illuminate’s management team combines vision, leadership and expertise with an unwavering commitment to serve the evolving needs of clients in the global film, television and digital distribution markets.
Accomplishments include the development of leading-edge film restoration technology and completion of award-winning post production work.
Jim Hardy is an award-winning production executive, technology visionary and CEO of illuminate. At the heart of his calling is the ability to combine forward thinking and innovation in maintaining the legacy of valuable content libraries by upgrading them to current and future viewing standards. Known industry-wide as an authority on film restoration …
Steven R. Wiener
Steven R. Wiener is illuminate Hollywood’s founder and visionary leader. From advanced film restoration to digital finishing, 3D conversion and production, he is the driving force for advanced technical innovation and artistry – keystone qualities that have made the company the global leader in digital media and entertainment technology services.
Executive Vice President and General Manager
Sandy Crawford is an invaluable member of the illuminate executive team, whose focus and fierce determination have provided a guiding force for the company since its 1995 launch. As Executive Vice President and General Manager, she embraces a tireless work ethic in overseeing illuminate’s operations, client relations, HR and communications.
She is also instrumental in cultivating the company’s relationships with both its new and longstanding clientele.
Executive Vice President, Sales
Steve Tannen has been a force within the Post Production business for the past 25 years. Previously the Sr. VP of Sales for 4Media (4MC), Digital Image and Ascent Media’s Studio Services / Media Divisions since their inceptions, he successfully led them into the business world of High Definition and DVD authoring.
With deep ties and roots in the Independent Film world, Steve has provided skillful project management.
VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES
Michael Falkowitz is an accomplished sales executive who brings illuminate the benefit of having spent real time in his client’s shoes. Tapping a background that includes previous executive management posts at Twentieth Century Fox and Video by Deluxe, he is able to approach his business with a unique understanding of each client’s needs and how best to achieve those goals.
Senior Vice President, Business Development
Steve Galloway has 25+ years as an award winning producer and programming executive in the television, home entertainment and digital industries with special focus on content acquisitions, licensing and cross media distribution.
At illuminate, Steve works closely with the major Hollywood studios, producers and independent distribution companies promoting the company’s proprietary technology solutions.