SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(NASDAQ: AMZN) — Amazon today announced plans to move into The Culver Studios, one of Hollywood’s most iconic television and movie studios located in Culver City, California. Amazon Studios, IMDb, Amazon Video and World Wide Advertising will occupy more than 280,000 RSF, including The Culver Studios Mansion and Bungalows.
Originally developed by silent movie pioneer, Thomas H. Ince, Culver Studios has been home to some of the most famous films and television shows in Hollywood history, including Gone with the Wind and Citizen Kane. Amazon’s new Culver City offices will bring space for new jobs in a wide variety of roles including creative, technical, marketing and legal.
“We are very excited about being a part of 100 years of movie and TV history at The Culver Studios,” said Albert Cheng, Head of Amazon Studios. “Most importantly, this new LA-based office will give us the much needed space for our team to work and grow so we can keep bringing Prime Members the very best in series and movies.”
Currently owned by an affiliate of Hackman Capital Partners, Amazon’s new office will be located at 9336 West Washington Boulevard in Culver City, California. Amazon currently employs more than 700 people in Santa Monica, CA and will begin moving into the new office space at the end of this year.
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