NEW YORK CITY—BREAK+ENTER, a Nice Shoes company, has appointed Camille Geier as Executive Producer. A widely-esteemed industry stalwart, Geier brings more than 20 years of top-level experience spanning features, episodic television and advertising. She will lead the studio’s creative, production and sales teams, overseeing current operations, directing sales and setting strategic direction.
“Camille has a fantastic resume and a history of building teams and accomplishing goals,” said Nice Shoes Managing Director Justin Pandolfino. “We were looking for someone who could guide the studio and set a vision for its future, and Camille is absolutely that person. She has a no-nonsense approach and a focus on getting things done. We take great pleasure in welcoming her to our management team.”
Geier sees her new role as an opportunity to innovate, work with an incredible team and produce groundbreaking visual effects. “We have a phenomenal core group of artists and plenty of resources to work with in expanding the business,” she said. “It’s exciting and feels like the right place for me.”
She added that she was impressed with the studio’s technical infrastructure, which makes novel use of remote and cloud-based technologies. “It’s a well-oiled machine,” she observed. “We have top-notch systems in place and expertise across creative, production and the technology that give us the capabilities of a much larger studio.”
BREAK+ENTER’s recent work includes Servant (Apple TV+), Pennyworth (Epix), The Many Saints of Newark (HBO) and Dexter: New Blood (Showtime). It is currently working on new projects for Netflix and Amazon Studios.
Geier arrives from five years as executive producer at BOT VFX, where her credits included The Tragedy of Macbeth, Stranger Things, Lovecraft Country, Dexter: New Blood, The Mandalorian, The Watchmen and The Boys. Previously, she held senior management positions with Click 3X, Curious Pictures, Rodeo FX and Rhino (Gravity).
Geier’s early career experience includes seven years at Industrial Light & Magic. There, she produced visual effects for Gangs of New York, Starship Troopers, Van Helsing and other blockbusters, and worked under such directors as Martin Scorsese, Paul Thomas Anderson, Woody Allen, Paul Verhoeven, Stephen Sommers, and Clint Eastwood.
At BREAK+ENTER, Geier’s initial priority will be to raise the studio’s profile among studios, streaming services and networks. “I will also be actively recruiting high-level creative and production talent,” she said. “My goal, first and foremost, is to grow the division.”
BREAK+ENTER has reimagined the film and episodic visual effects studio. Headquartered in New York City, B+E is fueled by global talent and cutting-edge technology, and powered by a groundbreaking, fully remote workflow. We make never-before-seen worlds spring to life, enhance practical locations, and create visuals that support, enhance and drive storytelling. From meticulous clean-up work to complex design, CG animation and compositing, our artists strive for excellence in every shot.