“Sony Pictures Imageworks & Sony Pictures Animation Presents: The Mitchells vs. The Machines” by Argula, Lasker, Hawkins, Lavender, Reid, et al. …

  • ©Steven Argula, Michael Lasker, Alan Hawkins, Nicola Lavender, Dylan Reid, and Lindsey Olivares




    Sony Pictures Imageworks & Sony Pictures Animation Presents: The Mitchells vs. The Machines


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    Sony Pictures Imageworks and Sony Pictures Animation


    Join artists from Sony Pictures Imageworks and Sony Pictures An- imation for an exclusive behind-the-scenes presentation of “The Mitchells vs. The Machines.” This production session will focus on the artistic and technological challenges of creating a visual style that has never been seen before, through the lens of the story of an everyday family’s struggle to relate while technology rises up around the world!
    When Katie Mitchell, a creative outsider, is accepted into the film school of her dreams, her plans to meet “her people” at college are upended when her nature-loving dad Rick determines the whole family should drive Katie to school together and bond as a family one last time. Katie and Rick are joined by the rest of the family, including Katie’s wildly positive mom Linda, her quirky little brother Aaron, and the family’s delightfully chubby pug Monchi for the ultimate family road trip. Suddenly, the Mitchells’ plans are interrupted by a tech uprising: all around the world, the electronic devices people love – from phones, to appliances, to an innovative new line of personal robots – decide it’s time to take over. With the help of two friendly malfunctioning robots, the Mitchells will have to get past their problems and work together to save each other and the world.
    From director Mike Rianda (Gravity Falls) and producers Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (Spider-Man: Into the Spider- Verse), “The Mitchells vs. The Machines” is coming to Netflix in 2021.


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