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Headline News Big Idea Entertainment Restructures Studio

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 11:47am

Big Idea Entertainment, the leading faith-based studio and producer of children’s and family programming, characters and brands, announced today that the Company has appointed VeggieTales co-creator and VP of Development, Mike Nawrocki, to Executive Vice President of Big Idea Entertainment Studios.

Headline News Svankmajer Feature To Make U.S. Debut at LAAF

The Los Angeles Animation Festival, which is unspooling Friday December 3 through Tuesday December 7 at Cinefamily's Silent Movie Theatre at 611 N. Fairfax in Los Angeles, continues to book great events.

Headline News Chainsaw Launches VFX Department; Adds VFX Supervisor Boyd Stepan

Chainsaw (, a leading independent provider of post production services for television, feature films and other media, has hired Boyd Stepan to head its newly-launched visual effects department.

Headline News Kabillion Launches On Time Warner Cable

Kabillion, the Emmy Award-winning multi-platform kids’ entertainment network, has launched on Time Warner Cable, expanding the Kabillion footprint to over 35 million digital cable households comprising 90% of the top 25 TV markets in the US.

Headline News Toonz Version 6.2 Released

Digital Video S.p.A. today announced the release of the new version 6.2 of its flagship product Toonz in its two editions: Toonz Harlequin, the 2D animation software for traditional and paperless animation productions, and Toonz Bravo, the ideal tool for paperless productions at an affordable price.

Headline News Walking Dead Strikes Major Cities With Zombie Invasion

In anticipation of the premiere of AMC’s new drama series, “The Walking Dead,” on Sunday October 31 at 10 p.m., AMC and FOX international networks plan to stage a worldwide zombie invasion stunt.