Prime Focus, one of the world’s leading visual entertainment services groups, has named Mark Intravartolo Creative Director for North America.
Based in Hollywood and reporting to Prime Focus President of Worldwide Visual Effects, Michael Fink, Intravartolo will drive the company’s efforts to expand its services, team, and client base in television visual effects. Mark joins Prime Focus from Modern VideoFilm where notable projects included effects for “Grey Gardens,” “John Adams,” “Taking Chance,” “Max Payne,” “Tropic Thunder” and nine seasons of “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”.
A veteran visual effects artist and editor, Intravartolo has contributed his talents to more than sixty television series, shows and feature films, and dozens of commercials. The Television Academy has recognized his work with an Emmy Award and three Emmy nominations. Intravartolo joins Prime Focus from Modern VideoFilm, where he spent six years as a Senior Visual Effects Artist. Prior to that, he served an eight-year tenure at The Post Group, where he held senior-level visual effects artist and compositor roles, and 525 Studios, where he was an Inferno Artist. Intravartolo started his career as a cameraman at KBAK-TV in Bakersfield, Calif, and has also held Editor roles at Varitel Video, Compact Video, and other post-production and broadcast facilities.
“Prime Focus is committed to expanding its reach in Hollywood, and I’m inspired by their vision to bring a high level of quality, expertise and far-reaching resources to everything they do,” said Intravartolo. “I’m looking forward to spearheading the company’s drive to build its television visual effects business in North America.”
“Mark is a very talented artist and we’re pleased to have him on our team at Prime Focus,” said Michael Fink, President of Worldwide Visual Effects, Prime Focus. “He’s strong creatively and technically, expert in both visual effects and television post-production, and enthusiastic about the task at hand.”
About Prime Focus
Prime Focus is a global Visual Entertainment Services group that provides creative and technical services to the film, broadcast, commercials, gaming, internet and media industries.
The group offers a genuine end-to-end solution from pre-production to final delivery - including previsualisation, equipment hire, visual effects, video and audio post-production, digital intermediate, digital asset management and distribution.
Prime Focus employs more than 1200 people with state-of-the-art facilities throughout the key markets of North America, the UK and India. Using its ‘worldsourcing’ business model, Prime Focus provides a network that combines global cost advantages, resources and talent pool with strong relationships and a deep understanding of the local markets.
Prime Focus is a public stock company with shares traded in the Mumbai and National Stock exchanges in India (Symbol - PRIMEFOCUS). Prime Focus also owns and operates Prime Focus London plc (Symbol - PFO), which is publicly traded in the LSE’s AIM market. For more information, please visit www.primefocusworld.com.