Melissa Cobb

Melissa Cobb Named VP of Netflix Kids & Family

DreamWorks veteran Melissa Cobb has been tapped by Netflix to serve as its new Vice President, Kids & Family, overseeing the creation and acquisition of series and films for its ... Continue Reading →
Galen Walker

Galen Walker Heads Legend 3D’s New Animation Branch

Legend 3D, Inc. — a leading 3D conversion, VFX and VR studio — is expanding into the tooniverse with the establishment of Legend Animation, CEO Aidan Foley announced. The ... Continue Reading →
Jan Nagel

Jan Nagel to Rep Switch VFX & Animation in LA

Pete Denomme, CEO and Executive Producer of Switch VFX & Animation, has confirmed the appointment of entertainment marketing pro Jan Nagel as the company’s local representative ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Legend X Atencio, Animator & Imagineer, Dies at 98

Official Disney fan club D23 has announced that former Imagineer, animator and Disney Legend Xavier Atencio died September 10 at the age of 98. “X”, as he was known to friends, ... Continue Reading →
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Fredrik Loving, Tobias Dahl Head New Goodbye Kansas LA Office

Swedish VFX and animation company Goodbye Kansas Studios — which already has offices in Stockholm, Uppsala, Hamburg and London — has appointed game development veterans ... Continue Reading →
Jerry Diaz

Jerry Diaz Appointed VP Distribution at DHX Media

DHX Media has tapped industry vet Jerry Diaz as its new Vice President Distribution, in which role he will have direct responsibility for managing the global sales and distribution ... Continue Reading →
Alexandre Hénin

Federation Taps Alexandre Hénin as Head of Acquisitions, Creative Producer

Premium content distributor Federation Kids & Family announces the hiring of former France Télévisions kids’ acquisition exec Alexandre Hénin as its Head of Acquisitions, ... Continue Reading →
Jennifer McCarron

Thunderbird Appoints Key Execs; Jennifer McCarron Heads Atomic Cartoons

Vancouver-based multiplatform company Thunderbird Entertainment has made a series of key management appointments, including naming Ivan Fecan interim CEO of Thunderbird and promoting ... Continue Reading →
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Ginni Mack, Disney Ink & Paint Artist and Tinker Bell Model, Dies at 90

Ginni Mack, one of Walt Disney Studios’ ground-breaking “Ink & Paint Girls” who moved up the department ranks and was immortalized as the original model for Tinker ... Continue Reading →
John Kilshaw

Zoic Ups John Kilshaw to Creative Director

VFX company Zoic Studios has promoted John Kilshaw to the post of Creative Director, to steer the vision of studio projects out of the East Coast office in New York including TV, feature ... Continue Reading →