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BRIC Unveils 2023 Summit Lineup, Launches Career Path Study with UCLA

The BRIC Foundation (bricfoundation.org), dedicated to increasing representation in the entertainment and gaming industries, announced the official lineup for its 5th annual BRIC Summit, to be...

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: Toliver to Lead Netflix Film Animation, Millard Heads Scott Bros. Kids & More

Following the announcement of Netflix's acquisition of Australian animation & VFX house Animal Logic yesterday, the streamer has made moves to streamline the executive structure...

On Representation and Diversity: How Far Have We Come?

***This article originally appeared in the 35th Anniversary Issue of Animation Magazine (June-July '22, No. 321)*** Karen Toliver, the current VP of animated films at Netflix, has...

News Bytes: ‘Lightyear’ Blasts Off with $5.2M, ‘Solar Opposites’ S3 First Look, ‘Super Sema’ Returns, Nick Animators Recreate ‘Great Day in Harlem’ & More

Disney-Pixar's Lightyear is ready to rocket up the domestic box-office charts, with trades reporting a $5.2 million Thursdsay preview night take. The Toy Story spinoff directed by...

People on the Move: SPA’s Karen Toliver Named Netflix Animation VP, eONe Taps Ruedilyn Cox to Lead ‘Kiya’

Oscar-winning producer Karen Toliver (Hair Love), who as a production executive has helped usher some of the most successful and celebrated animated features to...

Chris ‘Ludacris’ Bridges to Keynote 4th BRIC Summit

The BRIC Foundation, dedicated to increasing representation in the entertainment and gaming industries, today announced the official lineup for its 4th annual BRIC Summit,...

BRIC Sets 3rd Summit with Inaugural Global Talent + Innovation Day

The BRIC Foundation, dedicated to increasing representation in the entertainment industry, today announced its third annual BRIC Summit, to be held March 5-6. For...

‘Hair Love’ Helmer Matthew A. Cherry Making Feature Animation Debut ‘Tut’ at Sony

Matthew A. Cherry, director of the widely acclaimed, Oscar-winning short Hair Love, will be making his feature animation debut with a new Sony Pictures...

WIA Launches Class of 2020 Showcase Platform for Animation Grads

Women in Animation (WIA) is pleased to announce the launch of the Women in Animation Class of 2020 Showcase, a special online program celebrating...

Inaugural BRIC Impact Awards Announced at 2020 Summit

The BRIC Foundation, dedicated to increasing representation in the entertainment industry, held its second annual BRIC Talent + Innovation Summit on February 21, bringing...

92nd Oscars: ‘Toy Story 4,’ ‘Hair Love’ Win Animation Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences held the 92nd Oscars ceremony Sunday night in Hollywood, with the animation winners striking a balance...

2nd BRIC Talent + Innovation Summit Continues Push for Representation

The BRIC Foundation, dedicated to increasing representation in the entertainment industry, today announced its second annual BRIC Talent + Innovation Summit, bringing together a...

Animation From Every Angle Celebrates Diversity in Animation

When children's book author Daniel Errico was shopping his 2014 children's book The Bravest Knight Who Ever Lived around to studios and broadcasters in...

Hair to Stay: Making ‘Hair Love’ A Delightful Animated Trailblazer

***This article originally appeared in the December ‘19 issue of Animation Magazine (No. 295)*** The making of an animated short about an African-American dad who’s...

WIA Diversity Awards at SPARK Honor Sony, Netfix’s Melissa Cobb and Brenda Lopez’s ‘ABEO’

Women in Animation (WIA) is proud to announce the third annual WIA Diversity Awards recipients, presented in partnership with the Spark Computer Graphics Society...

Sony Animation Snags Kickstarter Record-Setter ‘Hair Love’

Sony Pictures Animation has signed on to help bring an endearing animated story about family, self-acceptance and the African-American experience to screens with Hair...

Inaugural BRIC Summit Supports Next Gen Creative Leaders

A new event aimed at uplifting a new generation of diverse talents, BRIC Talent and Innovation Summit will hold its inaugural edition on Saturday,...

News Bytes: Rob Paulsen Updates “Yakko’s World,” ‘LEGO Villains’ Meet Darkseid, Humanoids Makes Key Appointments & More

WIA and Sony Pictures Animation Present “Women in Animation of Color” Panel On October 10, WIA members (join here) can take part in this illuminating...
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