Kathleen Kennedy

Lucasfilm Prez Kathleen Kennedy to Receive Cinematic Imagery Award

The Art Directors Guild has announced that eight-time Oscar-nominated filmmaker and President of Lucasfilm Kathleen Kennedy will receive the 2018 Cinematic Imagery Award at the 22nd ... Continue Reading →
Rian Johnson

‘Last Jedi’ Helmer Rian Johnson to Create New ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy

Disney-Lucasfilm have revealed that Rian Johnson, writer and director of the soon to be released Star Wars: The Last Jedi (out Dec. 15) has been charged with creating a brand-new trilogy ... Continue Reading →
WIA-150

Women in Animation Launches Courageous Roar! Art Project

In an open letter to the Women in Animation community yesterday, President Marge Dean announced a new art project aimed at speaking out, fighting against harassment and addressing gender ... Continue Reading →
Audrey Diehl

Audrey Diehl Named VP of Series at Warner Bros. Animation

Warner Bros. Animation has announced that Nickelodeon development exec Audrey Diehl has joined the studio as Vice President, Series. The appointment was announced Thursday by Sam Register, ... Continue Reading →
Luca Pisanu

An Artistic Journey: Concept Artist Luca Pisanu

I am an Italian-born visual development and concept artist working at Disney Publishing, and I am often asked how I got my big break in the business. I hope this brief column helps ... Continue Reading →
IAmElemental

Jim Henson Co. Ups Halle Stanford to TV Prez, Plans ‘IAmElemental’ Series

The Jim Henson Company came out with two key announcements this week, with the news that longtime executive Halle Stanford has been promoted to President of Television and the studio’s ... Continue Reading →
Marlin Prager

ZAG Bolsters Executive Team; Marlin Prager Named COO & CFO

Award-winning global independent animation studio ZAG announced the appointment of key executives to its team to steer the company’s rapid expansion. Headlining is former Legendary ... Continue Reading →
Armie Hammer

Under the Hood of ‘Cars 3′ with Actor Armie Hammer, Out Now

Disney-Pixar’s Cars 3 has arrived home after burning up the box office track all over the globe. To celebrate, the kind folk at Walt Disney Home Entertainment have offered up ... Continue Reading →
Caroline Audebert and Stéphanie Baclet

Veteran Production Execs Audebert and Baclet Join Cyber Group

Cyber Group Studios has strengthened its production teams to address the growth and complexity of its current and future slate, announcing the hiring of Stéphanie Baclet as Head of ... Continue Reading →
The Lion King

It’s Official: Beyonce Joins ‘Lion King’ Reboot Cast

Disney shook up social media Wednesday evening with the official reveal of the full key cast for its upcoming The Lion King reboot. The primary fan reaction seems to be: “OMG!” ... Continue Reading →