NEW YORK — Visual effects, design and content company Gravity has launched a new division made up of three key former creative and production executives from Superfad NY. Scout (www.scoutnyc.tv) is led by creative directors Chace Hartman and Brian Drucker, along with head of production Whitney Green. The new division gives the Gravity brand a wider and more complimentary array of design, VFX and live action solutions to service all types of media.
Chace Hartman has been illustrating, designing and animating for over 15 years. He began his career in technical illustration, with opportunities to use illustration and design in motion within a diverse range of projects. He has worked with numerous design companies on both the East and West Coasts, including Digital Kitchen, Brand New School, Buck, Hush, Superfad, and many others.
Scout's (L-R) Hartman, Drucker and Green.
Brian Drucker is a multi-disciplinary designer/director with extensive experience in architecture, set design, 3D, VFX, production design, projection design, exhibit design, illustration, and broadcast design. He began his career in architecture and then transitioned to set design, working on various film and music video projects. From there, he segued to work at companies such as Sony Imageworks, Cinesite, DreamWorks, Nickelodeon and Digital Domain. In addition to his role with Superfad, he has also worked at Trollback, Loyalkaspar, Brand New School, Psyop, Mass Market, The Ebeling Group, Curious Pictures, Freestyle Collective and others.
Whitney Green has produced design, motion graphics and visual effects projects for the last nine years. As part of the production teams at Charlex, Headlight, Trollbäck + Company, and Superfad, Green has diverse experience collaborating with ad agencies, broadcast networks, and museums, as well as direct to client projects.