Gerard Named Exec at Sony Pictures Animation
Created 03/02/2004 - 00:00
files/pictures/picture-35.jpgPaul Gerard has been named creative exec at Sony Pictures Animation. In conjunction with vp of development Nate Hopper, he will oversee all development efforts at the company. Gerard will also be in charge of acquiring new CG features ideas.
"Paul has been an integral part of our inaugural year and shows great passion and enthusiasm for the medium of animation," said Sony Picture Animation exec vps Sandra Rabins and Penney Finkelman Cox.
Prior to Sony Pictures Animation, Gerard worked in development at 20th Century Fox on projects such as X2 and ALIEN VS. PREDATOR. In his new post he will steer the division's first CG feature OPEN SEASON, which is based on cartoonist Steve Moore's work. Other projects in development include THE BOONDOCKS, THE CHUBBCHUBBS, CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS, SURF'S UP and TAM LIN.