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Meet Mr. Robinson

Longtime Ottawa Animation Festival director Chris Robinson tells us about how he and his team put together a world-class, kick-ass toon event. Anyone who has attended Ottawa’s wonderful ... Continue Reading →
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Matt Groening to Receive Walk of Fame Star

It’s hard to believe that The Simpsons creator Matt Groening still hasn’t received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Well, that wrong is going to be set right next Tuesday, ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Agent Candy Monteiro Passes Away

Film and television literary agent Candy Monteiro, who represented many animation writers and artists and was the co-founder of the Monteiro Rose Dravis Agency, died of congestive heart ... Continue Reading →
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Verrone to Receive Morgan Cox Award

Former Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) president and Emmy and WGA Award-winning writer Patric M. Verrone will receive the WGAW’s 2012 Morgan Cox Award in recognition of his ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Director Joins Kavaleer

Dublin-based animation studio Kavaleer Productions has announced Emmy-winning director Timothy Björklund has signed on to the acclaimed toon house. Björklund, a San Francisco native, ... Continue Reading →
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Taylor Is DreamWorks New Head of Development

Gregg Taylor is the new head of development at DreamWorks Animation. Taylor will replace Alex Schwartz who will be working on the upcoming feature adaptation of Mr. Peabody & Sherman ... Continue Reading →
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Zodiak Media Rebrands, Announces New Appointments

Zodiak Media Group has rebranded as Zodiak Media and announced new corporate appointments to drive future development. CEO of Marathon Media, Vincent Chalvon Demersay, is appointed ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Animation Ups Magallanes to Senior VP

Rich Magallanes has been promoted to the job of senior VP of current series at Nickelodeon Animation. Magallanes’ new job calls for him to oversee production as the executive ... Continue Reading →
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Comic-Con Co-Founder Richard Alf Dead at 59

Richard Alf, one of the co-founders of San Diego’s Comic-Con, has died from pancreatic cancer at age 59, reports The Associated Press. Friend and fellow Comic-Con co-founder Mike ... Continue Reading →
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The Scoop on ‘Frankenhole’s’ Second Season

Animated People Dino Stamatopoulos, Creator Moral Orel, Mary Shelley’s Frankenhole We couldn’t resist the chance to catch up with the talented and always-quotable Dino Stamatopoulos ... Continue Reading →