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Disney’s Thomas O. Staggs Stepping Down
Presumed Bob Iger successor is departing COO post at Walt Disney Co. and leaving the company after 20 years.

Nine International TV Executives Head Up MIP Markets Kids Buyers Advisory Board
Reed MIDEM sets up Kids Buyers Board with Jules Borkent (Nickelodeon), Deirdre Brennan (Corus Kids), Karen Miller (Disney), Adina Pitt (Cartoon Network), et al.

Marvel Unveils Black Panther Products
Hasbro, LEGO, Funko and more plan goodies for superhero’s 50th anniversary, in line with theatrical feature and new comic from writer Ta-Nehisi Coates.

The Winners of the BAF Awards at FICCI Frames 2016 Are…
Indian Chambers of Commerce names animation, VFX and game industry winners — Chhota Bheem Himalayan Adventure from Green Gold nabs Animated Feature Prize.

Bartkira Nuclear Edition Book Launch & Exhibition Comes to Gallery Nucleus
Mash-up comic title launches in hardcover with an opening reception April 9 and art collection on display through April 24.

Thomas O. Staggs

Thomas O. Staggs