Banijay and Zodiak Media Announce Merger

International France-based media companies Banijay Group and Zodiak Media have agreed to merge their catalogs and production units. With revenues of around $1 billion, the merger creates ... Continue Reading →

Philippe Alessandri Launches WatchNext Media

Former CEO of Tele Images, Marathon and GTV (Zodiak Media) Philippe Alessandri has launched his new venture, WatchNext Media — a next-generation animation and drama production ... Continue Reading →
Nigel Pickard

Zodiak UK Kids CEO Pickard Steps Down

Zodiak Media has announced that Nigel Pickard is departing his role as CEO of Zodiak UK Kids and Chair of The Foundation, but will return as a consultant on a range of projects for ... Continue Reading →
David Michel

Marathon’s David Michel Steps Down

Zodiak Media has announce that David Michel, co-founder and General Manager of its studio Marathon Media, will be vacating the position, effective March 31. Michel co-created and co-produced ... Continue Reading →
Vincent Chalvon-Demersay

Marathon Media President Chalvon-Demersay Resigns

Vincent Chalvon-Demersay has stepped down as CEO of French animation studio Marathon Media for personal reasons. A familiar figure in the global animation scene, Chalvon-Demersay joined ... Continue Reading →
Gladys Morchoisne

Morchoisne Is New SVP of Animation at Tele Images

Zodiak Media’s Paris-based studio Tele Images has hired industry vet Gladys Morchoisne as its new senior VP of animation. She replaces Giorgio Welter who left the company in September. ... Continue Reading →

Global TV News Bytes

+ Dublin-based indie studio Kite Entertainment has nabbed a 13-episode commission for its science-themed comedy series Brain Freeze from U.K. channel CBBC. A follow up to Kite’s ... Continue Reading →

Zodiak Secures Slew of CEE TV Sales

Zodiak Kids, the children’s production/distribution arm of Zodiak Media, has finalized a number of deals in the Central and Eastern Europe territory, totally over 300 hours of ... Continue Reading →

Zodiak Kids Introduces ‘Marco Macaco’ in Cannes

Paris-based Tele Images Productions, part of Zodiak Kids, and Danish studio Nice Ninja are bringing a new 3D animated comedy series called The Marco Macaco Show. Co-produced with Canal+, ... Continue Reading →

Zodiak Re-Ups ‘Sally Bollywood’

Zodiak Kids, the children’s production and  distribution arm of Zodiak Media, has announced the recommission of a second season of animated series Sally Bollywood; co-produced by ... Continue Reading →