July 27, 2005


Encore's Barbara Marshall.

HOLLYWOOD - Ascent Media Creative Services Group has promoted Barbara Marshall to managing director of its Encore Hollywood (www.encorehollywood.com) post facility. Marshall was previously director of Encore Visual Effects and will oversee an upcoming expansion that will enable the facility to provide a full complement of Digital Intermediate post services to the feature film market.

Encore is currently building a color correction theater and is fully integrating MTI's Control Dailies product for high definition film dailies. The new DI systems will be integrated with the facility's existing visual effects and 3D workstations via a high speed data infrastructure and storage area network. Feature post services will also be supported by Ascent Media's UP Satellite and UP Web remote collaboration services.

Marshall has served as director of Encore Visual Effects since 2002. She has has overseen visual effects work for the HBO series "Six Feet Under," "Deadwood" and "Carnivale," Fox's "House," and CBS's "JAG" and "Navy NCIS."

Tim Jacobsen will fill Marshall's previous position as director of Encore Visual Effects. Jacobsen has been a VFX producer at Encore Hollywood for six years. His credits include "Deadwood," "Nip/Tuck" and "Charmed," as well as numerous commercials and music videos. Jacobsen began his career with Conus Communications and also worked at the post houses Selluloid, Editel and Hollywood Digital.

Additionally, Barry Goldscher has been promoted to director of operations. Goldscher has worked at Encore Hollywood in a variety of roles for a total of ten years, most recently serving as technical operations supervisor. His background also includes posts with Unitel Video and Todd-AO Video Services.