You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

British VFX Company Cinesite Secures $70 Million Finance Package

British VFX company Cinesite has secured $70 million in financing. The London-based outfit, which has studios in Montreal and Vancouver, has secured $40 million of funding from asset management firm Pemberton as well as the ability to access up to another $30 million.

Cinesite works across film and TV and has created VFX for “Game of Thrones” (pictured), “Skyfall,” and “Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them,” among others. It also moved into animation production in 2016 and has since made a trio of animated features: “The Star” with Sony Pictures Animation, and “Gnome Alone” and “Charming” with 3QU Media. It is working on two more animated films, “Riverdance” and “Harold Lloyd & Imaginary Friend.”

The company said the new financial arrangements will allow it to “facilitate new partnerships and collaborations with leading studios and filmmakers.”

Cinesite CEO Antony Hunt said: “We are delighted to be entering this partnership with Pemberton, which has significant experience of financing growth businesses. In partnering with us, it has invested in the talented staff we nurture, our ambition to grow steadily and our vision for the future.”

“Cinesite has rightfully earned a reputation as a studio with strong creative and technical capabilities,” added Eric Capp, head of U.K. origination at Pemberton. “The Cinesite management team has successfully leveraged the company’s capabilities to deliver sustained, impressive growth.”

More Film

  • 'Greatest Showman' Tops Disc Sales Charts

    'Greatest Showman' Tops Disc Sales Charts as 'Last Jedi' Slips to No. 2

    British VFX company Cinesite has secured $70 million in financing. The London-based outfit, which has studios in Montreal and Vancouver, has secured $40 million of funding from asset management firm Pemberton as well as the ability to access up to another $30 million. Cinesite works across film and TV and has created VFX for “Game […]

  • Stockholm review

    Tribeca Film Review: Ethan Hawke in 'Stockholm'

    British VFX company Cinesite has secured $70 million in financing. The London-based outfit, which has studios in Montreal and Vancouver, has secured $40 million of funding from asset management firm Pemberton as well as the ability to access up to another $30 million. Cinesite works across film and TV and has created VFX for “Game […]

  • READY PLAYER ONE

    Steven Spielberg's 'Ready Player One' Crosses $500 Million Worldwide

    British VFX company Cinesite has secured $70 million in financing. The London-based outfit, which has studios in Montreal and Vancouver, has secured $40 million of funding from asset management firm Pemberton as well as the ability to access up to another $30 million. Cinesite works across film and TV and has created VFX for “Game […]

  • Hans Zimmer90th Annual Academy Awards, Roaming

    Hans Zimmer to Receive Steiner Award at Hollywood in Vienna Gala

    British VFX company Cinesite has secured $70 million in financing. The London-based outfit, which has studios in Montreal and Vancouver, has secured $40 million of funding from asset management firm Pemberton as well as the ability to access up to another $30 million. Cinesite works across film and TV and has created VFX for “Game […]

  • A Quiet Place

    'A Quiet Place' Reclaims Box Office Crown, 'Super Troopers 2' Outdoes Expectations

    British VFX company Cinesite has secured $70 million in financing. The London-based outfit, which has studios in Montreal and Vancouver, has secured $40 million of funding from asset management firm Pemberton as well as the ability to access up to another $30 million. Cinesite works across film and TV and has created VFX for “Game […]

  • Anything

    Film Review: 'Anything'

    British VFX company Cinesite has secured $70 million in financing. The London-based outfit, which has studios in Montreal and Vancouver, has secured $40 million of funding from asset management firm Pemberton as well as the ability to access up to another $30 million. Cinesite works across film and TV and has created VFX for “Game […]

  • Empty movie theater

    First U.S. Samsung LED Cinema Screen Debuts at Pacific Theaters Winnetka in Chatsworth

    British VFX company Cinesite has secured $70 million in financing. The London-based outfit, which has studios in Montreal and Vancouver, has secured $40 million of funding from asset management firm Pemberton as well as the ability to access up to another $30 million. Cinesite works across film and TV and has created VFX for “Game […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content