DNEG Appoints Josh Jaggars As Group President, VFX, And Stereo

DNEG Appoints Josh Jaggars As Group President, VFX, And Stereo

DNEG, a leading visual effects (VFX) and animation studio for the creation of feature film, television and multiplatform content, announced Josh Jaggars as its new Group President, VFX and Stereo.


Based out of DNEG's Los Angeles studio, Jaggars will lead the global VFX and Stereo Conversion teams for the DNEG Group, comprising DNEG and its ReDefine division. He will report directly to DNEG Chairman and CEO Namit Malhotra.


Jaggars brings more than 25 years of industry experience and expertise to the role. As part of DNEG's senior executive team, he will oversee the company's client relationships and its industry-leading team of VFX and Stereo supervisors, leveraging the company's production and creative strengths to drive new business and further inspire dynamic new VFX approaches that elevate DNEG in the competitive marketplace.


Jaggars joins DNEG from Legendary Entertainment, where he has served as Senior Vice President, Visual Effects and Stereo Production since 2017. Prior to that, Jaggars was VFX Producer at Warner Bros. with acclaimed work on Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, Justice League and Man of Steel. Additional VFX producer credits include Hancock, 2012 and Fast Five.


DNEG Chairman and CEO Namit Malhotra said, "I am delighted to welcome Josh to our senior leadership team; his appointment is further evidence of the culture of excellence that we are building here at DNEG. I have had the pleasure of working with Josh for many years, including most recently on Dune, for which DNEG was the lead VFX partner. By bringing his experience and expertise to the leadership of DNEG's world-class VFX and Stereo teams, Josh will further enhance our ability to bring together innovative technology and industry-leading creative talent to create award-winning work."


Jaggars said, "After many years as a freelance producer, and more recently as a studio executive, I am thrilled to be returning to my roots to take on this new challenge with Namit and the DNEG team. This is an incredibly exciting time for our industry with many new opportunities for ambitious and visionary companies such as DNEG, which is forging a path that elevates it beyond the traditional facility/vendor relationship."



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