The former Tricon exec becomes president of distribution at Temple Street, which also announced it has inked a worldwide content deal with Netflix for tween series Lost & Found Music Studios.
DreamWorks Animation’s first-ever chief global brand officer Michael Francis is set to leave his full-time role in December, but will continue on as an external consultant for the company and as a board member for AwesomenessTV.
The Disney-owned MCN confirmed the shake-up in its executive ranks, with a rep noting there are no immediate plans to find a replacement for the outgoing CCO.
9 Story Media Group CEO Vince Commisso gives Kidscreen the scoop on the deal that will see his company’s 2D-animation and distribution capabilities bolstered by Brown Bag’s CGI expertise and help the Irish animation studio start producing its own IPs.
Rovio Entertainment has tapped former DreamWorks Animation exec Tuomo Korpinen as president of Rovio Animation Company and Blue Bird Distribution Company.