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RAINMAKER VFX APPOINTS O'REILLY PRESIDENT

August 28, 2007
RAINMAKER VFX APPOINTS O'REILLY PRESIDENT

She started at Rainmaker in 1999 as visual effects producer and, over the years, worked on television productions that included Stargate SG-1, Stargate Atlantis, Dead Like Me, Ancient Clues and So Weird.  In 2003 she transitioned to film visual effects with Garfield.

O'Reilly was named Rainmaker's executive producer in 2004 and oversaw the facility's feature work on Elektra; I, Robot; Dr. Dolittle 3; Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties; Night at the Museum; Blades of Glory and the upcoming Vantage Point. Prior to joining Rainmaker, O'Reilly held executive positions and was a sports entertainment producer for the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and Vancouver Canucks, along with the CFL's BC Lions.

Additional promotions at Rainmaker include Shauna Bryan to head of business development and Jason Dowdeswell to head of digital studio. Bryan is a 15-year industry veteran and most recently served as Rainmaker Visual Effect's senior producer. She was instrumental in setting up Rainmaker's London facility and establishing Rainmaker UK.

Dowdeswell joined Rainmaker in 2002 as digital production supervisor after gathering more than a decade's worth of experience at numerous studios. He will be responsible for the overall implementation of the digital and creative aspects of the pipeline.

Continuing in their roles will be Dennis Hoffman as head of production, Brian Chacon as head of production technology, Greg Bosworth as commercial/games executive producer and Rainmaker UK's executive producer Roma O'Connor, who oversees the London operations.

 


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