Taffy Appoints PR Director

Distribution, brand management and entertainment company Taffy Ent. has hired veteran publicist Marc Grossmann as director of public relations. In his new role, Grossmann will oversee ... Continue Reading →

Ex-Gov Davis Joins DIC Board

Gray Davis, the former Governor of California, has been appointed to the board of directors at DIC Ent. The Democrat, who was replaced by Republican action star Arnold Schwarzenegger ... Continue Reading →

Miereanu Gets Animated for Warner

Warner Bros. Animation has tapped veteran entertainment and sports communications exec Gary Miereanu as director of publicity. Miereanu will oversee all publicity activities for WBA’s ... Continue Reading →

Animal Logic Takes On Joy

Booming Aussie vfx and CG animation house Animal Logic has announced that Karin Joy has joined the company as head of film visual effects production. She will be responsible for overseeing ... Continue Reading →

Voice Actor Roscoe Lee Brown Dies

After racking up an impressive list of credits on stage, in front of the camera and in the recording booth over the last four decades, actor Roscoe Lee Browne has died at the age of ... Continue Reading →

B.C. Cartoonist Hart Dies

Johnny Hart, creator of the syndicated comic strip B.C. and co-creator Wizard of Id, has passed away as the age of 76. According to the Associated Press, he suffered a stroke at home ... Continue Reading →

Bonnell Leaves Atari

Infogrames co-founder Bruno Bonnell has left his varied positions at the company and Atari Inc., which Infogrames acquired in 2000. Since then, Bonnell has served as chairman of the ... Continue Reading →

Toon Artist Carol Lundberg Dies

Former Filmation Layout artist and character designer Carol Lundberg died on Feb. 11 at the age of 72. She worked at Filmation from 1969 until the early ’80s, and later lent her ... Continue Reading →

Lennard Named VP of Cartoon Network Europe Development

Turner Broadcasting Systems U.K. has promoted director of original animation Daniel Lennard to VP of original series and development for Cartoon Network Europe. In the newly created ... Continue Reading →

Studio B Taps New Directors

Kirsten Newlands has been promoted to the newly created position of head of production and Anthony Jiwa has been hired as director of marketing for Vancouver-based animation house Studio ... Continue Reading →