Lou Fazio

Hub Rewards Fazio With SVP Title

Lou Fazio has been promoted to SVP of scheduling, acquisitions and planning for the Hub Network. Fazio has been head of program scheduling, acquisitions, and planning since January ... Continue Reading →
Steve Macallister

Steve Macallister Takes Over as Zodiak Rights’ CEO

Steve Macallister, former president and managing director of BBC Worldwide’s sales and distribution division is the new CEO of Zodiak Rights. Matthew Franks is stepping down from ... Continue Reading →
Jonathan Ng

Jonathan Ng Discusses His ‘Requiem for Romance’

Montreal-based animator Jonathan Ng’s visually stunning 2D short Requiem for Romance has been one of the standouts of the year and is one of the final 10 titles qualified to be ... Continue Reading →
Larry D. Mann

Larry Mann, Voice of Yukon Cornelius, Dies at 91

Veteran Canadian actor Larry D. Mann, who is best known to animation fans as the voice of Yukon Cornelius in the animated Christmas special Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer (1964), has ... Continue Reading →
Harold Whitaker

R.I.P. British Animator Harold Whitaker

Animator and author Harold Whitaker passed away on Christmas Day in the U.K. The London animation veteran, who worked on acclaimed movies such as Animal Farm and Where the Wind Blows, ... Continue Reading →
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In Memoriam: 2013

We lost many of the talented men and women who contributed to the animation and vfx world in 2013. As we look back at the year that passed, we would like to take a moment to celebrate ... Continue Reading →
Frédéric Back

Frédéric Back Dies of Cancer at age 89

The animation community is mourning the loss of Frédéric Back, the two-time Oscar-winning animator who passed away from cancer at the age of 89 on Dec. 24. The German-born, French-educated ... Continue Reading →
Len Cochrane

Teletoon President Cochrane to Retire Next Month

Teletoon Canada’s president Len Cochrane announced today that he will retire in January 2014, following Corus Entertainment’s recent acquisition of the remaining 50 percent ... Continue Reading →
Sam Simon

‘Simpsons’ Co-Developer Sam Simon to Be Honored By WGA

The Writers Guild of America West will honor The Simpsons co-developer Sam Simon with its 2014 Valentine Davies Award in recognition of his humanitarian efforts and community service ... Continue Reading →
Marc Buhaj

Buhaj Upped to GM/Senior VP at Disney XD

Longtime Disney XD development exec Marc Buhaj has been promoted to Disney XD’s VP of programming and general manager. The news was announced today by Gary Marsh, president and ... Continue Reading →