Robin Hood

Animation Workers Antitrust Suit $150M Payout Starts July 9

Over a year after the final holdout studios under the Walt Disney Co. umbrella agreed to a settlement, the official website of the $150 million Animation Workers Antitrust Litigation ... Continue Reading →
Karen Miller

Top Exec Karen Miller Ankles Disney for Uni Kids

Veteran Disney Channel executive Karen K. Miller has joined Universal Kids as Senior VP of Content. Miller, who was most recently the VP of worldwide programming strategy, acquisitions ... Continue Reading →

ASIFA Animation Educators Forum Student Scholarships Announced

ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum announced the scholarship winners for academic year 2018-2019; a $40,000 total to be distributed to 10 students, both graduate and ... Continue Reading →
2018 Student Academy Awards

Academy Invites 928 New Members for 2018

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has announced the film industry individuals who have been invited by one or more branches to join in 2018. The list comes to 928 new ... Continue Reading →
Sarah Haasz

Cottonwood Partners with Creative Producer Sarah Haasz

European kids content producer Cottonwood Media — the production arm of Federation Kids & Family behind The Ollie and Moon Show and Squish — announced a collaboration ... Continue Reading →
Chris Prynoski

LA Animation Fest to Honor Titmouse Founder Chris Prynoski

The Los Angeles Animation Festival has announced that its 2018 honoree will be Chris Prynoski, the artist, animator, director, president and co-founder (with Shannon Prynoski) of Emmy-winning ... Continue Reading →
Richard Alan Greenberg

Oscar-Nominated Effects Artist Richard Alan Greenberg Dies

Richard Alan Greenberg, an Oscar-nominated effects artists and title designer who worked on diverse features from Predator and Alien to Xanadu and Superman, has died Saturday in New ... Continue Reading →
Jenn McCarron

Atomic Chief Jennifer Twiner McCarron Upped to Thunderbird CEO

Jennifer Twiner McCarron has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer of Thunderbird Entertainment, effective immediately, and will continue as CEO of subsidiary Atomic Cartoons. The ... Continue Reading →
Jennifer Lee and Pete Docter

Jennifer Lee and Pete Docter to Run Disney, Pixar

Frozen writer/co-director Jennifer Lee and Inside Out writer/director Pete Docter will be splitting John Lasseter’s duties as the creative head of Disney-Pixar animation studios following ... Continue Reading →
Angela C. Santomero

Santomero Appointed CCO of 9 Story Media

Angela C. Santomero has been tapped to be 9 Story Media Group’s new Chief Creative Officer.. As CCO, Santomero will report to President and CEO Vince Commisso, and lead the creative ... Continue Reading →