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Prime Focus Announces New Appointments

The Prime Focus Commercials division has announced the appointments of renowned industry individuals Kristy May Currie to the role of Executive Producer and Dave 'Skippy' Clifton to Senior Flame Operator.
Kristy spent the last four years as Head of Production at Big Buoy and her fifteen year career spans agencies, production companies and post-production facilities, spread across the disciplines of film, commercials, live television and broadcast.
She's worked closely with prominent directors including Joe Wright, Jim Gilchristm Andy McCleod and Pedro Romhanyi.
Kristy said: "I've joined at a very exciting time. There's a real buzz here and an experienced, wonderfully creative team producing provocative, innovative work."
Daniel Sapiano, Joint Managing Director of the Commercials division, commented: "I'm delighted Kristy has joined us as she brings with her a wealth of experience and knowledge and fits seamlessly into our growing production team. Kristy's and amazing person and one of the best in the business, so it speaks volumes for Prime Focus that we're able to attract people of her calibre."
Dave 'Skippy' Clifton is one of the best known Flame ops in the business, with a career record that extends across every major post-production facility from Australia to England, including SVC, VTR, The Mill, OmniLab, Framestore and MPC. He's worked on commercials, pop promos, films and television shows for major directors including Ridley Scott, Jonathan Glazer and Tony Kaye and with market-leading clients such as HSBC, Stella Artois, Goodyear and the BBC.
Daniel Sapiano added: "Skippy's experience across every aspect of post-production is virtually unparalleled and be brings with him a level of creativity and sharpness that have made him the first choice for directors and agencies worldwide. I'm thrilled that such a well renowned and senior figure has joined our creative team."
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