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 →

Cosgrove Hall Names Utley Managing Director

Prolific U.K. animation studio Cosgrove Hall Films has a new managing director in Anthony Utley, the former worldwide director of TV distribution for BBC Worldwide. Utley will officially ... Continue Reading →

Sony Animation Ups Hopper in Creative Affairs

Nate Hopper has been promoted to senior VP of creative affairs for Sony Pictures Animation. Hooper has served as VP of creative affairs since joining the studio’s toon division ... Continue Reading →

TV-Loonland Names New Chief Corporate Development Officer

Peter Urie has been appointed chief corporate development officer for TV-Loonland, a Germany-based independent production and distribution company with offices in the U.S., Europe and ... Continue Reading →

Flock Migrates to Exec VP role at THQ

THQ Inc. has appointed veteran video game industry exec Kelly Flock to the newly created position of exec VP of worldwide publishing. Reporting directly to THQ president and CEO Brian ... Continue Reading →

Pixar Story Man, Voice Killed

Pixar head of story Joe Ranft, who also lent his voice to such hits as Monsters, Inc, Finding Nemo and The Incredibles, was killed in an automobile accident Tuesday. The voice behind ... Continue Reading →

Hahn Named Nick’s Int’l Development VP

MTV Networks has appointed Nina Hahn to the newly created position of VP of international development for Nickelodeon. Based in London, she will report to Marjorie Cohn, exec VP of ... Continue Reading →