HP CEO Fiorina Ousted

Hewlett-Packard chairman and CEO Carly Fiorina has been relieved of her duties by the company’s board of directors. After five and a half years with HP, Fiorina was asked to resign, ... Continue Reading →

Miyazaki Golden at Venice

With his latest animated feature, Howl’s Moving Castle, in release, critically acclaimed Japanese filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki is set to receive the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement ... Continue Reading →

Nancy Fowler Moving On Up at DIC

DIC Ent. has promoted Nancy Fowler (formerly Bassett) to the newly created position of president, worldwide consumer products. Fowler joined DIC’s ranks in 2002 and most recently ... Continue Reading →

Lucas Digital’s Morris Moves to Pixar

In November, we reported that Lucas Digital president Jim Morris stepped down to pursue a career as a creative producer for computer-animated movies. Now Daily Variety reports that ... Continue Reading →

Herzog Fills Hecht’s Shoes at Spike

Comedy Central president Doug Herzog has stepped up to take over as head of Spike TV following this week’s departure of Albie Hecht, the former president of film and television ... Continue Reading →

Finding Nemo Artist Lost at 35

Pixar character designer Dan Lee passed away Jan. 15 following 17-month battle with lung cancer. The 35-year-old had been with Emeryville, Calif.-based animation house since 1996, working ... Continue Reading →

Eisner Replacement to Be Named by June

Reuters reports that Walt Disney Co. chairman George Mitchell has told analysts that the company would appoint a new CEO no later than June of this year. After the past few tumultuous ... Continue Reading →

Albie Hecht Leaves Spike TV

Citing creative differences, Spike TV president Albie Hecht yesterday announced his resignation from the post. The former president of film and television entertainment for Nickelodeon ... Continue Reading →

Animatrix Director Jones Jacks into Imageworks

Andy Jones, who directed the Animatrix segment The Final Flight of the Osiris and served as Digital Domain’s animation director on 20th Century Fox’s I, Robot, is joining ... Continue Reading →

TV-Loonland CEO Voelkle Resigns

Daily Variety reports that Peter Voelkle has stepped down from his CEO gig at Munich-based independent children’s television broadcaster TV-Loonland AG. Effective immediately, ... Continue Reading →