O’Connor Takes Over DreamWorks’ Books

Heather O’Connor has been promoted to the position of chief accounting officer of DreamWorks Animation, replacing Phil Cross who is stepping down. O’Connor will take over ... Continue Reading →

Roy Disney, Known as ‘Soul’ of the Studio, Dies at 79

Roy E. Disney, Walt’s nephew and longtime exec producer and senior exec at the Disney Studio passed away today (Wednesday, Dec. 16) in Newport beach, Calif. after a year-long ... Continue Reading →

Henry Selick on This Morning’s Golden Globe Nomination for Coraline:

On Being Nominated: This is such a nice validation. This award season experience has been nothing like I’ve experienced before. I am thrilled that our movie wasn’t forgotten. ... Continue Reading →

Cloudy Directors Chat About Golden Globe Nomination:

Chris Miller and Phil Lord had just finished breakfast at the S&W diner in Culver City when we reached them to get their reactions to their Golden Globe nomination for Cloudy with ... Continue Reading →

Marvel Chief Maisel Steps Aside

David Maisel will step down as chairman of Marvel Studios when the company’s acquisition by Disney is completed at the end of the month. Maisel joined the studio in 2004 and was ... Continue Reading →

Kochi to Head Toei’s Europe Office

Ryuji Kochi has been named VP of Toei Animation’s Europe Office. In the new job, announced by director of the company’s international department Kanji Kazahaya, Kochi will ... Continue Reading →

Kalangis to Head Up Originals at marblemedia

Filmmaker and producer Johnny Kalangis has joined marblemedia as its creative director for the interactive division. In the new role, Kalangis will oversee all of the company’s ... Continue Reading →

Desai Joins HIT as COO

Sangeeta Desai has joined HIT Entertainment as the entertainment provider’s new chief operating officer. In her new job, Desai will oversee business development, global brand ... Continue Reading →

Moujaes Heads Up Original Entertainment for FUNimation

Animation veteran Chris Moujaes has joined FUNimation Entertainment as director of original entertainment. Moujaes comes to FUNimation from the post of president and chief creative ... Continue Reading →

Cookie Jar Reaches into South Korea

Cookie Jar Group is opening an office in South Korea and naming C.J. Lee as VP of distribution. Lee will focus on development and production opportunities for the company in South Korea ... Continue Reading →