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Pennsylvania College of Art & Design Toasts First Animation & Game Grads

The small city of Lancaster, PA — known for its Amish heritage — is celebrating a high-tech milestone as the first graduating class of animators and game designers in the ... Continue Reading →
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Interactive & Games Pro Thierry Braille Joins Cyber Group Studios

Paris-based producer/distributor Cyber Group Studios announced Thursday it has brought Thierry Braille on board to run its new interactive division, as of January 1. Braille was formerly ... Continue Reading →
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The Sequence Group Turns 10

Award-winning creative studio The Sequence Group has just celebrated its 10th anniversary. Based in Vancouver, Canada and Melbourne, Australia (opened this year), The Sequence Group ... Continue Reading →
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James Pitaro Takes Over Disney Consumer Products

James Pitaro, current co-chair of Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media and president of Disney Interactive, will be stepping up as chairman of DCPI following the departure ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen’ Spreads Holiday Warmth

Disney’s Frozen is welcoming the holiday season with a celebratory “Family Is the Best Gif of All” message, television debuts on Disney Channel, new Disney Interactive content ... Continue Reading →
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Technicolor Adds Sean Mullen, David Kern in Expansion

Technicolor is expanding its animation and games division with the appointment of Sean Mullen as creative director and David Kern as games technical director. Mullen and Kern will be ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Vet Troy Skabelund Joins Starburns Industries

Former Disney Interactive finance leader Troy Skabelund will join the ranks of toon house Starburns Industries (Rick and Morty, Anomalisa) as Chief Financial Officer. Skabelund brings ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Interactive Slashes 700 Jobs

The Mouse House’s lone lame-duck operation Disney Interactive has made entertainment financial wags’ predictions come true by enacting an estimated 700 layoffs, or 26% of ... Continue Reading →
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Disney, Google Launch ‘Blank’ Animated Short

Disney Interactive has teamed up with Google to launch a new animated short film titled Blank: A Vinylmation Love Story. The 38-minute video will be available exclusively via Google ... Continue Reading →
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Apple Names ‘Disney Animated’ iPad App of 2013

The folks at Disney Interactive have something to crow about today as Apple has selected Disney Animated as its Best iPad App of 2013. Disney nabbed the honor for the first time ever ... Continue Reading →