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French studio Marathon Media has hired American animation veteran Eryk Casemiro as its Chief Creative Officer, Kids. Casemiro who recently relocated to Paris, reports directly to Vincent Chalvon-Demersay and David Michel, CEO and Managing Director of Marathon. He will oversee the creative aspects of all current kids productions and will [...]
It’s no surprise that France continues to be a market leader in animation production in Europe. Despite the tough economic climate in the continent, French studios strive to bring some of the best animated series for children and for adults to the market year after year. Thanks to continued support [...]
Zodiak Kids will be bringing the noise to the MIPTV market in Cannes next month as it launches Marathon Media’s new 2D animated series LoliRock. The 52 x 26 series features elements of magic, mystery and music and is developed in partnership with France Televisions and Disney Channel (France). A [...]
The sassy Beverly Hills high school teens of Totally Spies! will spend the summer at the world-famous Palace of Versailles, through a series of unprecedented cross-promotions between Zodiak Kids CP Paris, Château de Versailles Spectacles (CVS) and TF1. The splashy event will support the launch of the Totally Spies! Season [...]
Zodiak Kids has secured a raft of sales for the brand new sixth season of its hit 2D comedy series Totally Spies!, with Teletoon Canada, DeA Kids Italy and MBC (Middle East) now on board. The new season, produced by Zodiak Kids company Marathon Media for TF1, brings the series [...]
As Marathon Media’s Totally Spies! heroines get ready to take over the palace of Versailles, the French studio prepares a new storyboard-driven series with Nickelodeon in Hollywood. Marathon Media CEO Vincent Chalvon-Demersay and general manager David Michel are having a busy year. Not only is their Paris-based studio launching the [...]
France’s Marathon Media, part of Zodiak Kids, is kicking off production on a new 52 x 13 toon tentatively titled Blake and the Aliens. The classic cartoon inspired comedy series is being developed in partnership with Nickelodeon and French network Gulli. Jules Borkent, Senior Vice President, Global Acquisitions and International [...]
On the occasion of our 25th anniversary, we asked our readers and the top movers and shakers in the industry to tell us what animation has meant to them and how it has changed their lives. Here is just a sampler of the many wonderful and touching responses we received. [...]
Zodiak Media Group has rebranded as Zodiak Media and announced new corporate appointments to drive future development. CEO of Marathon Media, Vincent Chalvon Demersay, is appointed Chief Strategy Officer for the group (a role in which he will work closely with Group COO Jonathan Slow and his team) and in [...]
Paris-based Marathon Media has signed a deal with Singapore’s Scrawl Studios to produce Star Princess (working title), an animated series developed in partnership with France Télévisions and Disney Channel France. Marathon Media (Redakai, Rekkit Rabbit, Totally Spies) and Scrawl (Nanoboy, Milly Molly) have committed to two seasons of 26 half-hour [...]