Bartleman to Lead DHX Kids Production and Development

Canadian production company DHX Media has appointed Chris Bartleman to head up production and development of its DHX Kids division. Bartleman will oversee production and development ... Continue Reading →

Shabnam Rezaei & Aly Jetha,Founders of Vancouver-based Big Bad Boo Studios

Animag Online: We’ve heard a lot of news about Big Bad Boo in the past few months. Can you update us about what’s new and exciting at the studio? Aly Jetha: Last time we ... Continue Reading →

Olivier Dumont Tapped to Head E1 Kids

E1 Entertainment has hired former TV Loonland executive Olivier Dumont as managing director of its E1 Kids division. Dumont will oversee all commercial and creative elements of E1 ... Continue Reading →

Scurfield Exits Disney for Coolabi

U.K.-based animation production company Coolabi has hired former Disney executive Zoe Scurfield as is head of development and production. Scurfield will be in charge of development ... Continue Reading →

Gary Coleman, Star of Live-Action and Animated Series, Dies

Actor Gary Coleman, a child TV star who once headlined his own animated TV series, died Friday in Utah after suffering a brain hemmorage. He was 42. Coleman rose to fame on the live-action ... Continue Reading →

Cancer Claims Voltron Innovator Peter Keefe

Animation executive, creator and producer Peter Keefe, best known as the driving force behind the Voltron TV series, died May 27 from throat cancer in Rochester, N.Y. He was 58. Keefe ... Continue Reading →

Classic Media Promotes Blake to Global Marketing Job

Nicole Blake has been promoted to the role of executive VP of global marketing and consumer products for Classic Media, replacing the departing Andrew Kerr. ‘Since joining the ... Continue Reading →

WB Puts Junge in Charge of Online Games

Jeff Junge has been promoted to the newly created position of senior VP of online games and digital games platforms for Warner Bros. Digital Distribution and Warner Bros. Interactive ... Continue Reading →

Voice Actress Song’, 58, Dies After Illness

Cynthia Song’, a voice actress who worked on such films as Clifford and Stuart Little, died last week after a brief illness at the age of 58, according to Variety. Song’ ... Continue Reading →

Animal Logic Hires VFX Veteran Lynch

Veteran VFX producer Matt Lynch has joined Australia-based shop Animal Logic. Lynch will be responsible for promoting the company’s services and the benefits of Australian tax ... Continue Reading →