Disney FX Wiz Robert Broughton Dies at 91

Pioneering camera effects artist Robert Broughton who worked on almost every Disney movie from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) to The Black Hole (1979) passed away recently at ... Continue Reading →

Clotiaux to Head Up Frantic’s Global Efforts

Terry Clotiaux, a 20-year veteran of the visual effects industry, has signed on with Frantic Films, a division of Prime Focus Group, as senior VP and COO of visual effects worldwide. Clotiaux ... Continue Reading →

Glen Hanson, Director, Shiny Toy Guns’ Ghost Town Video

It’s always a pleasure to see a cool new animated music video that goes beyond the standard limitations and clich’s of the genre. The Shiny Toy Guns video for their new ... Continue Reading →

Academy to Honor Mark Kimball

The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted to bestow the John A. Bonner Medal of Commendation upon Mark Kimball, a computer scientist and motion ... Continue Reading →

ER Names New CEO

Deborah Dugan has been appointed CEO children’s entertainment company Entertainment Rights Plc. (ER). Dugan has served as president and CEO of Entertainment Rights North America ... Continue Reading →

Connors Named COO of Marvel Studios

Tim Connors has been appointed chief operating officer of Marvel Studios, the Hollywood subsidiary of Marvel Ent. In his new role, Connors will manage day-to-day business operations ... Continue Reading →

Animation Director Piotr Karwas Joins Asylum

Award-winning animation director Piotr Karwas has joined Los Angeles-based VFX and design company Asylum. Karwas previously worked for vfx shop Digital Domain, where he played an integral ... Continue Reading →

Steve Dildarian, Creator of The Life and Times of Tim

One day you’re hocking beer with talking frogs and the next thing you know you’ve got a hit animated show on HBO. That’s life for Steve Dildarian, creator of the very ... Continue Reading →

Lawson Heads Development at Curious Pictures

New York-based animation studio Curious Pictures has appointed Elyse Lawson to head of development. The move reflects the studio’s expansion into original production in areas ... Continue Reading →

Phillips Steps Down as ER CEO

After only nine months in the position, Nick Phillips has resigned as CEO of children’s programming company Entertainment Rights (ER), according to Daily Variety. ER snatched ... Continue Reading →