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Al Cleland promoted to managing director of Deluxe’s EFILM
Al Cleland
  • LOS ANGELES
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Al Cleland has been named managing director of Deluxe’s EFILM, leading digital color, finishing, and location services for the creative company servicing feature films, episodics and trailers. He’s been promoted from his post as VP over the past eight years at the helm of EFILM’s trailers business.

Cleland is a 30-year veteran of the postproduction business. He started his career at Editel and joined CIS, which later became EFILM, as one of the company’s original employees. He served as sr. VP and general manager at Technicolor Creative Services for 10 years, and at Postworks, Los Angeles, returning to EFILM as VP of trailers. He has worked at every level of postproduction from tape assistant to senior executive, with a strong track record for delivering the highest quality images and consistently positive client experiences. 
 
“Al’s career speaks for itself,” said John Paulson, Deluxe president of Features and Advertising Post. “He’s a respected thought leader within the industry and a trusted and admired manager throughout Deluxe. He’s a forward thinker who has built and led many successful teams and businesses with foresight, rock-solid execution, and the flexibility that allows new ideas flourish. He’s an ideal leader for EFILM.”

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