‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ Producer Lee Mendelson Dies Age 86
January 1, 2020
Multi-Emmy-winning producer, writer and director Lee Mendelson, who brought the iconic Peanuts gang to animation in...
In Memoriam: Animation & VFX Greats We Lost in 2019
December 23, 2019
These past 12 months, we had to say goodbye to many talented men and women who...
‘Star Trek DS9’ Star and Voice Actor René Auberjonois Dies Age 79
December 9, 2019
René Auberjonois, known to sci-fi fans around the world as security chief Odo on Star Trek:...
Caroll Spinney, ‘Sesame Street’ Puppeteer, Dies Age 85
December 8, 2019
Legendary Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney, who brought to life the beloved characters Big Bird and...
John Witherspoon, Comedian, Actor & ‘Boondocks’ Star, Dies Age 77
October 30, 2019
Actor and comedian John Witherspoon, who delighted audiences with his distinctive characters in films and TV...
Veteran Animator Alan Zaslove Dies at Age 92
October 3, 2019
We are sad to report the recent passing of veteran animator, producer and director Alan Zaslove...
‘Simpsons,’ ‘Rick and Morty’ Producer Mike Mendel Dies Age 54
September 23, 2019
Producer J. Michael Mendel, who contributed to some of the most successful animated adult comedies of...
Emmy-Winning ‘Animaniacs’ Writer Gordon Bressack Dies Age 68
September 2, 2019
Writer Gordon Bressack, best known for his work on iconic ’90s toons Animaniacs and Pinky and...
Beloved Animation Legend Richard Williams Passes at Age 86
August 17, 2019
Beloved animation director Richard Williams passed away on Friday evening at age 86 in his home...
Oscar-Nominated VFX Artist Danny Gordon Taylor Dies Age 69
August 8, 2019
Animation supervisor and CG character animator Danny Gordon Taylor, who earned a VFX Oscar nomination for...
Award-Winning Kids’ TV Stalwart Stu Rosen Dies Age 80
August 5, 2019
Emmy and Peabody Award-winning children’s TV creator, voice-over artist and director Stu Rosen died of cancer...
Police Release Names of 10 KyoAni Arson Victims
August 4, 2019
Kyoto Prefectural Police Headquarters has made public the names of 10 of the 35 victims who...
Disney Legend Russi Taylor, Voice of Minnie, Dies Age 75
July 28, 2019
Russie Taylor, an award-winning voice actress who was the official voice of Minnie Mouse for over...
Milton Quon, Disney Golden Age Animator, Dies at 105
July 2, 2019
Milton Quon, who worked at the Walt Disney Studios during its Golden Age on classic animated...
Edle Bakke, Script Supervisor & Disney Pioneer, Dies Age 91
June 23, 2019
Edle Bakke, a pioneering figure in the history of women in the Disney studios and long-time...
‘Ren & Stimpy,’ ‘Powerpuff Girls’ Artist Chris Reccardi Dies Age 54
May 2, 2019
American animator Christopher Reccardi, best known for his work in multiple roles for hit series such...
Stop-Motion Animator & Artist Bruce Bickford Dies Age 72
April 29, 2019
Celebrated self-taught animator, director and artist Bruce Bickford died on April 28 at age 72. The...
Tech Visionaries Unite to Launch RealTime Conference
With real-time technology growing at an unprecedented pace and shaping countless industries in its wake, ...
AppleTV+ Plants Earth Day Short ‘Here We Are,’ Narrated by Meryl Streep
An exclusive, ecologically-themed animated short film featuring an exceptional voice cast will premiere on AppleTV+ ...
Hank Azaria Retires as Voice of ‘Simpsons’ Apu
The racial representation controversy dragged into the spotlight by Hari Kondabolu’s documentary The Problem with ...
Syfy Beefs Up Its TZGZ Animation Block
Syfy channel is launching a big push into original animation production, according to Deadline.com. NBCUniversal ...