Vice President of Creative
Sony Pictures Animation
As Vice President of Creative at Sony Pictures Animation, Katie Baron has supported a multitude of animated feature films, including the studio's Academy Award® winner "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse," and Academy Award® nominee “The Mitchells vs. The Machines.” She seeks out and acquires new material to be developed from the conceptual stage, through story development and production, working with directors, writers, and artists at all stages. In addition to her work in film, Baron is also overseeing development and production of a slate of adult and family animated television shows, working closely with filmmakers on several projects set up apple+, HBOMax, Netflix and Adult Swim.
Prior to joining Sony Pictures Animation, Baron worked in current series at Disney TV Animation on projects such as "Mickey Mouse,” "Pickle and Peanut,” and various Marvel series for the Disney Channel and Disney XD.
Before venturing into animation, Baron began her career in live-action working as an assistant and then moving up to a Creative Executive role at Shawn Levy's 21 Laps Entertainment, where she worked on titles such as "Real Steel," "Date Night", and "The Spectacular Now."