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Guru Studios EVP Mary Bredin Moving On

Mary Bredin will be leaving Toronto-based Guru Studio after serving as Executive Vice President of Content and Strategy for over 10 years. The industry veteran, who has also held posts ... Continue Reading →
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Isao Takahata, Studio Ghibli Co-Founder, Dies Age 82

Isao Takahata, a globally revered writer, director and producer who co-founded Studio Ghibli, died Thursday, April 5 at the age of 82. Creator of powerful and well-loved films such ... Continue Reading →
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Digital Domain Taps Karey Maltzahn to Lead VFX Viz for Features, Series

Visual effects and immersive experiences shop Digital Domain has promoted Karey Maltzahn to Vice President of Feature and Episodic Production. Further, studio leads Nikos Kalaitzidis, ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Guild Reports Over 25% of LA Area Employees Are Women

Toon town continues to trudge along toward gender equity according to a survey posted by The Animation Guild, Local 839 IATSE on its blog. The Guild reports that of the 4,230 artists, ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Magazine’s Rising Stars of 2018

***These profiles were written by Ellen Wolff and Ramin Zahed for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** We are so proud to highlight this year’s talented, diverse ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ren and Stimpy’ Creator Accused of Underage Sexual Abuse

***Content warning: This article and the source story linked mention sexual assault. Two women have come forward and accused Ren and Stimpy creator and Spumco founder John Kricfalusi ... Continue Reading →
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‘Roger Ramjet’ Creator Fred Crippen Dies Age 90

Fred Crippen, the prolific animator, writer, producer, director and founder of Pantomime Pictures who created the famous 1960s series Roger Ramjet, passed away March 22 at the age of ... Continue Reading →
Dave White

Dave White Joins Ntropic as Pan-Studio CG Head

Visual effects and creative studio Ntropic has appointed Dave White as Head of CG in its New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco offices. Based in LA, White joins the company during ... Continue Reading →
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Cyber Group Taps Social Media Specialist as VP Digital Development & Operations

Paris- and Los Angeles-based producer-distributor Cyber Group Studios has appointed social media and digital guru Loic de Boudemange as Vice President Digital Development and Operation. ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Director John Musker Retires After Four Decades

Writer and director John Musker, a Disney Animation icon whose neary 40-year career saw him at the helm for major titles from the 1980s renaissance with The Little Mermaid to the innovative ... Continue Reading →