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"The LEGO Movie" Wins BAFTA Award for Best Animated Feature

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The LEGO Movie won the 2015 BAFTA Award for Best Animated Film, beating out Big Hero 6 and The Boxtrolls in the category. The only other categories with an animated or live-action/animated hybrid film in contention was Paddington in Outstanding British Film in 2015 (which it lost to The Theory of Everything). In their remarks, […]

Sony Pictures Animation Profiles Director Kelly Asbury

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Kristine Belson Named New President of Sony Pictures Animation

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In the wake of Michelle Raimo Kouyate stepping down as President of Production last week, Sony Pictures Entertainment has announced that Kristine Belson has been named President of Sony Pictures Animation. Belson moves to Sony from DreamWorks Animation, SKG, where she was the executive producer for How to Train Your Dragon and the producer of […]

DreamWorks Animation Cutting 500 Jobs; Marketing Chief and COO Departing

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Variety reports that earlier rumors of layoffs at DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc, are now confirmed, with the studio cutting 500 jobs company-wide, with marketing chief Dawn Taubin and chief operating officer Mark Zoradi among those leaving. Vice chairman Lew Coleman is retiring, while former chief creative officer Bill Damaschke departed earlier this year to be […]

DreamWorks Animation Reported to Begin Layoffs

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Deadline.com cites anonymous sources that DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc., is initiating another round of layoffs in the wake of disappointing box office results in 2014 and the management shake-up that led to Chief Creative Officer Bill Damaschke stepping down and senior producers Bonnie Arnold and Mireille Soria promoted to co-presidents of feature animation. The report […]

Bonnie Arnold and Mireille Soria Named Co-Presidents of DreamWorks Feature Animation

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DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc., has named producers Bonnie Arnold and Mireille Soria as co-presidents of feature animation, replacing current chief creative officer Bill Damaschke who will be stepping down from his position. Both Ms. Arnold and Ms. Soria are animation industry veterans with 31 years of experience in film, with Ms. Arnold having 12 years […]

FXX to Launch New One-Hour Animation Block on January 22, 2015

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FXX GETS ANIMATED New One-Hour Late Night Animation Block Kicks Off on January 22 With Special Sneak Preview Following the New Year’s Day Marathon of The Simpsons FXX’s Animation Block to be Anchored by Original Episodes of Lucas Bros. Moving Co. and Stone Quackers LOS ANGELES, December 17, 2014 – FXX will launch its new […]

Canada's DHX Media to Acquire Nerd Corps

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The Hollywood Reporter covers DHX Media’s acquisition of the Nerd Corps animation studio and its library of 11,000 half-hours of kids’ content for $57 million. The acquisition will add shows like Slugterra, League of Super Evil, and Storm Hawks to DHX’s media library, and will place Nerd Corps co-founder Asaph Fipke and president Ken Faier […]

Len Uhley to Receive Animation Award from Writer's Guild of America

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Veteran animation writer Len Uhley is set to receive the Writers Guild of America, West’s Animation Writers Caucus’ 2014 Animation Writing Award on November 19, 2014, at the AWC’s annual meeting and awards ceremony. Uhley’s career stretches for more than 30 years, and includes work as a staff writer for Disney on DuckTales, Adventures of […]

PR: Volunteers Improve Los Angeles Kids' Lives and Futures with Play

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Volunteers Improve Los Angeles Kids’ Lives and Futures with Play Barack Obama Charter School, Disney and KaBOOM! Celebrate Enriching the Lives of Kids and Families by Building a Healthy, Safe Space to Play in One Day Los Angeles, Calif. – More than 350 children now have a new opportunity to get the balanced and active […]

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