Ex-Disney Animator Named VP of Raven Animation

Raven Moon Ent. Inc. has named former Walt Disney and MGM animator David Murray VP of its wholly owned subsidiary, Raven Animation Inc. Reporting to director of animation Mike Gibilisco, ... Continue Reading →

Disney Channel’s Healy Upped to Senior VP, Original Movies

Disney Channel exec Michael Healy has been promoted to senior VP of original movies. Reporting to Gary Marsh, exec VP of original programming and production, Healy will continue oversee ... Continue Reading →

Contender Picks Up Ex-Turner Acquisitions Exec

The Contender Entertainment Group (CEG) has appointed Jo Sweby to the newly created post of international acquisitions manager. Sweby brings more than five years of experience to the ... Continue Reading →

Warner Bros. Animation Promotes Lewis to Exec VP, GM

Andy Lewis has been promoted to exec VP and general manager of Warner Bros. Animation. The former senior VP and general manager has been with the outfit since 1997, and will continue ... Continue Reading →

Taming Lions with Klay Hall

Former King of the Hill director takes on Father of the Pride Having dunked donuts with Homer and grilled out with Hank as supervising director on Fox’s The Simpsons and King ... Continue Reading →

Disney Names 2004 Legends

The Walt Disney Co. has named the 2004 Disney Legends, a distinction reserved for individuals who have contributed creativity, innovation and imagination to the studio’s rich ... Continue Reading →

Roy Disney Wants Eisner Gone Sooner

While news of Michael Eisner’s plans to step down as Walt Disney Co. CEO in 2006 was welcomed by many Disney dissidents, the most outspoken among them say two years is not soon ... Continue Reading →

Eisner to Leave Disney

Embattled Walt Disney Co. CEO Michael Eisner sent a letter to the company’s Board of Directors Thursday detailing his plans to step down when his contract expires on Sept. 30, ... Continue Reading →

Legend Frank Thomas Dies at 92

Frank Thomas, one of the giants of the animation industry, passed away last night. He went peacefully and surrounded by family according to our sources. One of the last surviving members ... Continue Reading →

Nick Names Buckley Programming VP

Kristen Buckley has been named VP of programming for Nickelodeon. Formerly director of programming, she will now be responsible for managing and maximizing Nickelodeon’s on-air ... Continue Reading →