|"Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward; they may be beaten, but they may start a winning game." ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe|
Kleiser-Walczak (KW) and PGM Artists today announced a deal in which Kleiser-Walczak will be exclusively represented by PGM Artists’ Phil McIntyre for commercial work in the United States. Phil McIntyre is representing Kleiser-Walczak for live action production as well as animation and visual effects jobs. He is also representing Diana Walczak and Jeff Kleiser as a live action directing team.
Phil McIntyre is founder and CEO of New York’s PGM Artists, a sales and talent management firm in Manhattan’s historic West Village. Prior to starting PGM Artists, McIntyre served as partner and head of sales and marketing for Click 3x. Earlier, he headed East and West Coast sales for R/Greenberg & Associates, New York, the pioneering live action, visual effects and design studio.
Jeff Kleiser said, “Phil’s strong background in visual effects and animation makes him the perfect person to helm our expansion in the commercial marketplace. Diana and I are confident in his ability to connect us with the types of groundbreaking projects we are known for producing. We’re also excited for our company to have a New York City presence at PGM Artists’ gallery on Charles Street in the West Village.” Phil McIntyre said, “I’m delighted to be part of the Kleiser-Walczak team. Their talents in the fields of character animation and visual effects are something that I’m excited to bring to market and I think will be a huge success.”
Kleiser-Walczak recently completed a Tex Avery-style all-CG sequence for “Son of the Mask” that dramatizes the conception of the Mask baby. The studio also recently produced facial deformations, a CG stunt double and environments for “Exorcist: the Beginning.”
Kleiser-Walczak (KW) brings years of innovation to the production of character-driven animated stories and visual effects for commercials, feature films and location-based entertainment. The award-winning studio works with extraordinary artists who are dedicated to visual storytelling. Established in 1987, KW has production studios in Hollywood and the Berkshires in Massachusetts. Through its new association with PGM Artists, Kleiser-Walzcak now also maintains a production presence in Manhattan.
Located in Manhattan’s historic West Village, PGM Artists provides sales and talent management for artists working in the field of advertising.
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