Foothill Ups Ryan to Exec VP of Sales

Television sales veteran Patricia Ryan has been promoted to exec VP of sales for Foothill Ent.’s international sales team. For the past year, she has been a consultant for the ... Continue Reading →

Fox Animation Gets New Production VP

Karen Rupert Toliver has replaced John Cohen as VP of production at 20th Century Fox Animation, according to Daily Variety. Reporting to president Vanessa Morrison, Toliver will be ... Continue Reading →

Helmintoller Heads Creative at S4 Studios

Thomas Helmintoller has been hired to the newly created post of creative director at S4 Studios, a design and production studio specializing in 3D animation, visual effects, entertainment ... Continue Reading →

DisneyToons President Ousted

As part of a restructuring plan, Disney has reassigned Sharon Morrill, who has served as president of the DisneyToons direct-to-video feature unit since 1994. With a year and a half ... Continue Reading →

Student Academy Award Winners

The aim of every film student is to make an award-winning short that earns them recognition on a global scale and opens doors to a lucrative career in the entertainment industry. However, ... Continue Reading →

Ross Developing at DreamWorks Ani

Former Nickelodeon Movies exec Damon Ross has joined the DreamWorks Animation team as a senior development executive in charge of acquiring and developing literary projects and other ... Continue Reading →

Judson Tapped as New President of Warner Bros. Animation

Veteran digital media and children’s TV exec Lisa Judson has been named as the new president of Warner Bros. Animation. Warner Bros. TV Group president Bruce Rosenblum, to whom ... Continue Reading →

Atlantyca Makes Executive Decisions

Claudia Mazzucco has been named CEO of Italian production company Atlantyca Ent. The appointment was announced by chairman Pietro Marietti, who has also hired on Caterina Vacchi as ... Continue Reading →

Ex-NFL Player Kicks Around Cannes

By Michael Attardi My name is Michael Attardi and I’m a writer/director/producer who had a short animated film, Once Upon a Christmas Village, accepted to the Festival de Cannes ... Continue Reading →

Schwartz Switches Roles at Warner

Sander Schwartz, who has served as president of Warner Bros. Animation since 2001, has entered into a production deal with the studio and will segue into developing and producing animated ... Continue Reading →