Post production and visual effects firm Smoke & Mirrors starts Bangkok office

Post-production and visual effects firm Smoke & Mirrors has started operations in Bangkok.  The firm already has offices in Shanghai and Chennai.

The Bangkok office will help the production house expand its presence in the APAC region. Smoke & Mirrors is a part of Williams Lea Tag.

The announcement:

Global full-service post-production and VFX house, Smoke & Mirrors – a Williams Lea Tag (WLT) company – has today announced the opening of its new Bangkok-based facility, expanding its global and APAC presence.

The addition of the Bangkok studio to the global Smoke & Mirrors family is the result of significant growth, which has also seen the launch of other studios in Amsterdam and Mexico.

Offering end-to-end services with shoot supervision, editing, VFX, motion graphics, CGI and grading all under one roof, the three-story Bangkok studio will support its international family in servicing advertising agencies, production houses and major brands from across the globe.

Commenting on the opening, Smoke & Mirrors managing director – Bangkok, Matthew Szabo, said, “This is an extremely exciting time for the Smoke & Mirrors business. The new studio will be plugged directly into the Smoke & Mirrors global network, giving us access to an unparalleled pool of creative talent and we’re thrilled to be in a position to invest more in the region. Being a fully integrated part of the Williams Lea Tag service offering strengthens our relationships with global brands and our potential for future growth, as well as ensuring we can make investments in the right production equipment and talent to build a world-class facility in APAC.”

David Kassler, group CEO at Williams Lea Tag, commented: “The opening of the new Smoke & Mirrors facility in Bangkok marks our continued commitment to moving image and confidence in the brand, which has seen incredible growth and success. Our clients are telling us that they want a full- service offering that’s cost-effective, global and omni-channel – the new facility in Bangkok plays an important part in our global story.”


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