Filmworkers in Chicago has promoted Derek de Board, who marks his 10th anniversary at the studio this month, to executive producer. He will oversee production, lead a team of producers and schedulers, direct sales and coordinate joint projects with Filmworkers’ Dallas and Nashville facilities, as well as other members of the Filmworkers Group (which include Vitamin, Giannini Creative and Tree House Edit). He will also serve as EP of Churchill Studio, Filmworkers’ newly formed, in-house visual effects studio.
De Board joined Filmworkers in 2004. For the past four years, he has been senior producer, managing post work agencies and national brands. He also served as post production supervisor on the independent feature Bad Johnson.
De Board will focus on further streamlining workflows between Filmworkers’ various departments, as well as between the Filmworkers facility and the other companies in its group.