Touch the Earth

Gaumont Options Julian Lennon’s ‘Earth’ Books for Series

New York Times bestselling children’s author Julian Lennon has inked a deal with Gaumont to produce an animated TV series based on his kids’ book Touch the Earth and it’s just-released ... Continue Reading →
Roboats: The Guardians of the Ocean

France TV Sets Sail with Bee Prod’s ‘Roboats’

Recently launched production studio Bee Prod has sealed a development deal with France Televisions for a new preschool toon called Roboats: The Guardians of the Ocean.Bee Prod is a ... Continue Reading →
Céline Carenco

Céline Carenco Appointed Xilam Distro SVP for Asia Pacific

Xilam Animation has appointed Céline Carenco as Senior Vice President Media Distribution – Asia Pacific, which role will see her sell the company’s growing library of quality ... Continue Reading →
Caroline Audebert and Stéphanie Baclet

Veteran Production Execs Audebert and Baclet Join Cyber Group

Cyber Group Studios has strengthened its production teams to address the growth and complexity of its current and future slate, announcing the hiring of Stéphanie Baclet as Head of ... Continue Reading →
World Animation & VFX Summit

World Animation & VFX Summit: 2017 Honorees, Master Classes & Panelists

The 2017 edition of the World Animation and VFX Summit has announced this year’s recipients of the Hall of Fame awards and panelist lineup. This year’s honorees, recognized for ... Continue Reading →
101 Dalmatian Street

Disney Channels EMEA Unveils Slate Headed by ‘101 Dalmatian Street’

Disney Channels EMEA unveiled a first look at several new animated series — including 101 Dalmatian Street, Gigantosaurus, and Space Chickens In Space — as well as acquisitions ... Continue Reading →
Tall Tales: The Magical Garden of Antoon Krings

China’s Hishow Picks Up ‘Tall Tales’ from PGS & ON

Beijing-based Hishow Entertainment has acquired distribution rights in China for European animated feature Tall Tales: The Magical Garden of Antoon Krings, as well as exclusive merchandising ... Continue Reading →
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Gaumont, AGE Team to Relaunch ‘Herself the Elf’

American Greetings Entertainment — the IP and outbound licensing division of American Greetings Corp. — and leading European kids’ entertainment producer Gaumont Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Gaumont Animation Ups Marc Dhrami, Hires Gaelle Guiny

Gaumont Animation’s President, Nicolas Atlan, has announced the French outfit will reorganize its leadership by promoting Marc Dhrami to Head of Operations, and appointed Gaëlle ... Continue Reading →
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DWA’s ‘Noddy Toyland Detective’ Set for Sprout

DreamWorks Animation’s first original preschool series Noddy Toyland Detective will premiere on NBCUniversal’s Sprout in the U.S. this fall. Co-produced by DWA and Gaumont ... Continue Reading →