The Company’s New Satellite Studio Is Expected to Create Jobs, Stimulate the Industry and Advance Educational Opportunities in the Region
LANGLEY, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwire – Nov. 23, 2011) – Bardel Entertainment, a Vancouver-based animation studio, recently announced plans to expand its operations into Kelowna, British Columbia supported by funding from First West Capital. Slated to officially open in January 2012, the new satellite office is currently set up to accommodate a dozen animators and editors with plans to further expand over the next three years to house up to 50 employees.
“We are so thrilled to be able to partner with the First West Capital team to fund our long awaited expansion into Kelowna,” said Barry Ward, president of Bardel Entertainment. “Not only do we have a solid and longstanding relationship with Kristi, but we also appreciate First West Capital’s creativity and ability to deliver personalized solutions that are tailored to our needs as well as their extensive knowledge of our industry.”