Visual-effects software developer Boris FX has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Imagineer Systems, the U.K.-based developer of the exclusive Planar Tracking and masking tools.
Imagineer’s flagship product, mocha Pro plays a leading role in countless major Hollywood films.
The newly merged company will build upon the strengths of both development teams to become the leading software firm specializing in post-production plug-ins and tools for editorial, visual effects and motion graphics design.
Imagineer Systems Ltd. will continue to operate as a wholly owned UK subsidiary of Boris FX with CEO John-Paul Smith leading from the Guildford, U.K., location. Boris Yamnitsky, CEO of Boris FX, will serve as the group chairman and Ross Shain will become the chief marketing officer of both Boris FX and Imagineer.