(From L to R) Matthew Schwab, Michael Pethel and Jerry Spivack.
LOS ANGELES – SHIPPING + HANDLING, a post-production firm specializing in VFX, animation and coloring, has introduced the addition of three new creatives to their crew: VFX artistic director, Jerry Spivack, and colorists, Michael Pethel and Matthew Schwab.
Spivak will be a part of government producer, Scott Friske, and artistic director, Casey Worth, in increasing their artistic bandwidth. Because the artistic director/co-founder at Ring of Hearth, Spivak was accountable for crafting and spearheading VFX on commercials for manufacturers together with FedEx, Nike, Jaguar; episodic work for tv together with Netflix’s Wormwood and 12 seasons of FX’s All the time Sunny in Philadelphia; promos for NBC’s The Voice, Titan Video games; and have movies akin to Sony Footage’ Spider-Man 2, Daring Movies’ Drive, and Warner Bros.’ The Bucket Listing.
“We couldn’t be extra excited to welcome Jerry’s expertise and expertise to our crew,” Friske remarked. “His management and relationships instantly take our recreation to a different degree.”
“All through my profession I’ve surrounded myself with superb, gifted folks,” Spivack famous. “This new chapter with SHIPPING + HANDLING and Spot Welders is all that and extra. With our ever-changing trade panorama, this new alternative offers the flexibility to merge our shoppers collectively to supply them a wider spectrum of companies. I’ve all the time been an enormous fan of the work that has come out of the Spot Welders/SHIPPING + HANDLING compound and now I’m tremendous excited to be part of it.”
A founding associate of Firm three, Pethel has been delivering content material to screens for over 20 years. For the final 5 years, he has serviced consumer and director relationships below his BeachHouse Coloration model, which he’ll proceed to keep up. Pethel’s work contains campaigns for Carl’s Jr., Chase, Coke, Comcast/Xfinity, Hyundai, Jeep, Netflix, and Southwest Airways.
“I’m thrilled to be becoming a member of such a incredible group of extremely regarded and expert professionals at SHIPPING + HANDLING,” Pethel shared. “There may be a lot creativity right here; the individuals are superior to work with and the expertise they can provide clientele on the facility is high notch.”
Over the past 2 years, whereas at Roving Image Firm, Schwab has labored with SHIPPING + HANDLING on a number of campaigns, together with Apple, Acura, and QuickBooks. Now a part of the corporate’s official roster, Schwab will proceed to be accessible by way of Roving Image Firm. Schwab has collaborated on tasks for Amazon, Honda, Mercedes-Benz, NatGeo, Netflix, Nike, Sony PlayStation, and Smirnoff.
“It is thrilling to be a part of a crew that approaches each venture with such vitality,” Schwab said. “This partnership represents a shared dedication to all the time ship excellent coloration and technical outcomes for our shoppers.”
“Pethel is definitely amongst the perfect colorists in our trade,” Friske added. “As a longtime consumer of his I’ve an actual understanding of the professionalism he brings to each session. He’s a delight within the room and wickedly gifted. Schwab’s expertise has simply been realized in the previous couple of years and we’re happy to supply his ability to our shoppers. If our expertise working with him over the past couple of years is any indication, we’re going to make lots of shoppers glad he’s on our roster.”
Spivaka, Pethel and Schwab shall be working out of SHIPPING + HANDLING’s West Coast workplace with sister firm, editorial put up home Spot Welders.
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