O.D Welch has been named president of Oscar-winning effects house Digital Domain. In his new role, Welch will manage all aspects of the day-to-day operations at Digital Domain’s Playa Vista and Vancouver’s two locations. A 30-year industry veteran, Welch has extensive experience in visual effects and production management, and knows the entertainment business on a ground-up operational and financial basis.
“We are thrilled that a person of O.D.’s experience and talent has joined our family at Digital Domain,” said Daniel Seah, CEO, Digital Domain 3.0 and chairman and CEO, Digital Domain Holdings Limited. “As we continue to expand and find new and exciting ways to showcase our artist’s great talent we needed to find the perfect person to support, challenge and lead this team on a day to day basis.”
“I am honored to become part of such an illustrious, award-wining company,” said Welch. “And while it's true that DD has accomplished some incredible things over the years, I firmly believe its best days still lie ahead. My goal is to ensure that DD is doing ground breaking work for a long time to come.”
Welch comes to Digital Domain having previously worked at Cameron Pace Group, Prime Focus Limited, and 525 Studios to name a few. He is also a member of the Producer’s Guild of America, the Visual Effects Society, the International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society, and a charter member of the Hollywood Post Alliance.
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