Rise Studios, the German VFX company with credits including Avengers: Infinity War, Shazam! and The French Dispatch, is expanding its operations by opening a UK office this September.
The new office will be located near Chancery, with space for up to 70 VFX artists and editorial workers as well as conference and screening rooms.
The facility will also include a “traditional British pub” for employees and guests, paying homage to the early days of VFX work in Soho.
The expansion is being overseen by Rise London managing director and executive producer Lara Lom, with an opening scheduled for mid-to-late September.
Rise, with three offices located in Germany, has worked extensively on the Marvel Cinematic Universe, assisting on Captain America: Civil War, Black Panther, and Captain Marvel among others. It has also collaborated with Warner Bros on titles including The Man From U.N.C.L.E.; with Netflix on Stranger Things or Dark; and is working with HBO on horror series Lovecraft Country.