Kirk Baxter, Eric Zumbrunnen, Matt Murphy & CL Weaver Launch Exile
Executive producer CL Weaver and award-winning editors Kirk Baxter, Eric Zumbrunnen, and Matt Murphy join forces to launch Santa Monica, CA based post-production boutique EXILE. Foxcatcher editor Conor O’Neill and versatile editor Paul Kumpata round out the all-star roster.
Their collective credits include feature films (Gone Girl, Foxcatcher, Her, The Social Network, Where the Wild Things Are, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Adaptation, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Being John Malkovich, Moneyball), documentaries (The Big Easy Express, Crossfire Hurricane, Murderball) and a host of award-winning spots from brands such as Nike, Apple, GE, Gap, Adidas, Audi, Coca-Cola, Reebok, Calvin Klein, EA, and Google.
EXILE has already collaborated with such noted directors as David Fincher, Spike Jonze, Lance Acord, Bennett Miller, Mark Romanek, Nicolai Fulgsig, John Hillcoat, Noam Murro, AG Rojas, The Malloys, Martin De Thurah, and Andreas Nilsson along with top agencies such as BBDO, Wieden+Kennedy, Venables Bell & Partners, 180LA, TBWA\Chiat\Day, Anomaly, Droga5, and Goodby, Silverstein & Partners.
“Our business model is simple,” notes Baxter. “We are a group of editors that love editing. We plan on continuing to offer our best efforts to those we have supported for years, as well as hopefully making a few new friends along the way.”