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Super 78 Appoints Pixar Vet Paul Washburn as Production Head

Currently celebrating its 20th year, themed entertainment design and media studio Super 78 announces that Paul Washburn has joined up as Head of Production and Producer. In this post, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Stone Quackerz’ Creator Ben Jones Named Bento Box Creative Director

Bento Box Entertainment (Bob’s Burgers, Legends of Chamberlain Heights) has tapped Ben Jones as its new Creative Director, effective immediately. Based at the company’s ... Continue Reading →
Jeffrey Baksinski

Zoic Ups VFX Supe Jeffrey Baksinski to Creative Director

Visual effects house Zoic Studios has promoted Emmy-nominated VFX supervisor Jeffrey Baksinski to Creative Director. With continued series growth across all three of the company’s ... Continue Reading →
Gina Rodriguez

Gina Rodriguez Is Netflix’s New ‘Carmen Sandiego’

Gina Rodriguez, the Golden Globe-winning star of hit series Jane the Virgin, has signed on to voice iconic crook Carmen Sandiego in Netflix’s upcoming animated reboot, according ... Continue Reading →
Nicola Finn

Nicola Finn Named EP Design & Animation at The Mill NY

Multidisciplinary creative house The Mill announced earlier this week that Nicola Finn has joined its New York production team as Executive Producer for Design & Animation. Finn ... Continue Reading →
Luca Milano

Luca Milano Upped to Director of Rai Kids Division

Italian public broadcaster RAI has promoted Luca Milano to the post of Director or Rai Ragazzi — the new children’s division formed by the merger of RAI’s kid-targeted channels ... Continue Reading →
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Melissa Benavides Joins The Sequence Group Melbourne as EP

The Sequence Group has appointed Melissa Benavides as executive producer, bolstering its Melbourne team. Benavides brings a decade of experience across the Australian creative industry ... Continue Reading →
Joe Harris

‘Underdog’ Animator Joe Harris Dies at 89

The advertising artist who brought to life some of the most iconic cartoon characters of the mid-20th century, Joe Harris, died March 26 at his home in Stamford, Connecticut, Deadline ... Continue Reading →
Owen Klatte

ASIFA-Hollywood Names First Faculty Grant Winners

ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum has awarded its first annual Faculty Grants to Owen Klatte (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) and Dave Mauriello (Drexel University). ... Continue Reading →
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Leena Lele Dutta to Lead Sony India Kids’ Net YAY!

Sony Pictures Networks India has tapped Leena Lele Dutta to head its forthcoming children’s entertainment channel, Sony YAY!. As Business Head, SPN Kids Genre, Dutta will put her ... Continue Reading →