PNYA's 8/6 Webinar to look at NYC's Phase 4 reopening
August 5, 2020

PNYA's 8/6 Webinar to look at NYC's Phase 4 reopening

NEW YORK CITY — On Thursday, August 6th, Post New York Alliance will present a free online panel titled Reimagining Post-Production During and After COVID-19. The 4pm (EST) event is the latest edition of Post Break, the organization’s weekly video conference series. 

As Phase 4 reopening unfolds in New York, the city’s post production industry is readjusting to a new normal. Post houses, visual effects companies, sound providers and others are reopening, and staff and clients are slowly beginning to return, but companies are now being asked to apply strict protocols for health and safety. In this one-hour session, leading post-production executives will describe what their companies are doing to reopen safely and offer advice to others on how to get back to work.

Panelists include: 

Kim Spikes, senior VP of post, Sim NY - Spikes has been part of Sim NY (previously Post Factory) for 11 years, and previously served in a management position for facilities in SoHo, Tribeca and Brooklyn.

Rochelle Brown, executive producer, The Mill - A PNYA company board member, Brown has worked in film and television post for 20 years. She currently manages a telecine department, supporting long- and short-form projects ranging from commercials and music videos to scripted and feature films.

Carlie Bergman, manager, Soundtrack - Bergman joined Soundtrack in 2003 as an ADR recordist and currently manages episodic and long-form projects. As a technician turned manager, she brings unique perspective to post sound.

Stina Hamlin, director of post production, East Coast Digital - Hamlin is a producer of traditional media and an award-winning VR creator. A long-time member of the Producers’ Guild, she has occupied many roles in the industry including, currently post production supervision. She is currently working on XR project, Blood Memory: The Experience, Red House Series.

Producer Russ Hammonds will moderate the event. Hammonds has more than ten years of experience in post and supervision for scripted episodic television. His credits include Netflix’s interactive project Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Vs. The Reverend and Syfy’s Happy!