Mike Doggett will serve as president of PostWorks Los Angeles. He is an equity
partner in PostWorks and also helms Orbit West, the West Coast operation of
offline rental and support company Orbit Digital. Doggett
most recently served as president of US post for Technicolor's Content Services
business unit. He is joined at the new studio by Al Cleland, senior VP/GM of
PostWorks Los Angeles and Orbit West; Marco Bario, senior VP of PostWorks Los
Angeles; Greg Ciaccio, VP, technical operations, PostWorks Los Angeles; and Jennifer
Tellefsen, VP, broadcast services, PostWorks Los Angeles.
LA location in the Tribeca West complex will initially offer broadcast
finishing services and the talents of senior colorist Pankaj Bajpai (Rome,
Carnivàle, Sex and the City). The facility is
already providing finishing services for The Unit, which is produced by 20th Century Fox Television for
CBS, and In Treatment, which is
produced by HBO. Future expansion at Tribeca West is planned, and will include
theatrical DI color correction along with additional broadcast finishing
environments. As part of the West LA expansion, Orbit Digital will offer on-site
digitally interconnected editorial suites and offline systems.
year, PostWorks LA expects to unveil a major new facility in Santa Clarita, CA,
where it will offer film scanning and recording, color correction, digital
conforming and digital restoration. A massive data backbone, along with proprietary
storage developments and virtual session management will allow projects to seamlessly
move between the West LA and Santa Clarita locations.