CEO Marc du Pontavice spoke with Cartoon Brew about how his studio is navigating this challenging moment.
The new unit, based in Paris, will be overseen by Dandelooo’s international sales and acquisitions manager Luna Sirvin.
The Animation Guild has asked both studios to voluntarily recognize their workers’ requests to join the union.
Bones animated many classic titles such as ‘Cowboy Bebop: Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door,’ ‘My Hero Academia,’ and ‘Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood.’
The companies plan to develop a Disney Universe for gaming, playing, watching, and shopping that will integrate with Epic’s ‘Fortnite.’
When Moonbug purchased the company in 2022, it employed 60 workers in Singapore.
Artists Animation Studio will focus on 2d Harmony and hand-drawn animation services for productions aimed at all ages.
Donato is a 30-year industry veteran who recently worked on the Oscar-nominated ‘Nimona’ and Emmy-nominated ‘Entergalactic.’
The layoffs represent 11% of the company’s global workforce.
“It wasn’t what I signed up for,” Henn said of his last few years at Walt Disney Animation Studios.
DNEG Animation, which animated features including ‘Nimona,’ ‘Entergalactic,’ and ‘The Garfield Movie,’ turns 10 this year.
Tracking layoffs across the animation, vfx, and gaming industries.
Silvergate Media co-founder and chair William Astor has also stepped down.
Workers in Canada continue to gain momentum in their efforts to organize the country’s animation industry.
In a roundtable, he added: “As an animation studio, I just think it’s important we protect the artists and the art form as long as we can.”
Earlier this year, the defendant’s lawyers argued he was mentally unstable and should be acquitted or face a reduced sentence.
Pixar listed office space for lease in July, shortly after the company suffered its largest round of layoffs in a decade.
The new division’s first project is a series adaptation of the graphic novel ‘Heart Attack’ co-produced with Fuji TV.
According to Embracer, the company laid off 900 workers worldwide in Q2 of this year, around 5% of its global workforce.
The studio reassured fans that “there is absolutely no need to worry.”