Hawthorne Direct, a full service brand response advertising agency, has promoted Jessica Hawthorne-Castro to chief operating officer. Hawthorne-Castro had been the company's vice president of operations & client services.
Renowned visual effects production studio Rodeo FX has "magically" delivered 350 complex VFX shots for Now You See Me, serving as the film's main VFX vendor.
L.A.-based award-winning and fully integrated motion design and production studio Royale has opened an office in Seattle and hired Executive Producer Chris Volckmann, Head of Digital Production Beck Henderer-Peña, and Senior Art Director Loren Judah.
Technicolor – PostWorks, New York, Manhattan's largest independent provider of post-production services, has brought on Jack Lewars as senior colorist.