Alaskan Builds Real-Life Mecha Suit

Eat your heart out, Tron Man. There’s an anime fan in Alaska who is certain to win the prize for best Halloween costume when he finishes building his real-life, 18 foot-tall mecha ... Continue Reading →

Buhaj Named Programming, Scheduling VP for Cartoon Network, Boomerang

Marc Buhaj has been appointed VP of programming and scheduling for Cartoon Network and Boomerang. In his new role, Buhaj will direct all aspects of programming for the two networks, ... Continue Reading →

Animation Loses a Good Friend

It is with great sadness that we at Animation Magazine report the death of Alexandra Tholance, who succumbed to cancer on Nov. 7. Even as she faced her illness, she continued to fight ... Continue Reading →

Sony Imageworks Names Fulle Exec VP of Production

Jenny Fulle has been upped to exec VP of production and exec producer for award-winning visual effects and digital character animation company, Sony Pictures Imageworks. Since joining ... Continue Reading →

Lansing Leaves Paramount Post

Sherry Lansing, chairman of the Paramount Motion Picture Group, is stepping down when her contract expires at the end of 2005. Until then, she will continue in her current role and ... Continue Reading →

Golden Apple Comics Founder Dead at 63

For Southern California comic book aficionados, Golden Apple Comics has been a mecca, but the franchise will also stand as a shrine to founder Bill Liebowitz, who died from illness ... Continue Reading →

Lucas Tapped for AFI Award

Star Wars creator George Lucas has been selected by Board of Trustees of the American Film Institute (AFI) to receive the 33rd AFI Life Achievement Award. The honor will be bestowed ... Continue Reading →

Marvel Names New CEO

Marvel Enterprises Inc. today announced that Isaac Perlmutter, the company’s vice chairman and largest shareholder, has been named CEO. Effective Jan. 1, 2005, Perlmutter will ... Continue Reading →

Phil Roman Heads Fortitude Animation

Producer, director, animator and Film Roman founder Phil Roman has joined Los Angeles-based Fortitude Films as president of the company’s new toon division, Fortitude Animation. ... Continue Reading →

Reeve’s Work Lives On in Animation

IDT Heads discuss their director’s contributions and the fate of Yankee Irving. Actor Christopher Reeve soared to superstardom playing DC Comics’ Man of Steel on the big ... Continue Reading →