Keywords acquires Spov

Keywords Studios has acquired Spov for a total consideration of up to £1.2m in cash from its founder, Allen Leitch.

London-based Spov provides creative development, cinematics, UI, visual effects and motion graphics services to the video game and film markets. (

Founded in 2007 by Leitch, Spov maintains a small team of creatives in London and manages a network of highly experienced designers, animators, film makers and artists to produce intricate footage for use in video games, film and TV.

The company has worked on titles that include Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, Watch Dogs, The Division, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare; Batman: Arkham Knight and Marvel's Doctor Strange.