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JOIN IN: ‘24 HOURS: Animation Contest for Students’ Runs October 2-3

Student teams of 5 have 24 hours to produce a 30-second animated film; deadline to submit YouTube link is Saturday, October 3 at 4PM PST.

Home Entertainment Headline News

EXCLUSIVE CLIP: Go Behind the Scenes with the Hatchlings of ‘The Angry Birds Movie 2’

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 2:47pm

Take a peek as the feathered tykes are launched into outer space, and channel their inner Cowpoke; the sequel to Rovio’s 2016 animated hit, ‘The Angry Birds,’ is available now on Digital, and November 12 on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD.

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Sony Pictures Imageworks Spreads More Than Its Wings in ‘The Angry Birds Movie 2’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, August 30, 2019 at 8:28am

For first-time VFX supervisor Stirling Duguid, animating water, lava, pig snot and millions of feathers was only part of the fun producing the sequel to Rovio’s 2016 animated hit, ‘The Angry Birds.’  

TV Animation Headline News

Amid Break with Sony, Marvel Announces Animated Spider-Man Preschool Series

By Dan Sarto | Monday, August 26, 2019 at 3:01pm

‘Marvel’s Spidey and His Amazing Friends’ is the studio’s first Disney Junior series and comes on the heels of their recent exit from Sony’s ‘Spider-Man’ franchise and likely Spider-Man exit from the MCU. 

Post-Production Headline News

SHIPPING + HANDLING Adds Jerry Spivack, Michael Pethel and Matthew Schwab

Three veteran creatives join West Coast office of post-production company specializing in VFX, animation and coloring. 

VFX production Headline News

DNEG Promotes Aaron Gilman to Vancouver Studio Head of Animation

High-profile creative hires Emile Ghorayeb, Keith Roberts and Spencer Cook join Gilman to bolster studio’s global expansion plans.

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WATCH: Danny Dimian Talks ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ VFX at FMX 2019

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 8:48am

VFX supervisor discusses animation styles, production challenges and his efforts leading the visual effect team on Lord & Miller and Sony Pictures Animation’s Oscar-winning animated comic adventure.

Production Deals Headline News

Lord & Miller Ink 9-Figure Production Deal with Sony Pictures TV

By Dan Sarto | Monday, April 29, 2019 at 2:58pm

Duo behind Oscar-winning ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,’ ‘Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs,’ and ’21 Jump Street’ leave 20th Century Fox Television for new five-year deal.

Sony Pictures Headline News

Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson Team Up Again in ‘Men in Black: International’ Trailer

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 5:03pm

Sony Pictures releases first look at latest MIB franchise offering, a prequel set in the early years of the organization, that also stars Emma Thompson and Liam Neeson. 

Anime Headline News

Hulu, Funimation Expand Anime Partnership in New Multi-Year Deal

In Hulu’s largest deal for anime programming to date, Funimation to become a primary supplier for Hulu’s subtitled and dubbed content for popular series including ‘Tokyo Ghoul,’ ‘Attack on Titan’ and ‘My Hero Academia.’

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Troy Saliba to Present VFX of ‘Venom’ at VIEW Conference 2018

By Dan Sarto | Friday, September 21, 2018 at 11:04am

The veteran animation director, along with DFX supervisor Aharon Bourland, will detail DNEG’s work on Marvel and Sony’s upcoming superhero-adventure film at next month’s Turin event. 

Sony Pictures Headline News

Sony Weaves Web of Sounds for ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

Sony Pictures Post Production Services’ veteran sound team flexed their creative muscles to fill out the soundscape for the characters and gadgetry for Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios’ Spider-Man: Homecoming, including foley for the new spider-suit’s drone, sneaky spidey footfalls and movement and jet turbines for the roar of the vulture’s engines.

Virtual Reality Headline News

Sony Pictures VR Launches 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Experience

The multi-platform VR experience is based on Columbia Pictures’ 'Spider-Man: Homecoming,' in theaters July 7, and will be free across major VR platforms PlayStationVR, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift June 30.

Licensing Headline News

Rocket Licensing Celebrates 10 Years

Leading UK licensing agency founded by Charlie Donaldson and Rob Wijeratna has successfully generated hundreds of millions in retail sales for a diverse roster of brands spanning entertainment, preschool and lifestyle properties.

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