Shooters has hired Nick Litwinko as managing director of Shooters-NYC, DIVE & BIGSMACK.
“Nick’s vast experience in production, television, graphic design and VFX makes him uniquely qualified to increase our presence in the New York marketplace,” said Shooters president Ray Carballada. ”He will also be key in expanding our integrated model to provide our clients with production services and creative talent from our advertising, motion picture, television development and design divisions. We are very pleased to welcome Nick to the team, as he will make a significant contribution to the company.”
Litwinko’s industry career began at MTV as a senior producer for MTV Promos/Animation. He then became an executive producer/director for MTV Commercials. Inspired by his work at MTV, Litwinko launched Rogue Creative, serving as EP/director and overseeing various animated/special effects and live-action commercial campaigns. A tenure back at MTV Home Entertainment as a producer/editor included the production of the Aeon Flux DVD boxed set, as well as writing/directing all of the teasers and trailers for it. After that, Litwinko was named senior producer for Psyop in New York. He was then recruited as EP to launch the New York office of BL:ND Visual Propaganda, where he was involved in many commercial spots and music videos. Litwinko now comes to Shooters from 1st Ave Machine, NY, where he served as executive producer/head of production for the past two years, liaising with South American and U.K. production partners on many commercial projects.
“Ray and I began our discussions earlier this year, and it started to make more and more sense to me that I could leverage all of my experience in these different areas of television and commercials, as well as gaming, web sites and the digital space to continue his vision for the company,” said Litwinko. “I am committed to this newly created role as managing director of New York. I will be able to combine my experience and my entrepreneurial spirit in order to pull together all of the talents and versatility that the Shooters family of companies already have to offer so that we can provide clients a fully integrated and creative process for their projects.”