DC Picks Harras to Run Publishing

The reorganization of DC Entertainment continues with the appointment of Bob Harras as editor in chief of the company’s comic book publishing efforts. As the first person to hold ... Continue Reading →

Ex-WMA Counsel Kekst Joins Cosmic Toast

Former William Morris Agency general counsel David J. Kekst has joined Cosmic Toast Studios as a partner and CEO. Kekst will oversee business development and production operations for ... Continue Reading →

Oscar-winning Pixar Scientist Witkin Dies

Andrew Witkin, an Oscar-winning senior scientist at Pixar Animation Studios, died Sept. 12 while scuba diving off the coast of Monterey, Calif. He was 58. Witkin joined Pixar in 1998, ... Continue Reading →

Ralston Joins CIS Hollywood as Exec Producer

Veteran visual-effects producer Liz Ralston has joined CIS Hollywood as executive producer. She will oversee feature film production, marketing and client relations at the studio. Ralston ... Continue Reading →

Richards, Voice of Rudolph, Dies at 88

Billie Mae Richards, who lent her voice to the lead character in the classic 1964 Rankin-Bass holiday special Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, died from a stroke Sept. 10 in Burlington, ... Continue Reading →

Galton Gets A Bigger Piece of CAKE

Production company CAKE Entertainment has restructured its executives, promoting Ed Galton to the role of CCO and managing director. The move has Galton entering the ownership of the ... Continue Reading →

Portfolio Promotes Stall to VP of Production

Julie Stall has been promoted from head of animation at Portfolio Entertainment to VP of production. Stall will oversee all of the company’s productions in the children’s, ... Continue Reading →

Mothership Adds Alex and Steffen to Roster

Production outfit Mothership has signed the directing duo known as Alex & Steffen to its roster. The company will now represent the Stuttgart, Germany-based duo of Alexander Kiesl ... Continue Reading →

Fournier to Head Sales and Acquisition at Portfolio

Portfolio Entertainment has recruited Louis Fournier to the newly created role of VP of sales and acquisitions. Fournier will be responsible for the sales direction for the company’s ... Continue Reading →

Co-Founder Dexter Sells Shares in CAKE

CAKE Entertainment co-director Genevieve Dexter has decided to leave the company and has sold her majority stake in the company to co-director Tom van Waveren. The move comes three ... Continue Reading →