Venice, CA — Digital Domain Productions has named David Lipman vice president of features visual effects production. The 30-year industry veteran, a former executive at DreamWorks Animation, Framestore and USAnimation, brings expertise in visual effects, animation, production and development to the company. He will be based in Digital Domain’s Venice, California studio reporting to Jody Madden, who has been promoted to senior vice president of global studio operations, overseeing production, technology and operations for all of Digital Domain’s worldwide studios.
Digital Domain Media Group CEO and Chairman John Textor said, “Digital Domain has grown significantly in the past few years — from a single studio to now seven locations worldwide. Our talent base and digital production services have expanded, and we’ve expanded our leadership team accordingly to drive all areas of our feature film business. I am thrilled to have Jody and David leading visual effects, and Cliff Plumer, who is now an executive producer on Ender’s Game, leading our efforts in co-productions.”