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Milk to Deliver VFX for New ‘Doctor Who’ Series

Milk Visual Effects, the company behind the visual effects created for the BBC’s Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special: The Day of the Doctor – has been commissioned by the ... Continue Reading →
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The Mill Shuts Down TV VFX Department

Another day, another troubling news item about the beleaguered vfx industry. This time it’s London-based studio The Mill which revealed that it will close its TV visual effects unit, ... Continue Reading →
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Jonathan Groff Joins Disney’s ‘Frozen’ Cast

Walt Disney Animation Studios has announced that its extreme mountain man character Kristoff from the upcoming animated comedy-adventure Frozen will be voiced by Tony Award nominee ... Continue Reading →
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Alphanim Sells Three Shows to Starz

French studio Alphanim has sold three of its animated series to U.S. premium cable channel Starz. The studio has made key sales to Australia, South Korea, Eastern Europe and Finland. The ... Continue Reading →
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Arc Is on Board HIT’s ‘Thomas & Friends’

HIT Entertainment has signed Toronto-based Arc Productions (formerly Starz) to animate the new season of its CG-animated preschool hit Thomas & Friends. This deal marks the first ... Continue Reading →
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Arc Productions Promotes Young to COO, Pres

Arc Productions, formerly known as Starz Animation, continues its management restructuring under its new Canadian owners in preparation for expanded growth. After four and a half years ... Continue Reading →
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STARZ Ups Dana Booton to Head Production at Film Roman

STARZ president and CEO Chris Albrecht has promoted Film Roman’s Dana Booton to the newly created position of general manager, head of production for Film Roman. With more than 20 ... Continue Reading →
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Animated People: Leslie Iwerks

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away … visual effects were really cheesy and dull. That is, until George Lucas came along and created a group of experts known as Industrial ... Continue Reading →
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Starz Toronto to Animate Robosapien

Starz Animation Toronto has signed to animate the lead character in Robosapien: Rebooted, a feature film produced by former Marvel exec Avi Arad and Steven Paul. The film, about a robot ... Continue Reading →
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Starz Sells Film Roman to Former Exec Greenberg

Starz Media has agreed to sell the Film Roman Animation Studio to a group of investors headed up by former Film Roman president Scott Greenberg. Starz president and CEO Chris Albrecht ... Continue Reading →