Michael Burton Appointed CEO of Cutting Edge
Michael Burton to take the helm of world leading creative media company – Cutting Edge.
February 21, 2011 06:18 PM Eastern Time
BRISBANE, Australia--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Cutting Edge, a leading provider of creative, broadcast,
visual effects, film and technical services to the media and entertainment industries, announces the appointment of
Michael Burton as the company's new chief executive officer (CEO).
Burton started with Cutting Edge as the company's CTO, and later held the joint positions of Managing Director and
Head of Outside Broadcast and Reality TV. Burton is a key driving force at Cutting Edge, having overseen the
provision of services to blockbuster television productions such as Endemol Southern Star's 'Big Brother Australia',
Granada Television's 'I'm a Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here', Fox Sports Cricket and Network Ten's AFL
In his new role, Burton will be able to further enhance Cutting Edge's world-class creative excellence across all
services, including post-production, visual effects, broadcast and digital media.
"Our clients need a broader range of services and products than ever before. At Cutting Edge we have everything in
place. With some of the world's best creative people and technology, we can help our clients through every stage of
the production process," said Michael Burton, CEO of Cutting Edge. "From creation through to delivery, we're
focused on giving the most value to our clients. Whether it's through asset management and digital delivery
efficiencies, or through a new range of services across the digital media space".
With more than twenty-five years experience in broadcast media, Burton has experienced every facet of the media
industry from network news and sport to international feature film production.
About Cutting Edge
Cutting Edge is a world-leader in integrated end-to-end services for the global digital media content and creative
broadcast markets. We blend creativity with the best in technology to help advertising agencies, television networks,
cable channels, Hollywood and independent filmmakers, corporate videographers and digital media producers to
create, manage and distribute digital media. Established in 1991, Cutting Edge has offices in Brisbane, Sydney,
Melbourne, Darwin, London and Tokyo. Please visit www.cuttingedge.com.au
Simon Hollingworth, +61 7 3013 6222