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Erick Rouillé Named France Manager, Int’l TV Sales Director at Planeta Junior

Planeta Junior announces that Erick Rouillé has joined the Barcelona-based company as Country Manager for France and International TV Sales Director. Rouillé will report to International ... Continue Reading →
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AEA Backs SAG-AFTRA Game Strike

The Actors’ Equity Association announced Friday that it is united with SAG-AFTRA in its picketing of video game studios, and has called on AEA members to not accept voiceover ... Continue Reading →
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Marvel Studios EVP Victoria Alonso Receiving VES Visionary Award

The Visual Effects Society has named acclaimed producer and Marvel Studios Executive Vice President of Physical Production, Victoria Alonso as the next recipient of its Visionary Award. ... Continue Reading →
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Jason MacLeod Steps Up as Business Rep for Animation Guild

Members of the Animation Guild have determined that Jason MacLeod, a lighting artist with Disney Animation, will replace Steve Hulett as the group’s business representative. Hulett ... Continue Reading →
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Miyazaki May Exit Partial Retirement for First CG Feature

Fans sort of assumed it was only a matter of time before irrepressible creative guru Hayao Miyazaki canceled his (sixth) retirement, announced in all seriousness in 2013 when he was ... Continue Reading →
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View from the Top

With so many features defining a diverse year for the industry, directors of some of the top films of 2016 weigh in on the process and the state of animation.  With 2016’s chapter ... Continue Reading →
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Samantha Traub Upped to COO, Michel Pratte CRO at Boat Rocker

Global entertainment company Boat Rocker Media has promoted Samantha Traub to Chief Operating Officer and Michel Pratte to Chief Revenue Officer — the announcement was made by ... Continue Reading →
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LIMA Names Sesame Workshop’s Maura Regan EVP

Maura Regan has stepped down as SVP and General Manager of International Media at Sesame Workshop to join the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) as ... Continue Reading →
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Not To Scale Amsterdam Expands, Appoints EP Emily Scott

Film and animation production company Not To Scale Amsterdam has appointed Emily Scott as Executive Producer and leader of its brand-new Amsterdam studio. Having scaled up from the ... Continue Reading →
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Image Engine Hires Bolster Artistic Leadership

Oscar-nominated visual effects studio Image Engine is expanding its talent base with the hiring of three additional senior staff at its Vancouver headquarters: Visual Effects Supervisor ... Continue Reading →