Gathering at Skywalker Ranch to discuss the startup of Lucasfilm Animation
Singapore, are (left to right) Micheline Chau, President and Chief Operating
Officer, Lucasfilm Ltd.; George Lucas; and Teo Ming Kian, Chairman, Singapore
Economic Development Board.
reports that Lucasfilm Animation Co. Singapore will open on October 27th.
This announcement comes more than a year after the formation of the company.
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U.S based Vice President and General Manager of
Lucasfilm Animation, Gail Currey, will be in Singapore for the opening ceremony,
which will be held at the facility in Changi Business Park.
Heading up operations is G.M. Chris Kubsch, who was previously a production executive at DreamWorks Animation and produced major animated features, as well as visual-effects and character animation for many live-action pictures.
The Singapore studio is expected to handle most
of the animation and special effects for the upcoming Star Wars
cartoons and live-action TV series that were announced earlier this year.