Visual effects production studio Scoundrel announced the addition of partner/executive producer Raoul Bolognini, who brings a wealth of producing and business development experience. In addition to welcoming Bologini, the company recently expanded to a larger studio in New York as an addition to its Los Angeles headquarters.
“Scoundrel is a boutique company with the perfect combination of incredibly robust internal creative matched with a vast external network of resources,” Bolognini said. “I have been searching for a home for my existing clients and it quickly became clear that Scoundrel was the right fit for everyone.”
Currently, Bolognini and Scoundrel are working on Beware The Night for Jerry Bruckheimer and Screen Gems. “We’ve been collaborating with Raoul for nearly a decade,” Screen Gems’ president of production, Glenn Gainor said. “He has an exceptional understanding of the world of visual effects and delivers outstanding work on budget.”
Bolognini has worked in the film and television industry for more than 20 years as a visual effects producer. Among his credits are contributions to such feature films as This Is The End, Bling Ring, Grown Ups 2, Gangster Squad, Twilight Saga, Premium Rush, Limitless, Fast & Furious, The Karate Kid, Pineapple Express, Spider-Man 2. His work as a television visual effects producer includes Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Drive, Criminal Minds and the Battlestar Galactica miniseries. He also contributed to Joss Whedon’s best known series Buffy The Vampire Slayer and the Emmy Award-winning Firefly.
“Raoul has a long history and proven track record in the industry,” Scoundrel co-founder/CG supervisor, Morgan McDermott said. “He’s trusted by clients and respected by the visual effects community for his depth of experience and candor. He epitomizes professionalism with disarming and genuine Brit charm. For all those reasons and more, he is an exceptional EP for our company.”