Studio veteran and former VFX supervisor will continue to oversee software development and systems engineering teams, as well as SPI's technical infrastructure, as he moves forward on major initiatives to modernize the VFX and animated feature film pipeline.
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The CalArts alum and well-respected animation veteran spent almost 40 years as a writer, story artist, and designer on some of the industry's most successful shows.
New deal includes previously announced ‘UglyDolls’ animated feature film directed by Kelly Asbury along with an animated TV series, digital and print publishing, mobile and educational games, soundtrack and music, and merchandising and licensing programs.
Director Kelly Asbury’s animated musical family adventure inspired by the beloved plush toy line arrives in theaters on May 10, 2019.
The veteran animation director discusses his experience at the helm of Sony Pictures Animation’s latest animated feature.
Packed with extras, director Kelly Asbury’s CG-animated return to world of Peyo debuts on digital June 20 and on 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray and DVD July 11.
Production sessions at Germany’s international conference on animation, visual effects, VR, games and transmedia also to include ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ and Kraftwerk 3D.
In a new video available exclusively on AWN, Sony Pictures Imageworks VFX supervisor Mike Ford details the efforts that went into translating the 2D aesthetic of Smurfs creator Peyo to the 3D world of Sony Pictures Animation’s ‘Smurfs: The Lost Village.’
DreamWorks Animation and distribution partner 20th Century Fox’s ‘The Boss Baby’ tops the domestic box office for the second consecutive week, earning $26.4 million; Funimation release ‘Your Name’ makes $1.6 million domestic debut.
Sony Pictures Animation’s fully CG franchise reboot aims to reconnect with original Peyo Culliford comics.
‘Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs’ 1 & 2 producer previously served as executive vice president of physical production.
Brand-new trailer and clips from Sony’s forthcoming Smurf adventure showcase exotic, bioluminescent flora and fauna, and a tribe of kick-ass, suspiciously Smurf-like natives.
With a box office slump and slow home entertainment sales, Tokyo-based media giant cuts its outlook for earnings from its feature film unit.
Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry and Patrick Stewart join studio’s voice roster; animated films from Phil Lord & Christopher Miller and Lin-Manuel Miranda on the horizon.
Newest entry in the Columbia Pictures movie franchise from the director of ‘Shrek 2’ and ‘Gnomeo & Juliet’ is set for a worldwide release on March 31, 2017.