Spring MPC Meeting : Do It In Post!
Producer / Editor, WGBH American Experience
Eric is a Producer/Editor for American Experience, PBS’s flagship history series, based at WGBH in Boston. Eric has worked in post-production for a decade with experience in advertising, independent documentaries, and broadcast television. He founded the working collaborative The Non-Fiction Cartel in 2012, where he currently serves as Chair.
Co-owner / Editor, EngineRoomEdit
Scott is a co-owner of EngineRoomEdit and Conductor Productions. He has been working in the post-production scene in Boston since the mid 1990s’ as both an offline editor and Flame artist. Originally working in AVID and Disreet Logic “Fire”, Scott now uses his offline skills in both AVID and Adobe Premiere and his finishing skills in Autodesk “Flame”. Scott works on many projects for clients like Toyota, Progressive, Bank of America, Stride Rite, and Putnam Investments.
Senior Producer, Zero VFX
Meg graduated from Emerson with a BA in film and a specialization in post production. She worked as an assistant editor on commercials and a feature length documentary, then joined Zero as one of the original staff members in 2011. During her time at ZERO, Meg has managed a handful of films such as Fury, American Hustle, and Fences. She has also produced visual effects for Progressive, New Balance, Ocean Spray, Dodge Ram, and Klondike.
Colorist, Finish Post
Rob operates as the lead Colorist at Finish Post, a full service post production facility located in the heart of Boston. Over the past thirteen years, Rob has fine-tuned his color correction skills and consistently works on commercial spots for international brands like Toyota, Progressive, Reebok, and Adidas.
Editor, Fourth Floor Productions (IMDB)
Steven Hathaway is a longtime collaborator with Errol Morris. In 2017, he edited, wrote, and produced the Netflix series Wormwood, which premiered at the Telluride and Venice Film Festivals. In 2016, he edited and produced The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman’s Portrait Photography, which played at the Telluride, London, and New York Film Festivals. He also edited The Unknown Known and Standard Operating Procedure and was an associate editor on The Fog of War, which won an Academy Award. He lives in Concord, Massachusetts with his wife and small dog.
VFX Artist, Brickyard VFX
Jimi Simmons’ VFX career started in 1982 at One Pass Film & Video in San Francisco helping to build King Street Studios, a state-of-the-art sound and film stage. After several years of production, he moved to the post side, bringing his passion and experience to visual effects.
In 1990, Jimi joined Western Images in SF where he would later become VP/Director of Visual Effects and create a client base that would read like a who’s who of Bay Area directors and production companies: Francis Ford Coppola, George Lucas, Philip Kaufman, Spaz Willims and Mark Dippe, as well as Colossal Pictures and Industrial Light & Magic. This work would garner him 2 Emmy nominations for the Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, and several film credits: Spawn, Men in Black, Rising Sun and Star Wars: Episode 1.
After leaving Western Images, fate brought him to Boston. One night after a freelance session Brickyard VFX founder Dave Waller showed up in Jimi’s Flame suite with a job offer and a bottle of tequila, and the rest is history!