David Weidman

UPA Artist David Weidman Dies

David Weidman, the animation and silkscreen artist who helped shape UPA’s mid-century modern style in classic cartoons, died last Wednesday at age 93 in his Highland Park, Los ... Continue Reading →
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Ghibli Update: Miyazaki’s Potential New Project

Though celebrated animation writer, director and manga-ka Hayao Miyazaki announced plans for a really, truly, for real this time retirement back in September, Variety reports that the ... Continue Reading →
Tara Kemes

Rainmaker Ups Tara Kemes to VP Culture & Talent

Vancouver studio Rainmaker Entertainment has promoted Director of Talent Development Tara Kemes to the newly created position of Vice President, Culture & Talent. Kemes, who has ... Continue Reading →
Frank Saperstein

Frank Saperstein Joins Tricon Kids as EVP

Tricon Films & Television is continuing the growth trajectory of its Kids & Family division with the appointment of Frank Saperstein as Executive Vice President – Kids, ... Continue Reading →
Paul Candland

Disney Names Paul Candland President for Asia

The Walt Disney Company has tapped president of Walt Disney Japan Paul Candland for the newly created position of President for Asia, charging him with overseeing operations in Japan, ... Continue Reading →
Jeffrey Katzenberg

Katzenberg to Receive National Medal of Arts

DreamWorks Animation chief Jeffrey Katzenberg will receive a National Medal of Arts for 2013 from the White House and the National Endowment for the Arts. Other recipients of the 2013 ... Continue Reading →
Steve Hendry

MGM Vet Steve Hendry Joins Rainmaker Board

Vancouver’s Rainmaker Entertainment has appointed former Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer executive Steve Hendry to its board of directors. The decision was announced by Rainmaker’s ... Continue Reading →
Kelly Gallagher

Animation with a Mission

Independent filmmaker, community activist and co-founder of the Women with Knives tour Kelly Gallagher combines her love of art and passion for social justice in her collage animation. ... Continue Reading →
Stone Newman

Genius Brands Appoints Stone Newman Consumer Products Prez

Genius Brands International has appointed industry veteran Stone Newman to the newly created position of President, Global Consumer Products. The announcement was made by Genius Brands ... Continue Reading →
Christina Miller

Christina Miller Named Prez of Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Boomerang

Turner Broadcasting has tapped Christina Miller as the new President and General Manager for Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang, as well as their digital brand extensions including ... Continue Reading →