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Brad Bird to Receive ADG Cinematic Imagery Award

Two-time Oscar-winning filmmaker, director, producer, animator and writer Brad Bird will be honored with the Cinematic Imagery Award from the Art Directors Guild at its 21st Annual ... Continue Reading →
Julia Bond

Julia Bond Named Kids’ Comm. for BBC Scotland & N. Ireland

Experienced executive producer Julia Bond has been appointed BBC Children’s first Commissioning Executive for Scotland and Northern Ireland, effective March 1. Based out of Glasgow, ... Continue Reading →
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Amanda Morrison Drives Komixx APAC Expansion

London- and Los Angeles-based independent film and TV producer Komixx Entertainment has expanded its operations into Australia, bringing its approach to identifying and developing local ... Continue Reading →
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Deirdre Brennan Named GM for Sprout

Deirdre Brennan has been tapped as General Manager of 24-hour preschool network Sprout, overseeing all aspects of Sprout’s programming, marketing, business strategy and performance. ... Continue Reading →
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Margo Georgiadis Named CEO of Mattel

Margo Georgiadis has been tapped as the next CEO of US-based toy giant Mattel, effective February 8. She will also join the company’s board of directors. Georgiadis will step ... Continue Reading →
Christian Fritzsche

Christian Fritzsche Named VP International Sales for eOne

Entertainment One (eOne) has appointed Christian Fritzsche as Vice President International Sales. Fritzsche will manage eOne’s new and existing content in global markets, with ... Continue Reading →
Ben Cox

Ben Cox Named VP for Nickelodeon Oz & NZ

Nickelodeon Networks Australia & New Zealand has tapped Ben Cox as its Vice President and General Manager. In his new role, Cox will take on day-to-day management of Nickelodeon ... Continue Reading →
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Mark Osborne Receiving French Honor for ‘Little Prince’

In recognition of his work bringing the first animated feature adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s classic novella The Little Prince to screens worldwide, director Mark Osborne ... Continue Reading →
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David Lynn Upped to CEO of VIMN

Viacom has promoted UK-based executive David Lynn to the role of President & Chief Executive Officer of Viacom International Media Networks. Lynn takes over management oversight ... Continue Reading →
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Chris deFaria Named CEO of DreamWorks Animation

The post-acquisition restructuring of DreamWorks Animation continues, with the news breaking Tuesday via Deadline that Warner Bros. animation exec Chris deFaria is stepping in as Chief ... Continue Reading →