CINEVERSE announced the addition of Dan Hammond to its film and digital camera rental group. He will be based at CINEVERSE – Los Angeles in Glendale, Calif., serving the specialized needs of feature, commercial and television production crews.
“We are excited to have Dan Hammond join our team,” said Zoe Borys, CINEVERSE’s national client liaison. “With his level of technical expertise, his dedication to evolving with technical innovation and the artistry of cinematography, CINEVERSE will be well positioned to service the demands of production, regardless of location.”
Prior to CINEVERSE, Hammond held the position of director, cinema technical services at Doremi Labs, where he was responsible for directing a global team of technicians that provided technical support and training programs to digital cinema exhibition companies and postproduction facilities. During his six-year run, he helped the company build its global footprint from 8,000 digital cinema servers to over 60,000. He also developed, organized and helped conduct over 250 digital cinema technical training seminars around the world.
Prior to Doremi, Hammond worked for Panavision for 19 years. Working his way from an entry-level position in the shipping department, his roles included, camera prep floor manager, director of education, rental sales and director of technical marketing.
Hammond was awarded an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Columbia College in 1996 and holds memberships in the International 3D Society, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and the Association of Independent Commercial Producers. He currently sits on the professional advisory committee for the ITT Technical Institute.