Vfx shop Weta Digital is currently undergoing an independent inquiry after numerous allegations of bullying, sexism, harassment, and a generally “toxic” workplace.
Eighty-hour workweeks, humiliation by bosses, and a “deeply disturbing” contract are among the factors that some say drove one vfx worker to suicide.
A watershed moment in Canadian animation history.
“The animation industry is still a boys’ club,” says Hannah Lau-Walker, founder of She Drew That.
Dozens of current and former staff have alleged bullying, sexism, and harassment at the vfx titan.
Alex Désert will voice Carl Carlson in “The Simpsons” and Arif Zahir will take over as Cleveland Brown in “Family Guy.”
To put it simply: some are happier than others.
The petition was started by Robyn Byrd, who has accused the show’s creator John Kricfalusi of sexually abusing her as a child.
Studio head Mike Zaimont is accused of “a pattern of hostility, insults, threats, lying, and harassment.”
A female employee has publicly criticized toxic behavior at Rocksteady. The company says other female employees disagree.
Pay at the game developer reportedly ranges from $30 million to almost minimum wage.
The renewed attention on the race of voice actors may prompt a reevaluation of gender in casting, too.
The videogame publisher is in turmoil following widespread claims of sexual harassment and abuse throughout its studios.
“To say I am devastated and furious would be an understatement,” said Sawalha in a statement.
A former Pixar employee describes a workplace rife with racism, sexism, and class insensitivity.
It doesn’t matter if a black character is voiced by a black actor, Jackson argues, but studios need to endow more black talent.
The studio behind “Promare” and “Little Witch Academia” had abused a labor law, paying staff a fixed wage irrespective of hours worked.
How is the movement for racial justice shaping animation? We speak to industry figures who are pushing for change.
Voice actor Alison Brie has also apologized for voicing a person of color on an animated show.
Art and animation schools are cleaning house.