May 17th, 2007

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Coming Soon To Albuquerque: Sony Pictures Imageworks

Sony Pictures Imageworks has announced that they plan on opening a branch office in Albuquerque that at first will employ 100 and could employ more then 300 people.

Imageworks will be building a new 100,000-square-foot building adjacent to Albuquerque Studios in the Mesa Del Sol development south of the Albuquerque International Sunport.

Also, according to ABQJournal.com, "Imageworks will also add the University of New Mexico to its Imageworks Professional Academic Excellence program. The IPAX program, which involves other universities and colleges around the country, aims to foster future generations of digital animation talent."

So chauck another one up for Albuquerque and the State of New Mexico.