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O’Gara Joins Filmworkers Club as Exec. ProducerTo post production activities, bidding, scheduling and client relations for the company (February 23, 2006)
May O’Gara has joined Filmworkers Club as Executive Producer. O’Gara will oversee post production activities, bidding, scheduling and client relations for the company which provides telecine, visual effects, CG and editorial finishing services for commercials and other media. She previously served as Director of Telecine and Visual Effects at Company 3 in Santa Monica, Calif.
“The face of Filmworkers Club will be drastically changing in 2006 in terms of new people and new equipment,” said Reid Brody, the company’s president. “Mary is a big part of that change. We are fortunate to have her. She will be a tremendous resource to the Chicago advertising community.”
O’Gara, who began her career in the Midwest, said that she was delighted to return to the region and excited by the unique opportunity offered by Filmworkers Club. “This company has a wonderful reputation and a superb clientele,” she said. “The caliber of the work is outstanding and I look forward to contributing to the company’s continued success.” O’Gara noted that Filmworkers Club’s recent work included commercials for Bud Light and Aleve that debuted during this year’s Super Bowl broadcast.
O’Gara has more than ten years of experience in post production. She joined Company 3 last year—her second stint at that facility—and supervised work on numerous national television spots. She also oversaw work on several cinema ads. Previously, she served as Finishing Producer and Operation Manager at the post house R!OT, Santa Monica.
A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, O’Gara previously worked as Scheduling Manager at The Post Group, Hollywood, and held a similar position with Pacific Ocean Post in Santa Monica. She also worked at Company 3 from 1997 through 2001.
About The Filmworkers Club
Founded in 1992, The Filmworkers Club is Chicago’s only independent post production facility. The company features a team of superbly talented and experienced artists supported by the best in post production technology.
The Filmworkers Club is located at 232 E. Ohio St. Penthouse, Chicago, IL 60611. For more information, call (312) 664-8333 or visit www.filmworkersclub.com.
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