Hari Varma joins Toonz

Hari Varma, visual effects animation director for the hit Tamil feature film, Boys, has joined Toonz Animation India as director of computer graphics and visual effects. Boys won the ... Continue Reading →

Corus Children’s TV Names Joanna Webb VP, Programming

Corus Ent. has promoted Joanna Webb to the position of VP of Programming. In her new role, Webb will continue to be responsible for driving ratings on YTV, Treehouse and Discovery Kids. ... Continue Reading →

Sony Animation Ups Paul Gerard to Creative Exec.

As Sony Pictures Animation plugs away at its recently announced first feature, Open Season, the studio announces that Paul Gerard has been promoted to the position of creative executive. In ... Continue Reading →

Money Makes Consumer Products VP at ShoPro Ent.

ShoPro Ent., a global licensor specializing in animation, entertainment production and merchandising for such properties as Hamtaro, Inuyasha, MegaMan NT Warrior and Mirmo Zibang!, ... Continue Reading →

Roy Disney’s Latest Letter to Shareholders

In their tireless efforts to rally Walt Disney Co. shareholder support for their "Save Disney" crusade, former Mouse House chairman Roy Disney and Shamrock Holdings partner ... Continue Reading →

Sesame Workshop Names New Interactive Media Biz Director

Nonprofit educational organization Sesame Workshop has named Jeffrey Fleishman director of business operations, interactive media. Fleishman will contribute to the management of many ... Continue Reading →

R.I.P. Disney Legend John Hench

Longtime Disney artist and Imagineering designer John Hench passed away from heart failure Thursday morning at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, Calif. He served as ... Continue Reading →

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 →