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Development President Marjorie Cohn Quits Nickelodeon

Marjorie Cohn, Nickelodeon’s president of content development, is leaving the cabler. Nickelodeon Group president Cyma Zarghami announced her departure in a company-wide email on ... Continue Reading →
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Corsaro Hired as Fandango’s New VP of Content

Kick Buttowksi‘s dad is the new head of content and creative at Fandango. The movie site has hired Sandro Corsaro, the creator of Disney XD’s animated series Kick Buttowksi: ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Painter Edward Levitt Has Died

Edward Levitt, a background painter for Walt Disney Animation Studios during animation’s Golden Age and a key influence on the Cartoon Modern movement of the 1950s, died April 2 in ... Continue Reading →
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Bruno Bozzetto to Receive ASIFA Prize

The upcoming Annecy International Animated Film Festival and Market (June 10-15, 2013) will see Italian cartoon legend Bruno Bozzetto honored with the coveted ASIFA Prize for outstanding ... Continue Reading →
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Karen K. Miller Promoted to VP at Disney Channel

Karen K. Miller has been promoted to Disney Channels Worldwide’s VP of programming strategy, acquisitions and co-productions. She has been with Disney since 2011. In her new position, ... Continue Reading →
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Puppeteer, Philanthropist Jane Henson Dies at 78

The Muppets co-creator and philanthropist Jane Henson, the widow of the beloved Jim Henson, died Tuesday after a long battle with cancer. She was 78. Born in Queens, New York, Jane ... Continue Reading →
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Hurley Named Technicolor’s Animation Creative Director

Owen Hurley has been named the new creative director of Technicolor’s Animation and Games group. Hurley will be based at Technicolor Digital Productions’ animation studio in Bangalore, ... Continue Reading →
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Bruce Timm Steps Down from DC Duties

One of the most celebrated figures in the animated comic-heroes universe is putting away his cape as DC animated universe guiding light Bruce Timm has stepped down from his position ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ EP Don Payne Dies at 48

Don Payne, a co-executive producer of The Simpsons and screenwriter of comic-book blockbuster Thor passed away in Los Angeles at the age of 48 due to cancer. He is survived by his wife ... Continue Reading →
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Method Appoints Christian Kubsch President

Method Studios, a Deluxe Entertainment Services Group company, has announced that industry veteran Christian Kubsch has joined the studio as president. Kubsch will oversee Method’s ... Continue Reading →