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DWA Chief Marketing Officer Departs

In a regulatory filing Monday, DreamWorks Animation announced that chief marketing officer Anne Globe has decided to leave the studio immediately, according to The Hollywood Reporter. ... Continue Reading →
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John Lasseter Elected First VP of Academy

Pixar and Disney chief creative officer John Lasseter has been elected to the post of first VP of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He previously served terms as treasurer ... Continue Reading →
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Nick’s Marjorie Cohn to Lead DreamWorks TV

DreamWorks Animation announced the hiring of longtime Nickelodeon Marjorie Cohn as head of its TV division. The 26-year Nick veteran will oversee the development and production of 1,200 ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana, Corus Ent. Announce New Exec Lineup

On the heels of Corus Entertainment announcing changes to its management team that aligned leadership around the company’s business units and saw Doug Murphy appointed exec VP and ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Expands Catalog, Promotes Natalie Osborne

9 Story Entertainment announced today the closing of its agreement with CCI Kids, the family content division of CCI Entertainment, under which 9 Story has acquired the underlying rights ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Keynote Selick Talks Studio Challenges

During Monday’s keynote panel at SIGGRAPH, which featured top Toon Town vets from major studios, acclaimed stop-motion film director Henry Selick (Coraline, The Nightmare Before ... Continue Reading →
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Q&A: Adam Ham Talks New Malaysian Incentives

The Malaysian government has announced new grants and funds to encourage more opportunities for co-productions with the Malaysian animation, games and visual effects industry. The incentives ... Continue Reading →
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Curious Pictures Announces Three New Hires

New York-based indie animation house Curious Pictures has announced several new hires: Exec producer Gary Giambalvo has joined the New York office as exec producer. Previously, Giambalvo ... Continue Reading →
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ShortsHD Offers Special Spotlight on Joan Gratz

This month, ShortsHD (www.shortstv.com) spotlights the work of animation pioneer Joan C. Gratz. The special spotlight features an interview with the Oscar-winning animator who is best ... Continue Reading →
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Crystal, Goodman Make Disney Legends List

At the premiere Disney fan event, D23 Expo, taking place in Anaheim, Calif. from August 9-11, the organizers will celebrate this year’s crop of inducted Disney Legends at a 2 ... Continue Reading →