2017 Annecy Festival

Annecy, Mifa Report Record Attendance for 2017

The Annecy International Animation Festival and its market, Mifa, reported record attendance at this year’s event, which wraps Saturday. An estimated 3,000 professionals — an increase ... Continue Reading →
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Xilam Names Lansay Master Toy Partner for ‘Oggy’

Award-winning animation studio Xilam has appointed Lansay as master toy partner for its flagship cartoon, Oggy & the Cockroaches. Lansay will produce and distribute an initial line ... Continue Reading →
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Turner Brands on Top in APAC

Turner’s children’s brands in Asia Pacific — Cartoon Network, Boomerang, POGO and Toonami — combined forces over the last year to create the region’s No. ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Prime India Inks Exclusive Partnership with Xilam

Amazon and Xilam Animation announce a multi-year content deal that makes Amazon Prime Video India the exclusive SVOD home of four existing and three upcoming seasons of the French studio’s ... Continue Reading →
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Xilam’s ‘Oggy’ & ‘Paprika’ Head to China

UYoung has secured TV and VOD rights to three series from France’s Xilam in China: international hit animated comedy Oggy & the Cockroaches, lighthearted preschool toon Paprika, ... Continue Reading →
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Erick Rouillé Named France Manager, Int’l TV Sales Director at Planeta Junior

Planeta Junior announces that Erick Rouillé has joined the Barcelona-based company as Country Manager for France and International TV Sales Director. Rouillé will report to International ... Continue Reading →
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Xilam Series Post Record YouTube Numbers

Paris-based animation producer Xilam has crunched its digital distribution numbers, and has found that its shows are performing exceptionally well with viewers worldwide — just ... Continue Reading →
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BLE: Roundtable Seminars, Ink, ‘Oggy,’ Rainbow, ‘Smurfs’

Organizers of Brand Licensing Europe (Oct. 11-13, Olympia, London) announce that for the first time, visitors can take part in a roundtable discussions. Set for Wednesday, Oct. 12 and ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

South Park: Season 20 Premiere Trailers and Images Released The ever-topical animated series will lampoon the Colin Kaepernick controversy, election season, and lord knows what in its ... Continue Reading →
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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 →