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Q&A: Andrew Berman of Genius Brands International

Last week, Genius Brands International announced an important new partnership with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, covering distribution and opening the doors for future co-development ... Continue Reading →
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YouTube Star Megan Nicole Partners with ‘Popples’

Saban Brands announces that pop music star and YouTube celebrity Megan Nicole will guest star in an upcoming episode of the Netflix original series Popples — the new kids show ... Continue Reading →
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Yvan Pinard Joins Mark Media as Director of CG & VFX

Toronto-based TV, film and digital media company Mark Media has appointed Yvan Pinard to the new role of Director, CG and Visual Effects for its Toronto studio. The announcement was ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Film Pioneer Colin Low Dies Age 89

Colin Low, a pioneering filmmaker whose groundbreaking career with the National Film Board of Canada spanned over six decades, died in Montreal on February 24 at the age of 89. “The ... Continue Reading →
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Eric Barba Joins ILM Vancouver as Creative Director

Industrial Light & Magic, a division of Lucasfilm, is adding Academy Award-winning visual effects supervisor Eric Barba to its Vancouver studio team as Creative Director. In addition ... Continue Reading →
James Pitaro

James Pitaro Takes Over Disney Consumer Products

James Pitaro, current co-chair of Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media and president of Disney Interactive, will be stepping up as chairman of DCPI following the departure ... Continue Reading →
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VES Names 2016 Board, Re-Elects Chair Mike Chambers

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced the 2016 officers for its Board of Directors. The officers, who comprise the VES Board Executive Committee, were elected at the January ... Continue Reading →
Lisa Chatfield

Lisa Chatfield Named Head of Scripted Dev at Pukeko

Pukeko Pictures has appointed Lisa Chatfield as Head of Scripted Development, strengthening the New Zealand studio’s content creation team. Chatfield will come on board in April, ... Continue Reading →
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Antonella Ceraso Named Country Manager at Planeta Junior

Antonella Ceraso has joined Planeta Junior as Country Manager for Spain and Portugal, the Barcelona-based production and distribution company announces. In her new role, Ceraso will ... Continue Reading →
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CG Director Andy Zazzera Slips into Nice Shoes

Andy Zazzera has joined Nice Shoes Creative Studio as CG Director as part of the New York-based studio’s growth. Zazzera had previously collaborated with Nice Shoes last summer, working ... Continue Reading →
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