Sony Pictures Imageworks

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Background

Sony Pictures Imageworks Inc. is a Canadian visual effects and computer animation studio headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, with an additional office on the Sony Pictures Studios lot in Culver City, California. SPI is a unit of Sony Pictures Entertainment's Motion Picture Group.

The company has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences with Oscars for their work on Spider-Man 2 and the computer-animated short film The ChubbChubbs!, and received many other nominations for their work.

SPI has provided visual effects for many films; most recent include The MegMen in Black: International, and Spider-Man: Far From Home. They also provided services for several of director Robert Zemeckis' films, including ContactCast AwayThe Polar Express, and Beowulf.

Since the foundation of its sister company Sony Pictures Animation in 2002, SPI would go on to animate nearly all of SPA's films, including Open SeasonSurf's UpSpider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, and films in the Cloudy with a Chance of MeatballsSmurfs and Hotel Transylvania franchises, in addition to animating films for other studios such as Arthur Christmas for Aardman Animations (co-produced by SPA), Storks and Smallfoot for the Warner Animation GroupThe Angry Birds Movie and its sequel for Rovio Animation, Over the Moon for Netflix Animation, Netflix and Pearl Studio, and The Sea Beast for Netflix Animation.

1st Logo (July 3, 2002-May 9, 2003)

Logo: On a black background, we see the words "sony pictures imaɢeworᴋs" in red, surrounded by a wide blue/purple halo and with "sony pictures" atop "maɢe". "PRESENTS", also in red, can be seen below.

Variants: The logo would be without "presents" and the blue halo.

Technique: None.

Music/Sounds: The opening theme.

Availability: Used on early Sony Imageworks shorts.

2nd Logo (July 21, 2006- )

Logo: TBA.

Variants: TBA.

Technique: Fantastic CGI by Prologue!

Music/Sounds: TBA.

Availability: TBA.