LOS ANGELES, CA (October 19, 2017) — mitú, the leader in creating media and entertainment through a Latino P.O.V. has partnered with Sony Pictures Animation to launch the mitú / Sony Pictures Animation ACCELERATOR program. mitú's ACCELERATOR is an ongoing mentorship and fellowship program for digital content creators, filmmakers, writers and animators.
(Oct. 13, 2017 -Los Angeles, CA) In anticipation of the worldwide release of Sony Pictures Animation's animated motion picture The Star, in theaters November 17, 2017, Epic Records and Sony Pictures Animation will release The Star: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack in stores and online October 27, 2017. The album, featuring new music from Mariah Carey, is available for pre-order Here.
[CULVER CITY, CA / LONDON, UK - October 12, 2017] Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) today announced that Wayne Garvie has been named President, International Production for Sony Pictures Television (SPT). Garvie has been overseeing SPT's international productions on an interim basis for the last several months. As President, he will lead the studio's international television production business, overseeing the creative teams outside the US as well as SPT's 20 owned and joint-venture international production companies around the world.
October 10, 2017 - CULVER CITY, CA - Sony Pictures Virtual Reality (SPVR), Madison Wells Media's Reality One and VRX Networks today announced a multi-picture agreement to produce and distribute virtual reality experiences for select SPE films, expanding SPVR's in-home and location-based channels of distribution. The deal will commence with a fully immersive and dynamic virtual reality experience based on SPE's upcoming movie, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, and will be followed by one for Sony Pictures Animation's Hotel Transylvania 3 in 2018.
NEW YORK (September 21, 2017) - Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all rights in North America, Latin America and Scandanavia to Samuel Maoz's FOXTROT. The film is the official Oscar submission from Israel and has screened at the Venice, Telluride and Toronto Film Festivals to rave reviews. It won the Grand Jury prize at Venice, as well as eight Ophir Awards including Best Film, Best Director and Best Actor.
[Culver City, CA - September 21, 2017] Sony Pictures Entertainment's (SPE) Motion Picture Group today announced it will be extending World-Wide Marketing and Distribution President Josh Greenstein's contract for another three years. Greenstein will continue to report to SPE Motion Picture Group Chairman Tom Rothman.
NEW YORK (September 12, 2017)- Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all rights in North America, Australia and New Zealand to the Maria Callas documentary MARIA BY CALLAS: IN HER OWN WORDS.
From first time director Tom Volf, MARIA BY CALLAS: IN HER OWN WORDS is the definitive doc on the life and work of the Greek-American opera singer. Volf has spent nearly five years working on the film, which features never before seen or heard footage and performances of Callas.
CULVER CITY, Calif., August 25, 2017 - This weekend, audiences will have the chance to hit the road again with Baby Driver as the film that became the model for original content this summer returns to theaters nationwide. The film, which has taken in over $100 million domestically, will be available in Dolby Vision and 35mm in select locations.
London, 21 August 2017 - Sony Pictures Television (SPT) has appointed Mikhail Rossolko as chief creative officer and Vladimir Utin as chief operating officer for Lean-M Productions, a Sony Pictures Entertainment company, effective immediately. Former General Director, Vadim Sokolovsky, has stepped down to pursue new creative challenges.
Los Angeles, CA [August 3, 2017] -- Epic adversaries return to the dojo in Cobra Kai, an all-new series that reteams Ralph Macchio and William Zabka in their star-making roles from the iconic film franchise, The Karate Kid. The 10-episode, half-hour series, coming to YouTube Red in 2018, reimagines one of Hollywood's most popular tales of rivalry and redemption.