CN Promotes Wigzell, Weidenfield

Cartoon Network has promoted two of its original executives, according to Cynopsis. Tramm Wigzell has been promoted to to VP of action-adventure for animation and live-action, while ... Continue Reading →

Robinson to Head Up Sony Deal at Gotham Group

Eric Robinson, a former executive with The Weinstein Co., has joined The Gotham Group as executive VP of production and development. Robinson’s main duty at the management and ... Continue Reading →

Gregg to Oversee Original Content at Teletoon

Alan Gregg has joined Teletoon Canada as its director of original content, effective April 19. Gregg will oversee development and production for Teletoons English and French networks ... Continue Reading →

VFX Veteran Rosenbaum Joins Digital Domain

Stephen Rosenbaum, who has won two Oscars for outstanding visual effects, has joined Digital Domain as a visual effects supervisor. Rosenbaum, whose Oscar wins came for the features ... Continue Reading →

Dietz and Schofield Open Pencil Test Studios

Mike Dietz and Ed Schofield, who between them have more than 30 years experience producing animation, have teamed up to form Pencil Test Studios. The new production company is based ... Continue Reading →

Hub Adds Six to Executive Team

The Hub ‘ the new kid-targeted network that’s a joint venture of Discovery and Hasbro ‘ has added six people to it executive team as it nears its autumn 2010 launch. The ... Continue Reading →

Drawn to Greatness

Director Don Hahn discusses his insightful new documentary Waking Sleeping Beauty, which travels back to 1984 to chart the rebirth of Disney’s creative spirit and a behind-the-scenes ... Continue Reading →

Davenport to Run Operations at Method Studios

Michael Davenport, a veteran VFX artist who most recently worked at Image Metrics, has joined Method Studios as VP of operations. Davenport will be based at Method’s location ... Continue Reading →

Veteran Animator Rudy Larriva Passes Away

We were saddened to hear about the recent passing of veteran Looney Tunes and Mr. Magoo animator Rudy Larriva. Associated Press reports that he passed away on February 19 in Irvine, ... Continue Reading →

Flame Expert Beardall Joins Framestore

Veteran Flame artist Mark Beardall has joined the commercials team at London-based visual effects house Framestore. Beardall has more than 10 years experience as a senior Flame artist ... Continue Reading →