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Visual effects studio announces $1.2 mil. Baton Rouge facility

3 years ago Wednesday, February 29, 2012 1:15:52 PM CST February 29, 2012 Wednesday, February 29 2012 Feb 29, 2012 in News

BATON ROUGE - Pixomondo LLC, which won an Academy Award this year, says it will spend $1.2 million to create a visual effects studio in Louisiana, creating 75 jobs in film, television and commercial production.

Plans call for the company to use about 6,000 square feet at the Celtic Media Center in Baton Rouge.

The Baton Rouge location will be the German company's 12th international location.

The company said annual salaries will average about $65,000.

Pixomondo won an Oscar for its visual effects work on "Hugo" in Sunday's awards.

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