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Donna Friedman Meir Joins Board of Children Now

Donna Friedman Meir, owner and founder of cross-media outfit Lemonade Creative Consulting, has been elected to serve on the board of California’s health and education policy advocacy ... Continue Reading →
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Girerd Discusses the Making of ‘Mia and the Migoo’

French animator Jacques-Rémy Girerd Looks Back at Mia and the Migoo This month, French animator Jacques-Remy Girerd’s traditionally animated feature Mia and the Migoo (produced by ... Continue Reading →
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Arc Productions Promotes Young to COO, Pres

Arc Productions, formerly known as Starz Animation, continues its management restructuring under its new Canadian owners in preparation for expanded growth. After four and a half years ... Continue Reading →
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Swartz Departs as VP of Original Series at Cartoon Network

Rob Swartz is leaving his job as VP of original series at Cartoon Network to return to producing, reports Deadline.com. In three years at the network, Swartz oversaw development and ... Continue Reading →
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Moves: Isono at BIRD; Bell Upped at MPC; Emigh to NTropic

It’s good to see businesses expanding and hiring, and people in VFX and animation getting new opportunities. Here’s a few recent moves: BIRD, a full-service, strategic ... Continue Reading →
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MoCCA Adds Levitz, Uslan to Advisory Board

Former DC Comics president and publisher Paul Levitz and Batman movie producer Michael Uslan have joined the board of advisors for the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art. MoCCA’s ... Continue Reading →
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Animated People: Mike Disa, Director of ‘Hoodwinked Too!’

A native of Chicago, Mike Disa brings an extensive resume to the task of co-writing and directing Hoodwinked Too!: Hood vs. Evil. Starting out in video games and TV, Disa worked his ... Continue Reading →
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Kavaleer Hires Commercial, Animation Vet Jackie Leonard

Ireland’s Kavaleer Productions has added veteran producer Jackie Leonard to build its commercial department and manage its animation productions. Leonard comes to Kavaleer with ... Continue Reading →
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Word on ‘la Rue’: MIPTV Executive Questions

Find out what’s on the minds of those bustling animation executives racing around the Palais at MIPTV with our annual run down of their musings on the industry, new media and ... Continue Reading →
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Disgusted Animation Exec Brings Nothing to MIPTV Market

After many years of cluttering the market with cheaply produced, nasty-looking animated shows about robots, aliens, baby dolls who look like tiny Parisian hookers and yellow Japanese ... Continue Reading →