Shari Hanson Upped To EVP, Physical Production And Visual Effects For Paramount Pictures & Nickelodeon Animation

sherry hanson Promoted to the role of EVP, physical production and visual effects Paramount Pictures And Nickelodeon Animation,

In his new role, Hanson will continue his work on Paramount’s live-action features, while expanding into the realm of hybrid animation/live-action titles at Nickelodeon. Long-term physical production execution came in 2015 at Paramount, having previously worked at companies including Industrial Light & Magic.

Today Lee Rosenthal, President of Worldwide Physical Production for Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Studios, announced the promotion of Hanson. Read his memos aired internally at Paramount and Nick below.

Dear Team,

As our organization continues to move forward with an overall strategy to align and optimize the production group at Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Studios, I want to share an exciting update with you.

I am proud to announce that Shari Hanson, an exemplary executive and invaluable member of our team, is being promoted to Executive Vice President of Physical Production and Visual Effects for Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Animation. In addition to her work on Paramount’s live-action films, Shari’s portfolio will expand to include our hybrid animation/live-action titles produced at Nick Animation.

As we all know, Shari is a great physical production executive and reliable partner for our producers, as seen in the Lost City, Clifford the Big Red Dog, Gemini man And crawl, With this newly created hybrid role, we have an amazing opportunity to pursue our VFX and production work in a unique, collaborative way. Given her thirty-year track record in production and VFX and strong, trusting filmmaker relationships, I have no doubt that Shari will elevate our VFX operations as we continue to grow our slates in ’23-’24 and beyond. .

Prior to joining us as a physical production executive in 2015, Shari worked with Paramount on many of her most beloved franchise properties. Starting his career in advertising, his passion for visual storytelling led him to Industrial Light & Magic in 1994, where he moved up the production ladder in over 200 commercials, music videos and feature films. During an era of huge visual effects innovation, Shari was a visual effects producer for several important films such as big ship, person, island, Mission: Impossible 3 And transformer, Building on his filmmaker and studio relationships, he transitioned independently and continued to produce VFX, collaborative production and co-production such as Tampol films. star trekOscar®-Winner paint, lone ranger And terminator genesis, Shari has worked repeatedly with many of the industry’s most respected directors, including Ang Lee, JJ Abrams, Michael Bay, and Gore Verbinski.

It is incredible to think how much we have achieved as a studio since the beginning of the year, and I am so grateful and proud to be a part of this team. I hope everyone is really feeling our momentum and understands how important our expertise is to the broader organization.

Thank you everyone for your commitment, hard work and passion – and please join me in congratulating Shari on this new role!