November 3, 2009 (Burbank, CA) Digital Vision, a global leader in picture enhancement products for film and television post-production, has announced key additions to their Los Angeles based operations. Suzette Ferguson has joined Digital Vision as Sales Manager for the Americas and Gary Jackemuk has taken the lead as Product Specialist.
A respected veteran in the digital content creation industry, Ms. Ferguson brings 25 years of experience offering consultative sales solutions for the film and television industry. Ms. Ferguson will manage Digital Vision sales outreach for Canada, the United States and South America. She was previously a Strategic Account Manager for Silicon Graphics, Inc., where her clients included major Hollywood studios and leading companies including Universal Studios/NBC, Walt Disney Studios, Deluxe Labs, EFILMS Digital, Technicolor, Ascent Media Group and Laser Pacific/Kodak in addition to many others.
Gary Jackemuk joins Digital Vision as product specialist and hands-on expert for customers. As a member of IATSE Local 700 and assistant editor, as well as an accomplished Digital Effects supervisor and member of the Visual Effects Society, Mr. Jackemuk has a vast knowledge of tools and methodologies that customers in the expanding technological post production landscape of our industry require. He has been a highly sought after consultant for visual effects, workflow and pipeline management and brings a depth of technical support knowledge to his new role. His has numerous editorial, finishing, conforming and VFX credits on major feature films (Journey to the Center of the Earth 3D, Superman Returns, The Chronicles of Narnia, The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, Dante’s Peak, Apollo 13). Mr. Jackemuk has a BS Computer Science Engineering from UC Santa Barbara.
In a related announcement, Alexa Chollet has been elevated to Director of Marketing, based in the Los Angeles office. Ms. Chollet will spearhead Digital Vision’s initiatives for the Americas marketing, advertising and community building. She joined Digital Vision in 2006, prior to that she served as marketing manager for Avid in Southern Europe and as a Marketing Manager for Softimage in Europe. In announcing the hire, Kelvin Bolah, Vice President Sales, noted, “Digital Vision has long held a market leading position in the US. Growing our team with respected experts like Suzette and Gary underscores our commitment to the region and supports our products as we continue to roll out more important innovations, like 4K and 3D, which the market demands. We clearly understand our customers are in the midst of revolutionary transitions and believe that the expert team we’ve put in place will help them to grow and, in turn, serve their clients better.
About Digital Vision
Digital Vision provides innovative image restoration, enhancement, color correction and data conforming systems that major movie studios, television networks and post production facilities use to master and deliver feature films, TV programs and commercials. The company’s Nucoda product line provides a strong suite of products for tapeless and non linear grading for HD broadcast and 2k/4k digital intermediate productions. The company’s award-winning products are a standard of the media and entertainment industry and are deployed at top facilities and broadcasters around the world.
Digital Vision AB was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, with three wholly owned subsidiaries, Digital Vision (US) in Los Angeles, California; Digital Vision UK in London, England; and Digital Vision in Hong Kong, China. The company maintains its global presence through a network of qualified distributors. Digital Vision is listed on the Stockholm stock exchange. For further information, go to www.digitalvision.se.
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