August 6, 2008


Executive producer Steve Reiss comes to the studio after nearly two decades of overseeing commercials, music videos and content for television, film and the Web. He's held positions with Digital Domain, Speedshape and NBC Productions, and spent seven years as producer and post supervisor for Propaganda and Satellite Films. He also freelanced for Anonymous Content, SpotWelders, Moving Pixels and Partizan.
Christopher Noellert and Glen Bennett have also joined the studio as VFX artists/supervisors. Noellert spent 12 years working in Sweden and specializes in VFX and online for commercials and music videos. He brings with him strong compositing skills using Autodesk's Flame and Inferno systems. In addition to his duties as a VFX supervisor and lead artist, he also designed and integrated digital intermediate facilities in Sweden, Norway and Denmark for Scandinavian conglomerate NordiskFilm Post. And in 1999, he co-founded the Stockholm post house The Syndicate.

Bennett spent over five years as a senior compositor at Asylum Visual Effects, working primarily on spots for companies such as Chevy, BMW, Adidas, Skittles, Sprint, Visa and Lexus. He also contributed to feature films, including National Treasure, Phantom of the Opera, Pirates of the Caribbean, King Kong, Domino and Apocalypto.  His career includes a three-year stint at 525 Studios, where he worked on numerous music videos. From 1992 to 1995, Bennett worked at Rushes in his native United Kingdom.