Brown to Oversee DIC’s New CBS Block

DIC has hired Kaaren Lee Brown to serve as senior VP of creative affairs and to spearhead programming on CBS’s Secret Saturday Morning Slumber Party, a new branded Saturday morning ... Continue Reading →

Disney Signs Composer Menken

Eight-time Academy Award-winning composer Alan Menken has signed a non-exclusive, multi-picture deal with Disney/Touchstone Pictures. The music man behind such enduring animated favorites ... Continue Reading →

Don Knotts Dies at 81

The entertainment industry is mourning the loss of legendary actor Don Knotts, who passed away Friday in Los Angeles at the age of 81. Since finding stardom as Barney Fife on The Andy ... Continue Reading →

Condolora Moves Up at Cartoon Network New Media

Paul Condolora, VP and general manager for Cartoon Network New Media, has been promoted to the senior VP post in the division. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Condolora will continue to ... Continue Reading →

Chestnut Named Exec VP of MTV Networks

Colette Chestnut has been named exec VP and chief financial officer of MTV Networks, which includes Nickelodoen, NOGGIN, Comedy Central, Spike TV, TV Land and MTVN International, among ... Continue Reading →

The Many Voices of Carlos Alazraqui

Listen to audio from this interview in the Animag Fun Bag As one of the brilliant cast members of Comedy Central’s Reno 911!, Carlos Alazraqui has been getting some face time ... Continue Reading →

Disney Channel Goes to Moon for Animated Series

Disney Channel has recruited Emmy Award-winning animator Mike Moon to oversee animated series for the cable outlet. The hire was part of a larger executive restructuring that sees original ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Animation Marketing Goes to Press

Terry Press, who has been marketing head of DreamWorks SKG for the past 10 years, is joining DreamWorks Animation as its worldwide head of marketing. Press will oversee all marketing ... Continue Reading →

Disney Exec Carey Swims to CritterPix

With the Pixar crew moving in to take over Mouse House animation, Walt Disney Picture’s VP of production and technology, John Carey, has made the move to CritterPix Studios. The ... Continue Reading →

VFX Pioneer Demos to Accept Oscar

Digital visual effects pioneer Gary Demos will receive this year’s Gordon E. Sawyer Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Co-founder of the “Motion ... Continue Reading →