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Karen Rupert Toliver Tapped as SVP Development at Sony Animation

Fox Animation and Disney veteran Karen Rupert Toliver has been hired on as the new Senior Vice President of Development at Sony Pictures Animation, Deadline reports. Toliver joins SPA ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Stars Set to Orbit Annecy Sessions

Among the many intriguing screenings and informational sessions planned for this year’s Annecy animation festival and MIFA market (June 12-17; annecy.org), some of the most respected ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy ‘17 Full Program: 23 Features, 31 TV Titles & More

One of the glittering highlights of the animation events calendar is drawing near, with the 2017 Annecy Festival & Market kicking off in the French Alps from June 12-17. Having ... Continue Reading →
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Pam Marsden Upped to Head of Production at Sony Animation

Longtime producer and executive Pam Marsden has been promoted to the role of Head of Production at Sony Pictures Animation, where she had previously held the post of Executive VP Production ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Pictures Animation Reveals Slate through 2018

Sony Pictures Animation is forging ahead with its plans to increase its release output while creating a distinctive mix of titles, evidenced by the newly released feature film slate ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Teases ‘Emoji Movie’ with Steven Wright as “Meh”

Sony Picture Animation has launched a first mobile teaser trailer for its upcoming 21st century comedy The Emoji Movie, featuring new voice talent Steven Wright as “Mel Meh,” ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Offers First Look and Cast Details for ‘Emojimovie’

Sony Pictures Animation has issued a first-look image for its upcoming digital age comedy Emojimovie: Express Yourself, and announced that Emmy and Tony award winner James Corden (Into ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Unveils 2017-18 Animation Slate

Sony Pictures Animation has laid out its project release slate through 2018, signalling an expansion of its production output with a lineup that includes five theatrical features, three ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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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 →