London – Goldcrest Post, with the intent of entering the UK film post arena has named Patrick Malone (pictured) as managing director. Former managing director Chris Quested has been named CEO.
Based in London, Malone will oversee the accelerated growth of the company’s digital intermediate department in addition to strengthening the executive management of the existing sound facility, home to the Academy Award-winning team from Les Misérables.
Malone most recently served as Head of DI at Company 3, a subsidiary of Deluxe Entertainment Services and a pioneering provider of post services to all the major studios, where he was responsible for feature films collaborating with filmmakers such as Ron Howard on Rush, Sam Mendes on Skyfall, Tom Hooper on Les Misérables and with Paul Greengrass on Captain Phillips.
“All the awards confirm Goldcrest Post has a long and enviable track record for their sound work. This is an incredible opportunity to add London’s premier picture facility to their client offering. I’m thrilled to be joining Chris and the team and I can’t wait to get started,” said Malone.
Chris Quested noted “It is very exciting to have Patrick join us at Goldcrest Post. He has a unique record of achievement in his field… this unrivaled depth of knowledge and expertise will play a key role in our aggressive on-going expansion.”
Currently, Goldcrest Films (www.goldcrestfilms.com) is fully financing and distributing The Autopsy of Jane Doe, director Andre Ovredal’s English language follow-up to his international hit Troll Hunter. In addition, they recently announced they will be financing and distributing Brooklyn Bridge to which Daniel Radcliffe is attached to star.