Wednesday, January 16

Sony Pictures Animation promotes Pam Marsden as head of production


Sony Pictures Animation has promoted Pam Marsden from the role of executive vice president of production to head its production. This was announced by president of Sony Pictures Animation, Kristine Belson.

Earlier, Marsden was responsible for supervising all projects on the Sony Pictures Animation slate. But, off late, she has been overseeing every aspect of the studio’s growth.

Sony Pictures Animation, which is increasing its output starting in 2017 with three theatrical features, two series’, a short film and a direct-to-home feature, has nearly tripled the size of its staff over the last year.

Marsden produced Sony Pictures Animation’s comedies like Cloudy with A Chance of Meatballs and its sequel Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2.

She also produced Walt Disney Feature Animation’s first computer animated feature Dinosaur and the home entertainment feature Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas featuring the first CG Mickey Mouse for Walt Disney Pictures’ DisneyToon Studios.

Sony Pictures Animation’s upcoming films include Smurfs: The Lost Village, The Emoji Movie, The Star, Hotel Transylvania 3 and an animated Spider-Man movie.