Nick Taps Bonilla for Creative Strategy

Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids and Family Group has appointed Gary Bonilla to the newly created position of senior VP of creative strategy. Reporting to Leigh Anne Brodsky, president of Nickelodeon ... Continue Reading →

Disney Legend Ollie Johnston (1912-2008)

Ollie Johnston, the last surviving member of Disney’s legendary ‘Nine Old Men’ of animation, has passed away at the age of 96. The animator leaves behind a remarkable ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Net Ups Isenhower to Programming SVP

Stacy Isenhower has been promoted to senior VP of programming and scheduling at Cartoon Network. In her new role, she will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day scheduling and ... Continue Reading →

Red Rover’s Andy Knight Dies

Andy Knight, a respected animation artitst and co-founder of Toronto-based animation and vfx studio Red Rover, suffered a massive stroke on Thursday, April 10 and passed away at the ... Continue Reading →

VFX Wiz Gareri Joins Imgeworks Team

Visual effects producer Joe Gareri has joined Sony Pictures Imageworks’ production management team. His first assignment will send him in Chennai to manage and supervise the staffing ... Continue Reading →

Taylor Upped at Nick Animation

Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids and Family Group has promoted 11-year Nick veteran Mark Taylor to senior VP and general manager of Nickelodeon Animation Studio. Reporting to Brown Johnson, president ... Continue Reading →

Eric Fogel, Creator of Celebrity Deathmatch, Starveillance and Anton & Crapbag

Having employed stop-motion animation to mutilate celebrities in the ring with MTV’s Celebrity Deathmatch and skewer them on their home turf with E!’s Starveillance, Eric ... Continue Reading →

Heroes Needed!

Emru Townsend, founding editor of fps magazine and an active member of the animation community, was recently diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia and is in need of a bone marrow ... Continue Reading →

Bostick Co-Heads Walden Media

Michael Bostick has been named Co-CEO of Walden Media, which has produced such vfx-driven fantasy films as The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Bridge to ... Continue Reading →

Schwartz Heads Development at DreamWorks Ani

DreamWorks Animation SKG has named Alex Schwartz head of development, responsible for overseeing the development of all projects at the toon factory. She fills the position vacated ... Continue Reading →