Facility Adds Key Executives in Preparation for Expansion
April 7, 2009 (Culver City, CA)
. has announced that senior sales executives Lisa Griffin and Thayer Jester have joined the company. The announcement was made in anticipation of 2G’s new all-fiber facility which is scheduled to open in Burbank later this month.
Lisa Griffin joins 2G from Elektrofilm Digital Studios, where she was Vice President, Sales and Business Development. At Elektrofilm she was responsible for leading overall sales and client services for a roster of top studio clients. Prior to her stint at Elektrofilm, Griffin was Vice President of Sales and New Business Development at LaserPacific Media Corporation where she worked with leading studios, content creators, and broadcasters. As Director of Sales at Deluxe Film Laboratory, Griffin was instrumental in introducing Deluxe’s anti-piracy watermarking technology. For over a decade, Griffin headed Business Development at the Lighting Media Group where she spearheaded the company’s expansion into new revenue streams and businesses. At 2G, Griffin will be focusing on EST (Electronic Sell Thru) and digital workflows.
Thayer Jester has been a critical factor in the growth of business at industry leading companies; including Image Resolution, Todd-AO, Soundelux, FilmCore, and Ascent Media’s Content Services division. Having served as Director of Business Development for these companies over an 8 year span, Jester secured new business in Visual Effects, Audio and Broadcast Distribution from top entertainment companies; including Sony Pictures, Walt Disney, Screen Gems, Lionsgate, and many others. She was also responsible for managing a number of high profile accounts; including NBC Universal, Starz Media, RHI Entertainment and Overture Films. A service driven executive, Jester has a demonstrated ability to build teams, market services, and manage the results. Her responsibilities at 2G will include business development and expansion into new markets.
Both executives have an expertise and dedication to client service, which includes empowering them with insight into the technical process they are charged to manage. 2G CEO Chuck Filliettaz noted, “Lisa brings a long-term understanding of the marketplace, clients and technologies, and Thayer brings her dedication to supporting our clients with the best solutions and service. We couldn’t be happier.”
About 2G Digital Post, Inc.
2G Digital Post is an HD online facility that specializes in TV and airline versioning of major motion pictures. Founded in 1993, the company has an ongoing track record of presenting innovative approaches to its core service offering for clients; including MGM/UA, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 20th Century Fox, Paramount Pictures, Lionsgate, Warner Bros. Studios, Miramax, DreamWorks SKG, and other studios and distributors.
2G’s HD/SD online services include editing, graphics, titling, ADR, 5.1 audio, MPEG2 compression, and a highly efficient all-digital workflow that enables them to deliver projects faster, at high quality, and at much lower cost than traditional post-production processes. The company’s Culver City facility opened in 2005, and they will be opening a brand new, all-fiber Burbank facility in Spring 2009.
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