BAFTA winner James Whitlam will head episodic work as the company brings both departments under one banner, one pipeline, and a new leadership structure.
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Industry veteran will lead VFX house’s integration of innovative and emerging technologies as key pre-production to final shot service offerings.
In newly created role, veteran licensing executive will drive global expansion of entertainment brands and original IP including ‘Strawberry Shortcake,’ ‘Caillou,’ ‘Teletubbies,’ and ‘Chip & Potato.’
Martin Hobbs steps down after 5 years at the helm to pursue an outside position; company’s former studio director takes over the MD role.
Former head of production promoted to oversee both Saturday Animation Studios and Meduzarts Animation; the adult animation arm of DDEG is currently in production of Zack Snyder’s ‘Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas.’
Renowned ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ head of character animation makes his animated feature film directorial debut on CG animated adaptation of Richard Curtis’ children’s book series.
Emmy Award-winning VFX producer brings over two decades experience on projects ranging from ‘Muppet Treasure Island’ to ‘A Discovery of Witches;’ in his new role, he will work directly with clients while overseeing day-to-day operations.
The famed artist and EGOT winner will voice the role of ‘The Captain’ in Peggy Holmes’ tale of the unluckiest girl in the world, the first project under the animation studio's multi-year film and TV deal with Apple TV+.
Co-founder leaves to develop own projects; former Illumination COO takes the helm, with co-founder and ‘Ron’s Gone Wrong’ producer Julie Lockhart named president of production.
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Leading visual effects studio creates the vicious undead tiger, ‘Valentine,’ and loads of gory zombie mayhem, in Zack Snyder and Netflix’s post-apocalyptic heist adventure.
In new leadership role, she will continue supporting the VFX house’s on-going expansion; studio’s slate of film and TV projects includes The Northman, The Great Season 2, Becoming Elizabeth, Suspicion and The Last Kingdom Season 5.
As a follow-up to ‘3 Teaspoons of Sugar,’ their animated short about diabetes, South Africa’s Cabblow Studios releases new film about staying safe during the pandemic, starring the filmmaker’s aunt, who lost her life in the second wave.
Emmy-nominated as a VFX supervisor on ‘Westworld’ Season 3, the industry veteran joins company’s new L.A. studio, where he will work with directors, producers, and showrunners to deliver visual effects on TV and films.
Mixed reality software company taps industry veterans Juan Rubio, Brad Rochon, and David Dowling as new project specialist, VP of sales and marketing, and chief revenue officer, respectively.
Appointment comes in recognition of exec's contribution to growth and success of Genius Brands’ popular kids streaming platform; recent launch of ‘Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten’ has elevated viewership to new levels.
Soho VFX studio renames longform team Freefolk Film & Episodic, promoting Steve Murgatroyd and Meg Guidon to lead the new group.
Company’s dedicated visual effects division for television and streaming hires MPC alumni Sheila Wickens as VFX supervisor and Rory Knight-Jones as VFX producer.
Company promotes Suzanne Masri and Brittany Smith, and adds Christina Gorski, to support growing PBS KIDS portfolio.
Former Method Studios senior executive will be based in company’s Los Angeles office, working closely with Merzin Tavaria, President, Global Production and Operations.
Company’s dedicated VFX division for television and streaming adds to its senior London team with hires from Framestore, DNEG, and MPC Film.
Liz Paulson will lead network’s new team that handles all casting and talent development for series, movies, and studio content.
The visual effects studio has opened a new office in NYC’s Financial District; the new digs are part of the company’s global expansion strategy and will accommodate its growing staff.