Co-Chairman of The Board and President
Vice President of Finance and Planning
Executive Vice President and General Manager
LUCASFILM was founded in the year 1971. The company has been operational for almost 47 years now. The founder of the company was George Lucas. The company was incorporated as Lucasfilm Limited, in the year 1977. In the year 2005, the company had opened a new studio in Singapore. In the year 2012, George Lucas announced its retirement from making large-scale blockbuster films and movies and instead started to focus his career on independent and more smaller budgeted films. The same year, the marketing part of the company, along with online and also licensing units were moved into the new Letterman Digital Arts Center, which was located in San Francisco, California, USA.
In the year 2012, the company was taken over by Disney, for an amount of $4 billion. With the acquisition, Disney gained the rights to the brands such as Star Wars and Indiana Jones, along with the company's businesses in various other movies, video games, animation, audio post-production and also visual effects as well. The Federal Trade Commission approved the merger, and thus Lucasfilm became a subsidiary of Disney. In the year 2013, the development division of the company was shut down, and the division's staff was sacked too. The same year, the company collaborated with Electronic Arts to develop Star Wars game for their core audience. Disney had also bought over the distribution rights of Indiana Jones from Paramount Pictures, and Star Wars from 21st Century Fox - after Disney itself had acquired 21st Century Fox. As of the year 2014, the company opened its Sandcrawler Building on Fusionopolis View, in Singapore, which will act as the company's regional headquarters. The headquarters of the company is based in 1110 Gorgas Avenue. The name of the place is San Francisco, while the name of the state is California, USA. The pin code of the area is 94129.
Lucasfilm is an American media and entertainment company that is focused on designing and developing various kinds of shows, films, movies, video games, etcetera, for its customers. The current president of the company is Kathleen Kennedy. As of the year 2015, the number of employees working at the company is more than 2,000. The products of the company include Star Wars, Indiana Jones and also THX. The company has its presence in almost five locations all around the globe.
The primary services provided by the company include allowing customers to enjoy the television shows and movies designed, developed and produced by the company itself. The company is known for its original content, post-production effects and also audio for external clients, along with selling licensed software products in the video game industry.
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