VFX Veteran Rosenbaum Joins Digital Domain

Stephen Rosenbaum, who has won two Oscars for outstanding visual effects, has joined Digital Domain as a visual effects supervisor. Rosenbaum, whose Oscar wins came for the features ... Continue Reading →

Dietz and Schofield Open Pencil Test Studios

Mike Dietz and Ed Schofield, who between them have more than 30 years experience producing animation, have teamed up to form Pencil Test Studios. The new production company is based ... Continue Reading →

Hub Adds Six to Executive Team

The Hub ‘ the new kid-targeted network that’s a joint venture of Discovery and Hasbro ‘ has added six people to it executive team as it nears its autumn 2010 launch. The ... Continue Reading →

Drawn to Greatness

Director Don Hahn discusses his insightful new documentary Waking Sleeping Beauty, which travels back to 1984 to chart the rebirth of Disney’s creative spirit and a behind-the-scenes ... Continue Reading →

Davenport to Run Operations at Method Studios

Michael Davenport, a veteran VFX artist who most recently worked at Image Metrics, has joined Method Studios as VP of operations. Davenport will be based at Method’s location ... Continue Reading →

Veteran Animator Rudy Larriva Passes Away

We were saddened to hear about the recent passing of veteran Looney Tunes and Mr. Magoo animator Rudy Larriva. Associated Press reports that he passed away on February 19 in Irvine, ... Continue Reading →

Flame Expert Beardall Joins Framestore

Veteran Flame artist Mark Beardall has joined the commercials team at London-based visual effects house Framestore. Beardall has more than 10 years experience as a senior Flame artist ... Continue Reading →

Pixar Executive Jumps to Twitter

Pixar Animation Studios is losing its chief financial officer and senior VP of planning to Twitter. The internet messaging company has hired Ali Rowghani away from the animation studio. ... Continue Reading →

Nicky Phelan, Director, Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty

A curmudgeonly grandmother offers her view of a classic story in Brown Bag Films’ brilliant Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty. The talented animators at Dublin-based ... Continue Reading →

Chorion Appoints Cipolla, Knepfer

Chorion has appointed Steve Cipolla as executive VP of global licensing and sales, and Tamra Knepfer as executive VP of brand management and marketing. Knepfer previously was senior ... Continue Reading →