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Mandy Tankenson

Mandy Tankenson

Senior Producer

Sony Pictures Imageworks

Mandy Tankenson is senior producer at Sony Pictures Imageworks, currently working on SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGE, a fully-animated feature for Sony Pictures Animation. The film is directed by Kelly Asbury and stars Demi Lovato as Smurfette, Mandy Patinkin as Papa Smurf, Jack McBrayer as Clumsy Smurf, Danny Pudi as Brainy Smurf, Joe Manganiello as Hefty Smurf and Rainn Wilson as Gargamel.

Previously, Tankenson served as senior producer on the live-action features CONCUSSION, starring Will Smith and Marvel's highly successful GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY. She has also served as digital producer on Sony Pictures Animation's CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2 and ARTHUR CHRISTMAS as well as G-FORCE for Walt Disney Pictures. Mandy began her career at Imageworks as a digital production manager on the Academy Award®-nominated feature THE POLAR EXPRESS.

Prior to Imageworks, Tankenson served as a visual effects producer at Zoic Studios, Meteor Studios and Centropolis Studios working on numerous features including: 300, FINAL DESTINATION 3, FANTASTIC FOUR, EXORCIST: THE BEGINNING, THE INVASION and VANILLA SKY.

Tankenson is a member of the PGA, ASIFA and WIA. She is a graduate of USC.

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