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.
After spending nearly three years heading up production for Mattel’s Playground Productions entertainment division, animation industry vet Marge Dean has been tapped as GM by California-based Stoopid Buddy Stoodios as the company moves further into 2D, 3D and CGI animation.
Toronto, Canada’s Spin Master has upped Laura Clunie to VP of entertainment, six months after the ex-eOne Family exec joined the company.
Former Viacom exec Vanessa Brookman is stepping into the newly created role of VP of content & creative, UK and Northern Europe at Turner Broadcasting, where she will execute content strategies for the company’s kids and general entertainment portfolio.
Viacom alum Tanya Haider is among two new hires joining the ranks at Sesame Workshop, where she will work closely with a slew of former Nickelodeon execs – including Sesame Workshop CEO Jeffrey Dunn.