London – SGO has appointed Peter Amies as Training and Education Mentor. He will play a major role in managing the company’s training strategy of Mistika and Mamba FX software solutions for the global education sector.
With a strong technical background that includes customer services, workflow coordination, and technology management for high-end post production, Peter brings vast experience to the table. Before joining SGO, he worked at New Zealand’s Park Road Post Production where he progressed in the company for a period of 6 years. He first worked in their film laboratory, then was quickly promoted to in-house post-production coordinator, managing workflow and delivery for a range of short-form and feature length projects through laboratory, DI and sound departments. He began his career at Norway’s Cinevation as Product Manager for the Cinevator film-recorder product line where he worked for over 4 years.
Peter Amies says, “SGO is in an exciting place, positioned at the leading-edge of high-end colour grading and finishing technology and continuing to push the boundaries of creative potential and performance in the industry through their Mistika and Mamba FX products. I’m excited to be working with the team to build on their existing training partnerships, and to develop new opportunities for both students and experienced users to expand their creative proficiency through education.”
Geoff Mills, SGO’s Director of Global Sales & Operations confirms, “Peter Amies has joined SGO at an important time and we are delighted to welcome him as a key member of our team. As SGO expands further, it is imperative that our educational strategy is in place as demand increases. Armed with an impressive portfolio, Peter will be an excellent asset with his relevant expertise and knowledge and will predominantly focus on the technical development needs and post production skillsets which are of enormous value in the industry. As SGO leads in cutting-edge innovation, Peter’s role to educate and mentor across educational institutions, will be paramount now and in the future.”