'G-Force' is with Imageworks

'Watchmen,' 'Valkyrie' on Sony VFX unit's slate

By Carolyn Giardina
The Hollywood Reporter
July 1, 2008, 12:07 AM ET

Sony Pictures Imageworks is on board to work on the 3-D version of "G-Force" -- one of the earliest scheduled live-action digital 3-D releases -- for Jerry Bruckheimer Prods. and Disney.

Imageworks also confirmed its current slate of visual effects projects. It is the lead VFX house on "Eagle Eye" for DreamWorks, "Watchmen" for Warner Bros., the untitled Ridley Scott film, United Artists' "Valkyrie" and the computer-animated "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs" for Sony Pictures Animation and Columbia.

On "G-Force," Imageworks will take the 2-D version of the film and convert all visual effects shots to 3-D. The company's Rob Engle will oversee the stereo effort.

The Imageworks VFX team on "G-Force" is led by visual effects supervisor Scott Stokdyk, who was the VFX supervisor on "Spider-Man 3" and won an Oscar for visual effects for his work on "Spider-Man 2." The "G-Force" crew in¬cludes digital effects supervisor Seth Maury and animation supervisor Troy Saliba.

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