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Russian multi-platform studio Riki Group has named American animation veteran Michael Mennies as its new director of international development and production. Based at the newly established U.S. offices in Philadelphia, Pa., Mennies is responsible for the trans-media development of Riki’s rich library of IP’s and sourcing new concepts from in-house [...]
If you enjoy your Discovery Channel programs packed with dramatic illustrations and eye-popping vfx, then this week’s four-hour Dinosaur Revolution should be on your must-watch list. Premiering at 9 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 4 and Sunday, Sept. 11 this beautifully produced program will offer a new take on the prehistoric [...]
Chairman of U.K. property house Chorion Waheed Alli has resigned after the business failed to renegotiate banking deals to fix its significant debt burden, reports The Guardian. William Astor, the deputy chairman of the company is also leaving the company, which holds the rights to Noddy, Mr. Men and the [...]
Emmy-Nominated Bob Bergen talks about his career as a multi-talented voice-over artist. Voice over star Bob Bergen has worked on hundreds of cartoons, commercials, promos, radio programs and interactive games, but Looney Tunes fans will know him as the voice of Porky Pig, Tweety Bird, Marvin the Martian, Henry Hawk, [...]
We are sad to report that pioneering experimental animator Robert Breer passed away on August 12 at the age of 85. Born in Detroit, Mich., Breer, moved to Paris after graduating from Stanford in 1949, began his career as a painter, and was heavily influenced by the European artistic movement [...]
We were saddened by the passing of beloved animator, illustrator, painter and teacher Cornelius “Corny” Cole who passed away this morning (Monday, Aug. 8th) at the age of 81 from MSA (Multiple System Atrophy) Cartoon Brew reported his passing via his good friend animator Bob Kurtz. Born and raised in [...]
A federal judge has ruled the heirs of comic book artist Jack Kirby cannot reclaim copyrights to such well-known Marvel characters as the Fantastic Four, Hulk and the X-Men. Kirby’s heirs had filed in 2009 notices of copyright termination with Marvel for dozens of characters the artist had created or [...]
Toronto-based animation house Arc Productions, recently acquired by a Canadian ownership group from Starz Media, has hired Stephanie Denton to head its Los Angles office as senior VP of sales and business development. Prior to joining Arc, Denton accrued 24 years of experience many of them as president of international [...]
Animated People: Joe Murray Creator of Rocko’s Modern Life, Camp Lazlo We recently had the chance to catch up with Joe Murray, the brilliant creator and producer of animated shows such as Nickelodeon’s Rocko’s Modern Life and Cartoon Network’s Camp Lazlo and the author of the fantastic primer Creating Animated [...]
Sales, marketing and distribution veteran Andrew Berman has joined FremantleMedia Enterprises in the newly created role of VP international distribution for children’s and family entertainment. Berman joins the company effective immediately and will be based in Los Angeles, where he will report to the head of children’s and family entertainment, [...]