Bob Hoskins

‘Roger Rabbit’ Star Bob Hoskins Dies at 71

Prolific British actor Bob Hoskins, best known in the toon world for his role as private eye Eddie Valiant in Robert Zemeckis’ groundbreaking 1988 film Who Framed Roger Rabbit, ... Continue Reading →
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13-Year-Old Animator Wins Aardman Contest

A young teen from the large English town of Milton Keynes will get to see her stop-motion animated short air across the nation after winning a filmmaking competition presented by Aardman ... Continue Reading →
Mychal Simka

Q&A: Simka Finds ‘Paradise’ in Re-version Process

Mychal Simka grew up in Anaheim, Calif., a huge fan of a guy named Walt Disney who created a local theme park and made some of the best animated movies ever. As an adult, he’s ... Continue Reading →
Sam Register

WB Animation’s Register Promoted; Adds Digital Role

Sam Register has been promoted to the newly created position of president of Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Digital Series. Register will head up a newly formed live-action digital ... Continue Reading →
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FlickerLab Ups Exec Trio, Adds Producer

New York City-based animation and technology studio FlickerLab has promoted three executives and added one more. Award-winning director and motion graphics artist Tibo Charroppin, who ... Continue Reading →
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Skyler Page and Nelson Boles Talk ‘Clarence’

For the April 2014 issue of Animation Magazine, we caught up with first time show creator Skyler Page and creative director Nelson Boles to get the scoop on their upbeat new show Clarence, ... Continue Reading →
Nigel Pickard

Zodiak UK Kids CEO Pickard Steps Down

Zodiak Media has announced that Nigel Pickard is departing his role as CEO of Zodiak UK Kids and Chair of The Foundation, but will return as a consultant on a range of projects for ... Continue Reading →
Brian Robillard

Robillard Named to VP Post at Cartoon Network Studios

Brian Robillard has been named VP for content business operations for Cartoon Network Studios. In this newly created role, Robillard is charged with creating strategy, business plans ... Continue Reading →
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Shinichi Watanabe to Appear at Con Alt Delete

Anime News Network reports that Chicago comic and anime convention Con+Alt+Delete (conaltdelete.com) will welcome celebrated Japanese director Shinichi Watanabe (a.k.a. Nabeshin) at ... Continue Reading →
Brenda Freeman

Brenda Freeman Named Head of TV Marketing for DWA

Former Turner Animation chief marketing officer Brenda Freeman is joining DreamWorks Animation as the acclaimed studio’s new head of television marketing. Freeman brings extensive ... Continue Reading →