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Executive Producer Amy Kindred Joins SideshowJoins creative services company?s Commercial Division (August 05, 2004)
Amy Kindred has just joined leading creative services company Sideshow Creative as Executive Producer of its Commercial Division. She will be responsible for managing the growth of the department.
?Over the past year, weve been broadening and diversifying our client base and providing creative services at the highest level, comments Scott Mantel, Sideshow Creative CEO. ?We couldnt be more thrilled with having Amy join our team. She brings her extensive expertise and really adds another dimension to this company.
?I wanted to stay in effects and animation and Sideshow was a good fit, comments Amy Kindred. ?Scott Mantel and Mike McCall are fantastic and talented guys with fresh ideas. Theyve created an environment that encourages creative freedom and inspiration. I think there is tremendous potential here for further growth, which is exciting.
Prior to Sideshow, Amy Kindred was Executive Producer at Charlex for seven years and contributed to such campaigns as Cingular Wireless, Gilette, Jeep, Ford, Kohls, US Mint and Bell Atlantic Mobile.
Kindred earned a degree in Cinema Studies at Ithaca College, NY and landed her first production job as a receptionist in 1983 at Fairbanks Films with Directors Ridley and Tony Scott, Barry Lategan, Patrick Morgan, and Lester Bookbinder, among others. She went to Iris Films as Head of Production where she honed her skills in live-action production and later became a freelance producer.
In 1994, Kindred made a career move into visual effects and animation and held the position of Production Manager at R/Greenberg Associates where she worked on notable projects including Discover Card, Shell Oil, and Delta Airlines. She hits the ground running at Sideshow with a Verizon spot for ad agency Draft Worldwide.
About Sideshow Creative
Sideshow Creative is a bi-coastal creative company offering turnkey design and visual effects services to advertising agencies, broadcast and cable networks. Sideshow provides its clients with an extremely hands-on approach and understands how to best meet their needs and expectations on each project. Having the highest level of talent and postproduction tools in-house also gives the company an enormous edge because it allows more flexibility with clients' time and budgets. Among Sideshows stellar credits are promos for Showtime, A&E, Queer as Folk and Oxygen, as well as commercials for MLB, Mercedes, Web MD and Liquid Bandage.
Sideshow is located at 560 Broadway, New York, NY 10012. T: 212.925.5444 and 725 Arizona Avenue, Suite 200, Santa Monica, CA 90401. T: 310.434.1130
For more information visit www.sideshowcreative.com.
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