LOS ANGELES — Visualization company Halon Entertainment has promoted producer Chris Ferriter to CEO. He joined the studio in 2016, bringing more than two decades of experience as a producer and designer in the entertainment industry. Halo founder Daniel Gregoire will transition to chairman of the board. Ferriter will work alongside head of studio Patrice Avery and co-founder/supervisor Brad Alexander.
Ferriter joined Halon in 2016 to head up their game cinematic department. Prior to that, he served as managing director of Divisive Media Australia. His previous experience includes managing producer for several of the game industry’s top publishers, including THQ, Midway and Ubisoft, as well as lead designer for EA Sports.
“When I joined Halon, I felt that I had found a home with this group of like-minded filmmakers that were intently focused on the craft of visual storytelling,” says Ferriter. “I feel honored to take on this role where I can help guide the evolution and growth of HALON.”
Halon Entertainment most recently contributed their visualization skills to War for the Planet for the Apes, Spider-Man: Homecoming, and Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. Recently, Halon has seen growth in the game space.