Murphy Promoted to President of Corus

Doug Murphy has been promoted to president of Corus Entertainment, which includes the animation studio Nelvana Studios as well as broadcast outlets Treehouse, YTV and Nickelodeon (Canada). ... Continue Reading →

Debert Signs on to Mothership, Digital Domain

Digital Domain sister firm, production company Mothership has added director Aladino Debert to its roster. The job also will include Debert, a veteran visual effects supervisor, working ... Continue Reading →

Cordell Barker Joins Canada’s NFB as Creative Consultant

Cordell Barker, the award winning animator of the short film The Cat Came Back, has joined the National Film Board of Canada as a creative consultant for its Prairie and North West ... Continue Reading →

McCann Takes Over Top Spot at Nick U.K.

Tina McCann has been tapped as the new senior VP and managing director of Nickelodeon U.K. McCann comes to the job from Turner Broadcasting, where she was acting chief content officer ... Continue Reading →

Linton Joins Guru for Justin Time

Aaron Linton is joining Guru Studios in Toronto as a CG supervisor and will work on the animated preschool series Justin Time. Linton comes to Guru from C.O.R.E. Digital, where he ... Continue Reading →

The View from the U.K.

David Raitt, the head of London-based indie studio Plastic Milk offers a few tips for keeping your business afloat in 2010! It’s been a mixed year for the U.K. animation industry ... Continue Reading →

Pataki, Voice of George Liquor, Dies

Michael Pataki, a veteran character actor who provided the voice for George Liquor on the classic Ren & Stimpy Show, died of cancer April 15 in North Hollywood. He was 72. Through ... Continue Reading →

Hasbro Taps Arnesen for Exec Team

Distribution and programming executive Finn Arnesen is jumping ship from managing Cartoon Network’s European operations to lead the global expansion at the new Hasbro Studios. Arnesen ... Continue Reading →

Brian Benson Joins Smoke and Mirrors

Smoke and Mirrors has added post-production and visual effects veteran Brian Benson to its New York team. Benson, who has worked as a freelancer for the past four years, has 16 years ... Continue Reading →

Production Publicist and Journalist Kunkes Remembered

Michael Kunkes, a stalwart figure on the New York and Los Angeles animation, television and commercial production scenes for more than thirty years, died March 3. His death is attributed ... Continue Reading →