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Up to 10% of Jobs May Be Cut at Restructuring Rovio Animation

Rovio Entertainment, creator of the hit Angry Birds mobile game, entertainment and licensing franchise, may eliminate up to 35 jobs or nearly 10% of total employees as it restructures ... Continue Reading →
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‘Miffy’ Creator Dick Bruna Dies Age 89

Dick Bruna, the Dutch children’s author and artist who created the internationally popular character Miffy the bunny, died Thursday, February 16 in his hometown of Utrecht, The Netherlands. ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Names Three New Senior Management Execs

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana is bolstering its senior management team with the appointment of three licensing and entertainment veterans. Joining the kids’ production-distribution ... Continue Reading →
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Ben Hibon Joins Luma as Head Creative Director

Award-winning artist and animation director Ben Hibon has been hired on as Head Creative Director of visual effects house Luma Pictures as the studio prepares to dive into original ... Continue Reading →
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Sarah Cox Appointed Executive Creative Director of Aardman

Bristol-based studio Aardman Animations has hired on industry veteran Sarah Cox as Executive Creative Director, co-founders Peter Lord and David Sproxton announced. In her new role, ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Announces 2017 Board, Record Memberships

Women in Animation (WIA) announces new developments for the new year, with 2017 bringing the organization a fresh Executive Committee and board, as well as a new record for membership ... Continue Reading →
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Whit Richardson Upped to President of Turner LatAm

Joel Whitten “Whit” Richardson III has been promoted to President of Turner Latin America, as announced by Turner International President Gerhard Zeiler, to whom Richardson ... Continue Reading →
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J.G. Quintel on ‘Regular Show’s Out-of-This-World End

J.G. Quintel talks about finding a satisfying ending for himself, the crew and the characters of his long-running Cartoon Network series Regular Show. An abridged version of this interview ... Continue Reading →
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Marc Goodchild Named Head of Digital for Turner EMEA

Turner Europe, Middle East and Africa has appointed Marc Goodchild as its Head of Digital Content Strategy & Product. An award-winning TV producer and digital executive, Goodchild ... Continue Reading →
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Marie McCann Appointed Senior Director of CBC Kids

Canadian pubcaster CBC has appointed Marie McCann as Senior Director of CBC Kids. Reporting to Tara Ellis, Executive Director – Scripted Content for CBC, McCann will continue ... Continue Reading →