Bavaro & Rom Join Technicolor New York

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New York, NY & Hollywood, CA - March 31, 2010 - Redoubling its commitment to the New York filmmaking, broadcast and commercial advertising production communities located in New York City and the Northeastern United States, Technicolor (Euronext Paris 18453; NYSE: TCH) today announced the hiring of Peter Bavaro to lead Technicolor New York, and Dominic Rom as the head of producer’s services.  Further, recent additions to the facility include Clark Henderson, an industry veteran who recently relocated to Technicolor New York from his position at Technicolor Hollywood; and Mona Jackson, who will provide greater focus on the facility’s broadcast TV and commercial advertising services.  

Claude Gagnon, Technicolor Creative Services senior vice president stated, “Peter Bavaro and Dominic Rom are seasoned creative talents who bring great passion and expertise to our management team at Technicolor New York.  By expanding our stellar team we’re hoping to demonstrate to our New York-based customers the total commitment we’re making to production and post-production in the northeast.”
Peter Bavaro joins Technicolor from his position as executive director of Prime Focus Studios and Post Logic Studios (acquired by Prime Focus) in New York, from 2006 until the present.  Previously, Bavaro served as director of operations and executive producer at J. Walter Thompson in New York.

“It is an honor to join the Technicolor family,” stated Bavaro. “Technicolor has always maintained their place on the leading edge for quality and innovation – and this spirit of constant development, combined with the creative energy and experience of our New York team, is the greatest resource available at this time of unprecedented change in the industry. I’m certain that Technicolor remains the brand to beat.”

Dominic Rom is one of the most respected laboratory and digital operations talents based on the East Coast.  A veteran of 16 years at Duart Film Laboratory, rising through the ranks to executive vice president, Rom was a stalwart of the New York broadcast and independent filmmaking scene from 1984 through 2000.  Most recently, Rom was the COO of lab operations at Moving Images/Postworks from 2002 to 2010.

“I am convinced,” noted Rom, “that Technicolor is the place to be for the New York creative community. There is such incredible talent, desire and determination with this world-class team. I am thrilled to be here.”

Current projects in production and post-production include the HBO series, Boardwalk Empire, and Mildred Pierce, as well as the HBO Original Film You Don’t Know Jack.  Current independent features include: Black Swan; It’s Kind of a Funny Story; and Win Win.  Recent theatrical features delivered by Technicolor New York include: Precious: Based on the Novel Push, by Sapphire; Twelve; Winter’s Bone; Howl; and

About Technicolor

With more than 95 years of experience in entertainment innovation, Technicolor serves an international base of entertainment, software, and gaming customers.  The company is a leading provider of production, post-production, and distribution services to content creators, network service providers and broadcasters.  Technicolor is the world’s largest film processor; the largest independent manufacturer and distributor of DVDs (including Blu-ray); and, a leading global supplier of set-top boxes and gateways.  The company also operates an Intellectual Property and Licensing business unit managing more than 40,000 patents.  For more information:

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