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Bob Brassel, who has been bumped up to the post of executive VP of production at Warner Bros., is slated to oversee the development of Superman and Tim Burton’s upcoming stop-motion feature Corpse Bride, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Corpse Bride is based on an old Eastern European folktale that [...]
Andy Milkis has rejoined Splash as creative director/visual effects supervisor. His role in the company will be expanded so that he is intrinsically involved in guiding Splash’s future development. Milkis spent two years at Splash before moving on to start his own company, TLI Design. Bolstered by a relationship with [...]
Having served as creative executive on the Academy Award nominated films Toy Story and Runaway Brain, Lori Forte is no newcomer to Oscar night anticipation. But this year’s ceremony carries even more significance as Ice Age, a film she spent four years developing and producing for Twentieth Century Fox Animation, [...]
As Disney’s The Jungle Book 2 continues to perform at the boxoffice, the film’s director, Steve Trenbirth, makes a move to Australian animation house Mad Cow as co-owner. He joins founder Steve Sagovac in overseeing the company, which specializes in Flash animation, character design and storyboards. Trenbirth credits include animation [...]
Rick Mischel has been appointed CEO of Mainframe Ent. Inc. The former president and COO at The Harvey Ent. Co. assumes this position effective immediately and will be based at the company’s headquarters in Vancouver. In his new role, Mischel will oversee of all production, development, distribution, licensing, operations and [...]
In June, legendary special effects animator Ray Harryhausen will get his star on the Hollywood walk of fame. The stop-motion master behind such classic films as Jason and the Argonauts, The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad and 20 Million Miles to Earth received a lifetime achievement Oscar in 1992. The American [...]
As it gears up for an intensive 2003-2004 production slate, Sony Pictures Imageworks Inc. has hired Diane St. Clair and Jana Day as recruiting consultants. They will be instrumental in keeping the studio stocked with artists and technicians as it creates visual effects and CG animation for such films as [...]
Megatrax Production Music, a supplier of original production music for film, television, advertising and multimedia, has named Benjamin Trust to the newly created position of general manager. He will oversee all business, sales, and distribution operations of the company for co-founders and exec. producers Ron Mendelsohn and JC Dwyer. Before [...]
Shari Black has been appointed VP of retail business development for Warner Bros. Consumer Products. Reporting to SR. VP of retail business development Patrick Connor, Black will oversee the mass merchant retail accounts, including Wal-Mart, Kmart and Target Corp. Black joins Warner Bros. after a seven-year tenure at Disney Consumer [...]
Former vp of programming and development John F. Hardman has been promoted to sr. vp of Kids’ WB!. In his new position, he will oversee all aspects of the development, scheduling and programming of animated and live-action series, reporting to Jed Petrick, The WB’s president and COO. Hardman has been [...]