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Iger Extends Disney Contract for 15 More Months

Disney Company CEO Robert Iger has added another 15 months to his contract after deciding against running for governor of California, says The Hollywood Reporter. Although Iger never ... Continue Reading →
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People on the Move: Beattie Upped at Tiger Aspect, Hidalgo Joins Turner EMEA

London-based Tiger Aspect (an Endemol Company) has announced Tom Beattie has been promoted to the position of Head of Animation and Children’s Programming at the studio. Since ... Continue Reading →
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‘Despicable Me 2' Breaks B.O. Records Overseas

Although the Universal/Illumination animated feature hasn’t opened in the U.S. yet, the film has already made over $41.5 million from only seven international territories. The pic, ... Continue Reading →
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D23 Expo to Offer Special ‘Planes’ Screening

D23: The Official Disney Fan Club will offer a special 3D screening of next month’s Planes feature. D23 Expo attendees will be among the first to see Disney’s Planes on ... Continue Reading →
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‘Phineas & Ferb: Mission Marvel’ to Premiere on Aug. 16

Two iconic universes collide when Marvel and Disney characters team up in Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel, a special Phineas and Ferb episode in which Marvel Super Heroes and the popular ... Continue Reading →
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Ironside Hired as Paramount’s VP of Brand Management

Paramount Pictures has tapped Sabrina Ironside to be its Senior VP of brand management, where she will be developing strategies for the new Paramount Animation division. She will report ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Jr. to Debut ‘Doc McStuffins’ Short-Form Spinoff

Fans of Disney’s acclaimed preschool series Doc McStuffins are going to feel better about the their summer TV viewing options. A new short-form series extension called The Doc ... Continue Reading →
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‘Monsters University’ Sets Pixar Record in Latin America

Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University has grossed over $31.7 million in Latin America during its opening weekend, setting a new all-time record for Pixar in the region. According ... Continue Reading →
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Brice Parker is New Animation Producer at Athena

Emeryville, Calif-based Athena Studios has signed CG animation production manager Brice Parker to the newly created position of Producer. Parker will oversee development of the studio’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Monsters U.’ Scares Up Terrific Business at No. 1

Mike and Sulley and the rest of the gang of collegiate scarers of Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University managed to scare up lots of tickets sales at the box office this past weekend. ... Continue Reading →