Post facility duo earns expanded leadership roles as company carries out plans to grow internationally
BURBANK, Calif. (April 29, 2015) My Eye Media, an industry leader in quality assurance, technical analysis and testing of all formats of digital motion picture content, has promoted Mel Waddell to Vice President of Post Production Services and Claude Soumsa to Director of Engineering.
My Eye Media founder and CEO Michael Kadenacy made the announcement.
“Mel and Claude have made significant contributions to My Eye Media, each demonstrating a commitment to improving systems and processes and advancing technologies that allow us to meet the evolving needs of our clients,” Kadenacy said. “They have each built strong, capable teams and have helped My Eye Media navigate the challenges of a complex marketplace as we expand into new products and services. We are grateful for their leadership and vision in helping My Eye Media achieve its goals.”
Waddell joined My Eye Media in 2007 as Lead Mastering QC Operator. Among her many accomplishments, she has successfully established and maintained strong and collaborative relationships with clients, played a key role in developing workflows for archival DPX Clipster projects and managed the Mastering QC Department.
“I was lucky enough to join My Eye Media early on, and it’s inspiring to see the company constantly evolving,” Waddell said. “We are always planning ahead and incorporating new workflows into our existing services, and that’s really exciting to be part of.”
Soumsa most recently served as Senior Production Engineer since joining the company in 2008. He has been responsible for spearheading the integration of new equipment, development of accelerated workflows and implementation of 4K, HDR and 3D technologies.
“At My Eye Media, we always strive to stay ahead of technological advances, so we get to experiment with new equipment — some even in prototype form,” Soumsa said. “I enjoy having the freedom to innovate and evaluate new solutions, and this creates the technical expertise that our clients appreciate.”