Kelly Betz

Kelly Betz Named CFO of DreamWorks Animation

DreamWorks Animation has named Kelly Betz Chief Financial Officer. The appointment, effective immediately, was jointly announced by Margie Cohn, President of DreamWorks Animation Television ... Continue Reading →
Why Unicorn Drinks

Binge Bros. Options C.W. Moss’ Humorous ‘Unicorn’ Cartoon Books

Vancouver-based Binge Bros. Productions has optioned the darkly humorous, irreverent cartoon collections Unicorn Being a Jerk and Why Unicorn Drinks by author-illustrator C.W. Moss. ... Continue Reading →
Karen Disher

Blue Sky Announces First Female-Directed Movie ‘Foster’

Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios (Ferdinand, Ice Age, Rio) have announced their 15th animated movie, working titled Foster, being co-directed by Karen Disher and Steve Martino (The ... Continue Reading →
The Highway Rat

Cape Town Animation Fest Lines Up Local & International Speakers

Celebrated creative minds and experienced executives from the global industry will be assembling in South Africa next month, when Animation SA presents the seventh annual Cape Town ... Continue Reading →
Li Ruigang

China’s CMC Buys Out Oriental DreamWorks, Now Pearl Studio

CMC Capital Partners (previously China Media Capital), China’s leading investor in media/entertainment and additional sectors, has announced it is leading its existing China consortium ... Continue Reading →
Nora Twomey

Nora Twomey, Floyd Norman, ‘Coco’ Star Among Annie Presenters

ASIFA-Hollywood has announced the presenters for Saturday’s 45th Annie Awards at UCLA’s Royce Hall. These include actress Wendie Malick, Coco star Anthony Gonzalez (voice ... Continue Reading →
The Emoji Movie

‘Emoji Movie,’ ‘Captain Underpants’ Break Saudi Arabia’s 35-Year Cinema Fast

A key moment in international movie history took place last month when officials in Saudi Arabia announced December 11 that the country would be lifting its 35-year ban on public cinema ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Animation Group Names Abbate EVP, Leahy SVP

Warner Animation Group has appointed two senior-level creative executives to shepherd its upcoming feature animation and live-action hybrid production and development slate. Veteran ... Continue Reading →
75th Annual Golden Globe Awards

2018 Golden Globe Nominees Announced!

The nominees for the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced early Monday morning in a livestream from the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Golden Globe and four-time Emmy winner Alfre ... Continue Reading →
Wolves in the Walls

Gaiman-Inspired ‘Wolves in the Wall VR’ to Premiere at Sundance

A virtual adaptation of Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean’s children’s book Wolves in the Walls, developed by former members of the defunct Oculus Story Studio, is still alive and kicking ... Continue Reading →