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CBC Kids Content Director Martin Markle Exits

Martin Markle, Senior Director of Children’s Content for Canadian public broadcaster CBC Television, has vacated his post after less than a year on the job, Kidscreen reports. ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Ups Dion Vlachos to EVP Retail

Nickelodeon has promoted Dion Vlachos to the position of Executive Vice President, Retail Sales, Marketing and Publishing. Based in New York, Vlachos will manage the development of ... Continue Reading →
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Athena Georgaklis Named Head of Development for Nelvana

Corus Entertainment has appointed established animation executive Athena Georgaklis as Head of Development for production and distribution house Nelvana. Georgaklis will lead the acquisitions ... Continue Reading →
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People on the Move: Blink Ink, Disney/ABC, FuseFX, marblemedia, Post Factory, ZDF

• Academy Award nominated animator PES has signed on to Blinkink following recent spots for Honda and Android. Known for his ability to reimagine everyday objects in wholly new ... Continue Reading →
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ACMI X Names Studio Co-Workers

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) has announced the foundation members of ACMI X — the first co-workers to join Australia’s first collaborative working space ... Continue Reading →
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Pop Star Sia Joines ‘My Little Pony’ Movie Cast

Mysterious wig-wearing music star Sia has signed on to the voice case of Hasbro and Lionsgate’s My Little Pony: The Movie, playing a pony pop star named Songbird Serenade in the ... Continue Reading →
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Gunnar Wille Named Guest of Honor for Fredrikstad Animation Fest

The 2016 Fredrisktad Animation Festival, taking place November 10-13 outside of Oslo, has announced this year’s guest of honor to be multiple-discipline artist, author and animation ... Continue Reading →
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People on the Move: Stoopid Buddy, Bardel, Luma, Deluxe

Bardel Entertainment, the acclaimed Vancouver-based animation company, has hired Lenny Brown as Manager, Business Development. Brown recently departed Toonz Ent. and brings more than ... Continue Reading →
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Imageworks Vancouver Announces Key Hires

Randy Lake, president of Oscar-winning VFX and animation studio Sony Pictures Imageworks, has announced four new hires for the Sony Pictures Ent. unit’s Vancouver headquarters: Senior ... Continue Reading →
Rene Bourdages

Rene Bourdages Named NFB Director General

Claude Joli-Coeur, Government Film Commissioner and Chairperson of the National Film Board of Canada, announced the appointment of René Bourdages as the NFB’s Director General, ... Continue Reading →