Chris Viscardi

Viscardi to Oversee Nick Franchises; ‘Hey Arnold!’ TV Movie Planned

Nickelodeon has named Chris Viscardi, co-creator of The Adventures of Pete and Pete, to the newly created role of senior VP, content development, Nickelodeon Franchise Properties. Viscardi ... Continue Reading →

World Animation Summit: Building Your Brand

The issue of branding excites and confounds the most savvy of animation creators and executives and at the World Animation and VFX Summit on Tuesday five of the industry’s top professionals ... Continue Reading →

Corus Launches YTV, Nick Apps

Corus Entertainment announces the launch of the latest apps in its suite of kids services rolling out this year: YTVGo and NickGO. The two newcomers join TreehouseGO, which had a successful ... Continue Reading →

Nickelodeon Announces Fall Toon Premieres

Nickelodeon will be offering a cornucopia of delights from its animation harvest, with new toon episodes jump started its fall lineup on Friday, September 18. This will see the return ... Continue Reading →

Hulu Secures SVOD Deal with EPIX

A multi-year digital SVOD deal with EPIX network will bring new releases from Lionsgate, MGM and Paramount to streaming service Hulu. The news follows a blog announcement from Netflix ... Continue Reading →

House of Moves Unwraps Fresh Animation Pipeline

House of Moves, an LA-based full-service motion-capture and key-frame animation company, announces a new,technology suite, codenamed “Helibug.” The proprietary process “rethinks ... Continue Reading →

Rich Magallanes Named Saban Production SVP

Saban Brands has appointed Rich Magallanes as Senior Vice President of Development and Production. In this new role, Magallanes will drive content development and production for entertainment ... Continue Reading →

Comic-Con: Nick Previews New ‘Sanjay,’ ‘Loud House’; Renews ‘TMNT’

Nickelodeon gave fans at its Comic-Con 2015 panels a first-look at upcoming episodes of Sanjay and Craig, including a look at the July 25-premiering episode featuring guest voice Anthony ... Continue Reading →

Cinesite, Image Engine Announce Merger

Cinesite and Image Engine have announced a merger of their two companies, which now employ a combined staff of over 525 artists worldwide, with capacity for 675 at their studios in ... Continue Reading →

Academy Invites 26 to Join Animation; 23 VFX

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 322 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions ... Continue Reading →