Leanne Passafonti

Leanne Passafonti’s Career as a Head of Production Development

As a go-to person for creators and producers looking for a Head of Production Development, Leanne Passafonti has helped various clients make new connections, look for co-production/distribution ... Continue Reading →
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CG Super Brian Burke Joins JAMM

Visual effects creative studio JAMM has added CG Supervisor Brian Burke to its Santa Monica studio roster. “I worked with Brian for many years before opening JAMM. The combination ... Continue Reading →
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Art Director Jon Lorenz, Digital FX Supe Jeff Willette Join Timber

Santa Monica shop Timber has taken on Art Director Jon Lorenz and Digital Effects Supervisor Jeff Willette, as announced by company Creative Directors and Co-Founder Jonah Hall and ... Continue Reading →
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Pam Marsden Upped to Head of Production at Sony Animation

Longtime producer and executive Pam Marsden has been promoted to the role of Head of Production at Sony Pictures Animation, where she had previously held the post of Executive VP Production ... Continue Reading →
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Not To Scale Signs Animator-Director Drew Lightfoot

Production company Not To Scale has signed on to its roster multidisciplinary director Drew Lightfoot for representation in the US, UK and Europe. The award-winning Canadian helmer, ... Continue Reading →
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One Animation Staffs Up for Global L&M Roll Out

One Animation, the Singapore-based CG animation studio behind award-winning TV series Oddbods and Insectibles, has made two key hires to its international licensing and merchandising ... Continue Reading →
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DHX’s Sarah Haasz Joins YMA Board

Canada’s Youth Media Alliance announces the appointment of Sarah Haasz, Director of Original Production for DHX Television, as a member of its board of directors. Haasz is taking ... Continue Reading →
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Bert Habets Replaces Anke Schäferkordt as RTL Co-CEO

Anke Schäferkordt has announced she is stepping down from her post as co-CEO of Luxembourg-based entertainment giant RTL Group and resigning from the group’s board of directors ... Continue Reading →
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Rovio’s Mikael Hed Forms Kaiken, Buys TV & Pub Depts.

Mikael Hed, founder and former CEO of Rovio Entertainment (Angry Birds), has formed a new venture focused on animation, digital apps, and publishing: Kaiken Entertainment. The new outfit, ... Continue Reading →