Ellie Baily Jones accepts REACT award

Portsmouth Student Wins REACT Award for Refugee Themed ‘Teddy Bear’ Short

University of Portsmouth animation student Ellie Baily-Jones has earned the Best Campaign award from the Refugee Education Across Conflicts Trust (REACT) charity for her film The Teddy ... Continue Reading →
Deb Pierson

Deb Pierson & Lloyd Mintz Promoted at Genius Brands

Kids’ multimedia entertainment company Genius Brands International has upped two of its leading executives: Kid Genius Cartoon Channel President Deb Pierson has been named Senior ... Continue Reading →
Mireille Soria

Mireille Soria Named President of Paramount Animation

Roughly eight months after stepping away from DreamWorks Animation, industry vet Mireille Soria is taking on a new role in the feature toon business as President of Paramount Animation. ... Continue Reading →
Simone Risgaard

Simone Risgaard to Lead Licensing for Ink Global

Ink Global announces the appointment of Simone Risgaard to the post of Licensing and Marketing Coordinator, charged with building and guiding Ink Group brands such as Masha and the ... Continue Reading →
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Legend 3D Bolsters Exec Team with Multiple Hires

Leading 3D conversion, VFX and VR studio Legend 3D has brought onboard several new hires to its executive leadership team as the company strengthens its resources and looks to expand ... Continue Reading →
Carole Brin

Carole Brin Named Chief Digital Officer for Superprod

French producer Superprod has tapped Carole Brin to lead its newly-created digital department as Chief Digital Officer. Brin will develop digital strategy for the company’s TV ... Continue Reading →
Gillian Calvert-Ridge

Gillian Calvert-Ridge Heads Sixteen South’s New Distribution Biz

BAFTA-winning kids’ TV producer Sixteen South has launched a new distribution division to handle some of its properties, including its award-winning preschool animation Lily’s ... Continue Reading →
Tom Sito

Tom Sito Joins Academy Board; Edlund Returns to VFX Branch

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced the new electees to its 2017-18 Board of Governors. Among these esteemed industry veterans, animator, historian and educator ... Continue Reading →
Greg De Winter

Greg De Winter to Head Production for WOW!’s Rainmaker

WOW! Unlimited Media has appointed Greg De Winter as Director of Production & Planning for its Rainmaker Studios — one of the business’ core companies along with Mainframe ... Continue Reading →
Chris Ferriter

Chris Ferriter Upped to CEO at Halon Ent.

Top entertainment visualization company Halon Entertainment has promoted award-winning producer and designer Chris Ferriter to CEO. The new chief exec will work alongside Head of Studio ... Continue Reading →