Grant Munro

Oscar-Winning Canadian Animator Grant Munro Dies Age 94

Grant Munro, an animator and actor who starred in Norman McLaren’s 1953 Best Short Film Oscar-winning pixilation Cold War parable Neighbors (Voisins) and co-directed 1963 Oscar-nominated ... Continue Reading →
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Leighton R. Lloyd Named COO of SuperdopeTV

Leighton R. Lloyd has joined LA-based kids’ media startup SuperdopeTV as Chief Operating Officer. Reporting to Mychal Simka and Barry Katz, the new exec will oversee day-to-day ... Continue Reading →
Ruth Fielding and Camilla Deakin

Lupus Films’ Camilla Deakin & Ruth Fielding Receive Visionary Award

Camilla Deakin and Ruth Fielding, founders of London-based film and animation production company Lupus Films have been honored with TheWIFTS Foundation International Visionary Award ... Continue Reading →
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Ryan Reynolds to Voice Poké-Sleuth in ‘Detective Pikachu’

The upcoming live-action/CG take on Pokémon game Detective Pikachu piqued everyone’s curiosity when it came to light last year, and now even more intriguing info has surfaced. According ... Continue Reading →
Erika Burton

Erika Burton Joins Method Studios as Global Head of Features

As Method Studios continues to build its visual effects slate, the Deluxe company announces Erika Burton has been hired to lead the films division across Method and its sister company ... Continue Reading →
Karen Rupert Toliver

Karen Rupert Toliver Tapped as SVP Development at Sony Animation

Fox Animation and Disney veteran Karen Rupert Toliver has been hired on as the new Senior Vice President of Development at Sony Pictures Animation, Deadline reports. Toliver joins SPA ... Continue Reading →
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Kara Lord Piersimoni, Daniel Rattner Join Guru Studio Senior Leadership

Kids entertainment leader Guru Studio (True and the Rainbow Kingdom, PAW Patrol) announces two senior hires to its management team: Vice President of Production Kara Lord Piersimoni, ... Continue Reading →
Robert Winthrop

Robert Winthrop Named EVP Physical Prod for DreamWorks Animation TV

DreamWorks Animation Television announces that Robert Winthrop will take on the role of Executive Vice President of Physical Production in January 2018, following the retirement of ... Continue Reading →
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Software Giant Autodesk to Axe 13% of Global Workforce

Autodesk, creator of go-to animation/VFX/gaming software solutions such as 3ds Max, Maya and Stingray, announced last week that its Board of Directors had approved a worldwide restructuring ... Continue Reading →
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Turner, AAN & Punch Monkey Rap on 1st FupiToons Fest

The first ever edition of the FupiToons short film festival has come and gone in Johannesburg, South Africa, and the co-organizers have provided us with a Q&A review of how this ... Continue Reading →