VFX veteran Jennifer Hargreaves takes charge as executive producer and head of business development of the VFX service provider Basilic Fly Studio. Hargreaves has rich experiences in VFX, spanning more than two decades with an in-depth understanding of VFX that helps her to create compelling and competitive bids, guide clients through the process and build long-term, trusted relationships. She will be based out of NYC and will handle Basilic Fly’s growing stateside clientele.
Hargreaves has donned leadership roles, managed big teams, and has handled large projects. She has played multiple roles in the VFX space, reengineered processes for added-efficiencies, mentored multi-cultural and cross-functional teams, unlocked business-margins for studios, won projects in excess of $750,000.00 and achieved revenues up to $15 million.
Prior to joining Basilic Fly Studio, Hargreaves served as freelance executive producer at TAG Creative, freelance senior supervising producer at Modern Post and head of production at Method Studios NY.
Through her career, she has successfully established professional associations with production companies, advertising agencies and vendors. She is regarded as a trusted partner by all who know her; approaching each project with a level headed, even-keeled demeanor and utilizes the latest project management tools to ensure on-time and cost-effective completion of all projects.
Her earlier career included stints with American Rogue / Parachute Post as EP, Union Editorial, Final Cut and Riot as senior producer, Dennis Hayes & Associates as an off-line producer and JWT as creative assistant. Hargreaves understands VFX’s creative demands as well as its business expectations. She leverages this understanding and helps studios build robust relationships with clients.
With Hargreaves coming aboard, Basilic Fly Studio aims to broaden their reach, strengthening the relationships with existing stateside partners and developing new relationships through Hargreaves extensive contact base.
Basilic Fly Studio – founded in 2013, has gained traction with their VFX work for features, episodic and commercials. This steady growth has recently allowed Basilic Fly Studio to expand its team and office space to better serve their stateside clientele.