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Michael Lachance

Michael Lachance


Sony Pictures Animation

Michael Lachance is currently producing an upcoming feature project for Sony Pictures Animation.

Michael joined Sony Pictures Animation in 2010 as the VP, creative development then became SVP, creative development in 2011. He has now just moved over to the producing world in 2017. He has overseen the feature films Hotel Transylvania 2, Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2, The Smurfs, and Hotel Transylvania in addition to home entertainment and television projects such as Open Season: Scared Silly, The Smurfs: The Legend Of Smurfy Hollow and The Smurfs: A Christmas Carol.

Previously, Michael served as a screenwriter and story consultant for Summit Entertainment's Astro Boy and 20th Century Fox's Like Dandelion Dust. Michael devoted five years as a development executive to DreamWorks Animation where he supported feature films including Kung Fu Panda, Shrek the Third, Madagascar, Shark Tale, and Shrek 2.

A member of the Writer's Guild of America West, Michael holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Film & Television from Boston University.

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