Jeffrey Baksinski

Zoic Ups VFX Supe Jeffrey Baksinski to Creative Director

Visual effects house Zoic Studios has promoted Emmy-nominated VFX supervisor Jeffrey Baksinski to Creative Director. With continued series growth across all three of the company’s ... Continue Reading →
Gina Rodriguez

Gina Rodriguez Is Netflix’s New ‘Carmen Sandiego’

Gina Rodriguez, the Golden Globe-winning star of hit series Jane the Virgin, has signed on to voice iconic crook Carmen Sandiego in Netflix’s upcoming animated reboot, according ... Continue Reading →
Nicola Finn

Nicola Finn Named EP Design & Animation at The Mill NY

Multidisciplinary creative house The Mill announced earlier this week that Nicola Finn has joined its New York production team as Executive Producer for Design & Animation. Finn ... Continue Reading →
Luca Milano

Luca Milano Upped to Director of Rai Kids Division

Italian public broadcaster RAI has promoted Luca Milano to the post of Director or Rai Ragazzi — the new children’s division formed by the merger of RAI’s kid-targeted channels ... Continue Reading →
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Melissa Benavides Joins The Sequence Group Melbourne as EP

The Sequence Group has appointed Melissa Benavides as executive producer, bolstering its Melbourne team. Benavides brings a decade of experience across the Australian creative industry ... Continue Reading →
Joe Harris

‘Underdog’ Animator Joe Harris Dies at 89

The advertising artist who brought to life some of the most iconic cartoon characters of the mid-20th century, Joe Harris, died March 26 at his home in Stamford, Connecticut, Deadline ... Continue Reading →
Owen Klatte

ASIFA-Hollywood Names First Faculty Grant Winners

ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum has awarded its first annual Faculty Grants to Owen Klatte (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) and Dave Mauriello (Drexel University). ... Continue Reading →
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Leena Lele Dutta to Lead Sony India Kids’ Net YAY!

Sony Pictures Networks India has tapped Leena Lele Dutta to head its forthcoming children’s entertainment channel, Sony YAY!. As Business Head, SPN Kids Genre, Dutta will put her ... Continue Reading →
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Maki Terashima-Furuta Named President of Production I.G

Japanese animation powerhouse Production I.G announced the promotion of Maki Terashima-Furuta to President of the company. She previously served as Vice President since founding Production ... Continue Reading →
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Kate Phillips Joins Framestore Montreal as Head of Production

Framestore has appointed Kate Phillips as Head of Production, Montreal, charged with supporting the studio’s talent in creating top-notch VFX for feature films, and managing overall ... Continue Reading →