Glen A. Larson

Legendary TV Producer Glen A. Larson Dies

Glen A. Larson, one of television’s most prolific producers of sci-fi and fantasy programming, died Nov. 14 of esophageal cancer. He was 77. Larson is best known for working as ... Continue Reading →
Saschka Unseld

‘Blue Umbrella’ Helmer Unseld Joins Passion

Saschka Unseld, director of the Pixar short film The Blue Umbrella, has joined Passion New York as creative director. In addition to The Blue Umbrella, which screened in front of Monsters ... Continue Reading →
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6 Point Harness Ups Rooney; Releases 3 We the Economy Shorts

6 Point Harness is just full of news today, announcing the promotion of Deanna Rooney to director of development and the release of three films for We the Economy: 20 Short Films You ... Continue Reading →
Hayao Miyazaki

Miyazaki to Receive Honorary Oscar

This Saturday at the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences’ Governors Awards, legendary Japanese animation director Hayao Miyazaki will be presented with an honorary Oscar ... Continue Reading →
Emily Whinnett

Soho Square Names Emily Whinnett Director of Programs

Soho Square Productions, part of Soho Square Studios Group, announces the appointment of Emily Whinnett to the new company as director of programs. Calling on her 13-plus years of experience ... Continue Reading →
Mike Peraza

Mike Peraza to Receive Friz Freleng Award

Award-winning Disney artist Mike Peraza will be honored with the Friz Freleng Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Animation at the International Family Film Festival this year ... Continue Reading →
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DWA TV Names Kelly Kulchak Head of Current Programming

Comedy development pro Kelly Kulchak has been appointed to the newly created role of head of current programming at DreamWorks Animation’s TV division. The job will task Kulchak ... Continue Reading →
Carlo Rambaldi

Rare Rambaldi ‘E.T.’ Painting Up for Auction

An original painting of the titular alien from Steven Spielberg’s classic E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial by the character’s designer, Carlo Rambaldi, is up for auction with ... Continue Reading →
Stefanie Zhang

Little Airplane Appoints Resident Producer in China

Kids’ entertainment studio Little Airplane Productions (The Wonder Pets, 3rd & Bird) has appointed Stefanie Zhang as its Resident Producer in mainland China. Based in Beijing, ... Continue Reading →
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Friedman Talks Up Cartoon Forum Hit ‘Urbance’

One of the coolest projects to come out of the recent Cartoon Forum in Toulouse was Urbance, a futuristic animated series for adults about a world in which sex is banned because it ... Continue Reading →