Cort Lane

15 Minutes With Cort Lane

Cort Lane, VP of Animation Production & Development, Marvel Animag: People always want to know how you got into the business: What was your first big break? Cort Lane: I was working ... Continue Reading →
Mike Hopkins

Mike Hopkins Is Hulu’s New CEO

Hulu has named Mike Hopkins as its CEO. Acting CEO Andy Forssell is leaving the company. Hopkins, who has been a Hulu board member since 2011, was most recently president of distribution ... Continue Reading →
John Canemaker

A Tale of Two Johns

Last week would have been John Lennon’s 73rd birthday, a fact that was widely recognized around the world. While a lot of people realize that in addition to being a legendary ... Continue Reading →
Bill Watterson

Elusive ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ Creator Talks Toons

It would be hard to find an animator working in the industry today who isn’t a fan of Bill Watterson’s, the elusive and hugely talented creator of the seminal Calvin and ... Continue Reading →
Ed Helms

Ed Helms Working on Animated Sitcom for NBC

The Office actor Ed Helms seems to have a soft spot for animated projects. The comic actor, who has voiced characters on Family Guy, Monsters vs. Aliens, Ugly Americans, and more recently ... Continue Reading →
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‘Toy Story of Terror’ Scares Up Big Numbers for ABC

Halloween celebrations got an early start on Wednesday (Oct. 16) night on ABC as the network premiered the half-hour special Toy Story of Terror!. The show placed No. 1 among total ... Continue Reading →
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Framestore Heats Up Toaster Strudel Campaign

Framestore’s new LA studio, teamed up with Saatchi & Saatchi NY, has crafted a series of whimsical commercials and an online short for Pillsbury’s Toaster Strudel breakfast ... Continue Reading →
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Publisher IDW Launches Entertainment Division

IDW Publishing, publisher of over 300 original comic-book and graphic novel properties, has a launched a new division—IDW Entertainment—to fund and develop new TV properties based ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Picks ‘Wanda and the Alien’

International kids’ content distributor CAKE has inked a deal with Nickelodeon to broadcast the new animated preschool series Wanda and the Alien (52 x 10) on over 70 Nickelodeon ... Continue Reading →
Henry Selick

Henry Selick to Direct ‘A Tale Dark & Grimm’

Stop-motion master Henry Selick is moving to the world of live-action. The Oscar-nominated director of classics such as Coraline and A Nightmare Before Christmas has signed on to direct ... Continue Reading →
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