New York City-based art and technology company The-Artery is expanding its operations into Los Angeles. Concurrently, the creative studio has named industry veteran Karin Levinson as its head of features and television content. Levinson will helm the new LA office, and will spearhead new business initiatives across the mediums of film, television, advertising, virtual reality and augmented reality.
The-Artery has recently produced visual effects for several feature film and television projects. These include Netflix’s thriller film The Discovery, starring Robert Redford, Jason Segal and Rooney Mara; the critically acclaimed feature film Norman, starring Richard Gere; the Netflix series The Get Down, and Showtime’s hit series Billions.
Recently, the company has also produced visual effects for advertising campaigns promoting Allegra and IZOD; visual effects featured within the television promotion of the Broadway show Anastasia; visual content for the VMA Awards; and social content for Pepsi.
Deborah Sullivan, managing director for The-Artery said, “We are thrilled to have Karin on our team, and to have the capacity and capability to expand into LA, where so many of our clients, and potential clients, are based. Karin has a fantastic network across film, television, advertising, digital technologies and social media. Her relationships and work experience provide us a strong position to broaden our foothold within the entertainment industry, and to heighten our brand’s visibility.”
Levinson said, “I’m thrilled to be a part of The-Artery given the company’s internal talent and broad range of creative and technical capabilities. The creative studio provides a high-end, full-service approach to creating content across all platforms.”
Karin Levinson brings a unique and diverse background to The-Artery. Prior to joining the creative studio, she served as the vice president of marketing and content development at Eclipse, an entertainment advertising agency. She was also the director of marketing and new business development at the award-winning entertainment advertising agency Ant Farm.