People on the Move: Tara Strong Wins SOVAS Legacy Award, Invisible Universe Taps Nerissa Holder Hall, Adeline Tormo Heads La Chouette Sales & More

The Society of Voice Arts & Sciences (SOVAS) announced voice actor Tara Strong as the recipient of this year’s Voice Arts Legacy Award for Arts and...

Mike Moon Launches Adult Animation Label Moonlight at Illumination

Netflix, Sony and Disney veteran Mike Moon is launching his own adult animation label at Illumination Entertain. Moon will be the president of the...

Digital Domain Ups Lala Gavgavian to Global President of VFX Studios

Award-winning visual effects studio Digital Domain announced today that Lala Gavgavian has been named global president, expanding her current role as chief operating officer....

Award-Winning Israeli Animator Gil Alkabetz Has Died at 64

Award-winning Israeli-born indie animator and teacher Gil Alkabetz has died, age 64. His friends confirmed the sad news on social media earlier today (Sept....

30 Netflix Animation Employees Laid Off as Restructure Continues 

Netflix Animation has shown the door to 30 employees as part of the streamlining overseen by incoming heads Karen Toliver (Vice President, Animation Film...

People on the Move: Bob Higgins to Lead Trustbridge Kids, DNEG Taps Oscar Winner Joel Hynek & More

Bob Higgins, the longtime kids and family entertainment executive who served as EVP, Content, Kids & Family for Boat Rocker Media, has been appointed...

Netflix Teams with Black N’ Animated for 3rd Foundation Program

Aspiring animators have fresh opportunities, as Netflix announces the third iteration of the Netflix Animation Foundations Program. Launched last year, as a four-month metnorship...

People on the Move: Hahn Departs Paramount, Schrier Named Prez of Disney TV Studios, Brazen Animation Bolsters Core Team & More

  Longtime Nickelodeon executive Nina Hahn is leaving the kids' entertainment powerhouse after almost two decades, announcing her exit from parent company Paramount Global this week. Hahn...

Oscar-Winning Disney/Pixar Artist Ralph Eggleston Dies of Pancreatic Cancer

Ralph Eggleston, the writer-director of Oscar- and Annie-winning 2000 Pixar short For the Birds, died Sunday, August 28 of pancreatic cancer. He was 56...

‘The Great North’ Creators Extend 20th TV Animation Deal

Wendy Molyneux and Lizzie Molyneux-Logelin have inked a new overall deal with 20th Television Animation, extending their releationship with a multi-year agreement that will...

‘Heavy Metal’ Director Gerald Potterton Dies at Age 91

The National Flim Board of Canada (NFB) today shared the news that animator, director and producer Gerald Potterton died Tuesday evening (August 23) at...

Matt Reeves Inks First-Look Deal with WB Studios After ‘Caped Crusader’ Cancellation

Writer-director-producer Matt Reeves (The Batman, War for the Planet of the Apes, Cloverfield) has inked an overall first-look deal with Warner Bros. Pictures Group...


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