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Disney-Pixar’s Lasseter Gets Star on the Walk of Fame

Fans can finally walk all over John Lasseter — and he’s thrilled about it. The creative head of both Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios, as well as the director of Toy ... Continue Reading →
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Noah Z. Jones Reveals Secrets of ‘Fish Hooks’

Animated People: Noah Z. Jones, Creator, Disney Channel’s Fish Hooks We recently had the good fortune of catching up with the talented and super nice Noah Z. Jones, the creator of ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Animation Extends Globe’s Contract

DreamWorks Animation has extended the employment contract of chief marketing officer Anne Globe. She will continue to have responsibility for all global marketing activity, including ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Animation Nabs Chuck Viane

DreamWorks Animation will continue to retain Chuck Viane as a distribution consultant to the Company. Viane will be working with DreamWorks Animation executives on a consultancy basis. ... Continue Reading →
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Google Celebrates Mary Blair’s 100th Birthday

Google is showcasing a colorful “birthday doodle” in honor of Disney Legend Mary Blair’s 100th birthday today (Friday, Oct. 21). The much-loved artist, whe worked alongside ... Continue Reading →
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Stan Lee to Receive VES Lifetime Achievement Award

Entrepreneurial comic-book legend Stan Lee has been selected by the Visual Effects Society’s board of directors as the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. Lee will be honored ... Continue Reading →
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McCarron Is Atomic Cartoons’s New Head of Production

Vancouver-based Atomic Cartoons (Atomic Betty) has brought in Jennifer McCarron to head up production at the studio, supervising in-house production teams. Over the past 15 years, ... Continue Reading →
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Technicolor Announces Three New Exec Hires

Technicolor has added three key execs to its animation development and production team. Producer and SD Entertainment’s former head of production Robert Winthrop is the new VP of ... Continue Reading →
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Douglas Trumbull to Receive VES Award

Filmmaker and vfx supervisor Douglas Trumbull will receive the 2012 Georges Méliès Award at the 10th Annual VES Award on February 7, 2012. The Georges Méliès Award honors individuals ... Continue Reading →
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Paramount Picks David Stainton As New Animation President

Former Disney Animation president David Stainton has been named the new president of Paramount’s Animation division. Paramount announced in July that it is launching an in-house animation ... Continue Reading →