Tromel Heads Development at TV-Loonland

TV-Loonland has hired Damien Tromel to be head of creative affairs and development. Working out of the company’s Paris office, Tromel will be responsible for sourcing new projects, ... Continue Reading →

Coraline Animator Travis Knight of LAIKA

The son of Nike founder Phil Knight, Travis Knight had already spent 10 years developing his skills as an animator at Vinton Studios before his father bought the struggling company ... Continue Reading →

Snyder Heads Animation at Turner

Turner Broadcasting System has appointed Stuart Snyder to the post of exec VP and chief operating officer of its new Animation, Young Adults & Kids Media division. Reporting to ... Continue Reading →

Turner Makes Toon Channel Changes

Turner Broadcasting is making some changes to its U.K. portfolio of kids’ channels, which includes Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Toonami, Cartoon Network Too and Boomerang +1. The ... Continue Reading →

West Gets Promoted, Chaotic at 4Kids

4Kids Ent. has promoted senior VP Carlin C. West to exec VP of acquisitions and development. In her new role, West will utilize her extensive marketing, licensing, public relations ... Continue Reading →

Taffy Appoints PR Director

Distribution, brand management and entertainment company Taffy Ent. has hired veteran publicist Marc Grossmann as director of public relations. In his new role, Grossmann will oversee ... Continue Reading →

Ex-Gov Davis Joins DIC Board

Gray Davis, the former Governor of California, has been appointed to the board of directors at DIC Ent. The Democrat, who was replaced by Republican action star Arnold Schwarzenegger ... Continue Reading →

Miereanu Gets Animated for Warner

Warner Bros. Animation has tapped veteran entertainment and sports communications exec Gary Miereanu as director of publicity. Miereanu will oversee all publicity activities for WBA’s ... Continue Reading →

Animal Logic Takes On Joy

Booming Aussie vfx and CG animation house Animal Logic has announced that Karin Joy has joined the company as head of film visual effects production. She will be responsible for overseeing ... Continue Reading →

Voice Actor Roscoe Lee Brown Dies

After racking up an impressive list of credits on stage, in front of the camera and in the recording booth over the last four decades, actor Roscoe Lee Browne has died at the age of ... Continue Reading →