A correction was made to this article on Nov. 8, 2004.
HOLLYWOOD — Sony Pictures Imageworks has upped Jenny Fulle to executive veep of production.
She’ll continue to serve as an executive producer on pics handled by the visual effects and character animation company, along with its other exec producer, Debbie Denise.
Fulle joined Imageworks as senior VP of production in 1997 and has overseen production — a role that includes supervision of workflow and logistics at Sony’s effects house.
She has worked on pics including “Stuart Little 2,” both “Spider-Man” movies and upcoming film “The Aviator.”
Fulle started her career at age 18 as a janitor for Industrial Light & Magic. After rising through the ranks at ILM, she went on to work at other effects houses.
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