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Sander Schwartz Exits FremantleMedia Kids & Family

Sander Schwartz, President of Kids & Family Entertainment FremantleMedia, is leaving the company later this month to pursue new business opportunities in television production. ... Continue Reading →
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Meet the Buyers: 2013 Edition

Before you attempt to rub elbows with key toon buyers at the MIPCOM market, grease those puppies up with the inside scoop on their likes, dislikes and possible conversation starters. Ashley ... Continue Reading →
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Katzenberg’s MIPCOM Keynote Tackles Evolving Industry

This year’s MIPCOM Personality of the Year, DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg, delivered his keynote speech at the Cannes event today, during which he theorized about ... Continue Reading →
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Turner Ups Persson to VP Acquisitions and Co-Pros

Turner Broadcasting has promoted Cecilia Persson to the newly created role of VP, Acquisitions & Co-Productions, Kids, EMEA and International. Persson will oversee and negotiate ... Continue Reading →
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Rising Stars of Animation

2013’s crop of up-and-coming animators proves there’s still room for originality and inventiveness in the toon landscape.       Graham Annable Graham Annable Co-director, ... Continue Reading →
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Bolognini Named Partner, EP at Scoundrel VFX

Visual-effects production studio Scoundrel has added prolific visual-effects producer Raoul Bolognini as a partner and executive producer. “Scoundrel is a boutique company with ... Continue Reading →
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The Scoop on New Season of ‘Legend of Korra’

With the new season of Legend of Korra set to debut on Nickelodeon on Friday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m., now seemed like a great time for us to sit down with show creators Bryan Konietzko ... Continue Reading →
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Guru Appoints Lambur Director of Sales

Guru Studio has appointed Ian Lambur to the new role of director of sales. Reporting to VP Mary Bredin, Lambur will manage worldwide sales of the company’s programs, which include ... Continue Reading →
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Digital Domain Expands Vancouver Studio With Leadership, Creative Talent

Digital Domain 3.0 is expanding its Vancouver studio with new leadership and creative talent. The company announced it has promoted veteran visual effects producer Kelly L’Estrange ... Continue Reading →
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Culbert Appointed VP of Production at Mercury Filmworks

Ottawa-based animation studio Mercury Filmworks has hired industry veteran Marianne Culbert to the post of Vice President of Production, joining the Company’s industry-leading ... Continue Reading →