Visual Effects Studio FuseFXhas appointed Michael Romey as the new director of pipeline and software development. He joined the company after spending the last year as Senior Director of the Creative Media Pipeline at Madison Square Garden. There he worked with production, show, immersive and facility project teams to build a unified production tracking platform to solve challenging business intelligence needs.
Romey is a senior technologist with over 20 years experience. He is enthusiastic about products and processes as well as the maintenance of entertainment production through technology-based solutions. He has delivered innovative solutions for theme parks, broadcasting, manufacturing, gaming, mobile devices and big data analytics in mission-critical environments.
Romey previously worked for Walt Disney Imagineering, where he built a production pipeline to deliver rides and attractions, including the latest Star Wars ride to Disneyland's Galaxy & # 39; s Edge, Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance. Additional experience includes nine years at Zoic Studios in a variety of roles including Head of Pipeline and Software Development and Chief Technology Officer. At Zoic he created a virtual production tool and oversaw all aspects of his pipeline and software development. He has also worked on the Natural History Museum's Planetarium Space Show, creating and maintaining graphics packages for NFL, PGA, ESPN SportsCenter, and NCAA March Madness while working at Reality Check Studios.
"We're very excited to have Mike join the FuseFX team," said Jason Fotter, Co-Founder and CTO of FuseFX. "As the FuseFX brand continues to expand globally, we are committed to adopting our Nucleus platform – our next-generation pipeline – and." Production management system to the next level that makes it easy to stay connected as a company and expand our global strategy. Mike's extensive experience in both software development and as an artist makes him uniquely qualified to expand based on what we've built to date and help us continue to develop software that affects our users and increases their efficiency.
"FuseFX has a long history and is focused on an efficient pipeline and workflow with its Nucleus platform. I look forward to bringing my experiences to further improve them," said Romey. "My goal is to look after and improve everyone in the studio." A uniform production management system. With FuseFX's growing global footprint, I look forward to translating the best ideas from each location into the most coherent pipeline for the entire company. I am committed to making improvements to strengthen the long-term performance of Nucleus and integrating other third-party tools like Shotgun as you measure, learn and iterate for maximum impact. "
Romey is a longtime member of the Visual Effects Society and has co-chaired the award committee for many years. He holds a degree in Art and Design from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and is Scrum certified. Romey lives in Los Angeles.