Simpsons Exec Producer Joins Gigapix

Former Film Roman president and CEO David Pritchard as been named president of Los Angeles-based animation and vfx house GigaPix Studio. The five-time Emmy Award-winning exec producer ... Continue Reading →

R.I.P. Red Buttons

Popular comedian and Academy Award-winning actor Red Buttons passed away Thursday at the age of 87. Calif. Animation fans remember him best as Hoagy in Disney’s 1976 classic feature ... Continue Reading →

Director Talks Superman: Brainiac Attacks

Curt Geda knows his superheroes. After working as a storyboard designer on the 1993 fan-favorite home video feature Batman: Mask of the Phantasm, he went on to helm episodes of The ... Continue Reading →

Lomas to Head CG at Framestore CFC

As visual effects outfit Framestore CFC prepares to make its move into feature animation production, former head of 3D animation Andy Lomas has returned to the company in the newly ... Continue Reading →

DIC Names New President/COO

Jeffrey Edell has been appointed president and chief operating officer for DIC Ent., replacing Brad Brooks, who has decided to return to investment banking. Reproting to DIC chairman ... Continue Reading →

Comic-Book artist, Animator Toth Dies

Influential comic-book artist and animator Alex Toth died of heart failure at the age of 77 on May 27 at his home in Burbank, Calif. Having worked on such DC comics as Green Lantern, ... Continue Reading →

CG Pioneer Kovacs Dies

Academy Award-winning computer animation trailblazer Bill Kovacs died Tuesday from stroke complications in his home in Camarillo, Calif. The 56-year-old was best known as the co-founder ... Continue Reading →

Coppermann to Head T’l’ Images

Nicolas Coppermann, currently general secretary and deputy program director at M6, has been tapped to serve as head of T’l’ Images Studio. In the new role, he will be responsibility ... Continue Reading →

Lee Mendelson, Producer of This is America, Charlie Brown and all of the other Peanuts primetime specials

With the buzz of the approaching Comic-Con in the air and Paramount Home Entertainment releasing This is America, Charlie Brown on DVD this month, we thought it would be a great time ... Continue Reading →

Marvel’s Arad Resigns, Inks New Deal

As Marvel superhero characters burn up the box office in X-Men: The Last Stand, the company has announced that it has entered into a new business arrangement with producer Avi Arad, ... Continue Reading →