B.C. Cartoonist Hart Dies

Johnny Hart, creator of the syndicated comic strip B.C. and co-creator Wizard of Id, has passed away as the age of 76. According to the Associated Press, he suffered a stroke at home ... Continue Reading →

Bonnell Leaves Atari

Infogrames co-founder Bruno Bonnell has left his varied positions at the company and Atari Inc., which Infogrames acquired in 2000. Since then, Bonnell has served as chairman of the ... Continue Reading →

Toon Artist Carol Lundberg Dies

Former Filmation Layout artist and character designer Carol Lundberg died on Feb. 11 at the age of 72. She worked at Filmation from 1969 until the early ’80s, and later lent her ... Continue Reading →

Lennard Named VP of Cartoon Network Europe Development

Turner Broadcasting Systems U.K. has promoted director of original animation Daniel Lennard to VP of original series and development for Cartoon Network Europe. In the newly created ... Continue Reading →

Studio B Taps New Directors

Kirsten Newlands has been promoted to the newly created position of head of production and Anthony Jiwa has been hired as director of marketing for Vancouver-based animation house Studio ... Continue Reading →

Pifer Heads Production at Entity FX

Visual effects company Entity FX has named Tricia Pifer to the newly formed position of head of production. The industry veteran joined Entity FX in 2004 after working with such leading ... Continue Reading →

Highlander’s Panzer Dies

Film producer Bill Panzer, whose credits include the Highlander film and TV series, passed away on March 17 from complications associated with a fall. He served as a co-exec producer ... Continue Reading →

Web Favorite ‘Odd’ Todd Rosenberg

Before YouTube debuted with countless videos of dudes getting kicked in the coin purse, one of the hottest things on the Internet was Laid Off, a series of animated shorts about a guy ... Continue Reading →

Venice to Lionize Burton

Tim Burton, the creative juggernaut behind such animated favorites as The Nightmare Before Christmas, James and the Giant Peach and Corpse Bride will be awarded the Golden Lion for ... Continue Reading →

Stan Lee Media Sues Marvel

Stan Lee Media, a company founded in 1998 by celebrated comic-book creator Stan Lee, is suing Marvel Ent. for $5 billion. Filed yesterday in United States District Court for the Southern ... Continue Reading →