Michael Fukushima

Michael Fukushima Named EP of NFB English Program Studio

The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) has named Michael Fukushima as Executive Producer of the acclaimed English Program Animation Studio in Montreal. The celebrated director first ... Continue Reading →
DeMicco, Sanders

Sanders, DeMicco Receive Original Vision Award

The opening night party for the World Animation & VFX Summit not only offered industry professionals from around the globe the chance to meet, reconnect and swap stories against ... Continue Reading →
Eric Barba

Digital Domain Promotes Barba to CCO

Venice-based studio Digital Domain 3.0 Oscar-winning vfx supervisor Eric Barba to Chief Creative Officer/senior vfx supervisor. In his expanded role, Barba, will help to drive the development ... Continue Reading →
Jeremy Clapin

Jeremy Clapin and the Art of ‘Palmipedarium’

French animator Jeremy Clapin first caught the attention of the festival world with his highly original, funny and dark short Skhizein in 2008, which won awards at Annecy and the Cannes ... Continue Reading →
Rick Glankler

FremantleMedia Kids Welcomes Rick Glankler

FremantleMedia has appointed Rick Glankler, previously of Mattel/Fisher-Price where he was in charge of HIT Entertainment brands, to the role of EVP/General Manager of Kids & Family ... Continue Reading →
PGA-150

Chris Meledandri to Receive PGA Visionary Award

The Producers Guild of America will be honoring Illumination Entertainment founder and CEO Chris Meledandri with its 2014 Visionary Award, which will be presented at the Producers Guild ... Continue Reading →
Marcia Wallace

Marcia Wallace, Voice of Edna Krabappel, Dies at 70

Emmy award-winning actress Marcia Wallace, who voiced the role of Bart’s teacher, Edna Krabappel on The Simpsons, passed away on Friday. She was in failing health for the past ... Continue Reading →
Sander Schwartz

Sander Schwartz Launches New Indie Venture

Former FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment exec VP Sander Schwartz is forming an indie TV production company, according to TBI Vision’s Jesse Whittock. The TV animation ... Continue Reading →
Lou Scheimer

R.I.P. Lou Scheimer (1929-2013)

We are sad to report that TV animation giant Lou Scheimer has passed away at the age of 85. The Emmy and Grammy award-winning producer, was one of the original founders of Filmation ... Continue Reading →
Cort Lane

15 Minutes With Cort Lane

Cort Lane, VP of Animation Production & Development, Marvel Animag: People always want to know how you got into the business: What was your first big break? Cort Lane: I was working ... Continue Reading →