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In this year’s Encore Power 50 list VFX company Rising Sun Pictures’ CEO Michael Taylor placed 38 courtesy of Hollywood blockbusting clients. Taylor tells Colin Delaney how thinking smaller will see him and Rsp climb the extra 37 rungs.
Harry Potter boards his broomstick and flies onto our screens for the final time this month, as the second installment of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows comes to life. However, Potter’s wand-wielding is a mere parlour-trick compared to the true magic behind the films, which are in part, courtesy of Adelaide’s Rising Sun Pictures. Though a long way from Hogwarts, they’ve had a hand in all the last five Harry Potters.
Rising Sun’s relatively new CEO (as of early 2010) Michael Taylor can’t talk too much about the work they did on the final instalment of Deathly Hallows, except that it was a large body of work, of »
- Colin Delaney
VFX vendor Rising Sun Pictures has appointed Marc Sadeghi as executive vice-president and head of business development and marketing, giving the company a permanent presence in the Us market and working towards the long-term goal of developing original content.
“[Sadeghi] has been a strong and trusted partner to virtually every studio in Hollywood, and has an impressive track record for leading large teams of artists on complex and creatively demanding projects. We are very pleased to welcome him to the leadership team at Rsp,” said CEO Michael Taylor.
According to Sadeghi, one of the long-term goals for Rising Sun Pictures is the development of original content.
“They have the physical resources to move into original productions, and, more importantly, they have the storytelling skills,” he said.
Sadeghi will work in forecasting, strategic planning and business development, heading the company’s worldwide sales effort and overseeing studio relations.
Sadeghi is a former executive producer for visual effects, »
- Miguel Gonzalez
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