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Andy Boyd Joins MPC LA as Head of 3D
Next Limit Partners with FMX
FMX Conference Announces Paradigm Shift for 2013
FMX 2013, Europe's most renowned conference on digital entertainment, adopts the slogan, “lean, smart and agile,” and focuses on the ongoing paradigm shift in the animation, effects, games and transmedia industries.
Katzenberg Renews with DreamWorks
E3 Game Conference to Remain in LA
Rick Feldman to Step Down as NATPE CEO
Rick Feldman, who has served as President and CEO of NATPE for the past nine years will segue, as planned, from his post at the end of his contract on April 30 into a three-year consultancy with the organization. NATPE has retained Korn Ferry to administer an executive search to select a new operating chief for NATPE.
FMX 2012 Speakers Confirmed
Speakers have been confirmed for FMX 2012: 17th Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia.
Cartoons on the Bay Pulcinella Awards Submission Deadline Extended
International television and cross-media animation festival Cartoons on the Bay has extended the deadline for submissions for its Pulcinella Awards to February 1, 2012.
LuVisi's Last Man Standing Graphic Novel Gets Orphan Writer
Paramount has hired David Leslie Johnson (ORPHAN) to adapt Daniel LuVisi's graphic novel LAST MAN STANDING, reports Variety.
Great Ball of Fire
As I sit in the chemo clinic lazy boy chair, I see a headline on the tv about an episode of South Park inspiring students at a Canadian school to have a "Kick a Ginger" Day. I laughed and imagined kicking Seth Green in Radio Days. Nurse looks up at me. My IV bag shook.
Russia's Famed Soyuzmultfilm on Last Legs
Variety reports that the famed Russian state animation studio Soyuzmultfilm has written an open letter to Russia's prime minister Vladimir Putin requesting funds in order to survive.
Mark Gill Is Named President Of Millennium Films
Former Miramax Films and Warner Independent president Mark Gill has been named President of Millennium Films.
South Park Jihadist Gets 25 Years
Zachary Adam Chesser, the 21 year old who called for violent jihad against SOUTH PARK creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, was sentenced to 25 years in jail, reports CNN.
CafeFX Officially Closes
Venerable Santa Maria-based VFX house CafeFX has just made official what has been rumored for months.
Sandman Settles on TV Series Adaptation
Warner Bros. TV is in talks with DC Entertainment to develop a TV series based on Neil Gaiman's THE SANDMAN, reports Heat Vision.
Tugger Director Responds to Fraud Charges
AWN reported on August 18, 2010 that Jeffrey James Varab, the director of TUGGER: THE JEEP 4 X 4 WHO WANTED TO FLY, had been arrested in Osceola County, Florida on charges of securities fraud, which was originally reported in the ORLANDO SENTINEL. Varab has written the following letter to give his side of the accusations against him.
Attention! Mushroom Moving to the Orlando Area and All That Includes...To The Land of Smack My Ass and Call Me Sally Sauce
A "mushroom" and his wife take flight south to the land of theme parks for a new adventure in animation.
Cutegasm! or The Commodification of Cartoons, Cupcakes, Penguins and Prostitots at Observatory
Day 3 of Oxberry Pegs Presents, the "Animators are god? series at Observatory features kid's book illustrator Ted Enik and his lecture on Cute Pollution! Characters morph toward Cute. Whether they originate in your father’s funny papers, animated shorts, or classic kidsbooks, a gradual juvenilization takes place: Betty Boop loses her dog-ears (you heard me) and becomes a flapper, Bugs crossdresses, and the Simpsons grow way less simian.
Greg Foster Extends Employment Agreement With IMAX Corp.
IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today announced that Greg Foster, Chairman and President of Filmed Entertainment division, has renewed his employment agreement and will remain with the Company for three additional years.
Rare Gene Deitch Films Coming to the Web
Beginning next week, Cartoon Brew TV will be showing a film series celebrating the “Modern Art of Gene Deitch.”
BabyTV Launches DVD Library in Latin America
BabyTV - the world’s leading 24 hour, commercial-free channel for infants, toddlers and their parents has introduced ‘My First Years Library’, a robust collectible DVD encyclopaedia to the Latin America market, together with 20th Century FOX Home Entertainment.
Dr. Toon Turns 10: A Manifesto
Push Yourself Beyond Your Comfort Zone
Voltron Rights Get New Life
The producers behind GET SMART and THE INTERNATIONAL have purchased the rights to make a live-action feature based on VOLTRON, per THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER's Steven Zeitchik.
Atlas Ent.'s Charles Roven, Richard Suckle and Steve Alexander form the team ready to make a movie out of the robot-lion property after it's sat in development for several years at Mark Gordon Company.