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Glassworks Barcelona Promotes Joan Amat to Managing Director

Glassworks Barcelona, 2 months, 1 week ago

Amat has a background in compositing and photography

Glassworks Barcelona Promotes Joan Amat to Managing Director

Glassworks Barcelona has announced the promotion of Joan Amat to the new role of Managing Director. Joan has been with our Barcelona office since the doors were opened in 2011 and has led the production department through what has been an extremely successful and busy 5 years.

Joan’s background in compositing and photography gives him a natural understanding of the challenges and craft involved in high-end VFX’s. Whilst being Head of Production he has guided many substantial VFX projects through the Barcelona studio whilst maintaining the trust of both client and artist alike. These Projects include: Justice “New Lands”, Gazprom “Landscape”, Coca-Cola “Pemberton”, Codorníu “We celebrate everything that inspires us” and AB InBev “Infected By Music” (tomorrowland).

Joan says: “I’m thrilled and delighted to be part of Glassworks Group. Since I joined 5 years ago we have seen an incredible expansion of global clients. I am really excited to be helping in this new role and I will work hard to provide the leadership and support needed to do the best for the company and grow and develop the superb talents of our Barcelona team”

Hector Macleod CEO says: “When opening a Glassworks office in another territory we take great care to ensure that the assembled team of artists and producers can deliver the quality of output synonymous with the Glassworks brand. Glassworks Barcelona has delivered on this from day one the scale and beauty of projects has been astonishing. Joan has been a pivotal part of this success and thoroughly deserves this promotion.

Joan will work closely with Rick Naude (MD Amsterdam) and Aleks Ugarow (MD London) to utilize the depth of talent and resources available across all 3 European studios.

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