Post Production and VFX Channel Sales Veteran Tapped to Bolster Worldwide Channel, Expand New Market Opportunities for mocha
GUILDFORD, UK (October 24, 2011) — Imagineer Systems today announced it has hired post production and VFX channel sales industry veteran, Bryan Milne, as its new vice president of sales. With more than 20 years experience in sales and product management in the post production industry, Bryan is charged with overseeing Imagineer’s global network of resellers and channel partners, and extending the Company’s award-winning Planar Tracking solutions into new markets worldwide.
“Bryan joins Imagineer Systems at an exciting time for the Company. We’ve seen significant growth with Mocha, from Hollywood studios to the largest stereo conversion facilities in the world. Now is the time to tap that momentum and explore new market opportunities,” said J-P Smith, chief executive officer, Imagineer Systems. “With over 20 years of experience as a sales and product management executive in the VFX and post production industry at companies like Softimage and Southpaw Technology, Bryan brings with him a deep understanding of technology, channels and customers. Additionally, as a channel entrepreneur himself, having launched his own company focused on reselling tools for the VFX and broadcast production markets, Bryan is well steeped in the challenges facing the channel everyday. He joins the team well-prepared to help us reach new heights in 2012 and beyond.”
Prior to joining Imagineer Systems, Bryan was the vice president of global sales for Southpaw Technology, a leading developer of Tactic™ asset management systems for digital content creators in broadcast, film, TV and interactive gaming. Prior to that, Bryan founded and was the managing director of Illumina, a software import/export company focused on tools for post production, VFX and broadcast. Bryan’s earlier experience as a sales and product management executive at companies such as Softimage and Dynamix, as well as his experience working directly with many of Imagineer Systems’ customers, position him well to lead the Company’s sales and channel growth initiatives, and explore new market opportunities for mocha.
About Imagineer Systems
Imagineer Systems Ltd innovates and markets next-generation visual effects solutions for film, video and broadcast post production markets. Imagineer Systems has made its mark on such marquee Hollywood blockbuster productions as Black Swan, Alice in Wonderland, Iron Man 2, Shutter Island, Invictus, G-Force and the Harry Potter series. Imagineer’s desktop product line consists of Mocha Pro™ – roto, planar tracking, compositing, and removal utility; Mocha™ – planar tracking and roto utility for all VFX artists; Mocha AE™ – a planar tracking and roto utility designed for After Effects and Final Cut Pro users. Imagineer Systems was founded in 2000 and its headquarters is located in Guildford, United Kingdom.