor. In his time there he's con- tributed to national commercials for Walgreen's, Zales and Pacifico Beer. KIDD MCCULLOUGH DANE MACBETH, BRANDON STEVENSON LA-based mixed-me- dia production studio Roger has added Dane Macbeth as creative director. He started his career as an animator/ designer at Framework LA and later went on to freelance for creative agencies Big Star, Laundry, King and Country, Metaphrenie, Troika, Big Block Design Group, Digital Domain, Buck and Roger. Roger has also promoted Brandon Stevenson to head of production. He began his career at Roger, starting as an entry-level coordinator and then moving up to produce small jobs. He's since worked on numerous projects. MACBETH STEVENSON

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