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Sony Pictures Imageworks President Tim Sarnoff announced today that Stan Szymanski has been promoted to Sr. VP of digital production for the Company. The appointment is effective immediately. Szymanski served eight years as VP of digital production for Imageworks, during which time he supervised the overall direction and day-to-day operation [...]
Hari Varma, visual effects animation director for the hit Tamil feature film, Boys, has joined Toonz Animation India as director of computer graphics and visual effects. Boys won the Seagate Award for Excellence in Animation for Films. Varma was also visual effects animation supervisor for the award-winning Hindi feature Koi…Mil [...]
Corus Ent. has promoted Joanna Webb to the position of VP of Programming. In her new role, Webb will continue to be responsible for driving ratings on YTV, Treehouse and Discovery Kids. She will also remain acting director of programming on W Network, Corus’ specialty network for women. Webb joined [...]
As Sony Pictures Animation plugs away at its recently announced first feature, Open Season, the studio announces that Paul Gerard has been promoted to the position of creative executive. In his new role, Gerard will work on a number of full-length CG feature films in development and actively seek out [...]
ShoPro Ent., a global licensor specializing in animation, entertainment production and merchandising for such properties as Hamtaro, Inuyasha, MegaMan NT Warrior and Mirmo Zibang!, has promoted Cynthia Money to the post of VP, consumer products. The announcement follows on the heels of recently formed partnerships with Decipher, Lollytogs, Mattel, Kids’ [...]
In their tireless efforts to rally Walt Disney Co. shareholder support for their "Save Disney" crusade, former Mouse House chairman Roy Disney and Shamrock Holdings partner Stanley Gold have penned another letter urging a the replacement of Disney Chairman and CEO Michael Eisner and Board members John Bryson, Judith Estrin [...]
Nonprofit educational organization Sesame Workshop has named Jeffrey Fleishman director of business operations, interactive media. Fleishman will contribute to the management of many existing partnerships as well as the development of new revenue streams and distribution opportunities. Fleishman joins Sesame Workshop following the completion of his MBA at Kellogg School [...]
Longtime Disney artist and Imagineering designer John Hench passed away from heart failure Thursday morning at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, Calif. He served as the official Mickey Mouse portrait artist and his designs were employed in both animated features and Disney theme park attractions. The Toluca Lake, [...]
Roy E. Disney’s anti-Eisner campaign moves to Philadelphia next month, where the Walt Disney Co. will have its annual meeting on March 3. Disney and Stanley P. Gold have invited Mouse House shareholders to a SaveDisney.com briefing and reception on March 2 at the Loews Hotel, 1200 Market Street, from [...]
Alice Cahn has been named VP of development for Cartoon Network’s kids businesses, focusing on original entertainment programming for children 4-7. Cahn will be based in New York and report directly to Sr. VP of programming and development Bob Higgins. Her hire is part of a shifting of job descriptions [...]