NEW YORK — The Napoleon Group (www.napny.com), a Manhattan-based previsualization and commercial test company, recently celebrated the move to its new Flatiron headquarters with a party at Toshi’s Living Room featuring The Marty Napoleon Sr. Quartet. The company played host to nearly 200 creative directors, art directors, producers, copywriters and account executives from New York City’s top advertising agencies.
Led by the father of Napoleon Group owner Marty Napoleon, The Marty Napoleon Sr. Quartet includes legendary pianist and Louis Armstrong All Star, Marty Napoleon Sr.; drummer Ray Mosca; bassist Bill Crow; and vocalist and trumpeter Bria Skonberg.
“We wanted to celebrate our move downtown to a brand new facility and show our appreciation to our clients with an exclusive event that only we could throw,” notes Marty Napoleon.
“The night was a perfect blend of music, friends and fun,” adds Napoleon president, Doug Miller. “The Napoleon Group is known for memorable events and I’m sure this will be the first of many.”
The new space at 48 West 25th Street spans more than 14,000-square-feet on two floors, and includes a 12-camera Vicon Bonita motion-capture system, a spacious green-screen stage and custom-built edit and audio suites. The studio boasts an open-air workspace for 40-plus animators, editors, designers, illustrators, modelers, compositors, scripters, character artists, motion-graphics artists, producers and creative directors.