CEO, Moshe Barkat who founded Modern VideoFilm several decades ago has recently departed the firm along with CFO Hugh Miller. The have been replaced by an executive team previously at The Culver Studios, namely Scott Avila as CEO, Cooper Crouse as president and Roxanna Sassanian as CFO. Long-time executives Bill Watt, president of digital media services; Mark Smirnoff, president of creative services and Jon Johnson, executive vice president/sales remain with the firm and will take on added managerial/operational responsibilities.
Modern VideoFilm employs nearly 500 artists, technicians, engineers, and support personnel in four primary facilities in Southern California. They are currently nominated for four Hollywood Post Alliance HPA Awards for its work on Labor Day, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Reign, and Game of Thrones. Other recent high-profile credits including Modern Family, Sleepy Hollow, Avatar, and Real Steel.