CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legend3D, Inc., a pioneer in 2D-to-3D conversion technology and production, today announced two director level appointments and a new general manager. Adam Li will be joining the company as Director of Software Engineering, Stephanie Winslow will serve as the new Director of Business Development, and Robert McInnis, previously Legend3D Director of Compositing, will move into the role of General Manager.
"As we continue to grow our creative and production pipeline and introduce more advanced technology, it's important that we have the highest quality talent in-house to drive creative operations and empower our client studios to produce their 3D feature films on budget and on schedule," said Barry Sandrew, Ph.D., Legend3D's Founder, Chief Creative Officer and Chief Technology Officer. "Adam, Stephanie and Robert are valued additions to our Legend3D management team, each with a wealth of expertise in their respective areas that will positively support our ability to innovate and exceed our clients' expectations."
Adam Li brings a Ph.D. in Physics and more than 14 years of consumer electronics industry experience to the Director of Software Engineering position. With an extensive background and expertise in technical consulting and engineering, he has held previous positions with Sony Electronics and several imaging technology startups including DivX where he was one of the primary engineering architects of its ground breaking compression and video software. Li will work closely with Dr. Sandrew as well as with the Legend3D research and development team to continue advancing the company's proprietary 2D-to-3D imaging technology and conversion pipeline.
After making significant industry contributions from within her role as Legendary Pictures' Director of Production and Stereo Production Supervisor, Stephanie Winslow joins the Legend3D's Hollywood office as the newly appointed Director of Business Development. Leveraging her experience facilitating key aspects of studios' pre-production, production and post-production processes on such films as Zack Snyder's Watchmen and Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim, Winslow will foster current partner relationships and manage new business opportunities while supporting Legend3D's strategic sales and production efforts.
Robert McInnis brings more than 15 years of experience in the visual effects entertainment industry to Legend3D. He has garnered experience at world renowned post-production studios Digital Domain and Modern VideoFilm, and worked on iconic films including The Last Samurai and I, Robot. McInnis will assume the role of General Manager responsible for staffing project teams and managing outside production resources to meet Legend3D's challenging deadlines. Legend3D's Chief Operating Officer Tom Sinnott commented, "Robert has played a crucial part in the development and implementation of the operations management processes that have benefited our clients and enhanced our efficiency. We look forward to the new expanded role he will take in managing multiple departments and the creative insight he brings to the position."
California-based Legend3D, Inc. is an innovative 3D visual effects and conversion company committed to advancing the 3D medium globally. Legend3D leverages the most sought-after 3D talent with cutting-edge technology and works closely with the creative community to elevate the art of 3D on new feature films while also identifying opportunities to generate new revenue from iconic library titles. Founded in 2001 by Dr. Barry Sandrew, Legend3D utilizes its patented proprietary technology to create the highest quality conversions with the fastest turnaround time at the most competitive pricing in the industry. For more information, please visit www.Legend3D.com.
Image with caption: "Adam Li, Legend3D Director of Software Engineering." Image available at: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140116/MM47510-a
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