Tim Belcher appointed managing director at Light Iron
July 9, 2024

Tim Belcher appointed managing director at Light Iron

LOS ANGELES — Light Iron (panavision.com) recently appointed Tim Belcher managing director. The announcement coincides with former managing director Seth Hallen departing to pursue opportunities around workflow innovations and AI.

Belcher comes to Light Iron from ITV America, where he served as head of finishing operations and technology. Previously, he was senior VP of West Coast picture operations at Picture Shop. Prior to that, he spent more than 19 years with Technicolor, including seven years as senior vice president of West Coast picture operations, overseeing all episodic and theatrical work. His career history also includes roles at Rainmaker Digital, Digital Domain and Disney’s The Secret Lab. 

Belcher is based out of Light Iron’s Los Angeles headquarters. The division of Panavision also operates facilities in New York, Albuquerque, Atlanta, Chicago, New Orleans, Toronto and Vancouver. 

“We’re excited to welcome Tim as Light Iron’s new managing director,” says Panavision president and CEO, Kim Snyder. “Light Iron’s services are a cornerstone of Panavision’s commitment to supporting filmmakers throughout production and post, and Tim brings extensive experience and knowledge that will further bolster the company’s expertise. He joins Light Iron at an exciting time, as the company continues to advance its proprietary software development, which is pioneering new workflow developments to unlock even more creative opportunities for clients.”

“I’m honored and thrilled to lead the team here at Light Iron,” adds Belcher. “This company is synonymous with innovation and collaboration. It’s always been Light Iron’s mission to push the bounds of what’s possible in post and provide filmmakers with tailored, streamlined workflows that fully empower their creative vision. As the company has grown, the team has remained nimble and maintains its innovative spirit. As a result, Light Iron is home to top industry talent, including our outstanding artists, software developers and entire operations team. I’m excited to work with everyone here at Light Iron and with the Panavision team to embrace the opportunities ahead of us.”