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Annecy Full Program Revealed

Taking place June 13-18, the Annecy International Animation Film Festival (accompanied by the MIFA market, June 15-17) will once again offer the very best in animation from around the ... Continue Reading →
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Marie-Laure Marchand Named EVP Global Consumer at Xilam

Award-winning French animation company Xilam has appointed Marie-Laure Marchand to the position of Executive Vice President, Global Consumer Products. Marchand’s duties will include ... Continue Reading →
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Xilam’s ‘Zig & Sharko’ Sinks Teeth into International Channels

Paris-based Xilam Studio is swimming in sales for its non-dialog, slapstick comedy cartoon Zig & Sharko, with several international broadcasters coming on board. Gulli and France ... Continue Reading →
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‘Oggy’ Producer Announces Next Animated Feature

French animation producer Marc du Pontavice, who presented his latest project Oggy and the Cockroaches: The Movie at Annecy last week, has started development on a new original fantasy ... Continue Reading →
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Distribution Deals Make the Scene at Annecy

Deals for animated features have been heating up at the Annecy Film Festival. Among the major announcements made in the trades around or during the festival, which kicked off Monday ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Announces Professional Conference Lineup

The upcoming Annecy Festival of Animation has announced this year’s lineup of professional animation panels. The pro conferences have been organized by Christian Jacquemart and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Oggy & the Cockroaches’ Movie to Debut at Annecy

Ever since its debut in 1999, French studio Xilam’s high-energy animated series Oggy and the Cockroaches has been an audience favorite in many regions of the world. This year, the ... Continue Reading →
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Territory Report: French TV Animation in 2013

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 ... Continue Reading →
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CN Asia Hatches More ‘Oggy and the Cockroaches’

Cartoon Network Asia Pacific and French animation studio Xilam (Zig and Sharko, The Daltons) have teamed up to produce the fourth season of the animated comedy series Oggy and the Cockroaches. First ... Continue Reading →