Russell Hicks

Nick launches int’l shorts comp

Nickelodeon has launched its first worldwide animation talent hunt, and says it has already received more than 100 submissions for the programme. The kids’ entertainment giant is at the Annecy International Film Festival receiving the final entries to the Animated Shorts Programme and said entrants came from writers, directors, artists, designers and comedians from Europe, […]

Nickelodeon’s Cohn exits

Nickelodeon’s long-serving Marjorie Cohn is exiting the kids’ cable channel after 26 years. The latest top level restructure at the Viacom-owned sees Cohn, currently Nick’s president of content development, opting to leave almost a year after she added animation and digital development to her live-action slate, following the departure of Browne Johnson. Nick’s president of […]