UK based post-production house Cinesite (Europe) hasannounced deals for visual effects work on a slate of blockbusters including Charlie&The Chocolate Factory, The Hitchhiker's Guide to The Galaxy, Harry Potter& The Goblet Of Fire and Alfie.
Cinesite isalso completing work on forthcoming Jerry Bruckheimer film King Arthur,the first time that a major Bruckheimer production has been post produced inthe UK.
Cinesite says it has boosted its work force by around100% to cope with the volume of large productions
Thecompany's UK film model division Cinesite Models, based at Shepperton Studios,completed work earlier this year on the model build and unit direction for HarryPotter & The Prisoner of Azkaban also completed in 2004 a major modelbuild for Phantom Of The Opera.
Cinesite'sphysical effects business Effects Associates recently worked on Thunderbirds(Working Title), Wimbledon (Working Title) and Hellboy (SonyPictures), and is currently completing Cave (Lakeshore).