Steve Beck Joins Rhythm + Hues and Ben Burtt Joins Pixar

by malducin

VFXWorld.com has announced that Steve Beck has joined Rhythm and Hues at their new commercials division. He was an Art Director at ILM but is best known for his stint at ILM Commercial Productions as a commercials director where he won several Clios. TheIndyExperience.com also reported that longtime Lucasfilm associate Ben Burtt has joined Pixar.

You can read the news here:

Rhythm & Hues Bolsters Commercial Group with Beck Signing
Sound Designer Ben Burtt Leaves Lucasfilm
Ben Burtt Joins Pixar Animation Studios

We would like to wish good luck and success to Steve Beck and Ben Burtt in their new endeavors.

On semi-related news Variety and ComingSoon.net are reporting that Lucas has given the go ahead to the Indiana Jones 4 script. It just needs the approval of Harrison Ford.

Ben Burtt news originally spotted on CGTalk.com, many thanks to Shane for the additional link.