Sweby to Handle Cartoon Net Int’l Acquisitions

Following the promotion of Finn Arnesen to head of program production for Cartoon Network Int’l, Jo Sweby has been appointed director of acquisitions for Cartoon Network, Boomerang ... Continue Reading →

Animation Historian Bill Moritz Dies

Following a long bout with cancer, author and former president of the Society for Animation Studies Bill Moritz died early in the morning of Friday, March 12, at his sister’s ... Continue Reading →

Star Treatment for Dr. Seuss

Theodor “Dr. Seuss” Geisel finally got his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Thursday. The honor was bestowed posthumously as part of the "Seussentenial" festivities ... Continue Reading →

Imageworks Ups Digital Production VP Szymanski

Sony Pictures Imageworks President Tim Sarnoff announced today that Stan Szymanski has been promoted to Sr. VP of digital production for the Company. The appointment is effective immediately. Szymanski ... Continue Reading →

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 →