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‘Big Hero 6′ Writer Daniel Gerson Dies Age 49

Daniel Gerson, a long-time story and script writer for Disney and Pixar feature films who co-wrote the 2015 Oscar winner Big Hero 6, has died at age 49 after being diagnosed with brain ... Continue Reading →
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Bugs and Daffy Voice Actor Joe Alaskey Dies

Joe Alaskey, a prolific voice performer who played classic cartoon characters such as Looney Tunes’ Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tweety Bird and Sylvester the Cat, died Wednesday February ... Continue Reading →
Bradley Wald

Bradley Wald Named CFO, SVP Business Ops for LAIKA

Portland stop-motion studio LAIKA has appointed former NBCUniversal exec Bradley Wald as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Business Operations. The announcement was ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Brands Hires Three Key Execs

DHX Brands is expanding its team with three key hires for its LA and London offices. Kaisa Nieminen has been appointed Senior Brand Manager for North America, based in LA and reporting ... Continue Reading →
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Fred Rogers Co. Taps Ellen Doherty as Production Exec

The Fred Rogers Company has appointed Emmy Award-winning producer and writer Ellen Doherty as its executive in charge of production. Doherty will now oversee development of the company’s ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Names Randy Lake Prez of Studio Ops, Imageworks

Sony Pictures Entertainment has appointed Randy Lake as President, Studio Operations & Imageworks. He is tasked with overseeing all operations, strategy and planning for Sony Pictures ... Continue Reading →
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Eve Strickman Appointed EP for Not To Scale NY

Film and animation content production house Not To Scale New York has ended an extensive search with the appointment of Eve Strickman as Executive Producer and head of its New York ... Continue Reading →
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Sticky Pictures Appoints Michael Drake as Development Exec

Australian production house Sticky Pictures (Pirate Express, Pearlie) as appointed Michael Drake as its Development Executive. Having previously worked with the studio in freelance ... Continue Reading →
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Oscars: Animated Feature Nominees React

Anomalisa Paramount / Starburns Industries “We are thrilled to be recognized by the Academy, alongside such a great group of animated films. We are grateful for the dedication ... Continue Reading →
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Star British Actor Alan Rickman Dies at 69

One of Britain’s most admired stars of stage, film and television Alan Rickman has died in London at age 69. The acclaimed performer, whose turns as Severus Snape in the Harry Potter ... Continue Reading →
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