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Animae Caribe Founder Camille Selvon-Abrahams to Sue University over Firing

According to a report by the Trinidad & Tobago Guardian, local animation pioneer Camille Selvon-Abrahams plans to file suit against her former employer, the University of Trinidad ... Continue Reading →
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Rich Magallanes Named Saban Production SVP

Saban Brands has appointed Rich Magallanes as Senior Vice President of Development and Production. In this new role, Magallanes will drive content development and production for entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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Clive Spink Appointed Pukeko CEO

New Zealand’s Pukeko Pictures has appointed Clive Spink as Chief Executive Officer. He will replace Andrew Smith, who departs in August to take on the role at software developer Touchtech. ... Continue Reading →
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Syd Mead to Receive VES Visionary Award

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced that visual futurist and concept artist Syd Mead will be the next recipient of its Visionary Award, in recognition of his contributions ... Continue Reading →
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Technicolor Adds Sean Mullen, David Kern in Expansion

Technicolor is expanding its animation and games division with the appointment of Sean Mullen as creative director and David Kern as games technical director. Mullen and Kern will be ... Continue Reading →
Kelly Salmon

Kelly Salmon Named HouseSpecial Northeast Rep

Portland, Oregon animated content production studio HouseSpecial (formerly LAIKA/house) has entered a new partnership with Kelly Salmon, owner of indie New York-based firm Hunt & ... Continue Reading →
George Coe

George Coe, Voice of ‘Archer’s Woodhouse, Dies at 86

Voice actor George Coe, whose extensive credits include voicing Woodhouse on the FX animated series Archer, died July 18. He was 86. FX released the following tribute to the actor: Coe ... Continue Reading →
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James Stephenson Named Nick SVP Animation & Games

Nickelodeon has appointed James Stephenson to the newly created position of Senior Vice President, Animation and Games — adding animation production and development to his current ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Opens Scholarship Submissions

Nickelodeon and national non-profit Get Schooled (co-founded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Viacom) are giving one skilled, innovative young animator the chance to win ... Continue Reading →
Janet Hsu

Janet Hsu Named Saban Brands CEO

Saban Brands has named Janet Hsu as its first-ever Chief Creative Officer, effective August 17. Hsu currently serves as president & COO of global lifestyle brand Sanrio, Inc. of ... Continue Reading →