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Sony Pictures Animation
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Current Name Sony Pictures Animation
Role Animation Studio
Predecessor(s) Sony Pictures Imageworks
Founded May 9, 2002
Key Figure(s) Kristine Belson (President)
Mike Moon (Senior Vice President)
Parent Company Sony Pictures Entertainment

Sony Pictures Animation is an animation studio that made Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. It is owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment.


The company was originally Sony Pictures Imageworks, the visual effects division of Sony. At the time Sony was considering selling it off but chose to rework it into an animation studio following the visual success of Stuart Little.

Other notable films include Open Season, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Arthur Christmas, The Smurfs, Hotel Transylvania, The Emoji Movie, and Peter Rabbit.

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