Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Emmy-nominated David Kenneth joins FORREC’s new Media Studio as Executive Producer

FORREC announces its newest hire, Emmy-nominee David Kenneth, as Executive Producer at the company for its new Media Studio. Kenneth began his career in live-action production before moving into post-production, visual effects, CG animation and ultimately the themed entertainment industry. In his new role, Kenneth will take the lead in extending FORREC’s offerings across media production, live-action, CG & VFX entertainment. The new role will also include creative and technical direction, and management of the production studio— enhancing FORREC’s ability to offer clients fully integrated experiences, from concept to delivery. Kenneth will continue to be based in Los Angeles expanding FORREC’s presence to the west coast. 

“We are so excited to have David join the FORREC team – his expertise will offer another important layer to our creative storytelling capabilities,” said Cale Heit, president and CEO of FORREC. “We were immediately drawn to David’s wealth of experience working in live-action production and visual effects and this shared passion for the entertainment industry. We have no doubt that David’s leadership and unique skill set will inspire creativity and elevate our clients experience.”

Kenneth joins FORREC from Innovate Entertainment Inc. where he served as CEO and Executive Producer working extensively in media production across a variety of industries from theme park attractions to feature films. As an Emmy-nominated producer, Kenneth has worked on many high-profile projects, including Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, Green Lantern and Spiderman 2. Kenneth is also a member of numerous professional organizations including the Producers Guild of America and the Visual Effect Society.

“Breaking new boundaries in the world of experiential entertainment has always been a motivator for growth, which is why I am so thrilled to join the FORREC team,” said Kenneth. “Their expertise in creative and immersive design while creating exceptional guest experience-based attractions is unparalleled and I am looking forward to working on groundbreaking projects together.” 

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Joe Kleimanhttp://www.themedreality.com
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe has been News Editor and contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, and MiceChat. His blog, ThemedReality.com takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @themedreality Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his fiancé, two dogs, and a ghost.

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