(Playa Vista, California--December 8, 2015) Academy Award winning Visual Effects studio, Digital Domain, announced today that Erika W. Burton has joined its ranks in the position of Executive Vice President/General Manager. As Digital Domain continues to bolster its executive ranks, Erika joins the team working on long term company goals and new initiatives, with her primary focus on production, sales and marketing. Erika will report to O.D Welch, President, Digital Domain.
“Erika brings an incredible wealth of production experience and deep industry relationships to our studio,” said O.D. Welch, President, Digital Domain. “She is the ideal addition to this incredible team as we continue to grow, innovate, and develop new business objectives.”
“I’m thrilled to be joining such a talented and remarkable group of artists,” said, Erika. “Digital Domain has been a ground breaking industry leader for over two decades. I’m truly honored to be a part of that great legacy and to be a part of what I believe is an amazing future for the company.”
A veteran of the visual effects and animation industries, Erika’s career has spanned more than twenty years. Most recently a Studio Executive at DreamWorks Animation, she also previously worked at other top tier entertainment studios, including Disney, ILM and Rhythm & Hues.
Erika is also a member of Visual Effects Society and the Producers Guild of America, and a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles.
About Digital Domain
Founded in 1993, Digital Domain (“original Digital Domain”) delivered innovative visuals for more than 100 movies including “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” “Maleficent,” “Iron Man 3”, the “Transformers” trilogy, “TRON: Legacy” and “Titanic.” Its artists have earned multiple Academy Awards®. A creative driving force in media applications, original Digital Domain brought its artistry to thousands of commercial, video game and music video productions. The original Digital Domain also created digital humans for concert performances and co-produced the feature film “Ender’s Game”. From facilities in California and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, including its own state-of-the-art virtual production studio, the Digital Domain 3.0 Group (consisting of Digital Domain 3.0, Inc., Digital Domain Productions 3.0 (BC), Ltd. and Mothership Media, Inc.) enables the creation of extraordinary visual images in traditional entertainment and advertising. www.digitaldomain.com
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