LOS ANGELES — Visual effects studio FuseFX (https://fusefx.com) has named Michael Romey its new director of pipeline and software development. Romey is a senior technologist with over 20 years of experience in harvesting efficiencies by challenging the norm, and is passionate about product and process, as well as servicing entertainment production through technology-based solutions. He has delivered innovative solutions for theme parks, broadcasting, production, gaming, mobile, and big data analytics in mission-critical environments.
Romey joins FuseFX after spending the last year as the senior director of creative media pipeline at Madison Square Garden. There, he worked with production, show, immersive and facility project teams to build a unified production tracking platform to solve challenging business intelligence needs. Previously, he worked for Walt Disney Imagineering, where he built a production pipeline to deliver rides and attractions, including the latest Star Wars ride at Disneyland's Galaxy's Edge, Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance. Other experience includes nine years at Zoic Studios, the Natural History Museum Planetarium Space Show, and Reality Check Studios. In addition, he is a longtime member of the Visual Effects Society,
"We are very excited to welcome Mike onto the FuseFX team,” says FuseFX co-founder and chief technology officer Jason Fotter. “As the FuseFX brand continues to expand globally, we are eager to take our Nucleus Platform — our next-generation pipeline and production management system — to the next level, making it easy to stay connected as a company, and grow our global strategy. Mike's depth of experience both in software development, and as an artist, makes him uniquely qualified to expand on the foundation of what we have built to date, and help us continue to develop software that makes an impact for our users and increases their efficiency.”