Gravity Media has hired Jason Tomkins as Post Production Promotion & Development Manager.
Tomkins appointment follows on from the hire of Fiona Burton as Head of Post Production and Meryl McLaren as Director, Media Services and Facilities. He will work closely with Ed Tischler, Managing Director of Gravity Media for EMEA.
Jason joins Gravity as a post production expert with over 30 years experience working in the industry – starting out as an assistant offline editor with tape u-matic suites right through to present day.
His other previous roles included Managing Director and Director at Silverglade Post where he worked for nearly 8 years and he also held the role of Operations Director for Clear Cut Pictures for just over 14 years.
Ed Tischler, Managing Director of Gravity Media for EMEA commented: “I am delighted to be able to share the news of Jason’s appointment as Post Production & Development Manager to further bolster our world leading global team here at Gravity Media.
“He joins our other big-name recent hire of Fiona Burton as Head of Post Production.
“It’s a very exciting time in Gravity’s expansion story as we are focused on delivering the highest service across our post production and broadcast offering by way of the strength of our team alongside our investment in technology and innovation.
“Jason’s passion, approachability, knowledge and vision make him such a perfectly suited key hire in our new chapters as we work on growing our key client relationships focused on securing the most creative projects that we aim to make all the greater with the force of Gravity to solve any creative solution.”
Jason Tomkins Gravity Media’s new Post Production Promotion & Development Manager comments: “I couldn’t be any prouder to join Gravity Media at such an important time for the business.
“With over 30 years of experience I have witnessed so many fundamental changes in the media production industry: from tape to non-linear, from 4:3 broadcast to 16:9 from tape to tapeless, and from standard definition through to today’s 4k and UHD production techniques.
“Having a strong technical production grounding has enabled me to advise clients on the best and most efficient ways to produce content with innovative workflows saving time and money with technological efficiency.
“I’ve worked with productions for HETV Scripted Drama & Feature docs, Natural History through to unscripted documentary, studio and reality shows all of which I look forward to evolving with Gravity.
“Ed’s vision for the EMEA market is incredibly exciting and I relish the opportunity of joining such a talented senior team to achieve the business growth ambitions”.
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