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  1. Sony Pictures Releases First Glimpse of Genndy Tartakovsky's 'Popeye'

    2:51 pm 9/18/2014

    The footage is "not a clip, it’s not a trailer, it’s nothing from the actual movie," says the creatorRead more

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  2. Netflix Gets Rights to Sony Animation Films

    7:36 am 5/27/2014

    UPDATED: Janney analyst Tony Wible says the arrangement is "an incremental positive for Netflix," while Starz continues to have a deal with Sony for its live-action output and could reinvest savings into original shows. Read more

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  3. Sony Animation Sets Slate: 'Smurfs', 'Transylvania 2,' More (Exclusive)

    8:00 am 3/12/2014

    Among the projects: "Hotel Transylvania" director Genndy Tartakovsky is set to helm a sequel and is developing a new creation "Can You Imagine?" while "Gnomeo & Juliet's" Kelly Asbury will direct an all-animated "Smurfs" movie.Read more

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  4. 'Manimal' TV Series Being Turned Into Movie at Sony Pictures Animation (Exclusive)

    11:24 am 9/17/2012

    The 1980s series about a man that could change into an animal would be a live action/CG hybrid film. Read more

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  5. 'ALF' Movie Lands at Sony Animation With 'Smurfs' Producer (Exclusive)

    3:42 pm 8/8/2012

    Jordan Kerner, who produced last year's Smurfs movie, has boarded the hybrid live-action/CGI feature, which is planning to retain actor Paul Fusco as the voice of the furry extraterrestrial.Read more

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  6. Animation Guild Reaches New 3-Year Deal

    11:46 am 6/13/2012

    Key terms of the tentative agreement track the larger IATSE pact reached in April.Read more

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  7. Tonka Trucks to Get Animated Film Treatment

    11:58 am 6/11/2012

    Sony Pictures Animation, Happy Madison and Hasbro are planning to bring the iconic line of toy trucks to the big screen.Read more

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  8. Visual Effects Artists Seeking to Unionize at Sony Imageworks

    2:06 pm 4/19/2012

    IATSE Animation Guild reps will hold a lunch-hour meeting Friday in Culver City as the campaign to unionize VFX artists accelerates.Read more

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  9. Sony Pictures Imageworks Expands Canadian Outpost

    12:19 pm 2/3/2012

    The worldwide success of "The Smurfs," whose animation was largely done in Vancouver, has the Culver City-based studio doubling its production presence on the west coast. Read more

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  10. 'Arthur Christmas': What the Critics Are Saying

    4:24 pm 11/23/2011

    The animated 3D holiday film from creators of “Chicken Run” was praised for its talented voice cast and “lively innovation.”Read more

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