(Playa Vista, California--January 5, 2016) Academy Award winning Visual Effects studio, Digital Domain, announced today that Daniel Rosen has joined its ranks in the position of Vice President of Technology. A recognized expert in strategic technological design, development and implementation, the addition of Dan comes as Digital Domain intensifies its pursuit of innovation and the latest in Visual Effects technology. Dan will report to O.D Welch, President, Digital Domain.
“Digital Domain's heritage is about its talented artists and technicians pushing beyond creative and technological limits and breaking new ground,” said O.D. Welch, President, Digital Domain. “We are thrilled that Dan will be joining our group, where his proven track record as an innovator, leader and problem solver and will be essential to our plans and exciting future.”
“Digital Domain has some of the most passionate and intelligent folks in the industry,” said Dan, "And I’m truly honored and excited to become a part of this amazing team.”
A long time industry veteran and a holder of numerous technology patents, Dan has held executive level technology leadership roles in both the military and entertainment industries. He Served as Vice President of Technology at Warner Bros, Managing Partner and Chief Technology Officer for Group 47 and Chief Engineer for DreamWorks, SKG Feature Animation. Additionally he has worked independently as a contractor for the Library of Congress' Motion Picture, Broadcast and Recorded Sound Division. He was also a Senior Researcher for TRW Defense and Space Systems Group.
A graduate of Claremont Men's College (now Claremont McKenna College), Dan is a member of The Visual Effects Society, The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, The Association of Computing Machinery, The Association of Moving Image Archivists and a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. He is also an Associate Member of the American Society of Cinematographers.
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