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FME Adds Andrew Berman as VP Intl. Distribution

Sales, marketing and distribution veteran Andrew Berman has joined FremantleMedia Enterprises in the newly created role of VP international distribution for children’s and family ... Continue Reading →
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McManus to Run Canada’s NFB Animation Studio

The National Film Board of Canada has named Roddy McManus as the new executive producer of its Oscar-winning English-language animation studio. McManus succeeds veteran animation producer ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cars 2′ Co-Director Brad Lewis Heads to Digital Domain

Having navigated Pixar’s Cars 2 to the finish line as co-director to John Lasseter, Brad Lewis has signed on to directed original animated feature films for Digital Domain Media ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Family Museum Honors ‘Bambi’ Animator Tyrus Wong

Disney animation legend Tyrus Wong was recently celebrated at the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco’s Presidio for influencing generations of animators and many films today. “Ty” ... Continue Reading →
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‘He-Man,’ ‘She-Ra’ TV Writer Robert A. White Dies

Robert A. White, a television writer who penned multiple episodes of the 1980s animated series He-Man and the Masters of the Universe and its spinoff She-Ra: Princess of Power, has ... Continue Reading →
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Intl. 3D Society Chooses Governors, Executives for 2011-12

The International 3D Society has chosen its board of governors and executive committee for the 2011-2012 fiscal year. Jim Mainard, head of production development at DreamWorks Animation, ... Continue Reading →
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Digital Domain Taps Barnes for In-Three Conversion Unit

Digital Domain has hired  Jeff Barnes, co-founder and former CEO of The Computer Cafe Group,  to lead its In-Three stereo conversion business. Barnes will assume the title of  VP ... Continue Reading →
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13 Animators, 12 VFX Artists Invited to Join AMPAS

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 13 animators, 12 visual effects artists and a total of 178 filmmakers and film industry executives to join its ranks. Animators ... Continue Reading →
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Women in Animation Gives Scholarship to CalArts’ Ivy Flores

The Phyllis Craig Scholarship Award Committee of Women in Animation International has announced its 2011 scholarship winner is Ivy Flores, a graduate student at the California Institute ... Continue Reading →
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Catching Up with Past Pitch Party Winners!

It has become an Animag annual tradition to revisit previous winners of our Pitch Party to see how they’re doing and what they have been working on since they won our contest. This ... Continue Reading →