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Patricia de Wilde Named Director of Marketing for TeamTO

Paris-based studio TeamTO has promoted consultant Patricia de Wilde to the permanent position of Director of Marketing and New Business for the entire TeamTO group. The appointment ... Continue Reading →
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Iconic Musician and Actor David Bowie Dies

The world lost a pop culture giant this weekend as singer David Bowie died of cancer on Sunday, January 10, just two days after marking his 69th birthday. A brief announcement was made ... Continue Reading →
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Mark Eyers Upped to SVP Turner Asia Pacific

Turner International has promoted kids’ chief content officer Mark Eyers to Senior Vice President of its Asia Pacific division. The core of Eyers’ new duties will be to ... Continue Reading →
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‘Yellow Submarine’ Animation Director Robert Balser Dies

Robert Balser, best known for serving as animation director on The Beatles’ psychedelic Yellow Submarine, succumbed to respiratory failure and died on Monday, January 4 at age 88. ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Legend Frank Armitage Dies Age 91

Frank Armitage, an Australian-born American painter who created backgrounds for several classic Disney animated films and murals for Disney parks, died January 4 at his home in Paso ... Continue Reading →
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Two Imagi Execs Go Missing in China

Financially troubled Hong Kong animation studio Imagi International, which produced 2007′s TMNT, made public Friday that two of its mainland Chinese board directors have gone ... Continue Reading →
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Salma Hayek Named TheWIFTS Animation Awardee

Actress, producer and director Salma Hayek has been named as the recipient of The Women’s International Film & Television Showcase (TheWIFTS) Animation Award 2015 for her labor ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Names 2015 Writing and Artist Program Picks

Nickelodeon has selected nine fresh faces to join its illustrious talent development programs this year. Four new, emerging talents will join the 16th annual Writing Program, while ... Continue Reading →
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Monica Levy Named SVP for Federation Kids Sales

Federation Entertainment has launched a dedicated Kids and Family distribution division, and announces the appointment of Monica Levy as Senior Vice President, Co-Productions and Sales. ... Continue Reading →
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View From the Top

Directors of awards-contending animated features weigh in on the key moments in making their movies and careers. By Karen Idelson. Directing a feature film is a life-long goal for ... Continue Reading →