President of Technicolor Digital Productions

Tim Sarnoff is President of Technicolor Digital Productions. He is In charge of Visual Effects, Animation and Games for Technicolor worldwide. Technicolor's digital production facilities are located in Los Angeles, New York, Vancouver, Montreal, London, Beijing, and Bangalore.

Technicolor’s internationally‐renowned creative post house, MPC (The Moving Picture Company), offers visual effects and post production to the advertising, feature film, music, broadcast and digital industries. Services range from color correction to 2D compositing and 3D animation. MPC helps directors realize their vision in the most efficient way thanks to its strong R&D department. Some of the feature films completed are Prince of Persia, Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief, Robin Hood, Clash of the Titans, Narnia: The Voyage of Dawn Treader, all of the Harry Potter films, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Prometheus, Life of Pi (2013 Visual Effects Academy Award®), World War Z, and Man of Steel.

From 1997 to 2009, Tim was President of Sony Pictures Imageworks, an Academy Award® winning, innovative digital production studio dedicated to the art and artistry of visual effects and character creation. As president of Imageworks, Tim was responsible for the direction and management of the facility, which has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences with Oscars® for its work on SPIDER‐MANTM 2 and the CG animated short film THE CHUBBCHUBBS!, as well as 10 additional nominations.

Prior to his affiliation with Imageworks, Tim created and was Senior Vice President of Warner Digital Studios, which was established as a division of Warner Bros. in 1995. Tim originally joined Warner Bros. in 1989 to set up Steven Spielberg's animated series "Tiny Toon Adventures."

Tim is a graduate of Stanford University with Bachelor of Arts (BA) degrees in Psychology and in Communications (Journalism).

 

Speaker years: 
2013