Chimney North America is excited to welcome the arrival of executive producers, Jake Loonan and Ellen Pot.
Jake will serve as the Executive Producer and Head of Business Development for North America. Jake brings a decade of production experience from Giraldi Media where he served as Head of Sales across the U.S. and has worked with brands such as BMW, GE, McDonald’s, General Mills, Toyota, and Bayer to name a few.
With his vast network of directors and clientele, Jake will oversee the production department as well as new post business. Joining the U.S. is a full roster of commercial and content directors including, The Edwards Brothers, Big TV, Babak, Kevin Willson, Culprit, Kennedy, Johan Polhem, Mårten Lindsjö, and Brett Wagner to name a few.
Ellen will serve as Executive Producer of Post Production in the Los Angeles office. Coming from her most recent role as EP at Psyop, Ellen’s experience includes live action, VFX/post-production, and animation.
She also brings 10-years of bi-coastal agency-side experience, having worked at 72andSunny, Y&R, DDB, and Ogilvy on brands like Nike, Starbucks, Target, IBM and many more.
The NY and LA offices will offer full-service production and post-production (editorial, VFX, color grading, animation, motion graphics, and delivery) for content, commercials, feature films & television, and work seamlessly across their 14 offices worldwide. The company just completed delivery on its third film for Netflix and is currently in post-production on the latest Jim Jarmusch feature film.