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Pam Lifford Named President of WB Consumer

Industry veteran Pam Lifford, previously EVP of global licensing for Quiksilver, has been named President of Warner Bros. Consumer Products, effective February 1. The announcement was ... Continue Reading →
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Maria Hanafy to Lead Animated Storyboards Toronto

International animatics service studio Animated Storyboards has opened a new office in Toronto, and tapped Maria Hanafy to lead the local team as Managing Director. The 4,300 square ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Bros. Taps Barry Ziehl as SVP Public Affairs

Barry Ziehl has been named Senior Vice President, Public Affairs and Strategic Initiatives for Warner Bros. Entertainment. Currently overseeing worldwide public relations and marketing ... Continue Reading →
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Marco Piccinini Appointed Atlantyca Licensing Manager

On the heels of Atlantyca Entertainment’s launch of the Atlantyca Live! Division headed by Rachele Geraci, the company has appointed Marco Piccinini as Licensing Manager for the ... Continue Reading →
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Patricia de Wilde Named Director of Marketing for TeamTO

Paris-based studio TeamTO has promoted consultant Patricia de Wilde to the permanent position of Director of Marketing and New Business for the entire TeamTO group. The appointment ... Continue Reading →
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Iconic Musician and Actor David Bowie Dies

The world lost a pop culture giant this weekend as singer David Bowie died of cancer on Sunday, January 10, just two days after marking his 69th birthday. A brief announcement was made ... Continue Reading →
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Mark Eyers Upped to SVP Turner Asia Pacific

Turner International has promoted kids’ chief content officer Mark Eyers to Senior Vice President of its Asia Pacific division. The core of Eyers’ new duties will be to ... Continue Reading →
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‘Yellow Submarine’ Animation Director Robert Balser Dies

Robert Balser, best known for serving as animation director on The Beatles’ psychedelic Yellow Submarine, succumbed to respiratory failure and died on Monday, January 4 at age 88. ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Legend Frank Armitage Dies Age 91

Frank Armitage, an Australian-born American painter who created backgrounds for several classic Disney animated films and murals for Disney parks, died January 4 at his home in Paso ... Continue Reading →
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Two Imagi Execs Go Missing in China

Financially troubled Hong Kong animation studio Imagi International, which produced 2007′s TMNT, made public Friday that two of its mainland Chinese board directors have gone ... Continue Reading →