Next Grand Juror, Eric Goldberg, Onboard!

As we get closer to our Call For Entries deadline, we’re thrilled to notch up the excitement around our fest with another major announcement! Today, we unveil the next member ... Continue Reading →

Turner Ups Arnesen to Int’l Production Head

Turner Broadcasting System (TBS) Europe today announced the promotion of Finn Arnesen to the post of senior VP of original animation and acquisitions for Cartoon Network, Boomerang ... Continue Reading →

Black Cauldron, Heavy Metal Composer Bernstein Dies

Composer Elmer Bernstein, who scored more than 250 films including Disney’s 1985 animated feature, The Black Cauldron, and Columbia Pictures’ 1981 adult toon, Heavy Metal, ... Continue Reading →

Rollman Takes Marvel Vid, TV Reins

Marvel Enterprises Inc. has hired former Fox Family and Saban Prods. president Eric Rollman as senior VP of home entertainment and TV production for Marvel Studios. The move is intended ... Continue Reading →

First Grand Juror Selected: John Kricfalusi

Okay, artists, here’s your chance to get your work under the nose of one of the industry’s most out-spoken, out-there creators of all-time, Mr. John Kricfalusi. Here at ... Continue Reading →

Kong’s Fay Wray Dies

Fay Wray, who became a cinema icon by starring opposite a giant, stop-motion gorilla, died Sunday in her Manhattan home at the age of 96. Famous for the role of Ann Darrow in the 1933 ... Continue Reading →

Kong’s Fay Wray Dies

Fay Wray, who became a cinema icon by starring opposite a giant, stop-motion gorilla, died Sunday in her Manhattan home at the age of 96. Famous for the role of Ann Darrow in the 1933 ... Continue Reading →

Pixar’s Jobs Undergoes Cancer Surgery

Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple Computer and Pixar Animation Studios, has had surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from his pancreas. In an office e-mail sent today, the 49-year-old tycoon ... Continue Reading →

Bluto Voice Actor Beck Dead at 92

The Associated Press reports that Jackson Beck, who provided the voice of Bluto in more than 300 Popeye cartoons, passed away Wednesday morning from complications related to old age. ... Continue Reading →

Disney Imagineer McKim Dies

Legendary Disney Imagineer Sam McKim, who drew the first souvenir maps of Disneyland in 1954, died of heart failure on Friday, July 9, at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, ... Continue Reading →