Artisans Hired on ‘Quantico,’ ‘Thingstarter,’ ‘Childhood’s End’ and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

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Innovative Artists has booked producers Bob Simon (“Wicked City”) on ABC’s “Quantico” (pictured above), Brian Parker (“Hell on Wheels”) on Noah Hawley’s “Legion” pilot for FX, and Philip Waley (“Zone of Silence”) on David Dinetz and Dylan Trussel’s “Open House”; production designer David Blass (“Secrets and Lies”) on AMC’s “Preacher”; and editor Kathryn Himoff (“The Strain”) on James Gunn’s “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.”

Dattner Dispoto has placed d.p. Kris Kachikis (“American Son”) on John Hamburg’s “Why Him?”; production designer Jason Fijal (“Mortal Kombat”) on Adult Swim’s “Dream Corp, LLC”; editor David Leonard (“Salome”) on AMC’s “Broke”; and costume designer Kameron Lennox (“K-7”) on A.J. Edwards’ “Friday’s Child.”

Eastern Talent has booked d.p.’s Alex Chinnici (“Placebo”) on Seeso’s “Thingstarter” and Eric Leach (“What Lola Wants”) on Marcus Dunstan’s “The Neighbor”; costume designer Doug Hall (“Kill the Messenger”) on DirecTV’s “Full Circle”; and editor Eric Sears (“Childhood’s End”) on Martha Coolidge’s “Music, War and Love.”

Director Michael Downing (spots for Netflix, Subaru, T-Mobile) is joining the commercial roster at Biscuit Filmworks for U.S. representation. Partners Films continues to rep him in his native Canada.

Post-production sound company Formosa Group has launched Formosa Broadcast to focus on broadcast post sound, hiring Jackie Jones as VP, business development and Rick DeLena as VP, operations.

Technicolor PostWorks New York has appointed Scot Evans to EVP, business development. He is former VP/GM of MPC, Mexico City. Daniel Rosen has joined vfx studio Digital Domain as VP, technology.