Wolf Made President of MTV Networks

Michael J. Wolf has been appointed president and chief operating officer of Viacom-owned MTV Networks, home to such cable outlets as Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, Spike TV and MTV. A ... Continue Reading →

Nodelman in New Soup

After last week announcing his departure from Noodlesoup Prods., the animation studio he founded, Jeff Nodelman has landed a new gig. The award-winning director and animator has been ... Continue Reading →

New Execs Sprout Up at PBS KIDS

Sandy Wax has been named president of programming and Andrew Beecham senior VP of programming for PBS KIDS Sprout, the new broadcast and online outlet for preschool content. Effective ... Continue Reading →

Noodlesoup Prods. Founder Splits

Jeff Nodelman, founder of animation studio Noodlesoup Prods., has left the company to pursue his own creative endeavors. According to Noodlesoup CEO Nathan Graf, Nodelman will continue ... Continue Reading →

Nick Park: Making His Mark in Clay

An interview with the creator of Wallace & Gromit and co-director of DreamWorks’ and Aardman’s Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit Animation Magazine ... Continue Reading →

Orphanage Adopts Tartakovsky

Samurai Jack creator Genndy Tartakovsky has a new job. The two-time Emmy winner behind Cartoon Network’s Dexter’s Laboratory and Star Wars: Clone Wars is heading up to San ... Continue Reading →

An American in Gromit Land

Animator Teresa Drilling talks about her Aard-uous work on Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit As one of only two American animators enlisted to help bring Wallace & ... Continue Reading →

Eisner Exits, Iger Ascends at Disney

Incoming Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Iger officially takes the reins on Saturday, Oct. 1 as long-time chief Mouseketeer Michael Eisner ends his 21-year tenure at the company he helped grow ... Continue Reading →

Curious Pictures Piques Interest

Big Apple animation studio Curious Pictures has announced a slew of key creative team moves on the heels of its anti-parental oppression hit, Codename: Kids Next Door, winning Best ... Continue Reading →

Wahl Named LAIKA CEO

Dale Wahl has been appointed CEO of LAIKA, Phil Knight’s animation company formerly known as Vinton Studios. Effective Oct. 3, Wahl will take over for interim CEO Robert Harold, ... Continue Reading →