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Women in Animation Headline News

WIA Announces Women in Animation Virtual Summit Program for Annecy 2020 Online

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 8:48am

Summit will focus on the pandemic, the recently reinvigorated global call for social justice, and their tremendous effects on the animation industry.

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Oscar-Winning Composer Alan Menken to Score Skydance Animation’s ‘Spellbound’

Grammy Award winner Glenn Slater to write lyrics, and Grammy Award winner Chris Montan to serve as executive music producer, on Vicky Jenson’s upcoming animated feature.

Women in Animation Headline News

Women in Animation Summit Set for July 29 at SIGGRAPH 2019

Condensed version of WIA’s annual Summit to feature keynote by Dr. Stacy L. Smith, who will present landmark USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative study.

Skydance Animation Headline News

Emma Thompson to Skydance Animation: ‘I Can Only Do What Feels Right’

Praising ‘Luck’ director Alessandro Carloni, two-time Oscar-winning actor outlines concerns about Skydance Animation’s hire of former Disney and Pixar chief creative officer John Lasseter in a letter to the studio.

Skydance Animation Headline News

Emma Thompson Reportedly Exits ‘Luck’ Feature at Skydance Animation Over Lasseter Hire

Two-time Oscar winner backs out of her role as voice talent for the upcoming animated feature because of concerns about working with the former Disney and Pixar chief.

John Lasseter Headline News

Mirielle Soria: Paramount Animation Staffers ‘Not Obligated’ to Work with Lasseter

Delivering a personal take on John Lasseter’s appointment as head of Skydance Animation at a town hall meeting on Monday, Paramount Animation president Mirielle Soria says ‘no one should feel obligated to work with him.’

John Lasseter Headline News

REPORT: Skydance Distribution Partner Paramount ‘Shocked’ by Lasseter Hire

Former Pixar and Disney Animation chief’s employment contract said to include ‘ironclad’ provisions protecting Skydance from any past, present or future misdeeds.

John Lasseter Headline News

John Lasseter Named Head of Skydance Animation

Former Pixar and Disney chief creative officer to lead David Ellison’s animation studio following year-long break from the industry; Bill Damaschke to ‘transition from current role.’

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