Hoffmaniada

Director Stanislav Sokolov Discusses the Making of Epic Film ‘Hoffmaniada’

One of the animated features debuting at this week’s Berlin Film Festival and European Film Market is Russian director Stanislav Sokolov’s much anticipated stop-motion feature Hoffmaniada. ... Continue Reading →
Jorge Gutierrez

Jorge R. Gutiérrez Breaks Off from ‘Billion Brick Race’

The Book of Life helmer Jorge R. Gutiérrez revealed via Facebook that he has left his gig as a director at Warner Bros. Animation, and is no longer attached to direct LEGO Movie spinoff ... Continue Reading →
Aneta Ozorek

Aneta Ozorek Named Artistic Director of KLIK Animation Fest

KLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival has announced that Polish-born festival curator, illustrator and film education expert Aneta Ozorek will be stepping in as the new Artistic Director, ... Continue Reading →
Katie Krentz

Katie Krentz Signs On to Build CBS Animation Pipeline

Industry vet Katie Krentz has inked an overall deal with CBS Television Studios to lead the outlet in developing a strong animation slate, Variety reports. Krentz recently vacated her ... Continue Reading →
Dylan Brown

“Inappropriate” ‘Amusement Park’ Director Dylan Brown Axed

Paramount Pictures has fired first-time director Dylan Brown from upcoming animated feature Amusement Park after investigating complaints of “inappropriate and unwanted conduct.” ... Continue Reading →
Roy E. DIsney Animation Building

Disney Plans “Day of Listening,” Lasseter Return Unsure

The staff of Burbank-based Disney Animation Studios is set to gather Thursday to discuss workplace concerns in what the company dubs a “Day of Listening” attended by human resources ... Continue Reading →
Paul Robinson

Paul Robinson Tags in as New Imira CEO, Sergi Reitg Steps Down

Spain-based global kids and family distribution company Imira Entertainment announces a new Chief Executive Officer is stepping in as the company celebrates all-time top performance. ... Continue Reading →
Ezra Cooperstein

Ezra Cooperstein Named President of Rooster Teeth

Pioneering executive Ezra Cooperstein is taking on the role of President of Austin-based Rooster Teeth as the multifaceted media/entertainment company and online community of more than ... Continue Reading →
Matthew Ellis

The Cartel Grows Toon Arm, Taps Ellis as Manager

L.A.-based full-service management and production company The Cartel is expanding its animation and family division. The company has tapped former agent and 17-year entertainment industry ... Continue Reading →
Kristy Pron

Disney Imagineer Kristy Pron Is SIGGRAPH 2020 Conference Chair

ACM SIGGRAPH has announced the selection of Kristy Pron, a media arts and pipeline developer at Walt Disney Imagineering, as the SIGGRAPH 2020 Conference Chair. This edition will mark ... Continue Reading →