Kolbe goes to VisionArt as exec VP

Rose ankles; forms Whisdom Entertainment

Former Centropolis f/x executive producer Marc Kolbe has been tapped to head VisionArt Design & Animation.

Kolbe will serve as executive veep of the Santa Monica, Calif.-based company, effective immediately, and replaces Joshua Rose, who has ankled to form his own film and television production company, Whisdom Entertainment.

Rose will remain as executive veep of VisionArt’s parent company Santa Monica Studios.

Before joining VisionArt, Kolbe oversaw all projects at Centropolis Effects. Other pics under his supervision include “The Faculty,” “Stuart Little,” “Flubber” and television shows “”Storm of the Century” and “Providence.”

He previously collaborated with VisionArt on Centropolis’ “Independence Day” and “Godzilla.”

Prior to Centropolis, Kolbe ran his own production and post-production shop Kolbeco Prods., worked on features and telefilms and produced, directed and edited music videos for Dr. Dre, Ice Cube and Cypress Hill.

VisionArt most recently created f/x for “Doctor Dolittle” and “Star Trek: First Contact,” among other pics.

More Biz

  • Obit Obituary Placeholder

    Entertainment Attorney Arnold Burk Dies at 85

    Former Centropolis f/x executive producer Marc Kolbe has been tapped to head VisionArt Design & Animation. Kolbe will serve as executive veep of the Santa Monica, Calif.-based company, effective immediately, and replaces Joshua Rose, who has ankled to form his own film and television production company, Whisdom Entertainment. Rose will remain as executive veep of […]

  • WME

    Marcus Levy, Amy Lynch and Andrew Russell Join WME's Comedy Touring Department

    Former Centropolis f/x executive producer Marc Kolbe has been tapped to head VisionArt Design & Animation. Kolbe will serve as executive veep of the Santa Monica, Calif.-based company, effective immediately, and replaces Joshua Rose, who has ankled to form his own film and television production company, Whisdom Entertainment. Rose will remain as executive veep of […]

  • Meet those who spoke out on

    Meet Some of the People Who Came Out Against Weinstein, Ratner and More

    Former Centropolis f/x executive producer Marc Kolbe has been tapped to head VisionArt Design & Animation. Kolbe will serve as executive veep of the Santa Monica, Calif.-based company, effective immediately, and replaces Joshua Rose, who has ankled to form his own film and television production company, Whisdom Entertainment. Rose will remain as executive veep of […]

  • Misogyny in Hollywood Makes Talented Women

    For Some Women, Hollywood's Culture of Inequality Is Too Much to Bear

    Former Centropolis f/x executive producer Marc Kolbe has been tapped to head VisionArt Design & Animation. Kolbe will serve as executive veep of the Santa Monica, Calif.-based company, effective immediately, and replaces Joshua Rose, who has ankled to form his own film and television production company, Whisdom Entertainment. Rose will remain as executive veep of […]

  • Hollywood Sexual Harassment Handcuffs

    Naming Names Isn't Enough -- Sexual Harassers Should Have to Face the Law (Column)

    Former Centropolis f/x executive producer Marc Kolbe has been tapped to head VisionArt Design & Animation. Kolbe will serve as executive veep of the Santa Monica, Calif.-based company, effective immediately, and replaces Joshua Rose, who has ankled to form his own film and television production company, Whisdom Entertainment. Rose will remain as executive veep of […]

  • Men in Power Sexual Harassment Mad

    Powerful Men Can't Plead Ignorance in the Wake of Misbehavior Revelations (Column)

    Former Centropolis f/x executive producer Marc Kolbe has been tapped to head VisionArt Design & Animation. Kolbe will serve as executive veep of the Santa Monica, Calif.-based company, effective immediately, and replaces Joshua Rose, who has ankled to form his own film and television production company, Whisdom Entertainment. Rose will remain as executive veep of […]

  • Chart Featured Image

    Report Card on Female Representation in Hollywood Shows Few Women at the Top

    Former Centropolis f/x executive producer Marc Kolbe has been tapped to head VisionArt Design & Animation. Kolbe will serve as executive veep of the Santa Monica, Calif.-based company, effective immediately, and replaces Joshua Rose, who has ankled to form his own film and television production company, Whisdom Entertainment. Rose will remain as executive veep of […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content