City of Rott, Dead Fury Creator Frank Sudol

With Halloween fast approaching, we thought we’d take some time to get to know one of the few people making feature-length, animated horror movies. What’s more Frank Sudol ... Continue Reading →

Jacobson Named Exec Producer at CafeFX

Visual effects shop CafeFX has appointed industry veteran Joni Jacobson exec producer and head of business development. Jacobson will oversee the company’s Los Angeles production ... Continue Reading →

Paul Newman: 1925-2008

Film legend Paul Newman passed away on Friday. The 83-year-old actor voiced the role of Doc Hudson in Disney/Pixar’s Cars before succumbing to cancer at his home near Westport, ... Continue Reading →

Duckman, Squirrel Boy Creator Everett Peck

With the first two seasons of the cult-favorite 1994 animated series Duckman finally available on DVD, we connected with series creator Everett Peck to discuss the genesis of the series ... Continue Reading →

Duckman, Squirrel Boy Creator Everett Peck

With the first two seasons of the cult-favorite 1994 animated series Duckman finally available on DVD, we connected with series creator Everett Peck to discuss the genesis of the series ... Continue Reading →

Hudlin Leaves BET

After delivering a stirring case for BET Animation at the San Diego Comic-Con, BET president Reginald Hudlin is leaving the cable network just as it’s starting to show promise ... Continue Reading →

New GMs for Disney Animation, Pixar

Disney animation exec Andrew Millstein has been named general manager for Walt Disney Animation Studios, and visual effects veteran Jim Morris has been appointed general manager of ... Continue Reading →

Fischler Overseeing Vfx at LAIKA/house

Former DreamWorks Animation artist Ben Fischler has been hired as visual effects supervisor for LAIKA/house, the commercial division of Phil Knight’s LAIKA animation studio. The ... Continue Reading →

Peanuts Animator Bill Melendez Dies

Bill Melendez, the Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning animator best known for bringing Charles M. Schulz’s Peanuts characters to life, died on the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 2 at ... Continue Reading →

TELETOON Fills Marketing Jobs

Canadian broadcaster TELETOON has appointed Russell Ward to the post of VP of marketing, and has promoted Natalie Cunningham to director of marketing. Both appointments are effective ... Continue Reading →