Brian Robillard

Robillard Named to VP Post at Cartoon Network Studios

Brian Robillard has been named VP for content business operations for Cartoon Network Studios. In this newly created role, Robillard is charged with creating strategy, business plans ... Continue Reading →
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Shinichi Watanabe to Appear at Con Alt Delete

Anime News Network reports that Chicago comic and anime convention Con+Alt+Delete (conaltdelete.com) will welcome celebrated Japanese director Shinichi Watanabe (a.k.a. Nabeshin) at ... Continue Reading →
Brenda Freeman

Brenda Freeman Named Head of TV Marketing for DWA

Former Turner Animation chief marketing officer Brenda Freeman is joining DreamWorks Animation as the acclaimed studio’s new head of television marketing. Freeman brings extensive ... Continue Reading →
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Kounterclockwise in ‘Forever-Land’: Extended Interview

We caught up with indie animator Jim Lujan and Cleveland rap sensation Deacon Burns (who with partner Kaya Rogue is best known as Kounterclockwise) ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Debuts Miyazaki Memoir ‘Turning Point’

VIZ Media will release a new collection of essays, interviews, memoirs and illustrations by animation legend Hayao Miyazaki. The new title, Turning Point: 1997-2008 (a follow up to ... Continue Reading →
Trent Locke

Locke Takes Exec Job at Portfolio

Veteran industry finance and business executive Trent Locke has been appointed VP of finance and chief operating officer of Toronto-based Portfolio Entertainment. Formerly VP of business ... Continue Reading →
Jimmy Murakami

Remembering Jimmy Murakami

Every superhero has an origin story. As animators, however, we’re stuck firmly in the human world, but each of us can point to an event that shaped our lives, and pushed us down ... Continue Reading →
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Technicolor Appoints Digital Execs

Technicolor appointed two new digital entertainment executives, with Tim Sarnoff named president of production services and Claude Gagnon taking on the role of senior VP content solutions ... Continue Reading →
Stuart Snyder

Stuart Snyder Announces Turner Departure

Stuart Snyder, president and chief operating officer of the Turner Animation group that oversees Cartoon Network, is leaving the network at the end of March. According to a report in ... Continue Reading →
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

Aguirre-Sacasa Joins Archie, Recruits ‘Girls’ Dunham

Writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, whose credits range from writing comics for Marvel and Archie to working on the Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, the TV series Glee and ... Continue Reading →