This company develops visual-effects and image-processing software. The Foundry has licensed its software to production studios including Warner Brothers, Disney and Sony Image Works, and it has been used to create sequences for Hollywood blockbusters such as Harry Potter, Clash of the Titans and Avatar. Chief technology officer Bruno Nicoletti and chief scientist Simon Robinson founded the London company in 1996, and Advent Venture Partners backed amanagement buyout in June 2009. Sales rose 61% a year from an annualised £1.6m in 2006 to £6.8m in 2009.

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Company details
Year2010
Rank34
CompanyThe Foundry
ActivitySoftware developer
LocationCentral London
Average 3 year sales growth60.81%
Latest sales £000s6,808
Staff54
Founded1996
Websitewww.thefoundry.co.uk

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