DeMarco Promoted to Marketing VP at Cartoon Network

Jason DeMarco has been promoted to VP of strategic marketing and promotions at Cartoon Network and Adult Swim. He will be responsible for developing promotional marketing programs, ... Continue Reading →

Disney Chairman Rich Ross Steps Down

Disney Studios’ Chairman Rich Ross has resigned as what many believe is the direct result of the disappointing performance of John Carter at the box office. “I no longer believe ... Continue Reading →

Katzenberg Is CinemaCon’s Pioneer of the Year

DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg will receive the 2012 Pioneer of the Year Award at the CinemaCon event in Las Vegas (April 23-26). The Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers ... Continue Reading →

The Sublime Madness of J.G. Quintel

The last time we chatted with J.G. Quintel, he was getting ready to launch his wonderful animated show Regular Show on Cartoon Network. Although the series has only been on the air ... Continue Reading →

Loomis Upped to Chief Marketing Officer at Disney Channel

Disney Channels Worldwide has promoted Richard Loomis to the newly created position of senior VP and chief marketing officer. In his new position, Loomis, who joined Disney in 2007 ... Continue Reading →

SMC Appoints Noback VP Interactive, Digital Media

Entertainment and brand management company SMC Entertainment Group Inc., sister company to global consumer products manufacturer Sun-Mate Corporation, has named Heather Smith Noback ... Continue Reading →

Katzenberg’s Compensation Dropped 40.5% in 2011

According to a recent regulatory filing, DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg’s compensation for 2011 dropped to $4 million (from $6.7 million in 2010). The studio head got ... Continue Reading →

Groening Reveals Site of ‘Simpsons’ Springfield

Sorry, Massachusetts… The Simpsons creator Matt Groening has finally revealed the location of the “real” Springfield, home of America’s favorite cartoon family for 25 years. ... Continue Reading →

Google Celebrates Eadweard Muybridge’s Birthday

The famous galloping horses of English photographer Eadweard J. Muybridge (1830-1904) are moving once again on Google’s homepage today in honor of his 182nd birthday. The famous photographer ... Continue Reading →

Disney Channels Lifts Programming, Acquisitions Exec Miller

Disney Channels Worldwide has promoted Karen K. Miller to executive director of worldwide programming strategy, acquisitions and co-productions. Miller joined the company last year ... Continue Reading →