Greg De Winter

Greg De Winter to Head Production for WOW!’s Rainmaker

WOW! Unlimited Media has appointed Greg De Winter as Director of Production & Planning for its Rainmaker Studios — one of the business’ core companies along with Mainframe ... Continue Reading →
Chris Ferriter

Chris Ferriter Upped to CEO at Halon Ent.

Top entertainment visualization company Halon Entertainment has promoted award-winning producer and designer Chris Ferriter to CEO. The new chief exec will work alongside Head of Studio ... Continue Reading →
Pierre Branco

Pierre Bronco Upped to SVP Northern Europe at Turner EMEA

Turner EMEA has promoted Pierre Bronco to the role of Senior Vice President, Northern Europe, effective immediately. Moving up from his post as GM for France, Portugal, Africa and Israel, ... Continue Reading →
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Michael Bond, Creator of ‘Paddington Bear,’ Dies Age 91

English author Michael Bond, creator of the globally beloved series of Paddington Bear adventures, died June 27 at his home in London not far from Paddington Station. His passing was ... Continue Reading →
Nathalie Pinguet

Nathalie Pinguet to Head Sales & Acquisition for Superights

International kids & family content sales company Superights is welcoming Nathalie Pinguet onboard as its new Deputy General Manager. Pinguet will be heading the company, leading ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Forms 3-Year Plan to Uplift Indigenous Peoples

The National Film Board of Canada has unveiled a three-year plan and series of commitments shaped by the work and recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada ... Continue Reading →
Hilmar Koch

Q&A: Hilmar Koch Joins Autodesk as Director of R&D

Hilmar Koch, former tech head of advanced development at ILMxLAB, has joined Autodesk as its first Director of Research & Development, The Future of Storytelling. The newly established ... Continue Reading →
Marc Chu

Marc Chu Joins Atomic Fiction as Animation Department Supervisor

Atomic Fiction has hired animation guru Marc Chu to lead the studio’s animation efforts across its Oakland and Montreal locations. Chu joins Atomic Fiction from ILM, where he ... Continue Reading →
Adam West

‘Batman,’ ‘Family Guy’ Star Adam West Dies at 88

Adam West, the actor best known for playing Batman on TV and more recently as a prolific voice actor on programs such as Family Guy, died Friday at his home in Los Angeles following ... Continue Reading →
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KEPYR Campaign Raises Funds to Help Child Refugees

A huge segment of the animation industry is aimed at entertaining and celebrating children and childhood, which is one of the reasons the ongoing child refugee crisis — most recently ... Continue Reading →