R.I.P. Kerwin ‘Sinbad’ Matthews

Kerwin Matthews, star of the 1958 Ray Harryhausen classic The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad, has passed away at the age of 81. The actor worked steadily in film and television between 1954 ... Continue Reading →

UPA Co-founder Hilberman Dies

David Hilberman, one of the founders of legendary cartoon studio United Pictures of America (UPA), died on July 5 the age of 96. The Bambi animator passed away at a hospital in Stanford, ... Continue Reading →

Fox Animation Gets New Production VP

Karen Rupert Toliver has replaced John Cohen as VP of production at 20th Century Fox Animation, according to Daily Variety. Reporting to president Vanessa Morrison, Toliver will be ... Continue Reading →

Foothill Ups Ryan to Exec VP of Sales

Television sales veteran Patricia Ryan has been promoted to exec VP of sales for Foothill Ent.’s international sales team. For the past year, she has been a consultant for the ... Continue Reading →

Helmintoller Heads Creative at S4 Studios

Thomas Helmintoller has been hired to the newly created post of creative director at S4 Studios, a design and production studio specializing in 3D animation, visual effects, entertainment ... Continue Reading →

DisneyToons President Ousted

As part of a restructuring plan, Disney has reassigned Sharon Morrill, who has served as president of the DisneyToons direct-to-video feature unit since 1994. With a year and a half ... Continue Reading →

Student Academy Award Winners

The aim of every film student is to make an award-winning short that earns them recognition on a global scale and opens doors to a lucrative career in the entertainment industry. However, ... Continue Reading →

Ross Developing at DreamWorks Ani

Former Nickelodeon Movies exec Damon Ross has joined the DreamWorks Animation team as a senior development executive in charge of acquiring and developing literary projects and other ... Continue Reading →

Judson Tapped as New President of Warner Bros. Animation

Veteran digital media and children’s TV exec Lisa Judson has been named as the new president of Warner Bros. Animation. Warner Bros. TV Group president Bruce Rosenblum, to whom ... Continue Reading →

Atlantyca Makes Executive Decisions

Claudia Mazzucco has been named CEO of Italian production company Atlantyca Ent. The appointment was announced by chairman Pietro Marietti, who has also hired on Caterina Vacchi as ... Continue Reading →