After five years in existence, Fox Animation Studios is laying off nearly
70% of its Phoenix-based toon factory's staff. The restructuring of the
animation department will include more contract work outside the studio.
President of animation at Fox, Chris Meledandri said a foundation of 65-100
of the now 320 employees will remain, including, of course, studio staples
Don Bluth and Gary Goldman. Fox will continue to perform pre-production
work including storyboarding, character design, production design and