Clear Cut Pictures has made two senior appointments, taking on technical services manager Steve Freeman and communications and marketing manager Natalie Samson.

Steve Freeman

Steve Freeman

Freeman joins Clear Cut after stints as head of MCR at Blue 2.0 and Azimuth Post Production. He has “extensive knowledge” of building workflows, edit suites, testing and developing post production processes, as well as training MCR staff.

Freeman said: “The shifting sands of post-production continuously present new opportunities and challenges for us to contend with, and the team here at Clear Cut are well equipped with the knowledge and tools to deliver to the highest standards across the board.”

Natalie samson clear cut communications marketing manager

Natalie Samson

Meanwhile, Samson has been recruited to a newly created position within Clear Cut. She waspreviously head of awards and events at Women in Film and TV (UK) and a producer working across a wide range of factual content.

Talking about Samson, Rowan Bray, MD of Clear Cut, said: “Her enthusiasm and deep industry knowledge will bring fantastic opportunities to Clear Cut, we are looking forward to working with her to strengthen our relations with all our clients.”