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Sony Pictures Imageworks has further plumped up its Vancouver, Canada vfx and digital character animation studio (established in 2010) with the appointment of Jason Dowdeswell as VP, Production Operations, and Oscar winner Steve Nichols as Senior Animation Supervisor. The announcement was made by Imageworks EVP & GM Randy Lake. Dowdeswell [...]
If you think 2012 was a good year for animated movies, wait until you find out what the new year has in store for us. Of course, the accuracy of our little list of animated pics waiting in the wings is at the mercy of the studio gods, who love [...]
Fans of Sony’s CG take on Peyo’s little blue heroes The Smurfs are in for a holiday treat this year as Sony Pictures Animation preps The Smurfs: A Christmas Carol for Cartoon Network! Taking cues from the Dickensian classic, the special—directed by Troy Quane–will premiere December 5 at 7:30 p.m. [...]
The 10th anniversary celebration of Sony Pictures Animation (SPA) continues with a five-week series of special screenings featuring SPA’s collection of animated and hybrid films, as well as reunions with filmmakers participating in Q & As following each screening, rare footage/materials from the SPA archives and giveaways. The series, which [...]
The Alien Life Form from the planet Melmac is plotting a comeback. Sony Pictures Animation has acquired the rights to ALF, the iconic 1980s sitcom about a wisecracking alien who lives with a typical suburban family, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Plans are for the studio to develop ALF into [...]
In honor of Comic-Con, we humbly offer our annual glimpse at the gritty details and vague conjectures about upcoming film adaptations of comic-book properties. It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…a greenlit production! Director Marc Webb’s hotly anticipated reboot of the Spidey story finds a teenaged Peter Parker [...]
Only a few weeks after announcing details about The Smurfs 2 feature (set to be released on July 31, 2013) Sony has revealed info about the third outing of the little blue guys. It turns out that sequel writers Karey Kirkpatrick and Chris Poche have now been assigned to write [...]
Sony Animation began production on the sequel to its 2011 hit The Smurfs today. Most of the cast and crew from the original movie, which made over $560 million at the global box office, are coming back for the second outing, which will be released on July 13, 2013. The [...]
Give the success of Sony’s summer blockbuster The Smurfs, which has brought int $135 million worldwide since its release on August 29, it’s not surprising that the studio has greenlit a sequel to the CG live-action/animation hybrid. Sony Pictures has announced that it plans to release The Smurfs 2 on [...]