Former Skydance, DreamWorks Animation and Nickelodeon executive will report directly to President & CEO Travis Knight.
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Summit will focus on the pandemic, the recently reinvigorated global call for social justice, and their tremendous effects on the animation industry.
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.
John Lasseter-led animation studio’s purchase of Spanish CG animation studio brings development and production under one roof; new entity will be named Skydance Animation Madrid.
Alessandro Carloni leaves the production reportedly due to creative differences with studio head John Lasseter.
Numerous outlets are reporting the studio will file for Chapter 11 unless founder Megan Ellison’s father, billionaire Larry Ellison, buys out or restructures the company’s $350 million debt.
Condensed version of WIA’s annual Summit to feature keynote by Dr. Stacy L. Smith, who will present landmark USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative study.
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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.
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.
Replacing Bill Damaschke, animation veteran to serve as newly-hired division head John Lasseter’s right hand.
Former Disney and Pixar chief creative officer expresses contrition for past ‘missteps’ at town hall meeting with staffers at Skydance Animation.
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.’
Women in Animation president Marge Dean addresses the hiring of John Lasseter to head Skydance Animation in an open letter to members.
Former Pixar and Disney Animation chief’s employment contract said to include ‘ironclad’ provisions protecting Skydance from any past, present or future misdeeds.
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.’