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MIPCOM Preview: Trendwatching with Toon Toppers

  We caught up with some of our favorite small-screen animation business execs prior to the MIPCOM market to get their take on the TV climate and the forces that are changing the ... Continue Reading →
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Christy Karacas Breaks Out ‘Superjail!’ Season 3

When you have one of the most off-the-wall, chaotic toon comedies on TV, how do you keep topping yourself after two manic seasons? We caught up with Christy Karacas and Stephen Warbrick, ... Continue Reading →
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Peter Hannan Has an ‘Embarrassing’ New Toon

It’s always cause for celebration when one of our favorite animation creators has a new show out. This week, CatDog creator Peter Hannan launched his new toon called Really Freaking ... Continue Reading →
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British Animation Icon John Coates Dies at 85

We are saddened by the news that beloved British animator John Coates, the man behind such revered projects such as The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine and the Oscar-nominated special The ... Continue Reading →
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Veteran Producer Saperstein Launches Surprise Bag

Veteran animation and children’s programming producer Frank Saperstein has announced the launch of his new banner, Surprise Bag. Surprise Bag intends to expands into a more diverse ... Continue Reading →
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Greenlight Jobs’ Christine Kent Dies at Age 46

Christine Kent, who worked as a career coach, recruiter and counselor at Animag partner Greenlight Jobs, died Sept. 8 at age 46 after a brief illness. In a tribute on Greenlight Jobs’ ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Digital Animation, Cinema Pioneer Lambert Dies

Bob Lambert, a former Disney executive who played a key role in the development of computer animation and the transition to digital cinema, died of unnamed causes Friday at the age ... Continue Reading →
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Lee Adams to Oversee Assorted Nuts’ L.A. Office

Assorted Nuts Animation Studios has opened a new office in Los Angeles titled Assorted Nuts Entertainment. The new arm of the studio will focus on the studio’s existing TV, feature ... Continue Reading →
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Digital Domain CEO Steps Down, Stocks Fall

John Textor has resigned as Digital Domain’s CEO and chairman of the board. Variety reports that longtime company exec Ed Ulbrich will take over as chief executive as part of a strategic ... Continue Reading →
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Katzenberg to Receive Academy’s Humanitarian Honor

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences board of governors voted this week to present the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to DreamWorks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg. Other honorary ... Continue Reading →