The Mclean’s Power List 2023 recognizes the top 100 Canadians who are shaping the country. It’s a cohort of changemakers whose ideas and inventions are forging new industries and reinventing old ones. In 2023 Mclean’s includes two of B.C.’s creative industry leaders as part of their Top 10 Hollywood North Stars and Top 10 Gaming Tycoons. See the complete list here.
Hollywood North Stars: Sharon Taylor, COO, Animal Logic
Animal Logic is recognized as one of the world’s leading independent creative digital studios, producing award winning design, visual effects and animation for over 30 years.
From creating mischievous bunnies in Peter Rabbit, building heroic minifigs in The LEGO Movies, battling fierce fighting owls in Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole to teaching prancing penguins how to dance in Happy Feet, Animal Logic inspires audiences around the world with great stories, breathtaking visuals, compelling characters, memorable performances, and ground breaking technology!
Gaming Tycoons: Shyang Kong, co-founder SkyBox Labs
SkyBox Labs was founded in 2011 and has expanded steadily since. They’ve worked hard to preserve the culture of a small studio and the feeling of being able to make an impact. The diversity of their projects provides the opportunity to work with the world’s top publishers, including co-producing Halo Infinite, Minecraft, and Age of Empires, and flex their creative muscles on original games: Stela, and TASTEE: Lethal Tactics.