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- June 18, 2001
President of Cartoon
Network Worldwide Resigns
"My tenure at Turner Broadcasting, and particularly with Cartoon Network, has been a series of remarkable opportunities, says Cohen. "I am now excited to focus my attention on what the next big thing in my life and career will be. I am an entrepreneurial builder, and Jamie Kellner has afforded me the opportunity to pursue a dream of mine. There is no better time to do that than right now. I could not have reached this decision without the support of Jamie and Bob Pittman, who by word and example have inspired me to pursue new challenges in my life and career, as they have done recently. I am also grateful to the Cartoon Network management team, in whom I have complete confidence. Their passion and enthusiasm for our business are the bedrock of Cartoon Network's success and will continue to power its remarkable growth."
Cohen is a 13-year veteran of Turner Broadcasting, during which time she oversaw the creation and launch of the all-animation Cartoon Network, where she has served as its senior executive for the past 10 years.
would not be the success it is today had it not been for Betty's vision
and leadership," said R.E. Turner, Vice Chairman of AOL Time Warner.
"She turned our library of classic cartoons into one of the most
valuable media properties in the world. I respect Betty as a business
person and admire her as a colleague and friend. I can't wait to see what
she comes up with next."
Current Films Invade
If you live near Universal
Studios, you can see Atlantis: The Lost Empire in the IMAX theater
at Universal City Sidewalk. It will cost you 50 cents more than seeing
it in a regular theater, but it will also provide a slightly altered experience.
Animated, Anime, and FX DVDs
Secret of Blue Water - The Adventure Begins - Vol. 1 (anime)
News Link of the Day - Mr. Spielberg Strikes Again
According to MSNBC:
"How are we supposed
to look at A.I. Artificial Intelligence? Is it a Stanley Kubrick
movie channeled through Steven Spielberg? Is it a Spielberg movie informed
by the ghost of Kubrick? Is it a movie in which the sensibilities of two
of the most powerful cinematic personalities of our timeswho couldnt
be more differentconduct a 140-minute duel for dominance?
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