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Interview with Anish Patel, Founder of HopMotion Animation

Interview with Anish Patel, Founder of HopMotion Animation

Animation, Headlines, People, Top Stories
Mumbai-based Hopmotion Animation is a leading production house founded by Anish Patel, who is a film maker, writer, director, an editor and an animator. With many years of experience in the media and entertainment space was a co-creator of an Indian animation series Chhoti Anandi which debuted on General Entertainment Channel (GEC) Colors this year. Chhoti Anandi centers on the character of Anandi, the protagonist of Balika Vadhu. The series captures the adventures of Anandi’s playful childhood. Recently, Sphereorigins Multivision and HopMotion’s Chhoti Anandi also bagged the New Animation Entrant award at BAF 2016. In an exclusive interview with Animation Digital Digest’s Leo Oommen, HopMotion Animation Founder Anish Patel tells about his journey in the animation industry so far. Cou
Maura Regan Appointed as EVP for LIMA

Maura Regan Appointed as EVP for LIMA

Headlines, Licensing, People
Maura Regan has stepped down as senior vice president and general manager of international media business at Sesame Workshop to join the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association as executive vice president. In her new position, Regan will help broaden the scope of LIMA’s services and offerings to the global industry. Prior to joining LIMA, Regan spent 17 years with Sesame Workshop, the non-profit organization responsible for “Sesame Street.” During her tenure, she oversaw the company’s international distribution and licensing business. Under her leadership, Sesame Workshop also opened its first office in China. Before that, she was the senior vice president and general manager of global consumer products for Sesame Workshop. Regan also served as chairman of the
ARRIS Names Dan Whalen President, Network & Cloud

ARRIS Names Dan Whalen President, Network & Cloud

People, Softwares, Technology
ARRIS International plc. announced the promotion of Dan Whalen to President, Network & Cloud, effective immediately. Whalen will oversee the development and delivery of the company's leading portfolio of broadband and video network infrastructure technologies and cloud-based software solutions. He will report to ARRIS CEO Bruce McClelland. Whalen brings extensive technology leadership experience. Since 2013, he served as ARRIS's Senior Vice President and General Manager of Global Services. "Dan played an instrumental role in scaling ARRIS's Global Services business into a key enabler of complex customer deployments around the world," said Bruce McClelland, CEO ARRIS. "His proven track record of success, breadth of customer leadership, and strategic insights provide an excellent fo

Fans flock to snag Beiber’s Swarms in Toronto!

Headlines, Merchandise, People, Top Stories
  The pop-up offered a slew of exclusive Toronto-themed pieces… Coinciding with the pop stars –Justin Bieber Purpose World Tour hitting the lively city of Toronto, Pop-Up stores were opened up , allowing fans and followers to score some Beiber’s swag. In collaboration with Bravado, the stores took over menswear boutique Nomad and sold merchandise spanning apparel designed by Fear of God. (more…)