Jason Dowdeswell

Jason Dowdeswell has been named head of production and senior VFX supervisor at FuseFX in Vancouver. Formerly VP of production operations at Sony Pictures Imageworks in Vancouver, Dowdeswell will be in charge of production activities at FuseFX's Vancouver operations, including a planned expansion.

FuseFX currently works on TV series including Fox's Salem [sample image at the top of this page], Backstrom, and X-Files, A&E's The Returned, and CBS's Zoo. The company said it expects continued growth in episodic work and "potentially" in feature film.

"We are very happy with the reception we've received in Vancouver and see great potential for that office," said FuseFX President David Altenau in a prepared statement. "Having Jason at the helm gives us great confidence moving forward."

Prior to joining Sony Pictures Imageworks, Dowdeswell was head of production at Digital Domain in Vancouver. Previous stints included studio head positions at Image Engine Design and Rainmaker.