(Dallas, Texas--January 6, 2014) Digital studio Reel FX, (Dallas/Santa Monica) has brought on seasoned executive producer Carrie Holecek to head its editorial division. Coming to Reel FX from Red Car where she was Managing Director, Holecek brings nearly two decades of feature and commercial post-production expertise to her new position. Reel FX made the decision to add a dedicated Executive Producer to its editorial division as it continues to increase its focus on both stand alone editorial jobs and turn-key projects. Holecek will oversee Reel FX’s AICE Award-winning editors including Greg Sunmark (who worked previously with Holecek at Red Car) and Quan Tran. Her wealth of experience and trusted client relationships span across multiple top markets and include commercials for agency clients like Leo Burnett, DDB, mcgarrybowen, and The Martin Agency; feature films for top studios such DreamWorks SKG, Disney, and Warner Bros.; music videos, and web/viral content.
Notes Reel FX General Manager Keith McCabe, “Carrie is the perfect addition to our award winning post production team. She knows this business and is a proven leader. She has creative style, experience, and management expertise that are sure to help make 2014 an amazing year for Reel FX.”
Adds Holecek, “Coming to Reel FX
is a thrilling opportunity and I’m happy to be on board with such a talented and inventive team. I look forward to meeting our clients and introducing people I’ve worked with to this great group. I’m looking forward to mentoring and adding new talent to propel us to the next level. It is a very exciting time in our industry.”
ABOUT CARRIE HOLECEK
Iowa-born Holecek began her advertising career in Minnesota, after studying marketing at the University of Minnesota at Mankato. After four years in the North Star State, she headed to Los Angeles, landing at digital film shop EFILM. At EFILM, she forged a robust network of collaborators, working closely with studio executives, directors, DPs and post-production supervisors on a wide range of film projects. In 2002, she joined Technicolor as Director of Marketing and Sales. She has since worked as en Executive Producer at such top post shops as Company 3, Post Logic Studios, The Whitehouse, and Cavalry Post. Most recently, she served as Managing Director of Red Car, strategically growing and restructuring both the Chicago and New York offices.
When not working, Holecek enjoys sailing, pilates, running along the lake, scanning the universe with her telescope, and reporting on her EXTREME Weather Gal site.
ABOUT REEL FX
Reel FX is a fully integrated movie studio that develops and produces both animated films and live action movies. The studio also focuses on short form work including commercials, music videos, digital/interactive content, and short films. The company’s development slate includes Free Birds, The Book of Life,
and Beasts of Burden.
Reel FX launched its feature length development and production slate in 2010 after almost 20 years of experience as an award-winning one-stop studio for the creation of animated content including films, special attraction/live venue projects, commercials, and interactive projects for companies like DreamWorks Animation, Fox, Warner Bros. and Universal Studios.
Since starting the development and production of feature films, Reel FX has aligned itself with some of the most recognized and respected names and brands in the entertainment industry for its projects including The Book of Life
(Guillermo Del Toro, Jorge R. Gutierrez), Beasts of Burden
(Dark Horse Comics, Andrew Adamson, Aron Warner) and Free Birds
(Jimmy Hayward, Scott Mosier).