LOS ANGELES - Streamland Media (www.streamlandmedia.com) has unified the leadership for Ghost VFX and Ingenuity Studios. David Lebensfeld, founder of Ingenuity Studios, will serve as president of both companies, which comprise Streamland Media’s visual effects division. Collectively, the two VFX houses have been creating high-end work for more than 40 years.
“Ghost VFX and Ingenuity Studios are producing outstanding, innovative and amazing work,” says Streamland Media CEO, Bill Romeo. “Bringing these two incredible, talent-driven companies under single leadership will better serve our clients in the most efficient and strategic way.”
Founded in 1999, Ghost VFX has studios in London, Copenhagen, Los Angeles, Manchester, Toronto and Vancouver, and is moving its Pune studio into a new facility later this year. Recent Ghost VFX credits include Star Trek Discovery, The Mandalorian and Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes.
Founded in 2004, Ingenuity Studios’ work can be seen in the Netflix series One Piece, as well as in the feature films Many Saints of Newark and Booksmart. The studio has also contributed to Hacks and Cowboy Bebop. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Ingenuity Studios has locations in New York, Vancouver, London and Atlanta.
Lebensfeld brings 20 years of artistic, technical and business experience in visual effects to his new role, and is a member of the Visual Effects Society and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
“I’m excited to work alongside the leadership team here and humbled to be guiding these world-class artists and innovators,” says Lebensfeld. “I know the quality of work, integrity and reputation of Ghost VFX and Ingenuity Studios are unrivaled. Together, we can custom fit to filmmakers’ needs and offer a full spectrum of visual effects services.”