Nightmare Director Selick Joins Vinton

Award-winning director/writer Henry Selick has joined Vinton Studios as supervising director. The man behind such feaures as The Nightmare Before Christmas, James and the Giant Peach ... Continue Reading →

Morrill Named President of DisneyToon Studios

Formerly executive VP DisneyToon Studios, Sharon Morrill has been promoted to president of the Mouse House’s newly formed division for video premiere releases and theatrical features, ... Continue Reading →

Game Over for Midway Games Chairman Nicastro

Neil D. Nicastro, chairman of the Board of Directors at Midway Games Inc., announced that he intends to resign immediately following the June 10 annual meeting of Midway stockholders. ... Continue Reading →

Comedy Central Programming Head Resigns

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bill Hilary has resigned as head of programming at Comedy Central, the Viacom-owned cable home of South Park and the new animated stand-up comedy ... Continue Reading →

Viacom Chairman Dolgen Resigns

Just one day after Viacom Inc. president and CEO Mel Karmazin stepped down, Viacom Entertainment Group chairman Jonathan Dolgen has followed suit after more than a decade with the company. ... Continue Reading →

D’Amico Ascends to Eden FX

Andrea D’Amico has joined the team at visual effects shop Eden FX as executive producer. The announcement was made yesterday by Eden FX co-presidents Mark Miller and John Gross. In ... Continue Reading →

Industry Vet Lee Orgel Passes Away at 78

Lee Orgel, a veteran of Broadway, TV and film industry passed away at his home May 12 at the age of 78. His career spanned 60 years beginning as the stage manager for MGM’s live ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network’s Khaki Jones Upped to VP of Original Series

Khaki Jones has been promoted to vice president, original series, for Cartoon Network, it was announced today by Bob Higgins, senior VP of programming and development for Cartoon Network’s ... Continue Reading →

TOKYOPOP Taps Rene Garcia as VP of Film & TV

Former Craven-Maddalena president of production Rene M. Garcia has joined L.A.-based manga and animation house TOKYOPOP as VP of Film and Television. “Manga’s kinetic storytelling ... Continue Reading →

Brad Ableson: Simpsons artist gives birth

Brad Ableson, a DPS Film Roman storyboard artist who works on The Simpsons, has struck out on his own with a comedic short film that combines animation with live action and a diverse ... Continue Reading →