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Executive Producer / CMO

Matt Akey

Matt Akey has been in the Hollywood community, producing visual effects, animation and live action content for over 20 years. He is an ardent fan of bullet points:

  • Works as a VFX Executive Producer, supporting our many teams internationally. VFX Produces a bit, marketing, PR… et. al.
  • Caretakes three (3) Akey Jr’s and a Coonhound / Staffordshire Terrier mix
  • Was nicknamed the “Mad Bomber“ in high school for his baseline fadeaway 3-pointer.
  • Culinary choices – Alaskan Halibut, Montepulciano Chianti, Fried Artichoke Heart and Vanilla Bean Crème brûlée.
  • Community theater director, reclaimed wood connoisseur and Steve Nash fan.
  • Watches: Braveheart, Shawshank, Amelie, Heat, Friday Night Lights
  • Listens: Hamilton (Broadway Recording), U2, Debussy, Lecrae
  • The ones he enjoyed working on the most: Man of Steel, Just Mercy and Hugo



Co-creative Director

Jane Byrne

Co-creative Director

Andy Byrne

Meet Andy Byrne, a highly experienced visual effects artist with a 20-year career in the industry. Andy has an extensive background in Film, Episodic, and commercial work, making him a versatile artist who can handle diverse projects with ease. With his strong skills in 3D work, he has developed a reputation for being fast, reliable, and proficient in FX simulations and rendering. He is often known as the “fixer,” someone who can quickly identify and solve complex issues in the visual effects pipeline.

Beyond his work in the industry, Andy is a passionate musician. He finds inspiration in music and often looks to it for new ideas and perspectives. His love for music helps him stay creative and approach his work from a fresh perspective. With his dedication to his craft and his unique skills, Andy is a valuable asset to any project, and his commitment to quality and excellence sets him apart in the visual effects industry.



Agent / Sales Rep

Mary Ida Bonadio

Mary Ida Bonadio has been in the Commercial Ad business since graduation from “The School of The Art Institute of Chicago with a MFA, and Moore College of Art with a BFA.” What Art School has taught her is to be an independent thinker. The ability to communicate and understand conceptual ideas.”

  • She has raced formula one cars, flown small planes, shoots sporting clays and loves deep sea diving.
  • Is a gourmet cook
  • Is currently dabbling in watercolors
  • Went to the scratch academy
  • Just recent bough a puppy, who controls her every move



Sales Coordinator

Natalie Barton