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Rep Report for February 23, 2018
Belinda Blacklock, EP of Friends Electric

Belinda Blacklock--recently named L.A.-based executive producer of Friends Electric, a production company and creative consultancy which also maintains an office in London--has been instrumental in setting up a U.S. sales team consisting of three independent rep firms: Red Rep on the West Coast, comprised of Holly Ross and Jeremy Hodges; Miss Smith on the East Coast, consisting of Jamie Scalera, Sasha Stern and Julie Margilaj; and Heart, Brains & Nerve, headed by Nathan Skillicorn, which will handle Friends Electric in the Midwest and Texas. EP Blacklock previously headed up Passion Pictures’ NY studio. Friends Electric has a roster of commercial animation and design talent, including Pete Candeland, Foam Studio, Lucas Zanotto, Myoshka, No Ghost, Polynoid, Silent, and Woodblock....

ARRI Rental, a provider of camera, lighting and grip equipment, has added Peter McCaffrey to its marketing team. As international marketing executive, McCaffrey will function as a bridge between ARRI Rental and set, helping to form and nurture industry relationships.  McCaffrey started his career in film labs in the mid-1980s. After working his way up through the camera department in the traditional way, moving from 2nd AC to 1st AC, he then spent 25 years as an internationally renowned camera and Steadicam operator. His film credits include The Lord of the Rings, The Chronicles of Narnia and The Hobbit; most recently he worked on three films with ARRI Rental’s exclusive ALEXA 65 system: The Great Wall, Ghost in the Shell and Thor: Ragnarok....