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Disgusted Animation Exec Brings Nothing to MIPTV Market

After many years of cluttering the market with cheaply produced, nasty-looking animated shows about robots, aliens, baby dolls who look like tiny Parisian hookers and yellow Japanese ... Continue Reading →
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Animated People: Top Draw’s Wayne Dearing

On the eve of the MIPTV market in France, we caught up with Wayne Dearing, founder and manager of Manila-based Top Draw Animation, one of the world’s leading indie animation production ... Continue Reading →
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Turner Promotes Palaski to VP of Publicity

Courtenay Palaski has been promoted to VP of public relations for Turner Broadcasting System’s Animation Young Adults and Kids Media Group, which covers Cartoon Network, Adult ... Continue Reading →
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The Artist’s Toolbox – Tools of Top Animators

The Artist’s Toolbox As we speed ever onward towards the summer blockbuster season, it’s time for our annual survey of top animators and vfx artists’ two cents. Find out what ... Continue Reading →
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Animated People: Berkeley Breathed

15 Minutes with… Berkeley Breathed Acclaimed cartoonist (Bloom County, Opus) and children’s book author (Mars Needs Moms) Animag: How did you come up with the idea for the ... Continue Reading →
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Levine to Head Programming for and Manage Disney XD Worldwide

Disney XD Worldwide has promoted David Levine to VP of programming and general manager. In his new role, Levine will guide Disney XD’s program planning and scheduling and will ... Continue Reading →
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Emmy Winner Cellucci Joins Kerner as VFX Executive Producer

Emmy-winning visual effects producer Camille Cellucci has joined Kerner as an executive producer. Cellucci produced effects for such recent films as The Green Hornet and was nominated ... Continue Reading →
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Salma Hayek Joins Effort to Animate Gibran’s ‘The Prophet’

Award-winning actress Salma Hayek and her company Ventanarosa Productions are reportedly joining a project to make an animated feature based on the classic poetry collection, The Prophet, ... Continue Reading →
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Animator Jean-Maxime Perramon Dies in Freeway Accident

The Los Angeles Times is reporting the death of animator and storyboard artist Jean-Maxime Perramon in an automobile accident that occurred Saturday. He was 63. Perramon’s credits ... Continue Reading →
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Programming Exec Kanter Adds GM Duties for Disney Junior

Disney Channels Worldwide has rewarded Nancy Kanter with the additional role of general manager of Disney Junior Worldwide, a post that will supplement her job as senior VP of original ... Continue Reading →