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Find out about all the possibilities available at editing and the business models that impact this phase of your project.
The saying ‘We’ll fix it in post’, while banal for producers, is the bane of anyone who actually works in post. With all the possibilities available at the edit and visual effects phase, this panel will explore the creative innovations needed to secure those blockbuster effects, and the business models that impact this phase of your project.
- Marcie Jastrow
Vice President and Head of Theatrical Sales, Technicolor (MODERATOR)
Marcie serves as Vice President and head of Theatrical Sales for Technicolor since 2011, and is based out of the company's North American headquarters in Hollywood, California. Marcie is responsible for continuing to build the Technicolor brand within the post community, developing client relationships and growing Technicolor's postproduction sales. In this role, she leads a team of more than 20 employees. Marcie has been in the postproduction business for more than 18 years. Prior to joining Technicolor Marcie was in senior sales positions at Laser Pacific, Modern Video Film and Hollywood Digital where she successfully grew their postproduction business and successfully lead sales teams.
- Matt Hannam
Matthew is an editor from Winnipeg who now resides in Toronto. In Winnipeg he worked alongside Sean Garrity, Gary Yates and Guy Maddin. In Toronto he continually collaborates and works with Bruce McDonald, Don McKellar, Matt Bissonnette, and Brandon Cronenberg. His more recent work has been on the English language debut of Denis Villeneuve. His films have screened around the world and have been nominated for a number of Canadian film and television awards.
- Hugh Murray
Senior Vice President, Film Production, IMAX Filmed Entertainment at IMAX Corporation
Hugh is a Senior VP of Film Production, leading IMAX's Digital Re-Mastering (DMR) efforts, where he oversees nearly forty titles a year through the IMAX proprietary enhancement process. Since joining IMAX in 1989, Hugh has played an integral role in the evolution of large format 3D technology, designing the optical chain for the first IMAX® 3D camera. Hugh, along with Steve Hoban, wrote and produced the IMAX® 3D animated film Cyberworld - a ground-breaking work based on the first commercial 2D/3D conversions of existing computer animated clips. A technology innovator, Hugh led the team that identified the key technologies and helped design the production pipeline for the IMAX DMR® process. Hugh was also a Producer on the film Magnificent Desolation: Walking On The Moon 3D, and worked as Director David Yates' stereographer for the 3D version of Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2.
- Tom Turnbull
President & Visual Effects Supervisor, Rocket Science VFX
Tom is a BAFTA award winning VFX supervisor and co-founder of Rocket Science VFX (RSVFX). He has an accomplished record for creating photorealistic effects and managing large, complex, and challenging vfx projects from script to set to award winning content that consistently exceeds client's expectations. His portfolio of work spans all aspects of visual effects supervision, including pre-visualization, on set direction, motion control, multiple vendor management, miniature filming, stereoscopic, matte painting, practical elements filming, fluid simulations, creature, and character animation. He later co-founded Rocket Science VFX in 2003, a studio that regularly manages features, multiple television series, and documentary projects. It has solidified its reputation as a trusted producer of high quality visual effects and onset supervision by selecting the right staff and the careful consideration of each productions budget, deadlines and technical challenges and meeting them by tailoring a customized visual effects solution.
- Lori Waters
Post Production Supervisor, OCP Productions Ltd.
Lori Waters has worked in post production for 28 years, with her first job after graduating in 1985 at Magnetic North Corporation followed by stints at CBC, Flash/Cut and Paragon Entertainment Corporation. In 1998 Lori moved into the Freelance world and for the past 15 years has worked as a Post Production Supervisor in Feature Films except for a two year stint doing Post Production risk assessment at Film Finances Canada. Lori has enjoyed a 15 year collaboration with David Cronenberg (A Dangerous Method, Cosmopolis, Maps to the Stars). In addition, she has worked with directors Norman Jewison, Jeremy Podeswa, Paul W.S. Anderson, Istvan Szabo, Ronny Yu and producers Robert Lantos, Martin Katz, Don Carmody, Jeremy Bolt, Robert Kulzer, Andras Hamori, Seaton McLean and Jeremy Thomas to name a few. Post Production has evolved over the years and Lori has been and continues to be actively involved in the evolution from film to digital.