Comic-Con Founder Shel Dorf Dies

Shel Dorf, a major figure in founding and organizing the annual San Diego Comic-Con, died Nov. 3 at the age of 76. A lifelong fan of comic strips, comic books and their creators, Dorf ... Continue Reading →

Kyle Baker Talks About Showtime’s Dexter Toon

Considering that the fourth season premiere of Dexter, Showtime’s popular drama about everyone’s favorite serial killer, generated 1.5 million viewers, it’s not surprising ... Continue Reading →

Cookie Jar Catches McGowan for VP post

Cookie Jar Entertainment has hired industry veteran Jim McGowan as senior VP digital content and distribution. McGowan comes to the job from his own consulting company, where he negotiated ... Continue Reading →

TV-Loonland CEO Steps Down

Simon Flamank will be leaving his post as CEO of TV-Loonland for the job of COO/CFO of Handmade PLC. ‘The last three and a half years have been both the most rewarding and also ... Continue Reading →

Zucker Signs on to Z Animation

Director Orrin Zucker has signed on with Z Animation, an independent commercial animation and design company. Zucker is best known as the co-creator ‘ along with his brother, ... Continue Reading →

Prime Focus Adds Welch to Executive Suite

Prime Focus has hired veteran entertainment industry executive O.D. Welch as its COO for North America, assigning him responsibility for the company’s post-production and visual ... Continue Reading →

Hasbro Studios Hires Steiner, Licht

Hasbro Studios continues to fill its executive ranks, naming to new positions Linda Steiner and Lisa Licht. Steiner comes to the post of head of girls and preschool programming most ... Continue Reading →

Warner Bros. Animation Fills Out Executive Roster

Three executives are taking on new top-level positions in Warner Bros. Animation, completing a revamp of its management team. Peter Girardi is the studio’s new senior VP of series ... Continue Reading →

Coraline Director Selick Moves on From Laika

Stop-motion animator Henry Selick is leaving his position at Portland-based studio Laika. Selick joined the studio in 2004 as supervising director. He wrote and directed the studio’s ... Continue Reading →

Dave Anderson, Co-Creator of Dog Judo

London-based toon shop 12foot6, founded by Dave Anderson and Tom Mortimer, is gearing up to bring more howling entertainment to fans who were won over by their viral Virgin Mobile campaign, ... Continue Reading →