Studio B Taps New Directors

Kirsten Newlands has been promoted to the newly created position of head of production and Anthony Jiwa has been hired as director of marketing for Vancouver-based animation house Studio ... Continue Reading →

Pifer Heads Production at Entity FX

Visual effects company Entity FX has named Tricia Pifer to the newly formed position of head of production. The industry veteran joined Entity FX in 2004 after working with such leading ... Continue Reading →

Highlander’s Panzer Dies

Film producer Bill Panzer, whose credits include the Highlander film and TV series, passed away on March 17 from complications associated with a fall. He served as a co-exec producer ... Continue Reading →

Web Favorite ‘Odd’ Todd Rosenberg

Before YouTube debuted with countless videos of dudes getting kicked in the coin purse, one of the hottest things on the Internet was Laid Off, a series of animated shorts about a guy ... Continue Reading →

Venice to Lionize Burton

Tim Burton, the creative juggernaut behind such animated favorites as The Nightmare Before Christmas, James and the Giant Peach and Corpse Bride will be awarded the Golden Lion for ... Continue Reading →

Stan Lee Media Sues Marvel

Stan Lee Media, a company founded in 1998 by celebrated comic-book creator Stan Lee, is suing Marvel Ent. for $5 billion. Filed yesterday in United States District Court for the Southern ... Continue Reading →

Marvel Makes Executive Decisions

As Marvel Ent. ramps up to produce a slate of self-financed feature films based on its comic-book franchises, the company has named David Maisel chairman of Marvel Studios and has upped ... Continue Reading →

Imagi Names Feeney VP of Production

Computer graphics industry veteran Brett Feeney has been appointed VP of production at Imagi, the Hong Kong-based CG animation house behind the upcoming animated feature TMNT: Teenage ... Continue Reading →

Comedian Jeni Dies

Popular stand-up comedian and actor Richard Jeni died Saturday, March 10, from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Best known for his television comedy specials ... Continue Reading →

Captain America 1941-2007

Birthed onto comic book pages and into the imaginations of 10 year-old boys worldwide when America was getting ready to push Adolf Hitler onto the dust heap of history, Captain America ... Continue Reading →