Sherman Joins DreamWorks Animation Board

DreamWorks Animation SKG has elected David Geffen Co. CEO Richard Sherman to its board of directors. The news follows the recent departure of DreamWorks co-founder David Geffen. Sherman ... Continue Reading →

Fukuto Heads Animation at Film Roman

Film Roman, the animation house behind The Simpsons, King of the Hill, Tripping the Rift, Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! and a number of other series, has promoted Jay Fukuto to oversee all of the ... Continue Reading →

Seales Named VP of Production at Cartoon Network

Nathania Seales has been promoted to VP of production for Cartoon Network On-Air. Formerly senior director of on-air production, Seales will oversee production of programs, on-air promotions, ... Continue Reading →

Woolverton Gets WGA Animation Award

Lion King scribe Linda Woolverton has received the eleventh annual Animation Writing Award for lifetime achievement from the Writers Guild of America, West’s Animation Writers ... Continue Reading →

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 →
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