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Marcia Wallace, Voice of Edna Krabappel, Dies at 70

Emmy award-winning actress Marcia Wallace, who voiced the role of Bart’s teacher, Edna Krabappel on The Simpsons, passed away on Friday. She was in failing health for the past ... Continue Reading →
Sander Schwartz

Sander Schwartz Launches New Indie Venture

Former FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment exec VP Sander Schwartz is forming an indie TV production company, according to TBI Vision’s Jesse Whittock. The TV animation ... Continue Reading →
Lou Scheimer

R.I.P. Lou Scheimer (1929-2013)

We are sad to report that TV animation giant Lou Scheimer has passed away at the age of 85. The Emmy and Grammy award-winning producer, was one of the original founders of Filmation ... Continue Reading →
Cort Lane

15 Minutes With Cort Lane

Cort Lane, VP of Animation Production & Development, Marvel Animag: People always want to know how you got into the business: What was your first big break? Cort Lane: I was working ... Continue Reading →
Mike Hopkins

Mike Hopkins Is Hulu’s New CEO

Hulu has named Mike Hopkins as its CEO. Acting CEO Andy Forssell is leaving the company. Hopkins, who has been a Hulu board member since 2011, was most recently president of distribution ... Continue Reading →
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Sander Schwartz Exits FremantleMedia Kids & Family

Sander Schwartz, President of Kids & Family Entertainment FremantleMedia, is leaving the company later this month to pursue new business opportunities in television production. ... Continue Reading →
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Meet the Buyers: 2013 Edition

Before you attempt to rub elbows with key toon buyers at the MIPCOM market, grease those puppies up with the inside scoop on their likes, dislikes and possible conversation starters. Ashley ... Continue Reading →
Jeffrey Katzenberg

Katzenberg’s MIPCOM Keynote Tackles Evolving Industry

This year’s MIPCOM Personality of the Year, DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg, delivered his keynote speech at the Cannes event today, during which he theorized about ... Continue Reading →
Cecilia Persson

Turner Ups Persson to VP Acquisitions and Co-Pros

Turner Broadcasting has promoted Cecilia Persson to the newly created role of VP, Acquisitions & Co-Productions, Kids, EMEA and International. Persson will oversee and negotiate ... Continue Reading →
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Rising Stars of Animation

2013’s crop of up-and-coming animators proves there’s still room for originality and inventiveness in the toon landscape.       Graham Annable Graham Annable Co-director, ... Continue Reading →