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One at Optimus adds two new staffers

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One at Optimus, the live-action production arm of post-production house Optimus/Chicago, has signed two new directors to its roster -- Michael Chaves and Alex Beh. Chaves is a Southern California local whose work includes a range of spots for Toshiba, NASCAR, Ford, McDonald's, Lucky Jeans and Zippo, among others. Prior to joining One at Optimus, Chaves was on staff as a director at Backyard in Venice, Calif. Beh has won numerous awards as a director, actor and producer. He began his career in the Chicago theater industry, where he learned his craft studying at Second City, Improv Olympic Theater and the Piven Theater. His film "Sugar" has won numerous awards, including Best Short at the Bend Film Festival.

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