Picture Shop has announced that Rachel Faith Hanson has been named executive producer of visual effects. She will be based at Picture Shop’s facility at Sunset Gower Studios in Hollywood, where she will lead an exemplary team in servicing the finishing needs of clients around the world. With over 20 years of industry experience throughout the visual effects and post process, Hanson brings extensive proficiency and knowledge to her new role.
Picture Shop’s global finishing team offers Flame and beauty services and focuses on efficiency and creative problem solving for theatrical, broadcast and streaming episodic, and beyond. The team brings support to the company’s roster of colorists and high-end execution of clients’ visions.
“Rachel’s depth of experience will further enable our team to deliver the highest caliber work, on schedule and at the creative level that our clients’ projects demand,” said Picture Shop President Cara Sheppard. “Her leadership will be a great benefit to our clients, and we’re excited to have her move into this principal role.”
Hanson began her career working in post production at studios including Paramount Pictures and New Line Cinema, before transitioning to the facility side of the industry. She has worked on all aspects of the feature and television post production pipeline. Prior to being named executive producer of visual effects for Picture Shop, Hanson spent nearly seven years with Ingenuity Studios, where as an executive producer she oversaw projects for top studios including Netflix, HBO and Disney, among others. She was responsible for mentoring new producers and coordinators, creating script breakdowns and bidding for new work, as well as strengthening and maintaining key client relationships. Her recent credits include “Murder at the End of the World,” “She Hulk” and the soon to be released “Spiderwick Chronicles.”
“I’m looking forward to taking on this role with a company that is talent first and dedicated to producing outstanding work,” said Hanson. “We want clients to know they have access to premier artists who will continue to provide the impeccable service that has made Picture Shop a top choice for storytellers. ”
Picture Shop’s global finishing team will also support projects that pass through Streamland Media’s visual effects companies, Ghost VFX and Ingenuity Studios.
Picture Shop’s locations include Los Angeles, New York, Toronto, and Vancouver with international locations in London, Manchester, Bristol, Wales and Pinewood Studios.
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