Sam Mercer

Sam Mercer Named Head of Studio at ILM

Film producer Sam Mercer has joined Industrial Light & Magic as head of ILM Studio, overseeing and coordinating the company’s operations across its studios in San Francisco, ... Continue Reading →
Robert Lence

Veteran Writer, Storyboarder Robert Lence Joins ‘Snow Queen 3′

Veteran Disney, Pixar and DreamWorks filmmaker Robert Lence has joined Wizart Animation’s The Snow Queen 3 as writer. In cooperation with director Alexey Tsitsilin, Lence is set ... Continue Reading →
Justin Roiland

Roiland Tweets Tease New Fox Series ‘Solar Opposites’

Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland announced via Twitter that he has a new animated series titled Solar Opposites in development at Fox. In addition to a character sheet, Roiland ... Continue Reading →

Hertzfeldt’s ‘World of Tomorrow’ Tops Fantoche Fest

Don Hertzfeldt’s short World of Tomorrow was named Best Film at the 13th International Fantoche Animation Film Festival, which drew more than 25,000 attendees in Baden, Switzerland. The ... Continue Reading →

Glen Keane Demos VR Drawing for Future Summit

The annual Future of Storytelling Summit is always a fascinating event for the insights it offers into the evolving technology and art of storytelling. And this year, animation legend ... Continue Reading →
Claudia Balzer Scott-Hansen

9 Story Names Scott-Hanson VP of Distribution

9 Story Media Group appointed Claudia Balzer Scott-Hansen to the new position of vice president, distribution. Reporting to managing director Natalie Osborne, Scott-Hansen will be responsible ... Continue Reading →
Peter Chou

Peter Chou to Chair Digital Domain Holdings Board

Peter Chou has been named chairman of the board of directors of Digital Domain Holdings Ltd., the parent company of the Oscar-winning Hollywood digital production studio Digital Domain ... Continue Reading →

‘Garden Wall,’ ‘Adventure Time’ Win Top Toon Emmys

It was a good night for Cartoon Network at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards this weekend, as the network won the Outstanding Animated Program for its Over the Garden Wall miniseries and ... Continue Reading →

‘Anomalisa’ Wins Grand Jury Prize at Venice

The stop motion animated film Anomalisa won the Grand Jury Prize at the prestigious Venice Film Festival this weekend. The film, directed by renowned screenwriter Charlie Kaufman and ... Continue Reading →

Atlantyca Picks Up ‘Nutri Ventures’ Rights

Atlantyca Entertainment has acquired the European distribution rights to the animated series Nutri Ventures, A children’s global entertainment brand dedicated to promoting healthy ... Continue Reading →