Decode Ups Walker to VP of Animation Production

Decode Ent., a subsidiary of DHX Media, has promoted producer and senior executive Janice Walker to VP of Animation Production. Walker’s production credits at Decode include Planet ... Continue Reading →

Kerris Heads Lucasfilm Technology

Lucasfilm Ltd. today announced that Richard Kerris has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer. In the new role, Kerris will oversee the technical operations and help develop ... Continue Reading →

Cookson Heads Sony Pictures Technologies

Former Warner Bros. technology exec Christopher J. Cookson has been appointed to the newly created position of president of Sony Pictures Technologies. He will oversee the development ... Continue Reading →

Quinn Upped at Warner Bros Interactive

John P. Quinn has been named exec VP of worldwide operations for Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. In the new role, he will oversee global sales and distribution, leveraging the ... Continue Reading →

Denise Koyama, Storyboard Artist, Surf’s Up, Open Season 2

We recently had the chance to chat with storyboard artist Denise Koyama, who received her third Annie Award nomination for her work in Sony Animation’s Surf’s Up in December. ... Continue Reading →

Chase Upped at Cartoon Network New Media

Molly Chase has been promoted to VP and executive producer for Cartoon Network New Media. In her new role, she will oversee several departments, including the design studio, technology ... Continue Reading →

Veteran Animator Southworth Dies

We’re sad to report that Ken Southworth, a veteran animator who worked for Walt Disney Studios, Warner Bros., Walter Lantz, MGM, Hanna-Barbera, Clokey Prods. and Filmation, has ... Continue Reading →

Majesco Names Sutton CEO

Jesse Sutton CEO has been promoted to CEO of video-game giant Majesco Entertainment Co. Sutton, 38, served as Majesco’s president from 1996 to 2006, and took on the role of interim ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Net Exec Davidson Dies

Jennifer Davidson, Cartoon Network’s senior VP of programming and scheduling, died unexpectedly from a sudden illness early Saturday morning. The 38-year-old wife and mother of ... Continue Reading →

Register Inks Warner Bros. Animation Deal

Sam Register, creator of Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi and the animation exec behind the development of such hit animated series as Ben 10 and Teen Titans, has signed a multi-property development ... Continue Reading →