Sony Pictures Animation inks multi-year deal with Fred Seibert

MUMBAI: Sony Pictures Animation has signed a multi-year deal with Fred Seibert and his Frederator Studios to develop animated feature films.

Seibert, a prolific animation producer, promises to be a rich source of original ideas as Sony Pictures Animation continues to advance its development slate.

Sony Pictures Digital Productions president Bob Osher said, "It is hard to imagine someone more passionate about animation than Fred Seibert. He is a remarkable creative resource."

"Frederator Studios is thrilled to be working with Bob, Hannah, and their team at Sony Pictures Animation. They’ve given us a unique opportunity to further develop our incubator for big animation ideas," said Seibert.

Sony Pictures Animation president of production Hannah Minghella added, "As we look to make a wide variety of animated movies, this relationship with Frederator Studios presents a wealth of fresh ideas and talent. It is exciting to be working with Fred and his creative community."