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 →
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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 →
Wellesley Wild

‘Family Guy’ Alum Wellesley Wild Tapped as ‘Animaniacs’ Showrunner

Three-time Emmy Award nominated Family Guy producer Wellesley Wild has been selected as showrunner and executive producer of Hulu’s reboot of Animaniacs. The Amblin / Warner Bros. ... Continue Reading →
Mike Wynd

Mike Wynd Named VFX Supervisor for ArsenalCreative

ArsenalCreative of Santa Monica, CA, has grown its visual effects team with the addition of award-winning VFX Supervisor Mike Wynd. He joins the content creation studio after spending ... Continue Reading →
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90th Academy Awards: Nominee Reactions

Updates in progress. One of the biggest nail-biters of awards season is over, and we finally know which attention-grabbing animated films, VFX showpieces and musical moments have made ... Continue Reading →