Veteran Animator Southworth Dies

We’re sad to report that Ken Southworth, a veteran animator who worked for Walt Disney Studios, Warner Bros., Walter Lantz, MGM, Hanna-Barbera, Clokey Prods. and Filmation, has ... Continue Reading →

Majesco Names Sutton CEO

Jesse Sutton CEO has been promoted to CEO of video-game giant Majesco Entertainment Co. Sutton, 38, served as Majesco’s president from 1996 to 2006, and took on the role of interim ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Net Exec Davidson Dies

Jennifer Davidson, Cartoon Network’s senior VP of programming and scheduling, died unexpectedly from a sudden illness early Saturday morning. The 38-year-old wife and mother of ... Continue Reading →

Register Inks Warner Bros. Animation Deal

Sam Register, creator of Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi and the animation exec behind the development of such hit animated series as Ben 10 and Teen Titans, has signed a multi-property development ... Continue Reading →

Miller Named CEO at Digital Domain

Digital Domain president Mark Miller has been promoted to the post of CEO, taking over for Carl Stork, who will stay with the company as vice chairman of the board of directors. ?Since ... Continue Reading →

Damaschke, Batter Up at DWA

DreamWorks Animation SKG today announced that Shark Tale producer Bill Damaschke and production operations head John Batter have been promoted to co-presidents of production for feature ... Continue Reading →

Globes to Honor Spielberg

Oscar-winning filmmaker Steven Spielberg will receive the coveted Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award during the 65th Annual Golden Globe Awards. Resulting from a vote by the ... Continue Reading →

Amin Joins Development at Sony Animation

Sony Pictures Animation has hired Alexa Amin as VP of development. Reporting to senior VP of development Nate Hopper, Amin will be involved with all aspects of film development and ... Continue Reading →

Ratatouille Director Brad Bird

With The Iron Giant, The Incredibles and now Ratatouille under his belt, director Brad Bird has emerged over the past decade as one of the leading talents in animated film. As fans ... Continue Reading →

Sorcher Heads Content at Cartoon Net

Former AMC programming exec Robert Sorcher has joined Turner Broadcasting’s Cartoon Network as chief content officer. According to The Hollywood Reporter, he will officially take ... Continue Reading →