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people GREG DOLAN Xytech, based in London and Mission Hills, CA, has promoted Greg Dolan from EVP to COO in order to accommodate growth worldwide, especially in Europe and Asia. He has been with the facility management software company since 2009. Dolan joined Xytech after a decade at ScheduAll. Prior to that, he held senior positions, including CIO of the New York Media Group and manager of budget systems for Sedgwick James. DOLAN LORENZO BOMBICCI Lorenzo Bombicci, an award-winning editor from Argentina, has joined Upstairs Miami's roster of creative editors for the US Hispanic and Latin American markets. He has worked on proj- ects for Coke, Axe, Rexona, Pepsi, Honda, Fiat, Telecom, Renault, Fanta and Nestle, to name just a few. He is a graduate of two film schools in Buenos Aires. TURNER MATT TURNER VFX house Absolute in London has added colorist Matt Turner to its grading department. He will lead the integration of the agency's new grading suite and oversee specialized talent development at the studio. Most recently, Turner was director of color grading at Rushes in Lon- don. Prior to that, he was in Los Angeles as senior colorist at Company 3. Before moving to the US, he had a five-year run at Framestore London, working as senior colorist. He also spent nine years at The Mill in London. GRATTAROLA SIMONE GRATTAROLA London's Rushes has named Simone Grat- tarola as director of color grading. Grattarola, who has graded commercials, music videos, fea- tures and digital campaigns, will lead the grading team in London while working with the VFX creatives at Rushes. This 12-year color grading vet sees the colorist as an integral part of the cre- ative chain, where the art director, lighting cam- eraman, make-up artist and colorist can all work together to define a directors' vision. He is also now available for remote realtime grading throughout Rushes' virtual outposts network in the US, Europe, Asia, Australia and Canada. TJ WELCH, ANDREW MARSHALL Venice, CA-based Fish Eggs, which creates motion graphics packages for TV, has hired TJ Welch as executive producer and Andrew 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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GURNEY ROBIN GURNEY, BRIAN SWARTH Showtime Networks in LA has named Robin Gurney as its new senior VP, original program- ming. Her responsibilities will include develop- ment and creative oversight of Showtime origi- nal series. Before joining Showtime, Gurney was senior executive VP of development and pro- duction for Imagine Television. Prior to that, she was senior VP of development at Berlanti-Lid- dell. She held the same title at Francis Ford Cop- pola's American Zoetrope. Showtime Networks in New York has named Brian Swarth as its new VP, group director, digital services. He will oversee all mobile, digi- tal creative and marketing, technology and production, iTV and digital content production groups within the digital media group, as well as drive external digital partnerships. Previously, he was managing director of digital client strat- egy at Zemoga. Prior to that, he was at MTV Networks. 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