Burbank-based Deluxe subsidiary Stereo D, a producer of 3D for feature films, has extended Aaron Parry’s contract as chief creative officer and executive vice president. The studio has been growing in the past year and recently added offices in London and Sydney.
“Aaron has been a driving force at Stereo D, and his leadership and expertise have been integral to our enormous growth and success,” said Stereo D president William Sherak. “As 3D technology continues to evolve, Aaron’s experience will ensure that Stereo D continues to innovate while maintaining our peerless level of quality delivering stunning 3D imagery.”
Parry oversees the creative vision of the company, as well as worldwide production and technology development. While at Stereo D, Parry and his team have created an advanced 3D pipeline, and supervised the expansion of Stereo D’s workforce from a creative and technical staff of 10 people to more than 1,000 employees.
During his tenure, Stereo D has created the 3D conversions for 29 films, including Titanic in 3D, and X-Men: Days of Future Past, from Twentieth Century Fox; Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures‘ Pacific Rim; and Hercules, from Paramount Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures. Additionally, Parry was stereo executive producer on the conversions Stereo D created for Marvel’s The Avengers, Iron Man 3 and Thor; Jurassic Park 3D, from Universal Pictures; Star Trek Into Darkness from Paramount Pictures, and Godzilla, from Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures.
Parry joined Stereo D in 2010 after serving as supervising 3D producer on Jackass 3D for Paramount Pictures. His prior feature credits also include serving as line producer on Paramount Pictures’ The Spongebob Squarepants Movie and as executive producer on the studio’s Barnyard. Prior to his work at Paramount, Parry was executive producer at Warner Bros. Feature Animation.