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Award-winning director/writer Henry Selick has joined Vinton Studios as supervising director. The man behind such feaures as The Nightmare Before Christmas, James and the Giant Peach and Monkeybone will play a key role in Vinton’s aggressive move into feature film development and production. Selick joined Vinton Studios on May 17th [...]
Formerly executive VP DisneyToon Studios, Sharon Morrill has been promoted to president of the Mouse House’s newly formed division for video premiere releases and theatrical features, according to The Hollywood Reporter. She reports to Walt Disney Feature Animation president David Stainton. Upcoming productions to be overseen by Morrill include Mulan [...]
Neil D. Nicastro, chairman of the Board of Directors at Midway Games Inc., announced that he intends to resign immediately following the June 10 annual meeting of Midway stockholders. Nicastro has only said that he is stepping down for personal and professional reasons. Midway’s largest shareholders are Viacom CEO Sumner [...]
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bill Hilary has resigned as head of programming at Comedy Central, the Viacom-owned cable home of South Park and the new animated stand-up comedy series Shorties Watching Shorties. Hilary will leave at the end of August after four years with the network. Hilary’s decision to [...]
Just one day after Viacom Inc. president and CEO Mel Karmazin stepped down, Viacom Entertainment Group chairman Jonathan Dolgen has followed suit after more than a decade with the company. His resignation will be effective July 15. Dolgen’s decision to leave comes with news that Viacom chairman and CEO Sumner [...]
Andrea D’Amico has joined the team at visual effects shop Eden FX as executive producer. The announcement was made yesterday by Eden FX co-presidents Mark Miller and John Gross. In her new post, D’Amico will specialize in the production of feature film visual effects. "Eden FX has an excellent track [...]
Lee Orgel, a veteran of Broadway, TV and film industry passed away at his home May 12 at the age of 78. His career spanned 60 years beginning as the stage manager for MGM’s live presentations at the Capitol Theater in New York, after which he became one of the [...]
Khaki Jones has been promoted to vice president, original series, for Cartoon Network, it was announced today by Bob Higgins, senior VP of programming and development for Cartoon Network’s kids businesses. Jones will be responsible for overseeing the creative direction of more than 12 of the network’s newest original animated [...]
Former Craven-Maddalena president of production Rene M. Garcia has joined L.A.-based manga and animation house TOKYOPOP as VP of Film and Television. “Manga’s kinetic storytelling style and ever-increasing popularity put TOKYOPOP at the vanguard of a revolution in the entertainment industry,” says Garcia. “I can’t imagine a cooler assignment than [...]
The network executive shuffle continues at ABC Cable Networks Group. It was announced today that Donna Ebbs and Judy Taylor will be joining the team as VP of original movies and VP of casting for ABC Family and Disney Channel movies respectively. Ebbs will be responsible for the development and [...]