The Breadwinner

Nora Twomey’s ‘Breadwinner’ Premiering at TIFF

A first round of film programming picks for the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival was announced during a live-streamed press conference Tuesday, with Cartoon Saloon’s upcoming ... Continue Reading →
Kay Benbow

Kay Benbow Says Goodbye Amid BBC Children’s Overhaul

A major restructuring of the BBC’s Salford, UK-based children’s division will see CBeebies Controller Kay Benbow departing, along with several other senior staff. The revamp ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Supes Christian Cardona & Buddy Gheen Join Picture Shop

Burbank, CA visual post house Picture Shop is propping up its rapidly growing VFX department with the addition of award-winning team Christian Cardona and Buddy Gheen. Cardona joins ... Continue Reading →
Ellie Baily Jones accepts REACT award

Portsmouth Student Wins REACT Award for Refugee Themed ‘Teddy Bear’ Short

University of Portsmouth animation student Ellie Baily-Jones has earned the Best Campaign award from the Refugee Education Across Conflicts Trust (REACT) charity for her film The Teddy ... Continue Reading →
Deb Pierson

Deb Pierson & Lloyd Mintz Promoted at Genius Brands

Kids’ multimedia entertainment company Genius Brands International has upped two of its leading executives: Kid Genius Cartoon Channel President Deb Pierson has been named Senior ... Continue Reading →
Mireille Soria

Mireille Soria Named President of Paramount Animation

Roughly eight months after stepping away from DreamWorks Animation, industry vet Mireille Soria is taking on a new role in the feature toon business as President of Paramount Animation. ... Continue Reading →
Simone Risgaard

Simone Risgaard to Lead Licensing for Ink Global

Ink Global announces the appointment of Simone Risgaard to the post of Licensing and Marketing Coordinator, charged with building and guiding Ink Group brands such as Masha and the ... Continue Reading →
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Legend 3D Bolsters Exec Team with Multiple Hires

Leading 3D conversion, VFX and VR studio Legend 3D has brought onboard several new hires to its executive leadership team as the company strengthens its resources and looks to expand ... Continue Reading →
Carole Brin

Carole Brin Named Chief Digital Officer for Superprod

French producer Superprod has tapped Carole Brin to lead its newly-created digital department as Chief Digital Officer. Brin will develop digital strategy for the company’s TV ... Continue Reading →
Gillian Calvert-Ridge

Gillian Calvert-Ridge Heads Sixteen South’s New Distribution Biz

BAFTA-winning kids’ TV producer Sixteen South has launched a new distribution division to handle some of its properties, including its award-winning preschool animation Lily’s ... Continue Reading →