SND Acquires ‘Martine’ S2, Announces MIP Slate

SND Films in France announces that it has acquired the second season of Martine from Les Armateurs, and has revealed the other animated titles in its sales catalog for the MIPCOM and ... Continue Reading →

French Projects Dominate 2015 Cartoon Forum

The organizers of Cartoon Forum have issued their wrap report for the 26th edition of the co-production event, which took place for the fourth consecutive year in Toulouse Sept. 15-18. ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Forum Sets Cartoon d’Or, Tributes Nominees

Cartoon Forum has announced the nominees for the 2015 Cartoon d’Or as well as the companies vying for the 2015 Cartoon Tributes. The six nominees for the Cartoon d’Or 2015 are: A ... Continue Reading →

Gaumont Unveils ‘Belle and Sebastian’ at Biarritz

French studio Gaumont Animation will be unveiling its latest animated series project Belle and Sebastian (52 x 13) at the Biarritz Rendez-Vous — the local-prods-only market for ... Continue Reading →

The Animag 250: Executives to Watch

The Animation Magazine 250th issue celebration continues, this time with our list of executives to watch. They are: Pierre Belaïsch — CEO, Gaumont Animation Melissa Boag — VP ... Continue Reading →

Gaumont Posts Sales for ‘Calimero’

Gaumont Animation has secured a number of international sales for its animated CGI series Calimero (104 x 11 mins.), based on the original 1963 series of the same name. Broadcasters ... Continue Reading →

Gaumont Secures Rights to Animate ‘Laurel & Hardy’

Gaumont Animation has secured the worldwide exclusive option to the animation rights of the iconic comedy duo Laurel & Hardy from Larry Harmon Pictures Corp. The French animation ... Continue Reading →

Netflix Scoops Up Bill Burr’s ‘F Is for Family’

A new half-hour animated series based on the comedy of Bill Burr (Date Night, The Heat) is coming exclusively to Netflix in all territories in 2015. The six-episode run of F Is for ... Continue Reading →

DQ, Gaumont Secure New ‘Lanfeust Quest’ Sales

DQ Entertainment has announced that its co-production with France’s Gaumont Animation, Lanfeust Quest (26 x half-hour), has been acquired by a slew of channels in multiple territories. ... Continue Reading →

Gaumont Inks New Deals for ‘Lanfeust Quest’

Gaumont Animation has signed on new international broadcast partners for its comic-book adaptation Lanfeust Quest (26 x half-hour), including a multi-territory deal with Disney Channel. ... Continue Reading →