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Tanya Green Promoted to VP at 9 Story Entertainment

9 Story Entertainment announced that head of production Tanya Green has been promoted to VP of production at the studio. In this expanded role, Tanya will continue reporting to company ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar-Nominated Animator Michael Sporn Dies at 67

We are sad to report the passing of Oscar-nominated American animator Michael Sporn at the age of 67 from pancreatic cancer. The influential New York-based artist was working on Poe, ... Continue Reading →
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Animation and VFX Oscar Nominees React to the Great News

It’s become an Oscar nomination announcement morning tradition: The talented men and women who are up for the Academy Awards tell the press how they found out the news and what ... Continue Reading →
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Francetv Ups de La Villarmois to Licensing Head

Aude de La Villarmois has been appointed head of licensing at francetv Distribution, effective Jan. 26. De La Villarmois began her career in licensing in 1998 at The Walt Disney Co. ... Continue Reading →
Lou Fazio

Hub Rewards Fazio With SVP Title

Lou Fazio has been promoted to SVP of scheduling, acquisitions and planning for the Hub Network. Fazio has been head of program scheduling, acquisitions, and planning since January ... Continue Reading →
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Steve Macallister Takes Over as Zodiak Rights’ CEO

Steve Macallister, former president and managing director of BBC Worldwide’s sales and distribution division is the new CEO of Zodiak Rights. Matthew Franks is stepping down from ... Continue Reading →
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Jonathan Ng Discusses His ‘Requiem for Romance’

Montreal-based animator Jonathan Ng’s visually stunning 2D short Requiem for Romance has been one of the standouts of the year and is one of the final 10 titles qualified to be ... Continue Reading →
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Larry Mann, Voice of Yukon Cornelius, Dies at 91

Veteran Canadian actor Larry D. Mann, who is best known to animation fans as the voice of Yukon Cornelius in the animated Christmas special Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer (1964), has ... Continue Reading →
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R.I.P. British Animator Harold Whitaker

Animator and author Harold Whitaker passed away on Christmas Day in the U.K. The London animation veteran, who worked on acclaimed movies such as Animal Farm and Where the Wind Blows, ... Continue Reading →
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In Memoriam: 2013

We lost many of the talented men and women who contributed to the animation and vfx world in 2013. As we look back at the year that passed, we would like to take a moment to celebrate ... Continue Reading →