Digital Domain announced that VFX executive producer, Joanna Capitano has been elevated to the position of vice president of features. In the new role, Capitano will continue to work closely with studios and clients to develop new business as well as overseeing the executive producers in the features division.
“Joanna represents the heart and soul of what makes the Digital Domain team great,” said Daniel Seah, CEO of Digital Domain. “She is tremendously respected both here and in the film industry as a whole. Under her strong leadership the features division will continue to thrive, grow and innovate.”
Capitano has been with the company since 1993 and has fostered relationships with key decision makers at the studios. She has been a driving force behind securing many of the 100+ feature film productions on which Digital Domain has worked. In addition, she also oversaw publicity and marketing for the company for seven years, including driving publicity campaigns for two features that earned visual effects Academy Awards. She is credited on the Academy Award-nominated Real Steel and Academy Award-winning Golden Compass along with Thor and many other feature films.
“It is a privilege for me to come in each day and work with this great team,” said Capitano. “For over 20 years Digital Domain and its passionate, talented artists have been creating the finest work in the business. In this new role, and with the support of Daniel and our ownership group, we will continue to be leaders and innovators in this industry.”