Biggest digital arts companies in B.C. in 2018

 

Ranked by total number of employees in in B.C. in 2018

Published October 23, 2018. This list is new to BIV in 2018, and was first published in BC TECH, a BIV Media Group magazine published in June 2018. Information was gathered in Spring 2018, with some updates provided in September/October 2018. Sources: Interviews with companies that responded to requests for information by deadline and BIV research. NP = Not provided

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Rank '18 Company Top local executive(s) Services provided and/or titles produced or in development Head office/Year founded Worldwide staff '18/'17 B.C. staff '18/'17
1

Electronic Arts
4330 Sanderson Way, Burnaby V5G 4X1
P: 604-456-3600 F: 604-456-5000 ea.com

Matt Bilbey, COO, EA Studios, David Rutter, general manager and executive producer

Interactive entertainment software

Redwood City, Calif.
1982

NP
8,500

1,500
1,500

2

DHX Media
380 5th Ave W, Vancouver V5Y 1J5
P: 604-684-2363 F: 604-602-0208 dhxmedia.com

Kirsten Newlands, senior vice-president, animation production, DHX Studios

A leading children's content and brands company

Halifax
2006

NP
NP

755
780

3

Sony Pictures Imageworks
725 Granville St, Vancouver V7Y 1K4
P: 604-673-2500 F: NP imageworks.com

Randy Lake, president, Michelle Grady, senior vice-president, production, Shauna Bryan, vice-president, new business and production executive

Academy Award-winning visual effects and animation studio known for photoreal live-action visual effects, dynamic creature and character animation and full-CG animation. Current projects: Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation, The Meg, Smallfoot, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Vancouver
1992

NP
NP

700
700

4

DNEG
149 4th Ave W, Vancouver V5Y 4A6
P: 778-372-9000 F: NP dneg.com

Hannah Cook, general manager, Rupert Porter, head of production

Academy Award-winning visual effects, animation and stereo conversion company for feature film and television, with studios in London, Vancouver, Mumbai, Los Angeles, Chennai, Montreal, Chandigarh, Hyderabad and Goa

London, U.K.
1998

5,000
NP

550
NP

5

Bardel Entertainment Inc
1523 3rd Ave W, Vancouver V6J 1J8
P: 604-669-5589 F: 604-669-9079 bardel.ca

Rick Mischel, CEO, Richard Grieve, senior vice-president, finance and business affairs

Specializing in animation and creative services for feature films, television and interactive online content

Vancouver
1987

500
640

500
640

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