Vanguard President Braun Joins IDT

Continuing its recruiting spree, IDT Ent. has tapped Vanguard Animation president and chief operating officer Neil S. Braun to serve as president of feature films and television. Also ... Continue Reading →

Toon Scribe Zeke K Joins GigaPix

Writer Zeke K has been hired as head of development for emerging independent animation house GigaPix Studios. In addition to bringing a number of his own properties to the company, ... Continue Reading →

IDT Plucks Pixar, DreamWorks Alumni

Emerging animation powerhouse IDT Ent. is beefing up its toon unit with two new high-profile hires previously employed at competing studios. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the ... Continue Reading →

Okada Named Square Enix Prez

Daishiro Okada has been named president and COO of Square Enix Inc., the publisher of Square Enix interactive products in North America. Okada, who has also been appointed to the company’s ... Continue Reading →

Artists Sought for Graphic Novels

Hollywood-based publisher Galaxy Press has plans to turn author L. Ron Hubbard’s 10-volume science fiction saga, Mission Earth, into the biggest graphic novel series and is holding ... Continue Reading →

DisneyToon Names Wolfe Publicity VP

Daily Variety reports that Elizabeth Wolfe has been promoted to the post of VP of publicity for DisneyToon Studios, the Mouse House’s prolific producer of moderately budgeted ... Continue Reading →

TV-Loonland Lands Dargaud’s Bannister

It’s official. TV-Loonland is determined to shake up the toon exec landscape in Europe. The latest news from the German company finds Justine Bannister, formerly distrib and acquisitions ... Continue Reading →

O’Donnell to Shine as Truelight Topper

DIC Entertainment veteran Kevin O’Donnell has been named the president of Truelight, a new Burbank-based production company launched Bakers Man, an internet-based tech, marketing ... Continue Reading →

Roth Inks Three-Year VES Contract

Eric Roth, exec director of the Visual Effects Society (VES) has pacted to stay on for at least three more years. The VES Board of Directors today announced the signing of a new contract ... Continue Reading →

Directors, Producer Talk Surf’s Up

The recent casting news gave us the opportunity to have a chat with a few of the creative minds behind Sony Pictures Animation’s upcoming CG penguin comedy feature, Surf’s ... Continue Reading →