Okada Named Square Enix Prez

Daishiro Okada has been named president and COO of Square Enix Inc., the publisher of Square Enix interactive products in North America. Okada, who has also been appointed to the company’s ... Continue Reading →

Artists Sought for Graphic Novels

Hollywood-based publisher Galaxy Press has plans to turn author L. Ron Hubbard’s 10-volume science fiction saga, Mission Earth, into the biggest graphic novel series and is holding ... Continue Reading →

DisneyToon Names Wolfe Publicity VP

Daily Variety reports that Elizabeth Wolfe has been promoted to the post of VP of publicity for DisneyToon Studios, the Mouse House’s prolific producer of moderately budgeted ... Continue Reading →

TV-Loonland Lands Dargaud’s Bannister

It’s official. TV-Loonland is determined to shake up the toon exec landscape in Europe. The latest news from the German company finds Justine Bannister, formerly distrib and acquisitions ... Continue Reading →

O’Donnell to Shine as Truelight Topper

DIC Entertainment veteran Kevin O’Donnell has been named the president of Truelight, a new Burbank-based production company launched Bakers Man, an internet-based tech, marketing ... Continue Reading →

Roth Inks Three-Year VES Contract

Eric Roth, exec director of the Visual Effects Society (VES) has pacted to stay on for at least three more years. The VES Board of Directors today announced the signing of a new contract ... Continue Reading →

Kubsch to Run Lucasfilm Animation Singapore

Christian (“Chris”) Kubsch is bringing more than 20 years of experience as an animation production exec to the role of general manager of Lucasfilm Animation Company Singapore ... Continue Reading →

Directors, Producer Talk Surf’s Up

The recent casting news gave us the opportunity to have a chat with a few of the creative minds behind Sony Pictures Animation’s upcoming CG penguin comedy feature, Surf’s ... Continue Reading →

Meet Eternal Gaze director Sam Chen at SIGGRAPH

Going to SIGGRAPH? Don’t forget to visit Animation Magazine at Booth #1124. Come and say hi, tell us about your animated projects and get a chance to meet Sam Chen, the award-winning ... Continue Reading →

Kaye to Head TV-Loonland Creative Affairs, Development

International animation producer/distributor TV-Loonland has appointed Kourtney Kaye head of creative affairs and development. A founding member of Women in Animation, Kaye will work ... Continue Reading →