Ottawa Co-Founder Wright Dies

Prescott Wright, a co-founder of the Ottawa International Animation Festival and ASIFA-San Francisco, and the original producer of the Tournee of Animation, has passed away at the age ... Continue Reading →

Animated People: Santa Claus

This time of year, nobody is animated more than old Chris Kringle himself. In addition to all the classic cartoon holiday specials that air on TV every December, the season always managed ... Continue Reading →

Rose Peddles W!LDBRAIN

San Francisco-based animation studio W!LDBRAIN has hired Lisa Rose to serve as director of public relations and marketing. The award-winning public relations specialist previously managed ... Continue Reading →

Joseph Barbera Dies at 95

The animation industry has lost another legend with the passing of Joseph Barbera, who teamed with William Hanna to create famed cartoon studio Hanna-Barbera Prods. in 1944. At the ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Ani CFO Splits

DreamWorks Animation SKG today announced that chief financial officer Kristina Leslie will be leaving the company at the end of February, 2007. Until then, Leslie will continue to oversee ... Continue Reading →

Adrienne Tytla, Disney Animator’s Widow, Dies at 92

Adrienne Tytla, wife of famous Disney animator Vladimir ‘Bill’ Tytla, passed away yesterday from cancer. According to Disney spokesperson Howard Green, Tytle died at her ... Continue Reading →

Flanagan Joins Z Animation

Award-winning CG animation and live action director Miles Flanagan has joined the crew at Los Angeles-based Z Animation (www.zanimation.tv). His first major project with the team is ... Continue Reading →

Flanagan Joins Z Animation

Award-winning CG animation and live action director Miles Flanagan has joined the crew at Los Angeles-based Z Animation (www.zanimation.tv). His first major project with the team is ... Continue Reading →

Mischel Ready for New Rainmaker Role

Vancouver-based vfx. animation and post house Rainmaker has tapped Rick Mischel to serve in a new role as an executive producer with a ‘first look’ deal. Rainmaker recently ... Continue Reading →

Hollander Gets Animated About Pixar

Former Rhythm & Hues film division president Richard Hollander has ankled his position to join Pixar Animation studio as a producer, according to a story in The Hollywood Reporter. ... Continue Reading →