Nigel Pickard is stepping down from his role as CEO of Zodiak UK Kids and chair of production company The Foundation at the end of this month, Zodiak Media has confirmed.
Vancouver, Canada-based Atomic Cartoons has named Luke Carroll as its new creative director as the company looks to boost investment in generating creative content and develop more original properties.
It looks like the impact of Turner’s Animation, Young Adults & Kids Media president and COO Stuart Snyder’s departure at the end of last month is reverberating through the company, as 14-year Turner vet Paul Condolora and Cartoon Network programming and scheduling SVP Stacy Isenhower have departed from their positions.
DHX Media chairman Michael Hirsh is pacting with Jacqueline Kelly and John Vandervelde to offer interim financing and expertise for Canadian indie film and TV producers.
Industry vet and former FremantleMedia children’s exec Andrew Berman is focusing his attention on youth health and wellness after being tapped by New York-based Veria Living Worldwide to handle global sales for the young Yogapalooza brand.
Former Little Airplane and Disney producer Tone Thyne is stepping into the newly created role of VP of creative at Boston-based FableVision, as the interactive development studio looks to significantly ramp up original content development for multiple platforms.