Friday, May 30, 2014

Sony Pictures Imageworks Relocates To Vancouver

Sony Pictures Imageworks, the Academy Award winning visual effects and digital character animation company, is relocating its headquarters to Vancouver, B.C.  The company is moving into a new, state-of-the-art facility @ the Pacific Centre, capable of accommodating up to 700 employees, which will be the largest footprint for a visual effects company in Vancouver.

The Vancouver team, which recently completed work on "Edge of Tomorrow" (Warner Bros.) and "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" (Columbia Pictures), will lead other Sony Pictures Imageworks' current and future projects.

These include "Guardians of the Galaxy" (Disney/Marvel), "Pixels" (Columbia Pictures), "Angry Birds" movie (Rovio), "Hotel Transylvania 2" (Sony Pictures Animation) and the untitled "Smurfs" movie (Sony Pictures Animation).

"Vancouver has developed into a world-class center for visual effects and animation production," said Randy Lake, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Digital Production Services at Sony Pictures Digital Productions.

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