Artisans find new gigs around the world
APA has booked editors Craig Alpert (“Ride Along”) on Ben Falcone’s “Michelle Darnell” and Jeffrey Ford (“Captain America: The Winter Soldier”) on Anthony Russo’s and Joe Russo’s “Captain America: Civil War”; costume designers Sonu Mishra (“The Legend of Hercules”) on Netflix’s “Crossing Lines” and Mobolaji Dawodu (“Mother of George,” pictured above left) on Mira Nair’s “The Queen of Katwe”; and production designer Peter Cosco (“Sensitive Skin”) on Lifetime’s “Damien.” The agency has signed d.p.’s Stephen Campbell (“The Walking Dead”) and David Daniel (“Eye Candy”); costume designer Meagan McLaughlin-Luster (“D-Train”); and editor Jeff Israel (“Awkward”).
Innovative Artists has placed producer Pavlina Hatoupis (“The Spoils of Babylon”) on season 2 of FX’s “Tyrant.”
Dattner Dispoto has booked cinematographers Sam Levy (“While We’re Young”) on Rebecca Miller’s “Maggie’s Plan,” Frank Perl (“The Mentalist”) on season 6 of TNT’s “Rizzoli & Isles,” Ross Riege (“Selfie”) on TBS pilot “Quality Time” and Stephen St. John (“Killing Kennedy”) on Fox’s “Sleepy Hollow”; and costume designer Jill Lucas (“The Voice”) on season 2 of TNT’s “Murder in the First.” The agency has signed d.p. Phil Meheux (“The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water”). Meheux (pictured above center) will be feted with the honorary International Award at the 29th Annual ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography on Feb. 15.
Visual effects/design company Artemple-Hollywood has named vfx executive producer Karin Levinson (“Begin Again”) to exec VP, features and television. Phosphene, the Gotham-based visual effects and design house, appointed vfx producer Rebecca Dunn (“Boardwalk Empire,” pictured above right) as head of operations and strategy. London vfx house Framestore has promoted Grant Walker to senior CG art director and William Bartlett to executive creative director.
In other news, Technicolor-PostWorks New York has acquired the Room, a high-end finishing studio that has been housed on its premises for the past three years. The Room’s staff and equipment, including 4K workflow, will be integrated into the downtown facility. The Room founder Ben Murray assumes the role of VP creative services for Technicolor-PostWorks.