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PR: Nickelodeon Names Jill Sanford Vice President, Animation Development

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NICKELODEON NAMES JILL SANFORD VICE PRESIDENT, ANIMATION DEVELOPMENT BURBANK – Nov. 6, 2012 – Nickelodeon has named Jill Sanford Vice President of Animation Development, Nickelodeon Group.  Sanford will be responsible for all aspects of development from concept to pilot, including all creative and production.  The announcement was made by Jenna Boyd, Senior Vice President of Animation […]

21 Animated Features Submitted for 2012 Academy Awards

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has announced 21 submitted features for the 2012 Best Animated Feature Academy Award, virtually ensuring that a full slate of five nominees will be in the running for the award. The candidates are: Adventures in Zambezia Brave Delhi Safari Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax Frankenweenie From Up on […]

Jeffrey Katzenberg & Ann Daly Renew Contracts with DreamWorks Animation Through 2017

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The Hollywood Reporter notes that Jeffrey Katzenberg and Ann Daly, CEO and COO of DreamWorks Animation, SKG, respectively, have extended their contracts with the animation studio through 2017. Katzenberg’s salary will go from $1 million per year to $2.5 million per year, and he will be eligible for annual cash bonuses of $4 million and […]

Disney Acquires Lucasfilm for $4.05 Billion; New "Star Wars" Movie Coming in 2015

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The Walt Disney Company has acquired Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion in a cash and stock deal, acquiring the rights to the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises, along with the Industrial Light & Magic effects house, LucasArts video game studio, and Skywalker Sound. Also announced in the deal is a new Star Wars movie coming […]

Sixth Annual "Too Art for TV 6" Exhibition Starts November 9th

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The opening reception for the sixth annual Too Art for TV exhibition will take place on Friday, November 9, 6-10pm. The exhibit will run from November 9, 2012 through December 14, 2012. Each year, Too Art for TV features the personal, fine art works of animation industry artists in an attempt to bridge the gap between fine […]

Nickelodeon Fires Animation Chief Amid Management Shake-Up

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The New York Times “Behind the Screens, Between the Lines” weblog reports that Nickelodeon veteran Brown Johnson has been removed as president of animation and head of preschool programming as part of a larger management shake-up intended to reverse a sharp decline in ratings for the network. Johnson is credited with bringing kidvid hits from […]

Animation Producer/Director LeSean Thomas Posts First Chapter of "Seoul Sessions" BTS Videos

Animation producer LeSean Thomas (The Boondocks, The Legend of Korra, Black Dynamite: The Animated Series) has posted the first chapter of “Seoul Sessions,” a look behind the scenes at Thomas’ time in Seoul, South Korea, working at MOI Animation Studios on outsourced American animated shows. New installments of “Seoul Sessions” are slated to be posted […]

PR: April 2012 Ratings Highlights for Nickelodeon

NICKELODEON FINISHES APRIL FIRST WITH TOTAL VIEWERS LED BY NICKELODEON’S 25TH ANNUAL KIDS’ CHOICE AWARDS AND THE PREMIERE OF THE LEGEND OF KORRA Nickelodeon Wins Week as Basic Cable’s Top Net with Kids and Total Viewers; The Legend of Korra Draws 4 Million Viewers, Ranks as Cable’s Top Kids’ Telecast with Total Viewers; iCarly Ranks […]

PR: "Legend of Korra" Premiere Draws 4.5M Viewers

DEBUT OF NICKELODEON’S THE LEGEND OF KORRA DRAWS 4.5 MILLION VIEWERS, RANKS AS BASIC CABLE’S NUMBER-ONE KIDS’ SHOW AND THE TOP ANIMATED SERIES FOR THE WEEK NEW YORK-April 17, 2012-Nickelodeon’s highly anticipated premiere of The Legend of Korra (Saturday, April 14, 11a.m. ET/PT), scored a strong 4.5 million total viewers, ranking as basic cable’s number-one […]

PR: Nickelodeon Upfront 2012: Nick Unveils Plans at Annual Upfront For More than 650 Episodes Across Every Genre

NICKELODEON UNVEILS PLANS AT ANNUAL UPFRONT FOR MORE THAN 650 NEW EPISODES ACROSS EVERY GENRE Announcements Include Premiere Date for Highly Anticipated The Legend of Korra; Original TV Movies; a SpongeBob SquarePants Stop-Motion Christmas Special; a Raving Rabbids series; and Development Projects for UK Pop Sensation One Direction, Hit-maker Dan Schneider and iCarly star Jennette […]

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