Mike and Tim Rauch on Animating StoryCorps

The real-life story of a 27-year romance is the inspiration for Danny and Annie, an animated short made by brothers Tim and Mike Rauch as part of the StoryCorps project for NPR, PBS ... Continue Reading →

Ant Bully, Futurama Producer Johns Dies

Alex Johns, a producer whose credits include the animated feature The Ant Bully as well as more than 70 episodes of Futurama, died Aug. 7 in Los Angeles. He was 43. According to Variety, ... Continue Reading →

Imageworks Educator Scoredos Dies at 63

Sande Scoredos, who had an impact on thousands of animators and visual effects artists as the longtime director of technical training and artist development for Sony Pictures Imageworks, ... Continue Reading →

Yale Signs on to CIS as Head of Digital Studio

Janet Yale, a veteran visual effects producer and executive, has joined CIS Vancouver as the head of digital studio. Yale come to job from working as an independent visual effect producer ... Continue Reading →

Method Ups Hansen to Creative Director

Visual-effects facility Method has promoted Claus Hansen to the post of creative director in charge of the creative finishing division. In his new role, Hansen will oversee all creative ... Continue Reading →

Maddox Heads up Development at Six Point Harness

Chapman Maddox has been named director of development for Six Point Harness Animation Studio. Maddox comes to the company from Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, where he worked in comedy ... Continue Reading →

Chuck Williams Joins Digital Domain Holdings

Former Disney animator Chuck Williams has joined Digital Domain Holdings’ new studio in Port St. Lucie, Fla., where he will produce and direct upcoming animated feature films ... Continue Reading →

Animator Merryman Joins Crash+Sues

Stop-motion animator Cari Merryman has joined production and post-production house Crash+Sues. Merryman, whose recent credits include working as a set decorator and propmaker on a commercial ... Continue Reading →

Rainmaker Signs Tang to Animation Development Deal

Wilson Tang has signed a first-look production deal with Rainmaker Entertainment to develop and direct animated digital features and content. Tang’s movie credits include concept ... Continue Reading →

CN Taps O’Neill as Scheduling Executive

Cartoon Network has tapped former Disney executive Rob O’Neill for the new position of VP program scheduling. O’Neill will supervise day-to-day on-air program scheduling ... Continue Reading →