Spike Brandt & Tony Cervone

For this installment of Animated People, we decided to take a journey into the 24th 1/2 Century with Spike Brandt and Tony Cervone, supervising producers/directors of the new Duck Dodgers ... Continue Reading →

Fox Kids Europe Names New Commercial Sales Head

Mel Alcock is the new executive director of commercial sales at Fox Kids Europe (www.foxkidseurope.com), where he will be in charge of advertising sales and sponsorship revenue for ... Continue Reading →

Toonz Animation India Names Director of European Marketing

Prominent European animation producer/director John Cary has joined Toonz Animation India and its U.S. branch, Toonz USA, as director of European Marketing. With thirty years of media ... Continue Reading →

Sesame Workshop Names New AD of Int’l TV Sales

Mai Nguyen is the new assistant director of international television sales for Sesame Workshop, in charge of program sales in Asia, Latin America, Canada and the Caribbean. She is also ... Continue Reading →

Jules Engel Services Set

Animators and all artists the world over are deeply saddened by the passing of Jules Engel, a distinguished artist and mentor to hundreds of students. The former Disney animation color ... Continue Reading →

Jules Engel, Mentor & Inspired Artist Passes

We are sad to report that Jules Engel, founding director of CalArts’ Experimental Animation program, passed away on Sunday. Born in 1918 in Budapest, Hungary, Engel began his ... Continue Reading →

Proud Family Exec. Producer to Be Honored

Ralph Farquhar, exec. producer of Disney Channel’s animated series The Proud Family will be recognized during the 10th Annual Striving for Excellence Awards, scheduled for September ... Continue Reading →

Kodak Digi Arm Adds New Exec To Roster

Months after it shuttered its digital EFX operations, Kodak’s Los Angeles branch of subsidiary Cinesite continues to re-invent itself. Focusing attention on its core business ... Continue Reading →

Disney Kin Sells Big Chunk Of Mouse?

On the face of it, it looks like part of the Disney clan is abandoning the ship. Roy Disney, the nephew of the late Walt Disney, has sold 43% of his family’s holdings in the Walt ... Continue Reading →

Sony Online Fills Creative Void

Finally filling a two-year job vacancy, Sony Online Ent. has promoted Raph Koster to the position of chief creative officer. Previously, Koster had been the creative director of Star ... Continue Reading →