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People on the Move: Beattie Upped at Tiger Aspect, Hidalgo Joins Turner EMEA

London-based Tiger Aspect (an Endemol Company) has announced Tom Beattie has been promoted to the position of Head of Animation and Children’s Programming at the studio. Since ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Invites 276 New Artists, Execs to Membership

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 276 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions ... Continue Reading →
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Snoop Hypes ‘Turbo’ in Barcelona

The inimicable Snoop Dogg (or is it Lion? Or, now, Mollusc?) livened up the CineEurope event for international theater owners in Barcelona this week with an energetic (and decidedly ... Continue Reading →
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Ironside Hired as Paramount’s VP of Brand Management

Paramount Pictures has tapped Sabrina Ironside to be its Senior VP of brand management, where she will be developing strategies for the new Paramount Animation division. She will report ... Continue Reading →
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Brice Parker is New Animation Producer at Athena

Emeryville, Calif-based Athena Studios has signed CG animation production manager Brice Parker to the newly created position of Producer. Parker will oversee development of the studio’s ... Continue Reading →
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British Animator John Wilson Dies at 93

We were saddened by the recent death of British animation director and designer John Wilson, who passed away on June 21st at the age of 93 (according to animator Michael Sporn’s blog). ... Continue Reading →
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Former Aardman and BBC Execs Launch New Org

Aardman Animations’ former head of broadcast Miles Bullough and former BBC creative executive Jesse Cleverly have founded Wildseed Studios, a next-generation entertainment content ... Continue Reading →
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NBC Wants Animated Reiss Special for Xmas

Former The Simpsons writer/executive producer Mike Reiss is working on a new animated holiday special for NBC. The Hollywood Reporter says the network is producing a new special based ... Continue Reading →
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Gorman Upped to President at AG Properties

Sean Gorman has been promoted to president of American Greetings Properties. He will remain based in Los Angeles. Previously, Gorman was VP of entertain production and development for ... Continue Reading →
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Geary to Head Production, Development at FlickerLab

Animation and transmedia company FlickerLab has appointed Jordan Geary as its new head of production and development. A seasoned creative producer, director, show-creator and on-air ... Continue Reading →