Light Iron appoints Josh Haynie Vice President of U.S. Operations


Josh Haynie brings 25 years of experience

Last Updated: October 24, 2016 4:12 pm GMT
(Hollywood, CA--October 24, 2016) Light Iron – a leading post production solutions provider and member of the Panavision family of companies – has appointed veteran post professional Josh Haynie to the newly created role of Vice President of U.S. Operations. Based in Light Iron’s flagship Hollywood facility, Haynie will be responsible for leveraging the company’s resources across Los Angeles, New York, New Orleans, and future locations.

Josh Haynie

“Light Iron has experienced significant growth since being acquired by Panavision,” says Peter Cioni, the company’s CFO. “To continue on this trajectory, we’re bringing in a leader to assist us with navigating the complexities that commonly impact larger businesses. Josh’s experience is unmatched: he has strong operational and managerial skills, as well as deep client relationships, which will enable Light Iron to continue to grow and be a leader in the industry.”

Haynie joins Light Iron after 13 years at EFILM, where, as Managing Director, he maintained direct responsibility for all aspects of the company’s operations including EC3 (on-location services), facility dailies, trailers, digital intermediate, home video, and restoration. Haynie managed a team of 100+ employees, and more than 650 digital intermediates were completed under his watch. Previously, Haynie held positions at Sunset Digital, Octane/Lightning Dubs, Sunset Post, and other production and post companies. Haynie is an Associate Member of the ASC, and is also actively involved in the HPA, SMPTE, and VES.

Haynie notes that it is an exciting time to join Light Iron: “From the expansion of Light Iron’s episodic services and NY facilities to the development of the color science in the new Millennium DXL camera, it is clear that the integration of Panavision and Light Iron brings significant benefits to clients. I look forward to working with the entire team to further elevate a level of service that is unprecedented in our industry.”

Panavision CEO Kim Snyder adds, “The addition of Josh Haynie comes at a key moment in the overall growth of Panavision. We are committed to providing a full portfolio of innovative, creative solutions throughout the production and post process.”

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About Light Iron
Light Iron, a Panavision company, specializes in mobile dailies, digital intermediate, archival, and data services for projects originated on file-based motion cameras. With facilities in Hollywood, New York City and New Orleans, Light Iron serves projects at both the independent and studio level. The company distinguishes itself by providing clients post production workflows that minimize time, maximize image fidelity, and increase creative control. Recent credits include features such as Hell or High Water, Allied and Bad Santa 2, commercial campaigns for Gap and Jaguar, and the television series The Walking Dead, Better Things, and Goliath. Follow the company on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vimeo, or LinkedIn.

About Panavision
Panavision Inc. is a leading designer and manufacturer of high-precision camera systems, including both film and digital cameras, and lenses and accessories for the motion picture and television industries. Renowned for its world-wide service and support, Panavision systems are rented through its domestic and internationally owned and operated facilities and distributor network. Panavision also supplies lighting, grip and crane equipment for use by motion picture and television productions. Follow the company on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Vimeo, or YouTube.


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