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Sony Pictures Imageworks Takes A Bite Out of ‘The Meg’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, August 31, 2018 at 5:39pm

SPI visual effects supervisor Sue Rowe and her team use simulation tools and a lot of bubbles to tackle a dynamic, action-packed third act in Warner Bros.’ underwater thriller.

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WATCH: Warner Animation Releases Final ‘Smallfoot’ Trailer

A young yeti must prove himself by tracking down a human his community doesn’t believe exists in the animated comedy-adventure that hits theatres this September 28.

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Cruise Control: Genndy Tartakovsky Takes the Helm of ‘Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation’

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 12:27pm

The acclaimed director returns to cowrite and direct the third installment of Sony Pictures Animation’s ghoulish adventure comedy.

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Genndy Tartakovsky Previews ‘Hotel Transylvania 3’

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 5:05pm

Franchise director is joined by voice cast stars Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Keegan-Michael Key and Kathryn Hahn to share jokes and tasty bits from Sony Pictures Animation’s ‘Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation.’

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Worlds of Wonder: Winter 2018 VFX Preview

This winter offers a franchise reboot, massive destruction on a global scale, and the return of Paddington the bear, but the real story just might be the worlds of wonder conjured up for the Disney adaptation of ‘A Wrinkle in Time.’

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The Industry’s Best and Brightest All Set to Share Their VIEW

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 11:32pm

The 18th VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy gets ready to present its biggest program ever of top animation, VFX, VR and game industry experts.

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WATCH: Director Kelly Asbury Talks ‘Smurfs: The Lost Village’ at FMX 2017

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 7:00am

The veteran animation director discusses his experience at the helm of Sony Pictures Animation’s latest animated feature.

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Sony Unwraps New Poster for Genndy Tartakovsky Short, ‘Puppy!’

New CG-animated short from the director of ‘Samurai Jack’ and the ‘Hotel Transylvania’ franchise to play in theaters ahead of Sony Pictures Animation’s ‘The Emoji Movie.’

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VIDEO: Bringing the 2D Aesthetic of Peyo to the CG World of ‘Smurfs: The Lost Village’

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.’

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John Cho and Leslie Mann Hosting Academy’s Sci-Tech Awards

Actors John Cho and Leslie Mann will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 11, at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills.

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Disney Makes $100 Million Settlement with Animation Workers in Hollywood Studio Antitrust Lawsuit

Settlement in the class-action lawsuit filed workers in December 2014 on behalf of animation and VFX workers covers Disney, Pixar, Lucasfilm and Two Pic MC, formerly known as ImageMovers.

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Sony Pictures Animation Details Upcoming Feature Slate

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.

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Academy Announces 18 Sci-Tech Awards

Blue Sky, Chaos Group, ILM, ImageMovers, Solid Angle, Sony Pictures Imageworks, Walt Disney Animation Studios, and more to be recognized at the Academy’s annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 11.

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DreamWorks Animation Makes $50 Million Settlement in Hollywood Studio Antitrust Lawsuit

Comcast-owned studio reaches a settlement in the class-action lawsuit filed in December 2014 claiming it and other Hollywood studios violated antitrust laws by conspiring to suppress the wages of animation and VFX artists.

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Troy Saliba Talks the Animation of ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, September 16, 2016 at 7:17pm

Veteran Sony Pictures Imageworks animation supervisor riffs on designs, characters and production complexity on Disney’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’ fantasy adventure sequel.

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