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DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg will receive the 2012 Pioneer of the Year Award at the CinemaCon event in Las Vegas (April 23-26). The Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation announced that Jack Black, Cameron Diaz and Antonio Banderas (all of which have voiced in the studio’s animated features) will [...]
The last time we chatted with J.G. Quintel, he was getting ready to launch his wonderful animated show Regular Show on Cartoon Network. Although the series has only been on the air since September of 2010, it has found a huge cult following nationwide. Cartoon Network has released the series’ [...]
Disney Channels Worldwide has promoted Richard Loomis to the newly created position of senior VP and chief marketing officer. In his new position, Loomis, who joined Disney in 2007 and was most recently the group’s SVP of marketing and creative, will report to Disney Channels Worldwide’s president and CCO Gary [...]
Entertainment and brand management company SMC Entertainment Group Inc., sister company to global consumer products manufacturer Sun-Mate Corporation, has named Heather Smith Noback to the new post of Vice President, Interactive & Digital Media. In conjunction, SMC has formed a new division to manage online and social media strategies for [...]
According to a recent regulatory filing, DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg’s compensation for 2011 dropped to $4 million (from $6.7 million in 2010). The studio head got a $1 salary in both years, but he received option awards worth $4.3 million in 2010 that he didn’t get in 2011. His [...]
Sorry, Massachusetts… The Simpsons creator Matt Groening has finally revealed the location of the “real” Springfield, home of America’s favorite cartoon family for 25 years. The writer/producer who is a native of Portland, OR unmasked the town’s location in a recent interview with Smithsonian magazine as Springfield, Oregon. “Springfield was [...]
The famous galloping horses of English photographer Eadweard J. Muybridge (1830-1904) are moving once again on Google’s homepage today in honor of his 182nd birthday. The famous photographer used multiple cameras to capture animal movement and invented the zoopraxiscipe, a device used to project motion pictures. Muybridge is also considered [...]
Disney Channels Worldwide has promoted Karen K. Miller to executive director of worldwide programming strategy, acquisitions and co-productions. Miller joined the company last year as director of acquisitions and co-productions. She will be responsible for directing the development of overall scheduling strategies to ensure regional and local programming plans are [...]
Animation Block Party (www.animationblock.com) is the premier animation festival of the East Coast. In this interview series, the founder of ABP, Casey Safron will be introducing Animation Magazine readers to some of the award winning animators who have screened at past ABP festivals. Mari Jaye Blanchard’s film Craft won the Audience [...]
There are a handful of people in this world who represent everything that the CG animation community has been able to achieve in the past few decades. Pixar co-founder and president Dr. Ed Catmull, who is also the president of Disney Studios, is one of the top visionaries in our [...]