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Lindsay Watson Tapped as Head of Animation for Kindle Ent.

BAFTA-winning British production company Kindle Entertainment has hired on animation producer and consultant Lindsay Watson as Head of Animation. She will be jumping into development ... Continue Reading →
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Jorge Gutierrez Named in LA Times AMPAS Diversity Nominees

The Los Angeles Times has released a multimedia report listing 100 people making a difference in increasing diversity in Hollywood, submitting the names to the Academy of Motion Picture ... Continue Reading →
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Michael Eames Named Global Director of Animation for Framestore

Framestore has appointed internationally renowned animator Michael Eames as Global Director of Animation (Film). Eames will be based in London and will oversee Framestore’s diverse ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Supe & Producer James Tichenor Joins FuseFX

FuseFX has hired Emmy-nominated VFX Supervisor and Producer James Tichenor onto its Vancouver studio team. The Canadian native will produce and supervise visual effects for television, ... Continue Reading →
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Studio Ghibli Animator Makiko Futaki Dies Age 57

Makiko Futaki, a long time Japanese feature animator whose most recent work was on Hiromasa Yonebayashi’s When Marnie Was There, died May 13 of an “unspecified illness,” ... Continue Reading →
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Jennifer Howell Named Development Head for DreamWorks Animation

After serving as Head of Comedy at Paramount for the last two-and-a-half years, Jennifer Howell has joined DreamWorks Animation as its new Head of Development, Deadline reports. Howell ... Continue Reading →
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Phil Tippett’s Week: Uncovered ‘Star Wars’ Pics, AMA and HoloGrid Demos

Special effects legend Phil Tippett has three pretty cool pieces of news to share this week. It seems that he found and developed a roll of film from the making of the original Star ... Continue Reading →
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Voice of Scrooge McDuck Alan Young Dies Age 96

Actor and comedian Alan Young, best known for starring as Wilbur on the classic 1960s sitcom Mr. Ed and as the voice of Scrooge McDuck in Disney’s DuckTales and other television ... Continue Reading →
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Skyrocket Taps Jared Wolfson to Lead New Media Division

L.A.-based Skyrocket Toys, a leading domestic manufacturer of tech toys and consumer products, has appointed kids and family entertainment executive and producer Jared Wolfson to lead ... Continue Reading →
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GBI’s Stone Newman Takes on Global Marketing

Genius Brands International has promoted industry vet Stone Newman from President of Global Consumer Products to President of Global Consumer Products & Marketing, per an announcement ... Continue Reading →