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Sony Pictures Imageworks and Sony Pictures Animation (SPA) will feature their top teams of effects and animation talent on August 7 in special “behind the scenes” presentations of blockbuster live-action hits Men in Black 3 and The Amazing Spider-Man and the animated feature film Hotel Transylvania during SIGGRAPH 2012 at [...]
Sony Pictures Animation’s highly anticipated 3-D CG feature Hotel Transylvania will get its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (Sept. 6-16) during the TIFF Kids program on Saturday, September 8. For tickets and more screening schedules, visit tiff.net/thefestival. Hotel Transylvania, which will have its wide theatrical release on [...]
Acclaimed animation veteran Genndy Tartakovsky has inked an overall deal with Sony Pictures Animation. The overall agreement goes beyond his current role as director of Hotel Transylvania and will include development and direction of his own projects, as well as the upcoming new take on Popeye. The deal was announced [...]
CG-animated and vfx-packed blockbusters will have a big presence at this year’s Siggraph confab, taking place in the L.A. convention center August 5-9. The show organizers have released their Production Session highlights (full program available at s2012.siggraph.org), here are some can’t-miss toon related sit-ins: Building Disney-Pixar’s Brave: Pencils to Pixels [...]
This weekend, Sony Pictures Media Arts Program will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of its program which provides arts and media education to underserved youth, along with partners California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) Community Arts Partnership (CAP) and the City of L.A.’s Dept. of Cultural Affairs (DCA). This special initiative [...]
Now that the Battleship hype-fest has wound down, a new addition to the unfolding onslaught of Hasbro toy and game properties coming to the big screen is underway at Sony Pictures, who will be developing an animated flick based on Hasbro’s Tonka Trucks line. Tonka, based on the 65-year-old brand, [...]
Don Levy, the well-respected and tireless senior VP of communications at Sony Pictures Digital, is leaving the company on June 4. Levy, who has been with the studio for 17 years, will be pursuing a new family entertainment project. He will also be a visiting scholar at USC and teach entertainment [...]
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 in Animation” on Sunday, June 17 from 2:30-5:00 celebrates the accomplishments in this field, examine the broader challenges for [...]
Phil Lord and Christopher Miller’s upcoming CG-animated feature based on the LEGO franchise will be released by Warner Bros. on Feb. 28, 2014. The pic, which is based on a story by Dan Hageman and Kevin Hageman and Lord and Miller, will feature some of the most popular characters from [...]
Indie animation company Frederator Networks will launch the premium YouTube channel Cartoon Hangover with three series beginning July 2012. Cartoon Hangover plans to produce and program 10 original series and 39 original shorts in the next three years. The programming will target young adults with character-driven comedy cartoons, according to [...]