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FuseFX Appoints Joseph Bell As Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President Of Production

Elite Visual Effects Studio Expands Senior Leadership Team with Key Hire



LOS ANGELES – March 6, 2018 – Premier visual effects studio FuseFX today
announced the appointment of Joseph Bell as chief operating officer and
executive vice president of production, with responsibility for client-centric
processes and operations, including production team management and company

Bell is an award-winning production executive with more than a decade of
experience in the visual effects industry including a wide mix of film and
television work. Most recently, he was executive producer at CoSA VFX, where
he was the first hire and was instrumental in scaling the company to a team of
160 people. Bell’s previous experience includes roles with Industrial Light &
Magic, Digital Dimension and Pixel Magic. Notable projects throughout his career
include Star Trek (2009), The Gifted, Minority Report (TV), Person of Interest,
Fringe, Revolution, Almost Human, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and
Live Free or Die Hard, among many others.

“As FuseFX continues to grow and expand in response to increasing client
demand, we are pleased to make thoughtful strategic hires such as bringing
Joseph on board,” said David Altenau, original founder and CEO of FuseFX. “We
know his strengths center around a deep commitment to excellent customer
service, as well as his strong operational and production team leadership. We
are pleased to welcome him to the team at this exciting time in our business.”

Bell added, “FuseFX has a strong track record of stellar work and smart
processes behind the scenes. My newly developed role complements the
company’s growth trajectory. It also represents a commitment on the part of
FuseFX to offering superior service to our clients every step of the way. I’m proud
to be a part of such an impressive team and am excited to see what the future

Bell is a longtime member of the Producer’s Guild of America and the Academy
of Television Arts & Sciences. He holds an MFA in Film & TV Production from
USC’s School of Cinematic Arts and a Global Executive MBA from UCLA’s
Anderson School of Management and the National University of Singapore. He
was nominated for EMMY Awards for his work with Gotham (2015) and Bury My
Heart at Wounded Knee (2007).

FuseFX is an award-winning visual effects studio that services discerning clients
in the television, film, commercials, games and special venues industries. The
company is a highly regarded, dominant force in visual effects for episodic
television, with increasing work on commercials, feature films, as well as VR
productions through its FuseVR division. Founded in 2006 by David Altenau with
Tim Jacobsen and Jason Fotter joining as co-founders, today FuseFX employs
more than 300 personnel in three studio locations; Los Angeles, New York and
Vancouver. FuseFX offers the resources of a large studio with a steadfast
commitment to the boutique-style client service it has offered since inception. For
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