Pixar Story Man, Voice Killed

Pixar head of story Joe Ranft, who also lent his voice to such hits as Monsters, Inc, Finding Nemo and The Incredibles, was killed in an automobile accident Tuesday. The voice behind ... Continue Reading →

Hahn Named Nick’s Int’l Development VP

MTV Networks has appointed Nina Hahn to the newly created position of VP of international development for Nickelodeon. Based in London, she will report to Marjorie Cohn, exec VP of ... Continue Reading →

El Capitan Organist Honored

This might not be big news to animation fans everywhere, but Angelinos may be interested to know that Rob Richards, house organist at Hollywood’s legendary El Capitan Theatre, ... Continue Reading →

Vanguard President Braun Joins IDT

Continuing its recruiting spree, IDT Ent. has tapped Vanguard Animation president and chief operating officer Neil S. Braun to serve as president of feature films and television. Also ... Continue Reading →

Dream Ent. CEO Ankles, Forms Shingle

Dream Ent., the producer of the upcoming feature-length, stop-motion animated action spoof, Disaster! The Movie, announced that chairman and CEO Ehud Bleiberg is leaving the Los Angeles-based ... Continue Reading →

Dream Ent. CEO Ankles, Forms Shingle

Dream Ent., the producer of the upcoming feature-length, stop-motion animated action spoof, Disaster! The Movie, announced that chairman and CEO Ehud Bleiberg is leaving the Los Angeles-based ... Continue Reading →

Toon Scribe Zeke K Joins GigaPix

Writer Zeke K has been hired as head of development for emerging independent animation house GigaPix Studios. In addition to bringing a number of his own properties to the company, ... Continue Reading →

IDT Plucks Pixar, DreamWorks Alumni

Emerging animation powerhouse IDT Ent. is beefing up its toon unit with two new high-profile hires previously employed at competing studios. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the ... Continue Reading →

Okada Named Square Enix Prez

Daishiro Okada has been named president and COO of Square Enix Inc., the publisher of Square Enix interactive products in North America. Okada, who has also been appointed to the company’s ... Continue Reading →

Artists Sought for Graphic Novels

Hollywood-based publisher Galaxy Press has plans to turn author L. Ron Hubbard’s 10-volume science fiction saga, Mission Earth, into the biggest graphic novel series and is holding ... Continue Reading →