The Farm’s parent company, Streamland Media, is to fully integrate its Picture Shop visual effects division, and all other VFX business under one global brand, Ghost VFX.

Picture Shop, a subsidiary of Streamland Media, acquired Ghost VFX in January this year and has since operated VFX divisions under both brands.

Bill Romeo, CEO of Streamland Media, said, “The integration of Picture Shop VFX under the Ghost VFX brand will further solidify the industry-leading position of our entertainment vertical, especially the overall growth potential of our brands and their ability to provide end-to-end post-production service offerings on a global level.” 

Tom Kendall, who headed Picture Shop VFX, will now assume the role of President for GHOST VFX worldwide at their newly established headquarters in Los Angeles.  Ghost Co-founder and EVP, Jeppe Nygaard Christensen and SVP, Phillip Prahl will remain an integral part of the brand based in Copenhagen.

Tom Kendall, President of Ghost VFX, said, “I’m very excited about combining both teams as it strengthens our award-winning VFX services worldwide while concentrating our growing team of talent and expertise under one global brand. With strategic focus on the customer experience, we are confident that Ghost VFX will continue to be a partner of choice for leading storytellers around the world.”

Streamland Media Group of Companies include Picture Shop, Formosa Group, Picture Head, Ghost VFX, The Farm, and Finalé, with locations in the US, Denmark, Canada, and the UK.

Jon Creamer