McCann Takes Over Top Spot at Nick U.K.

Tina McCann has been tapped as the new senior VP and managing director of Nickelodeon U.K. McCann comes to the job from Turner Broadcasting, where she was acting chief content officer ... Continue Reading →

Linton Joins Guru for Justin Time

Aaron Linton is joining Guru Studios in Toronto as a CG supervisor and will work on the animated preschool series Justin Time. Linton comes to Guru from C.O.R.E. Digital, where he ... Continue Reading →

The View from the U.K.

David Raitt, the head of London-based indie studio Plastic Milk offers a few tips for keeping your business afloat in 2010! It’s been a mixed year for the U.K. animation industry ... Continue Reading →

Pataki, Voice of George Liquor, Dies

Michael Pataki, a veteran character actor who provided the voice for George Liquor on the classic Ren & Stimpy Show, died of cancer April 15 in North Hollywood. He was 72. Through ... Continue Reading →

Hasbro Taps Arnesen for Exec Team

Distribution and programming executive Finn Arnesen is jumping ship from managing Cartoon Network’s European operations to lead the global expansion at the new Hasbro Studios. Arnesen ... Continue Reading →

Brian Benson Joins Smoke and Mirrors

Smoke and Mirrors has added post-production and visual effects veteran Brian Benson to its New York team. Benson, who has worked as a freelancer for the past four years, has 16 years ... Continue Reading →

Production Publicist and Journalist Kunkes Remembered

Michael Kunkes, a stalwart figure on the New York and Los Angeles animation, television and commercial production scenes for more than thirty years, died March 3. His death is attributed ... Continue Reading →

CN Promotes Wigzell, Weidenfield

Cartoon Network has promoted two of its original executives, according to Cynopsis. Tramm Wigzell has been promoted to to VP of action-adventure for animation and live-action, while ... Continue Reading →

Robinson to Head Up Sony Deal at Gotham Group

Eric Robinson, a former executive with The Weinstein Co., has joined The Gotham Group as executive VP of production and development. Robinson’s main duty at the management and ... Continue Reading →

Gregg to Oversee Original Content at Teletoon

Alan Gregg has joined Teletoon Canada as its director of original content, effective April 19. Gregg will oversee development and production for Teletoons English and French networks ... Continue Reading →
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