Roy Disney to Brief Shareholders Before Disney Meeting

Roy E. Disney’s anti-Eisner campaign moves to Philadelphia next month, where the Walt Disney Co. will have its annual meeting on March 3. Disney and Stanley P. Gold have invited ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network Picks New Development VP

Alice Cahn has been named VP of development for Cartoon Network’s kids businesses, focusing on original entertainment programming for children 4-7. Cahn will be based in New York ... Continue Reading →

Triplets Director’s Letter to Lasseter

With the Oscar race heating up and media outlets making much ado of the showdown between traditional animation and computer wizardry, The Triplets of Belleville director Sylvain Chomet ... Continue Reading →

Infinium Gains News Head Honcho

A leading on-demand game company, Infinium Labs, has hired a new president/CEO to gin up its efforts to grab a bigger piece of the action in the burgeoning $30 billion vid game industry. According ... Continue Reading →

mental images Visualizes Gary Yost as Exec VP

3D visualization software creator mental images announced today the appointment of Gary Yost as the company’s new exec VP of and head of U.S. operations. Beatriz Hubert, formerly ... Continue Reading →

Mad Mag Illustrator Woodbridge Dies at 73

One of Mad Magazine’s leading illustrators has died. George Woodbridge–whose detailed drawings helped introduce million of teens to satire beginning in the mid-1950s–was ... Continue Reading →

Marvel Studios Gets New Chief, New Brief

Looking to control its own destiny in an entertainment business continually hungering for the next franchise, Marvel Studios has named David Maisel as its new president and COO. Fresh ... Continue Reading →

Sesame Street Composer Donald Siegel Dead at 53

Donald Alan Siegal, a composer-lyricist for television, recordings and the stage, died of leukemia Tuesday in Los Angeles at U.C.L.A. Medical Center. The 53-year-old artist was also ... Continue Reading →

ILM Vet Guy Hudson Passes at 45

A brain hemorrhage claimed the life of visual effects artist Guy Hudson, whose credits include such milestone films as Alien, The Empire Strikes Back and Jurassic Park. He passed away ... Continue Reading →

Columbia College Chicago Loses Instructor

Robert F. Enrietto, Jr., administrator of Columbia College Chicago’s "Semester in L.A." program, died of a heart attack on Dec. 27 while vacationing in Chicago. The ... Continue Reading →