Rubber Duck Names new Production, Development Head

Laura Clunie has been appointed head of production and development at Rubber Duck Entertainment (RDE), the television production and development arm of Contender Entertainment Group. ... Continue Reading →

Guerilla FX Adds Two to Talent Roster

Visual effects, production, post finishing, design and interactive studio Guerilla FX has expanded its team with the addition of creative director/effects supervisor/director John Bair ... Continue Reading →

Nixon to Develop Comedies for Calon TV

Alan Nixon, former head of entertainment at Channel 5, has joined U.K. animation shop Calon TV to develop the company’s comedy programming. Having worked with many of Britain’s ... Continue Reading →

Geffen Exits DreamWorks Animation Board

During Tuesday’s quarterly earnings conference call, DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg announced that DreamWorks co-founder David Geffen has stepped down from the DreamWorks ... Continue Reading →

Mater Takes Center Stage: A chat with Victor Navone and Rob Gibbs, co-directors of the new Disney/Pixar TV Cars Toons.

This week marks the premiere of Pixar’s Cars Toons, a three-part shorts series featuring Mater, the rusty tow truck which befriended Lightning McQueen in the 2005 feature. The ... Continue Reading →

Digital Domain Names Plumer CEO

Visual effects shop Digital Domain has hired Cliff Plumer as CEO, and has promoted Kevin Weston to chief financial officer. Former CEO Mark Miller will remain with the company as president. ... Continue Reading →

Guerilla FX Hires Miller as TD

Vance Miller has joined New York-based independent production, design, effects and post finishing house Guerilla FX (GFX) as character animator/technical director. He comes to Guerilla ... Continue Reading →

Animators Among Happiest Workers in America?

AnimationMentor.com, an online character animation school created by animators for animators, today pointed out key findings from an animation industry survey that suggests a healthy ... Continue Reading →

Richberger Takes VP Gig at Turner Animation

Veteran research strategist Lanie Richberger has been named VP of research for Turner Broadcasting System Inc.’s Animation, Young Adults and Kids Media (AYAKM) group. Richberger ... Continue Reading →

City of Rott, Dead Fury Creator Frank Sudol

With Halloween fast approaching, we thought we’d take some time to get to know one of the few people making feature-length, animated horror movies. What’s more Frank Sudol ... Continue Reading →