NEW YORK CITY — Full-service production and post production studio Chimney, which recently launched its 14th office worldwide with a new 6,000-square-foot-facility in New York City, has added executive producer/head of business development, North America, Jake Loonan to its team. Loonan brings a decade of production experience from Giraldi Media, where he served as head of sales across the US, and has worked with brands such as BMW, GE, McDonald’s, General Mills, Toyota, Bayer and Cox, to name a few.
In his new role, he will oversee the production department as well as new post business. Loonan brings a full roster of award-winning commercial and content directors with him, including The Edwards Brothers, Big TV, Babak, Culprit, Johan Polhem, Kennedy, Brett Wagner and Mårten Lindsjö. The US roster will merge with the existing international roster of directors to expand Chimney’s global offering.
The new Manhattan office and existing Los Angeles office will offer full-service production and post production, including editorial, VFX, color grading, animation, motion graphics and delivery. They studio is geared to work on commercials, feature films and television projects, and can work seamlessly across their 14 offices worldwide.
Chimney (chimneygroup.com) just completed delivery of its third film for Netflix and is currently in post on the latest Jim Jarmusch feature film.