Disney vet Nick van Dyk is at the helm of Activision Blizzard’s new film and TV studio, which will create original content based on the company’s most well-known IPs – including the US$3 billion Skylanders franchise,
After consolidating its TV lines of business (Animation, International and Europe) into the centralized Gaumont Television division, the France-based prodco has appointed Nicola Andrews to the newly created VP of distribution post.
Warner Bros. Animation has promoted creative exec Jay Bastian (pictured) to SVP of series, as well as operations chief Ed Adams to SVP and GM.
Taking its kids and general entertainment content strategy in a more global direction, Turner is strengthening ties between its international and US operations with new remits for senior execs Patricia Hidalgo and Hannes Heyelmann.
Viacom International Media Networks’ VP of international brand management Charlotte Castillo has been promoted to SVP of brand management and creative for Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products (NVCP).