Ethos Studio expands team with new post production appointments
May 27, 2021

Ethos Studio expands team with new post production appointments

LOS ANGELES — Ethos Studio ( has added Sam Cesan as post producer and Dylan Palley as production coordinator. The studio in downtown Los Angeles was founded in April of 2019 and offers creative editorial, color and VFX services.

Photo (L-R): Cesan and Palley

Samantha (Sam) Cesan got her start in post production as a receptionist at Whitehouse Post and then moved into the role of producer at Carbon Visual Effects, where she worked on projects for Google, Mattel and Old Navy. 

Dylan Palley developed an interest in editing, visual effects and motion graphics while studying  creative writing and film & digital media at UC Santa Cruz. After graduating, he returned to Los Angeles and began his career with Florence, a production company specializing in commercial and documentary films. At Ethos, he returns to his love of post production. 

“We are enjoying a very exciting time at Ethos with the expansion of our team and new office space in Los Angeles,” says founder/EP James Drew. “The studio was built on the understanding that ours is an ever-evolving industry that requires constant forward-thinking. Sam and Dylan understand this as well, and are dedicated to the pursuit of excellence and advancement in their craft. We look forward to growing alongside them.”