March 30, 2005


LOS ANGELES - The Digital Intermediate Group, LLC. (The DI Group) has expanded its core staff, adding Robert Crotty as general manager and Adam Stark as digital imaging supervisor. The DI Group is part of The Prasad Group, Asia's largest post production group, which was established in 1956. With companies, offices and facilities in India, Singapore, Dubai and the US, The Prasad Group employs over 1,200 people. The expansion of The DI Group team will allow for increased productivity and better service to clients and the facility as a whole.

Prior to joining The DI Group (, Crotty, served as digital effects producer for The VFX Production Company, Marc Kolbe and Craig Mumma?s per-project visual effects company. He previously served as digital effects producer for the award-winning visual effects firm VisionArt Design & Animation and will oversee all aspects of daily operations and business growth.

Stark joins The DI Group following digital imaging supervisor roles on such films as "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl," "Scary Movie 2," "Roar: Lions of the Kalahari" (IMAX), "Van Helsing" and "Racing Stripes." Previously, he participated in the creation of a new digital production facility for Walt Disney Feature Animation and contributed to the imaging pipeline on "Walt Disney's Dinosaur." He was one of the original employees of the award-winning visual effects facility Digital Domain and will now be responsible for look development and color correction.