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Terry Kalagian Joins Rainmaker as VP of Business Development

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, September 17, 2009 at 11:27am

Terry Kalagian has been named Vice President of Business Development for Rainmaker Entertainment, it was jointly announced today by Warren Franklin, CEO, and Catherine Winder, President of Rainmaker.

Animation Headline News

Legends Of Animation Come To Ottawa Festival

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, September 17, 2009 at 11:09am

The OIAF, which runs from October 14-18, welcomes several animation legends including Pixar’s Ronnie del Carmen (UP), Henry Selick (CORALINE), David Silverman (THE SIMPSONS), along with retrospective screenings of award-winning animators Don Hertzfeldt, Stan VanDerBeek, Suzan Pitt, Jim Blashfield, and Studio Film Bilder.

Headline News

Ludorum Appoints Senior Executive in U.S.

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, September 17, 2009 at 11:07am

Ludorum plc, a leading specialist in the creation of global children’s IP, announced today the appointment of Maureen Taxter to the newly-created position of Senior Vice President, U.S. Consumer Products, based in New York.

Studios Headline News

Platinum Teams with Waverly Place Star for Weapon Film

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, September 16, 2009 at 10:27am

Platinum Studios, Inc. (OTCBB: PDOS) has partnered with Disney Channel star David Henrie to star in the theatrical adaptation of the Platinum Studios' comic book "The Weapon."

Disney Headline News

Del Toro Double Dares Disney On Toons

By Rick DeMott | Saturday, September 12, 2009 at 12:08am

The Walt Disney Studios, in collaboration with acclaimed filmmaker Guillermo del Toro (“Pan’s Labyrinth,” “The Hobbit”), is launching a new production label called Disney Double Dare You, to create new animated films full of chills and thrills for audiences of all ages, it was announced today at the D23 Expo by Dick Cook, chairman of The Walt Disney Studios.