Kevin Noel

Kevin Noel - Senior Vice President of Production, Sony Pictures Animation As Senior Vice President of Creative for Sony Pictures Animation, Kevin Noel is responsible for helping shepherd both series and feature projects through the creative and production pipelines, from development, through pre-production, production, and post. Noel was one of the first staff members at Sony Pictures Animation as the assistant to the producers of the studio's first CG feature, “Open Season.” He followed that by working on many films for both Sony Pictures Animation and Sony Pictures Imageworks. Some of his credits include titles in the “Hotel Transylvania,” “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs,” and “Smurfs” series. After a stint at Mattel where he produced original content for some of the toy giant's most lucrative brands, Noel returned to Sony Pictures Animation in 2016 in a new role as the executive director of physical production. Noel began his career as an executive assistant at the management and production company 3 Arts Entertainment. He is a graduate of San Francisco State University with a degree in Cinema.

Participant Schedule

Saturday 10/15


Sony Pictures Animation: How to Ace the Job Search

Saturday 10/15 1:40PM - 2:40PM Room 211

Sony Pictures Animation, Chris Leahy, Kevin Noel, Maggie Kang, Octavio Rodriguez, Joe Moshier

Join us for an interactive discussion with creative and production leaders at Sony Pictures Animation as they discuss their journeys into animation and the things that make a portfolio or resume positively stand out. We will answer your most pressing questions and provide practical tips on how to make the most out of your job search.

Chris Leahy – Director, Global Talent Acquisition, Sony Pictures Animation
Kevin Noel – Senior Vice President of Production, Sony Pictures Animation
Maggie Kang – Director, K-POP: Demon Hunters
Octavio Rodriguez – Head of Story, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
Joe Moshier – Character Designer/Art Director