Jetix Europe Gets New CEO

Paul Taylor has exited and John Hardie has entered as Jetix Europe’s new chief executive officer, according to multiple news sources. Variety reports that Hardie will retain his ... Continue Reading →

Kochinski Goes to Radical 3D

Digital effects house Radical 3D has added Mark Kochinski as visual effects supervisor. Kochinski’s experience as a leader and animator will be employed on the new 3D series ... Continue Reading →

ARRI Taps Kennel As Technology Head

Glenn Kennel has joined camera maker ARRI in the new post of chief technology officer. Kennel, most recently VP/GM feature film at Laser Pacific, will oversee digital intermediate digital ... Continue Reading →

Jonas Odell, Director, Lies

Last month, Swedish animator Jonas Odell won the top prize for international shorts at Sundance for his new film, Lies. This highly stylized projects features three episodes dealing ... Continue Reading →

Sarnoff Departs Sony Imageworks

Tim Sarnoff has stepped down from his longtime post as president of Sony Pictures Imageworks. Sarnoff joined SPI in 1997 and has lead it to success as one of the industry’s top ... Continue Reading →

Torrence Joins Animax as CEO

Animax Entertainment has hired Corey Torrence as its new chief executive. Torrence, previously president of Prodigious Worldwide, will over see daily operations and plan for the company’s ... Continue Reading →

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 →