TORONTO — Sim Post has hired Greg Ciaccio as VP of post LA, and Paul Chapman as VP of engineering and technology LA. The announcment was made by Bill DeRonde, president of Sim Post. The company provides end-to-end solutions for TV and feature film production and post production in LA, Vancouver, Toronto, New York and Atlanta.
“Greg and Paul bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to Sim Post in LA that will enhance our operations and benefit our clients,” says DeRonde. “I’m very pleased to have them on board as colleagues.”
Ciaccio (left) brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Sim team, having served in executive operations management positions for creative service divisions at Ascent, Technicolor and Deluxe. He has also led product development teams. Ciaccio currently serves as chair of the ASC Motion Imaging Technology Council’s Workflow Committee, which is focused on ACES education and enlightenment. In addition, he is a member of the UHD/HDR Committee and Joint ASC/ICG/VES/PGA VR Committee.
Chapman (right) is a fellow of SMPTE and brings in extensive experience and knowledge, having held executive technology and engineering positions over the last 30 years. His positions at FotoKem Industries, Unitel Video, among others, have solidified his position as a technology leader in the film and TV post production industry, with a diverse skillset that includes expertise in storage and networking infrastructure, facility engineering and operations.
“Sim has a lot of potential and when the opportunity was presented to lead their engineering and technology departments, it really intrigued me,” says Chapman. “The LA facility itself is well constructed from the ground up. I’m looking forward to working with the creative and technical teams across the organization to enhance our technical operations, foster innovation and elevate performance for our clients.”
Ciaccio and Chapman are both based at Sim’s operations in Hollywood.