Cinesite Studios acquires Nitrogen Studios

The Vancouver full-service animation studio behind Trollhunters will be incorporated under the U.K. brand.

Eamonn Butler Head of Animation

Cinesite opens animation studio in Montreal

The 54,000 square foot animation studio will have the capacity to employ 500 permanent staff by 2020. (Cinesite head of animation Eamonn Butler pictured.)

Film Title: Jurassic World

Image Engine and Cinesite announce merger

The Vancouver-born VFX shop (which recently worked on Jurassic World) is merging with the global business of Cinesite.


Cinesite Montreal wins VFX work on Lionsgate thriller

The shop’s work on The Last Witch Hunter will be lead by Stephane Paris. (Witch Hunter lead Vin Diesel pictured.)

Montreal VFX website

Quebec VFX studios launch promotional website

Local studios look to woo local and foreign producers, even as the province cuts film subsidies.

Eamonn Butler

Cinesite’s Montreal VFX studio to make animated features

The British VFX maker has inked a movie slate deal with John Williams’ newly launched 3QU Media. (Cinesite animation executive Eamonn Butler pictured)

Eric Clement

Eric Clement joins Cinesite’s new Montreal VFX studio

The former ModusFX exec (pictured) becomes CG supervisor at the new facility from the U.K.-based visual effects giant.

Cinesite's Antony Hunt with Quebec Premier Marois

UK’s Cinesite launching Montreal studio, hiring 3D generalists

Provincial subsidies and tax credits attract the U.K. visual effects house, which has selected Montreal as its first international beachhead.