President, Sony Pictures Imageworks
Michelle Grady is President of Sony Pictures Imageworks, responsible for overall operations, strategy, planning, and production. The award-winning visual effects and animation facility most recently completed work on SPIDER-MAN: ACROSS THE SPIDER-VERSE, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 3, ANT-MAN AND THE WASP: QUANTUMANIA, the Academy Award®-nominated THE SEA BEAST and THE MITCHELLS VS. THE MACHINES, IN VAULTED HALLS ENTOMBED, an episode of the Netflix animated anthology LOVE, DEATH & ROBOTS, SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME, and the Academy Award®-winning SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE.
Michelle has spent over two decades in the Visual Effects and Post-production industry in Vancouver, where her career grew alongside the expanding film production business in the city.
She joined Imageworks from the visual effects studio MPC, where she served as head of film, managing projects including: SUICIDE SQUAD, BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE, GODZILLA, MALEFICENT, and the Academy Award®-winning LIFE OF PI.
Prior to MPC, Grady was vice president and general manager at Technicolor, overseeing a 35mm film laboratory, digital post production and VFX divisions.
Michelle is Chair of the Animation & VFX Alliance of BC, Board Member of the Motion Picture Production Industry Association of BC (MPPIA), and Executive Committee Member of Creative BC.