Wahl Named LAIKA CEO

Dale Wahl has been appointed CEO of LAIKA, Phil Knight’s animation company formerly known as Vinton Studios. Effective Oct. 3, Wahl will take over for interim CEO Robert Harold, ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Animation Makes Executive Decisions

With direct-to-video releases and Broadway musicals being added to DreamWorks Animation’s production slate, the studio is restructuring its ranks, naming Shark Tale producer Bill ... Continue Reading →

FOX Inks Family Guy’s Goodman

Writer David Goodman has signed a seven-figure deal with 20th Century Fox Television to stay on as exec producer and showrunner of the hit primetime animated series Family Guy, according ... Continue Reading →

Stuart Snyder Named GM of TBS’ GameTap

Former Cinar Corp. president and CEO Stuart Snyder has been appointed general manager of GameTap, Turner Broadcasting System’s unique broadband entertainment network offering ... Continue Reading →

Don "Inspector Gadget" Adams Dies

Don Adams, the actor best known as Maxwell Smart on the classic spy spoof TV series Get Smart, died from a lung infection in Los Angeles, Calif. on Sept. 25. With his distinctive inflection ... Continue Reading →

Tiles in Place as G4 Prez

Neal Tiles has been appointed president of growing cable outlet G4–videogame tv, stepping in for Network founder Charles Hirschhorn. In addition, Dale Hopkins has been promoted ... Continue Reading →

MGA Ent. Sends Hurricane Relief Aid

The BRATZ dolls and animated productions may be all about celebrating fashion and hanging out at the mall with your cool friends, but the company behind them is showing a lot of compassion ... Continue Reading →

Marsh Takes Prez Gig at Disney Channel

Daily Variety reports that Walt Disney Co. exec Gary Marsh has been appointed president of entertainment for Disney Channel Worldwide. During his 17-year tenure at the Mouse House, ... Continue Reading →

Judah Heads New Indigo L.A. Office

Film veteran Vicky Judah has been tapped to run a new Los Angeles office for London-based Indigo Film & Television, distributor of such animated productions as Z Force, Nine Dog ... Continue Reading →

The Man Who Would Be Yoda!

Revenge of the Sith Animation Supervisor Jamy Wheless Frank Oz may be the voice of the little green guy from the planet Dagobah, but a good deal of Yoda’s performance in Star ... Continue Reading →