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Annecy Wraps Up a Successful 2016 Event

Organizers of the Annecy festival and market have issued their wrap-up report for the 2016 edition, which on all accounts was another tremendous success for the grande dame of European ... Continue Reading →
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MIFA Highlights International Scope

The International Animation Film Market (MIFA) opens in Annecy, France on June 15, with around 2,700 industry pros expected to pass through its doors. This year’s event continues ... Continue Reading →
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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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Daily News Bytes

YouTube Millionaires: Channel Frederator Appeals “To All Fans of Animation” VP of Programming and Audience Development Matt Gielen discusses the online network’s broad appeal. Andrew ... 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 to Open New Lyon Production Facility

French animation studio Xilam (Oggy and the Cockroaches) has announced plans to expand its operations with a new production facility in Lyon, opening next year. The company has been ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Oggy and the Cockroaches’ Season Set for CN Asia-Pacific

Cartoon Network in Asia Pacific has picked up the fifth season of Xilam’s Oggy and the Cockroaches (78 x 7). The season is set to premiere in 2017 and will be available in Ultra HD. ... 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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‘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 →