Chimney Opens NYC Office, Led By Team Of Post Veterans

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(L-R): Ed Rilli, Sam O’Hare, Marcelo Gandola & Lez Rudge

Chimney, an independent content company specializing in film, television, commercials, and digital media, has opened a new state-of-the-art facility in New York City. For over 20 years, the group has been crafting award-winning production and post for some of the world’s most recognized brands, including IKEA, Audi, H&M, Chanel, Nike, Suntrust, HP, UBS, and more. Chimney was also the post partner for the feature films “Chappaquiddick,” “Her,” “Atomic Blonde,” and “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.”

The company now has 14 offices worldwide following its founding in Stockholm in 1995. Chimney’s U.S. presence will be led by CEO North AmericaMarcelo Gandola, whose former experience includes chief operations officer at Harbor Picture Company; executive vice president at Hogarth; SVP of creative services at Deluxe Entertainment Services Group and VP of Operations at Company 3. Gandola will be joined by managing director Ed Rilli, former head of production of Nice Shoes, plus head of color Lez Rudge, colorist Vincent Taylor, and chief creative officer/lead VFX artist Sam O’Hare.

Check out the story in Ad Age, Shoot, SourceEcreative, and Studio Daily!