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Senior VP of Communications Don Levy to Leave Sony

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 ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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Warner Bros. Announces Date for ‘LEGO’ Movie

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Frederator Launches New Cartoon Hangover Channel

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 ... Continue Reading →
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‘Lion King’s’ Roger Allers Joins Animated ‘Prophet’

Roger Allers, who co-directed Disney’s smash hit The Lion King and Sony Pictures Animation’s Open Season, has signed on to an animated adaptation of Khalil Gibran’s ... Continue Reading →
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First-Wave December DVD Rush

If you managed to avoid the Black Friday mania over the holiday weekend, you may congratulate yourself on your cool-headed approach to the consumer madness. However, the gift-getting ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Screens 45 Shorts for Oscar Consideration

Last weekend, the Academy screened the 45 projects that were submitted for Best Animated Shorts consideration. Members of the Shorts and Animation branch of the Academy will vote for ... Continue Reading →
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Miley Cyrus Is Latest Guest at ‘Hotel Transylvania’

Pop star Miley Cyrus is the newest addition to the cast list of Sony Pictures Animation’s 2012 feature Hotel Transylvania. The Hannah Montana star will be the voice of Mavis, the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Smurfs’ Writers Tackle Sony’s Animated ‘Popeye’ Movie

Sony Pictures Animation has set screenwriters Jay Scherick and David Ronn to write the screenplay for a new animated feature version of Popeye. Scherick and Ronn previously worked with ... Continue Reading →
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A Halloween Treat from ‘Transylvania’

Sony Pictures Animation has a tasty morsel for the toon town kiddies in honor of Halloween: The first character designs for Dracula (voiced by Adam Sandler), star of their upcoming ... Continue Reading →