Jen Hurler looks at the mass layoffs announced at the Walt Disney Company and whether they could have been avoided if the company had more sustainable business practices.
The studio says it intends to hire back employees when it can safely have the crew back in its buildings.
Layoffs have taken place in both Florida and New Zealand.
At least 20 vfx artists have lost their jobs.
Activision Blizzard just had the best year in its history. So why did they announce mass layoffs?
The loss of Super Deluxe will be especially felt by the independent animation community.
It’s not a happy holidays for at least 170 Dreamworks employees.
Moonbot is laying off employees in Louisiana, but might be growing even larger in Florida.
The Dreamworks Animation layoffs have begun following Comcast’s acquisition of the studio.
Major layoffs are coming up at DreamWorks Animation; hundreds of people could potentially be let go.
It’s been known since last month that Disney Interactive was planning to lay off several hundred employees, but the job slashing is far more extreme than had previously been anticipated.
Several hundred people will lose their jobs at Disney Interactive as part an effort to make the division profitable.
Pixar has laid off dozens of employees due to its troubled film project “The Good Dinosaur.”
Nine top Disney animation veterans were laid off today including Nik Ranieri, Ruben Aquino, and Brian Ferguson.
More workforce cuts are coming to Disney. Following the closure of LucasArts, Reuters news service reported yesterday that Disney will …
If you’re an animation studio executive and you’ve just laid off a a crew of artists, what’s the first thing you should do? Going on …