Luca Milano is promoted to executive deputy director at RAI Fiction, the producer of 2D animated comedy/adventure series Bat Pat and children’s animated series Geronimo Stilton.
Creative studio Imaginary Forces adds Christopher Harrington as Director of User Experience and Technology, reporting to Executive Producer and General Manager Gabriel Marquez.
Former HIT Entertainment executive Natasha Fishman is appointed VP of global brand management and marketing for Peanuts Worldwide and Iconix Entertainment.
The 41st Annual Annie Awards will take place on Saturday, February 1, 2014, at UCLA's Royce Hall in Los Angeles, California.
The four-member voice cast, excluding creator Seth MacFarlane, is able to secure between $175,000 and $225,000 each per episode for at least two more seasons of the hit animated series.
Lance Weiler, the mastermind of last year’s experiential educational project, Laika’s Adventure, is slated to kick off iKids 2014 with a keynote on building digital experiences for modern audiences, “Designing for the 21st Century.”
After 14 years with the Paris-based company, Vincent Chalvon-Demersay has decided to step down as CEO of Zodiak Media-owned Marathon Media citing personal reasons.
TV, film and voice actor Patrick Warburton is slated to host the 41st Annie Awards on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at UCLA’s Royce Hall.
Insurance company Oscar teams up with Hornet directors Dan & Jason to launch its startup with an animated campaign full of wit and charm.
Winners are announced for the sixth edition of the KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival, including the prize for Best Animated Short, presented to Poland’s Zbigniew Czapla for Toto.
Composer and musician Lior Ron scores Shoreline Entertainment's new documentary film, Pablo, directed by Richard Goldgewicht.
The PGA announces that Peter Jackson, Joe Letteri and Weta Digital will receive the Producers Guild’s 2014 Vanguard Award to be presented January 19 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.
GKIDS announces the English-language voice cast for Ernest & Celestine, which includes Forest Whitaker, William H. Macy, and Megan Mullally.
The big deal from 2013's Cartoon Connection Canada is Frima and Dupuis teaming up to co-produce 104 animated ‘Petit Poilu’ episodes.
How could you possibly improve on Richard William’s groundbreaking Animator’s Survival Kit book? Make it into an iPad app.
Gala event spotlights leaders and innovators in post production; winners include Technicolor, Encore and Company 3.
Disney Junior ushers in the holiday season with noteworthy guest stars on themed episodes of its hit series, including ‘Doc Mcstuffins,’ ‘Sofia the First’ and ‘Jake and the Never Land Pirates.’
Created by industry veterans from King of the Hill, The Simpsons, Futurama, Cleveland Show, Beavis & ButtHead, Friend Us! aims to be the world’s first social media integrated animated series.
Jon Robertson joins visual effects house Mokko Studio as head of business development for Los Angeles.
Highlights from the full schedule events at this year’s edition of the Creative Talent Network Animation Expo include book signings with animators John Kricfalusi and Floyd Norman, breakfast with Andreas Deja, Bob Kurtz and Barry Cook, the making of ‘Sleeping Beauty’ with Pierre Lambert, and much, much more.