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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, [...]
The National Film Board of Canada has named Roddy McManus as the new executive producer of its Oscar-winning English-language animation studio. McManus succeeds veteran animation producer David Verrall as head of the Montreal-based animation studio starting Aug. 8. McManus has been producing animation for the Canadian and international markets, in [...]
Having navigated Pixar’s Cars 2 to the finish line as co-director to John Lasseter, Brad Lewis has signed on to directed original animated feature films for Digital Domain Media Group’s Tradition Studios. Lewis comes to Digital Domain after 10 years at Pixar racking up credits that include producing the Oscar-winning [...]
Disney animation legend Tyrus Wong was recently celebrated at the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco’s Presidio for influencing generations of animators and many films today. “Ty” – as Walt Disney called him – is best known for his work on the Disney animated classic, Bambi. Disney saw that [...]