KOJO Studios is excited to announce the appointment of Lauren van Rensburg to the role of Head of Post Production & VFX. Hailing from Cape Town, South Africa, Lauren is a highly skilled and experienced post production and visual effects executive with over 16 years experience working across film, TV series and streaming projects for clients around the world.
Most recently Lauren was the Executive Producer and General Manager of Cape Town based studio, The Refinery, a highly acclaimed and respected South African post production business.
At KOJO Lauren will oversee the studios long form business including the post facilities in Adelaide and Melbourne along with projects utilising KOJO’s Perth and Sydney production offices. Lauren will work directly with our clients from preliminary scoping through bidding, production, post and final delivery including providing guidance on the latest PDV rebates across Australia.
“I am beyond thrilled to join KOJO Studios, it is evident that they are a company committed to delivering quality work with exceptional service and I instantly connected with the team and their values.” said Lauren With 25 years of working on a broad range of Australian and international projects for filmmakers based around the world, the addition of Lauren’s international experience adds further firepower to KOJO’s extensive skill set and knowledge.
“We spent several months in late 2020 searching for the right fit for our business and Lauren stood out straight away in terms of her knowledge, experience, skillset and most importantly cultural fit for KOJO.” said Executive Director of Post and VFX at KOJO Studios Marty Pepper.
“We continually look to grow our talent base and we see Lauren playing a pivotal role in delivering premium work for our clients in Australia and overseas.”
KOJO Studios is one of Australia’s most experienced post and VFX companies having worked with producers, directors and studios across the globe over the past 25 years including Netflix, BBC Studios, Warner Bros, Universal and Stan. KOJO’s has completed over 60 feature film and 10 TV series credits, including recent titles such as Anthony Maras’ Hotel Mumbai, Jennifer Kent’s The Nightingale and Grant Sputore’s hit I am Mother. Despite the challenges of COVID-19, KOJO has continued to work on numerous projects to deliver post production and VFX work this past year including Mortal Kombat, A Sunburnt Christmas and You Won’t Be Alone.
If you want to know more about KOJO Studios post production and VFX services please contact Lauren at [email protected]