Kristine Belson

About Kristine Belson

President, Sony Pictures Animation 

As president of Sony Pictures Animation, Kristine Belson is responsible for spearheading the studio’s strategy and growth as well as overseeing the development and production of all theatrical, serialized and short form content on the Sony Pictures Animation slate.

The studio’s latest release, the critically-acclaimed “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,” is the winner of the Academy Award® for Best Animated Feature.

Sony Pictures Animation’s past releases include the mouth-watering “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” and monster comedy “Hotel Transylvania” film series. The studio’s upcoming release slate includes the action comedy “The Mitchells vs. The Machines” produced by Phil Lord and Chris Miller, and “Vivo,” Sony Pictures Animation’s first-ever animated musical, featuring all new songs from Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creative force behind the Broadway smash “Hamilton.”

Belson joined Sony Pictures Animation in 2015 after spending nearly a decade at DreamWorks Animation, where she produced the Academy Award-nominated animated feature “The Croods.” Belson also served as Executive Producer of the Academy Award®-nominated film, “How to Train Your Dragon.”

Belson joined DreamWorks Animation with over 15 years’ experience developing and producing live-action and animated films for the Jim Henson Company, Columbia Pictures, Turner Pictures, and 20th Century Fox.