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Hotspring Appoints Andra Bard as Executive Producer


New addition strengthens global creative talent hub’s executive management team

Hotspring Appoints Andra Bard as Executive Producer

Hotspring, the world’s leading platform for finding and collaborating with the best creative talent around the world, has today announced the appointment of Andra Bard as Executive Producer, whose main focus will be to successfully connect global VFX content creators with the extensive talent network available through Hotspring. From VFX studios large and small to streaming platforms, Andra will be making sure clients both old and new are matched with the best talent to deliver fast, cost-effective VFX solutions. With her strong market experience and breadth of VFX production expertise, she is a significant hire for the company as it continues its global growth and development.

Andra has over 25 years of production experience in the VFX industry, most recently as head of production at Trace VFX, a Technicolor company, where she led the training and mentoring of the next generation of creative and production talent. Andra's plethora of production skills include managing production teams, from bidding to delivery, and the strategic planning of production schedules. 

Commenting on the appointment Jon Mason, co-founder and CEO at Hotspring, said: “Having occupied leadership positions at creative studios in various roles, Andra’s proximity to the obstacles that Hotspring eradicates in the production process will serve us to better guide our clients to the right experts for the job. Similarly, Andra’s passion for VFX has been demonstrated on projects from The Day After Tomorrow to Lord of the Rings, and the lessons she carries from those pivotal projects are embodied in Hotspring’s DNA: with the right team and shared enthusiasm for the work, everything became possible. We’re thrilled to have Andra on board.” 

On joining Hotspring, Andra said: ''I am honoured to be appointed as Hotspring’s first Executive Producer and proud to be involved in this network model, where artists are able to have a sense of ownership, agency, and have the option to create a work / life balance important to their and our success. My immediate focus will be on acquiring new talent to the platform as we continue to expand our market position as the most trusted hub for creative talent. With Hotspring’s agility, unrestricted by physical overheads, its scalability and growth have no limits. I look forward to speaking and meeting with employees, customers, and partners to take the business forward in markets that have huge opportunities to launch creative concepts.”

Andra’s appointment comes after a sustained period of growth for Hotspring, which continues into 2022 and follows the appointment of Ben Stallard as Managing Director for Media and Entertainment. With Andra added to its executive management team, the business will look to further consolidate its position as a leading player in the market - delivering access to the best creative talent in global networks while delighting customers with the seamless delivery of exemplary creative services from one trusted approved supplier.

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Genres: Visual VFX

Hotspring, Wed, 02 Mar 2022 09:33:24 GMT