Harryhausen Celebrates 90 with Theater, Exhibit Dedications

Visual effects pioneer Ray Harryhausen turned 90 today, and Sony Pictures Digital Productions has decided to honor his life and career by naming a screening theater on its Culver City ... Continue Reading →

Rising Stars of Animation: The 2010 Edition

Picking a handful of rising stars in animation gets more difficult every year simply because there are so many more outstanding new shorts, TV series, web toons and movies coming our ... Continue Reading →

Valentine to Oversee Production at Rubicon

Rubicon Studios has upped veteran animation producer Kerry Valentine to head of production at the company’s Woodland Hills facility. Valentine, who recently was supervising producer ... Continue Reading →

CBeebies Lifts Stewart to Head of Animation, Production

BBC children’s channel CBeebies has promoted Alison Stewart to head of production, animation and acquisitions. Stewart takes over for Kay Benbow, who was recently named controller ... Continue Reading →

Bartleman to Lead DHX Kids Production and Development

Canadian production company DHX Media has appointed Chris Bartleman to head up production and development of its DHX Kids division. Bartleman will oversee production and development ... Continue Reading →

Olivier Dumont Tapped to Head E1 Kids

E1 Entertainment has hired former TV Loonland executive Olivier Dumont as managing director of its E1 Kids division. Dumont will oversee all commercial and creative elements of E1 ... Continue Reading →

Shabnam Rezaei & Aly Jetha,Founders of Vancouver-based Big Bad Boo Studios

Animag Online: We’ve heard a lot of news about Big Bad Boo in the past few months. Can you update us about what’s new and exciting at the studio? Aly Jetha: Last time we ... Continue Reading →

Scurfield Exits Disney for Coolabi

U.K.-based animation production company Coolabi has hired former Disney executive Zoe Scurfield as is head of development and production. Scurfield will be in charge of development ... Continue Reading →

Cancer Claims Voltron Innovator Peter Keefe

Animation executive, creator and producer Peter Keefe, best known as the driving force behind the Voltron TV series, died May 27 from throat cancer in Rochester, N.Y. He was 58. Keefe ... Continue Reading →

Gary Coleman, Star of Live-Action and Animated Series, Dies

Actor Gary Coleman, a child TV star who once headlined his own animated TV series, died Friday in Utah after suffering a brain hemmorage. He was 42. Coleman rose to fame on the live-action ... Continue Reading →