July 2, 2008


Julia Sonder-Patchin is a 17-year veteran who comes to the studio after a year freelance producing and consulting through her Desmo Creative company. Before going out on her own, she served as executive producer at Rough House Editorial and OneSixEight Design Group. Her career also spanned time in Miami, where she worked at DeepBlueSea and Broadcast Video (now Manhattan Transfer).

Zara Finlay is an Australian native with 15 years of experience in VFX, post production and graphic design. Prior to joining Phoenix, she spent two years as a visual effects producer for Ntropic, overseeing commercials, music videos and feature film projects. She also spent three years as a producer at Radium in San Francisco. In addition, she has produced for Varitel Video and Colossal Pictures.

Associate producer Lindsay London has worked as a writer, producer and editor for commercial projects, television episodics and promotional videos. And Russ Miller will serve as both assistant editor and IT manager, a role that he also held at BuderEngel/OWN+P/See and Big Red Pixel Productions.