May 3, 2006
The Stepping Stone Players will perform "On the Air" at 7:30 p.m. at the Hoover High School small theater, Room 104, 651 Glenwood Road., Glendale. There will be an additional performance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The production is produced and directed by Glendale resident Ernie Gilbert, an award-winning animator/art director at Nickelodeon Studios. Tickets are $10 and are available at the door. For more information, call (818) 548-3180.gnp-musicman.03-BPhotoInfoF11QIETS20060503ilg2msncDAN WATSON News-Press and Leader(LA)
August 8, 2009
TV blues Kordesia Hester v. Nickelodeon Studios and Viacom Inc., Case No. EC050247 Who created the concept for the hit Nickelodeon show “True Jackson, VP”? Kordesia Hester, a New York corrections officer at Rikers Island, claims she did, and that Nickelodeon Studios stole her idea, according to a lawsuit filed in Burbank Superior Court. Hester got an e-mail about a Nickelodeon event which was asking writers with diverse backgrounds to create a two-minute pitch for a unique show idea.
April 11, 2009
PASADENA — A jury found a Nickelodeon Studios animator guilty Friday of one misdemeanor count of inappropriately touching a 14-year-old boy and one felony count of offering to show pornography to the boy. But the 12-person jury was split on a third charge of showing, sending or distributing harmful material, and found Ezel Channel not guilty of touching a second boy at Nickelodeon, his attorney Thomas White said. Channel, 39, of Tarzana was accused of luring two teenage boys into his workplace, showing them pornography and inappropriately touching them in November 2005.
February 6, 2004
Gary Moskowitz Rob Renzetti is loving every minute of his "life as a teenage robot." The Toluca Lake resident is the creator and executive producer of the animated Nickelodeon television show, "My Life As a Teenage Robot," a show that has been nominated for five Annie awards this year. Renzetti works at the Nickelodeon studios in Burbank. The 31st annual Annie Awards ceremony will be Saturday at the Alex Theatre, at which individuals and studios will be honored for excellence in animation.
April 28, 2006
Ernie Gilbert, an award-winning animator/art director at Nickelodeon Studios and a resident of Glendale, is producing and directing an old-time radio show for The Stepping Stone players of Glendale. A recent addition to SSP's Board of Directors, Gilbert lends his considerable talent as a writer and director to On the Air, a hilarious radio show with a cast of oddball characters that Gilbert wrote with collaborator Frank Rocco, and which is a new addition to SSP's regularly scheduled summer production (Guys and Dolls)