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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 →
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The Artist’s Toolbox – Tools of Top Animators

The Artist’s Toolbox As we speed ever onward towards the summer blockbuster season, it’s time for our annual survey of top animators and vfx artists’ two cents. Find out what ... Continue Reading →
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Animated People: Berkeley Breathed

15 Minutes with… Berkeley Breathed Acclaimed cartoonist (Bloom County, Opus) and children’s book author (Mars Needs Moms) Animag: How did you come up with the idea for the ... Continue Reading →
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Levine to Head Programming for and Manage Disney XD Worldwide

Disney XD Worldwide has promoted David Levine to VP of programming and general manager. In his new role, Levine will guide Disney XD’s program planning and scheduling and will ... Continue Reading →
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Emmy Winner Cellucci Joins Kerner as VFX Executive Producer

Emmy-winning visual effects producer Camille Cellucci has joined Kerner as an executive producer. Cellucci produced effects for such recent films as The Green Hornet and was nominated ... Continue Reading →