Keynote VIEW 2018: Mireille Soria
Industry veteran Mireille Soria, President of Paramount Animation, discusses the world of animation, past, present and future, creating new worlds through storytelling, and how her personal experiences in the worlds she came up in have informed her approach to filmmaking.
Soria is responsible for all operations of the animation group from creative development to release and also works closely with the Viacom teams to develop animated feature films. Soria was co-president of Feature Animation at DreamWorks Animation, where she oversaw creative development and production on films including “Trolls” and “Boss Baby,” and produced “Captain Underpants” and the “Madagascar” franchise. Her other producing credits include “Home,” “Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron,” “Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas,” and the Fox/DWA animated television series “Neighbors From Hell” for TBS. Before that, she was a producer at Fox Family pictures, with films including “Ever After: A Cinderella Story.” Before that she was a Disney vice president, overseeing such films as “The Mighty Ducks” and “Cool Runnings.” Before Disney, she was at the Steve Tisch Company, which followed a stint at ABC. She is a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences and the Producers Guild of America.