Student Academy Award Winners

The aim of every film student is to make an award-winning short that earns them recognition on a global scale and opens doors to a lucrative career in the entertainment industry. However, ... Continue Reading →

Ross Developing at DreamWorks Ani

Former Nickelodeon Movies exec Damon Ross has joined the DreamWorks Animation team as a senior development executive in charge of acquiring and developing literary projects and other ... Continue Reading →

Judson Tapped as New President of Warner Bros. Animation

Veteran digital media and children’s TV exec Lisa Judson has been named as the new president of Warner Bros. Animation. Warner Bros. TV Group president Bruce Rosenblum, to whom ... Continue Reading →

Atlantyca Makes Executive Decisions

Claudia Mazzucco has been named CEO of Italian production company Atlantyca Ent. The appointment was announced by chairman Pietro Marietti, who has also hired on Caterina Vacchi as ... Continue Reading →

Ex-NFL Player Kicks Around Cannes

By Michael Attardi My name is Michael Attardi and I’m a writer/director/producer who had a short animated film, Once Upon a Christmas Village, accepted to the Festival de Cannes ... Continue Reading →

Schwartz Switches Roles at Warner

Sander Schwartz, who has served as president of Warner Bros. Animation since 2001, has entered into a production deal with the studio and will segue into developing and producing animated ... Continue Reading →

Hill Directs Programming at Cartoon Network

Former Nckelodeon exec Rico Hill has been appointed VP of programming and acquisitions for Cartoon Network and Boomerang in the U.S. Based in Atlanta, Hill will report to Bob Higgins, ... Continue Reading →

Tromel Heads Development at TV-Loonland

TV-Loonland has hired Damien Tromel to be head of creative affairs and development. Working out of the company’s Paris office, Tromel will be responsible for sourcing new projects, ... Continue Reading →

Coraline Animator Travis Knight of LAIKA

The son of Nike founder Phil Knight, Travis Knight had already spent 10 years developing his skills as an animator at Vinton Studios before his father bought the struggling company ... Continue Reading →

Snyder Heads Animation at Turner

Turner Broadcasting System has appointed Stuart Snyder to the post of exec VP and chief operating officer of its new Animation, Young Adults & Kids Media division. Reporting to ... Continue Reading →