BURBANK, CA — Dana Ross has joined full-service post production facility FotoKem (www.fotokem.com) as senior vice president of client relations. He brings more than 40 years of experience, and will collaborate with FotoKem’s sales and marketing teams to continue to expand its creative connections.
Ross’ experience encompasses motion picture workflows, production, camera and lens expertise, and decades of relationships with filmmakers. He began his career at CFI Motion Picture Laboratory, first as a projectionist and later as a color timer. After 23 years at CFI, he transitioned to Technicolor, serving as SVP of feature film relations. In 2014, Ross joined the Arri Rental team as a global marketing executive and embarked in the development and launch of the Alexa 65 camera system, which has become a leading tool for filmmakers and used on Academy Award-winning films.
Ross is an associate member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) and has a passion for still photography as well. In particular, he fosters a love for working in the 11x14 plate camera format. This passion, combined with many years working closely with directors of photography, has seen him take studio portraits of numerous cinematographers.
“FotoKem is renowned for its service, expertise, and numerous credits on highly respected projects,” says Ross. “I am excited to join the team to help further inform the broader creative community of the company’s accomplishments and capabilities.”