Cartoon Composer Shirley Walker Dies

Film and television composer Shirley Walker died Wednesday from complications associated with a stroke at the age of 61. She was perhaps best known for scoring episodes of the popular ... Continue Reading →

Chomet Recruiting for Feature

Sylvain Chomet, director of the Oscar-nominated animated feature The Triplets of Belleville, is looking for a few good animators and other artists for his upcoming 2D feature, The Illusionist. ... Continue Reading →

Register Grants First Look to Cartoon Network

Sam Register, who has overseen development of such hit Cartoon Network series as Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi, Ben 10 and Teen Titans, has inked a first-look deal with the cable outlet to develop ... Continue Reading →

Happy Feet Composer John Powell

While he devotes a lot of his time to live-action blockbusters such as The Bourne Supremecy and X-Men: The Last Stand, composer John Powell has carved out a comfortable but challenging ... Continue Reading →

GigaPix Taps Graff for VFX, Post

GigaPix Studios has hired Clark Graff to serve as head of post-production and its recently formed visual effects division. Graff’s first task with the company will be overseeing ... Continue Reading →

Marathon’s Bremond Embraces CAOZ

Marathon Intl. co-founder Olivier Bremond has joined the board of directors of CAOZ Animation, a toon production facility based in Reykjavik, Iceland. The studio is best known for its ... Continue Reading →

Flushed Away Directors Sam Fell and David Bowers

Flushed Away, the latest big-screen animated feature from DreamWorks Animation and Aardman Animations has finally made it theaters after more than three years of hard work from both ... Continue Reading →

Reinseth Heads Development at Studio B

Industry veteran Jillianne K. Reinseth has been appointed director of development for Studio B Prods. Inc. In the new role, she will head up the company’s new in-house content ... Continue Reading →

Hair Raised to Sr. VP at Walt Disney Studios

As evidenced this week by Google’s $1.65 billion purchase of viral video website YouTube, the internet is once again being seen as the future of content distribution. To help ... Continue Reading →

Jill Culton, Co-Director of Sony Pictures Animation’s Open Season

Jill Culton has been working in the animation industry for around 16 years, eight of which she spent as an animator, storyboard artist and story person at Pixar. Having accumulated ... Continue Reading →