Film Mentors: Producers/Production 2 - Lea Prainsack
Lea Prainsack is an accomplished visual effects producer at New York-based Visual Effects house, Phosphene.
Lea oversees visual effects from creative development and budgeting through execution and delivery. As a visual effects producer, Lea's primary goal is to use visual effects to help further the director's vision while respecting the confines of the project's budget. Lea's film credits include TOWER HEIST and THE BOURNE LEGACY.
Some of her broadcast credits include Todd Hayne's EMMY nominated MILDRED PIERCE, Visual Effects Society winner BOARDWALK EMPIRE, David Simon’s TREME (HBO), BLUE BLOODS (CBS), and Stephen Frears' soon to be released MUHAMMAD ALI’S GREATEST FIGHT (HBO).
Prior to transitioning to visual effects, Lea spent several years as a post-production supervisor and editor. Her work in post-production includes the Bruce Springsteen documentary THE PROMISE: DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN, CATECHISM CATACLYSM, STINGRAY SAM, and SHINE A LIGHT.