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Jan Berenstain, who wrote and illustrated the popular books The Berenstain Bears with her husband Stan, passed away on Friday in Solesbury, Penn, after suffering from a severe stroke. The Associated Press reports that the prolific artist was 88 at the time of the incident. Stan and Jan Berenstain first [...]
Noah Broadwater has been promoted to VP and Chief Technology Officer at Sesame Workshop. He will report to Daryl Mintz, the company’s exec VP and CFO. Broadwater determines the strategic technology direction for the company including infrastructure, business and digital systems and client services. Broadwater first joined the Workshop in [...]
David Stainton has resigned from his post as president of Paramount Animation, for personal reasons. Paramount hired Stainton, head of Disney Animation from 2003 to 2006, last October to head its new in-house animation division. Adam Goodman, president of the Paramount Motion Picture Group, said: “We are grateful for the [...]
Producer Michael Rose discusses his well-received animated projects, The Gruffalo’s Child and Chico & Rita About seven years ago, Aardman veteran Michael Rose set up Magic Light Pictures, a London-based indie production company with Martin Pope. Rose, who produced the Oscar-nominated The Gruffalo (2009) and this year’s BAFTA-nominated The Gruffalo’s [...]
The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International has announced it will present an evening with Oscar-nominated indie animator Don Hertzfeldt, which will include a screening of his latest film It’s Such a Beautiful Day, set for March 5 at The Royal Cinema. The sole Canadian engagement for “An Evening with Don [...]
The Simpsons creator Matt Groening received an extra sweet Valentine on Tuesday as his Hollywood Walk of Fame Star was revealed. Hordes of fans gathered to mark the occasion, which preempts the premiere of the acclaimed series’ 500th episode set to air on Fox this Sunday, February 19 at 8 [...]
The Jim Henson Company has promoted Meghan Sheridan and Blanca Lista to serve as directors in feature and TV development. Sheridan is now the director of children’s entertainment and will report to Halle Stanford, the EVP of the division while Lista was promoted to director of feature development and will [...]
Longtime Ottawa Animation Festival director Chris Robinson tells us about how he and his team put together a world-class, kick-ass toon event. Anyone who has attended Ottawa’s wonderful animation festival since 1976 will tell you that it’s one of the best global events of its kind. It’s not just the [...]
It’s hard to believe that The Simpsons creator Matt Groening still hasn’t received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Well, that wrong is going to be set right next Tuesday, Feb. 14 when the brilliant animator and cartoonist will get the 2,459th star on Hollywood Blvd in the [...]
Film and television literary agent Candy Monteiro, who represented many animation writers and artists and was the co-founder of the Monteiro Rose Dravis Agency, died of congestive heart failure on Saturday, Jan. 28, in Woodland Hills, Calif. She was 69. Among those represented by the Monteiro Rose Dravis Agency, which [...]