Family of Slain Animator Speaks Out

The family of Paul Boyd, the 39-year-old Canadian animator who was gunned down by police on Aug. 13, has released a statement to the media in an effort to let people know who Paul was ... Continue Reading →

Hamm Developing at Starz Media

Following a turn as exec VP of TV at Sam Raimi’s Ghost House Pictures, William Hamm has been joined the Starz Media team as exec VP of creative development, reports Daily Variety. ... Continue Reading →

Grondin Joins Cookie Jar as Producer

As it focuses on expanding its slate of original productions, Cookie Jar Ent. has brought on Susie Grondin as an in-house producer. Based in the company’s Toronto headquarters, ... Continue Reading →

It’s Jerry Time with Jerry and Orrin Zucker

The underdog came out on top for once when the no-budget animated web series It’s Jerry Time became the first video blog to win an Emmy during the 34th Annual Creative Arts & ... Continue Reading →

Wolfe Leads Development at Cookie Jar

Cookie Jar Ent. has appointed Melissa Wolfe director of development. Working out of the Los Angeles office, she will report to Ann Austen, senior VP of development and U.S. television/video ... Continue Reading →

Fox Nixes Comic-Con Plans

The Los Angeles Times reports that 20th Century Fox has yanked some of its high-profile movies out of this year’s Comic-Con, which kicks off next week in San Diego, Calif. The ... Continue Reading →

Rogan Knocked Up for Green Hornet

Actor/writer Seth Rogan exercised his comedy chops in the Judd Apatow comedies The 40 Year Old Virgin and Knocked Up, but is he ready to exchange karate chops as a comic-book superhero? ... Continue Reading →

Heroes Supervisor Joins Eden FX

Hollywood-based visual effects studio Eden FX has brought on Mark Kolpack as visual effects supervisor. Kolpack, who most recently supervised effects on the hit NBC series Heroes, has ... Continue Reading →

Schwartz Heads Global Production at SPTI

Former Warner Bros Animation president Sander Schwartz has joined Sony Pictures Television International (SPTI), the division of Sony Pictures Ent. responsible for all television, mobile ... Continue Reading →

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 →