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The exec who headed successful co-prods for the Cartoon Network in Europe has apparently done such a boffo job his bosses are giving him a leg-up and a new job. Finn Arnesen has been appointed head of program production for Cartoon Network International with responsibility for all areas outside the [...]
Add another creative notch on Warner honcho Christopher Keenan’s belt. The Warner Bros. Animation exec has been promoted to senior vice president, creative affairs, it was announced late yesterday. “(Keenan) is an outstanding creative executive and has played an integral role in the development of many series throughout his 14-year [...]
In its efforts to streamline and strengthen the company for future growth, kid TV producer and distributor HIT Ent. has consolidated its U.S. brand and marketing teams under the leadership of chief marketing officer Matt Bostwick. The company has also created two new positions by promoting Christina Miller to senior [...]
Twenty Seven years after forming Cosgrove Hall Films with Brian Cosgrove, Mark Hall has announced his official retirement. Following in his partner’s footsteps, Hall leaves the company he helped make into one of the most prolific animation studios in the world. Over the years, the company’s projects have garnered numerous [...]
Ashish Kulkarni, COO of jadooWorks Animation Studio, has been elected to the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. As an Associate representing animation, he will be involved in helping to organize Academy activities, such as judgings and panels, and will participate in the various sub committees. Kulkarni was elected [...]
Los Angeles, Calif.-based animation studio Duck has signed award-winning animator Jeff Drew to its roster of directors available for commercial work. Drew’s short film Walk has appeared in numerous festivals around the world, including Sundance and The IFP West Los Angeles Film Festival. In addition, he recently won the Audience [...]
Toronto-based animation and live-action producer Zodiac Media has announced the passing of company president H. Paul Gill. The cause of death has not been released. Gill was only 28 years old. Funeral services were held yesterday morning at Meadowvale Crematorium Chapel in Brampton, Ontario. Zodiac could not be reached for [...]
Dan Lombardo has been named president of Cinesite Hollywood, the visual effects house and Kodak subsidiary that has recently restructured to focus on digital imaging services for the entertainment industry. Lombardo joined the facility two years ago as VP of production and was named general manager this past April. He [...]
Beloved comedian and actor Buddy Hackett, who provided the voice of Scuttle in both Little Mermaid films, passed away this week at the age of 78. His body was found in his Southern California Beach home on Monday. The cause of death has not been made public. Born Leonard Hacker [...]
Michelle Pappalardo-Robinson has been appointed VP of production for DisneyToon Studios. In her new role, Robinson will oversee production for the animation studio’s home video premiere and theatrical properties. She reports directly to Lenora Hume, Sr. VP of worldwide production. Robinson’s career spans both production and management, including work on [...]