Hayao Miyazaki

Miyazaki to Receive Honorary Oscar

This Saturday at the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences’ Governors Awards, legendary Japanese animation director Hayao Miyazaki will be presented with an honorary Oscar ... Continue Reading →
Emily Whinnett

Soho Square Names Emily Whinnett Director of Programs

Soho Square Productions, part of Soho Square Studios Group, announces the appointment of Emily Whinnett to the new company as director of programs. Calling on her 13-plus years of experience ... Continue Reading →
Mike Peraza

Mike Peraza to Receive Friz Freleng Award

Award-winning Disney artist Mike Peraza will be honored with the Friz Freleng Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Animation at the International Family Film Festival this year ... Continue Reading →
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DWA TV Names Kelly Kulchak Head of Current Programming

Comedy development pro Kelly Kulchak has been appointed to the newly created role of head of current programming at DreamWorks Animation’s TV division. The job will task Kulchak ... Continue Reading →
Carlo Rambaldi

Rare Rambaldi ‘E.T.’ Painting Up for Auction

An original painting of the titular alien from Steven Spielberg’s classic E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial by the character’s designer, Carlo Rambaldi, is up for auction with ... Continue Reading →
Stefanie Zhang

Little Airplane Appoints Resident Producer in China

Kids’ entertainment studio Little Airplane Productions (The Wonder Pets, 3rd & Bird) has appointed Stefanie Zhang as its Resident Producer in mainland China. Based in Beijing, ... Continue Reading →
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Friedman Talks Up Cartoon Forum Hit ‘Urbance’

One of the coolest projects to come out of the recent Cartoon Forum in Toulouse was Urbance, a futuristic animated series for adults about a world in which sex is banned because it ... Continue Reading →
Dan Efergan

Aardman Exec Efergan Engages Kids with Toons, Games

Animation is one of the many modern arts requiring both creative vision and technical skills. And as those technical skills have become increasingly more technical, involving a deeper ... Continue Reading →
Arthur Sheriff

Aardman Vet Arthur Sheriff Tapped by Triggerfish

Cape Town-based Triggerfish Animation has appointed Arthur Sheriff as an advisor to the company. Based in London, Sheriff has many years of experience in the film industry as a marketing ... Continue Reading →
Athena Georgaklis

Athena Georgaklis Named Director of Content for TELETOON

Corus Entertainment has appointed Athena Georgaklis as Director of Content for its TELETOON network. Effective immediately, she will oversee all content development, acquisitions and ... Continue Reading →