Sony Wins Bid War Over Emoji Project

Sony Pictures Animation has triumphed in a three-studio auction for an animated feature pitch inspired by those lovable 21st century pictographs: the Emoji. SPA has signed a deal with ... Continue Reading →

Academy Invites 26 to Join Animation; 23 VFX

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 322 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions ... Continue Reading →

‘Get Smurfy’ Cast List Unveiled

In honor of Global Smurfs Day this Sunday, June 14, Sony Pictures Animation announced the all-star cast of the upcoming fully CG-animated feature film adventure Get Smurfy, set for ... Continue Reading →

Tartakovsky Off Sony’s ‘Popeye’ Feature

Director Genndy Tartakovsky announced in an interview that he is no longer working on a Popeye feature for Sony Pictures Animation. Speaking with Moviefone about the just-released trailer ... Continue Reading →
Kristine Belson

Kristine Belson Named President of Sony Pictures Animation

Sony Pictures Entertainment has named Oscar nominee Kristine Belson president of Sony Pictures Animation. In her new role, Belson will lead the development and production of original ... Continue Reading →

‘Frozen,’ ‘Mr. Hublot,’ ‘Gravity’ Win Animation-VFX Oscars

Frozen took home the Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song Oscars Sunday night, with the French short Mr. Hublot winning the best animated short film. Frozen won the song category ... Continue Reading →

Animation and VFX Oscar Nominees React to the Great News

It’s become an Oscar nomination announcement morning tradition: The talented men and women who are up for the Academy Awards tell the press how they found out the news and what ... Continue Reading →

A Few Things We Loved About the 2013 Animation Summit!

If you’ve been following Animation Magazine online, you already know that we had a terrific turnout at our 2013 World Animation & VFX Summit, which was held at the California ... Continue Reading →

New ‘Croods’ Posters Reveal Cool Critters

DreamWorks Animation and distribution partner 20th Century Fox have unleashed two new posters for the upcoming 3-D CG caveman comedy, The Croods. In addition to the Crood brood, the ... Continue Reading →

L.A. Film Festival Spotlights Women in Animation

This year, the Los Angeles Film Festival shines the spotlight on the contributions of women to the world of animation. The special panel “Women of Wonder – A Celebration of Women ... Continue Reading →