December 13, 2004


SANTA MONICA - Crush Editorial ( ) has named Mike Hackett as staff editor.

Hackett is the editor of over 200 TV commercials and music videos, and the assistant editor of over 600 TV spots, as well as assistant editor of 22 episodes of fifth season of the TV series "Babylon 5" and two related TV movies. Prior to joining Crush, he was Editor at Avenue Edit from 2001, working for such clients as Bally Total Fitness, Toyota, Suzuki, Bandai, and Chevrolet, as well as editing many music videos. Before that, he served as a freelance Avid Assistant for a number of post houses, including Brass Knuckles, Crew Cuts, Oasis, Stuart Waks, Us2 Editorials, and t-minus 30.

Hackett has edited TV spots for such companies as Chevrolet, Mazda, Toyota, Honda, Nike, Playstation, Calvin Klein, and Clarks. He has also edited promos for TV shows including those for "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch" and "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers," and promo spots for videogames, including ?Gundam? and "Dot Hack."