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Arc Productions Promotes Young to COO, Pres

Arc Productions, formerly known as Starz Animation, continues its management restructuring under its new Canadian owners in preparation for expanded growth. After four and a half years ... Continue Reading →
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Swartz Departs as VP of Original Series at Cartoon Network

Rob Swartz is leaving his job as VP of original series at Cartoon Network to return to producing, reports Deadline.com. In three years at the network, Swartz oversaw development and ... Continue Reading →
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Moves: Isono at BIRD; Bell Upped at MPC; Emigh to NTropic

It’s good to see businesses expanding and hiring, and people in VFX and animation getting new opportunities. Here’s a few recent moves: BIRD, a full-service, strategic ... Continue Reading →
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MoCCA Adds Levitz, Uslan to Advisory Board

Former DC Comics president and publisher Paul Levitz and Batman movie producer Michael Uslan have joined the board of advisors for the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art. MoCCA’s ... Continue Reading →
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Animated People: Mike Disa, Director of ‘Hoodwinked Too!’

A native of Chicago, Mike Disa brings an extensive resume to the task of co-writing and directing Hoodwinked Too!: Hood vs. Evil. Starting out in video games and TV, Disa worked his ... Continue Reading →
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Kavaleer Hires Commercial, Animation Vet Jackie Leonard

Ireland’s Kavaleer Productions has added veteran producer Jackie Leonard to build its commercial department and manage its animation productions. Leonard comes to Kavaleer with ... Continue Reading →
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Word on ‘la Rue’: MIPTV Executive Questions

Find out what’s on the minds of those bustling animation executives racing around the Palais at MIPTV with our annual run down of their musings on the industry, new media and ... Continue Reading →
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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 →