Academy Award-winning visual effects and animation studio Sony Pictures Imageworks
has promoted Michelle Grady to the role of President.
"Under Michelle’s leadership for the last seven years, Imageworks has become the most innovative and ground-breaking visual effects and animation facility in the world, renowned for its work on first of their kind CG features and large scale live-action VFX projects," Chairperson Tom Rothman shared in an internal announcement.
"Michelle and her talented team contributed greatly to the phenomenal success of Sony Pictures Animation’s visually spectacular Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, which has won the hearts of critics and audiences around the world and earned nearly $690 million globally," he continued.
"With the studio’s headquarters in Vancouver, an office in Culver City, and its recent expansion into Montreal as well as a growing repertoire of films – including Academy Award winning film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, the Academy Award nominated films
The Mitchells vs. the Machines and
The Sea Beast, and
Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 3 – Michelle is well positioned to further Imageworks' remarkable growth and continue to break new ground," Rothman added.
Sony Pictures Imageworks is an Academy Award-winning visual effects and animation studio known for photoreal live-action visual effects, dynamic creature and character animation and full-CG features. Having created visually stunning images for more than 100 live-action and animated productions over its 30-year history the studio is also a leader in technology, developing software and tools that have helped solve industry-wide challenges and deliver spectacular visuals to the big screen.