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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 →
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Gaumont Options Stan Sakai’s ‘Usagi Yojimbo’ Comics

Gaumont has optioned the iconic samurai rabbit comic-book series Usagi Yojimbo from creator, writer and illustrator Stan Sakai, for development into an animated TV series. The project ... Continue Reading →
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Paul McCartney Taps New Writer for Animated Movie

It’s helter skelter (last Beatles joke, I swear) as famed Beatle and Wing Paul McCartney has found a replacement writer for his animated film in development, High in the Clouds. Hollywood ... Continue Reading →
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Laura Laas Appointed VP Animation TV Sales at Gaumont

LA- and Paris-based entertainment mainstay Gaumont has appointed Laura Laas as Vice President, International TV Sales, Animation. Charged with selling the company’s TV toon slate ... Continue Reading →
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Gaumont Options ‘Star Shards Chronicles’ for Animated Series

Nicolas Atlan, President of Animation for Gaumont, announced that the Paris- and LA-based company has optioned global rights to the epic trilogy The Star Shards Chronicles, from New ... Continue Reading →
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Vanessa Shapiro Named Gaumont TV Distribution Prez

Experienced television executive Vanessa Shapiro has been appointed as President of Worldwide Distribution at Gaumont Television; Vice CEO Christophe Riandee made the announcement Wednesday. ... 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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Gaumont Partners with Kristen Bell for ‘Do, Re & Mi’

The first new series from Gaumont under the leadership of President of Animation, Nicolas Atlan, has been announced as Do, Re & Mi (52 x 11), a whimsical musical adventure produced ... Continue Reading →
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People on the Move: Hires, Promotions & Departures

+ Glasgow-based Axis CG studio — which provides animation for video game, film and TV projects like its VES Award-nominated Halo 5: Guardians cinematic — has appointed Jon ... Continue Reading →