The French Animation Producers’ Association elects Watch Next Media head Philippe Alessandri as Chairman of the Executive Committee.
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Paris-based Studio 100 Animation to co-produce new kids series based on the children’s book and feature film from EuropaCorp’s Luc Besson.
New dialog-free 2D animated series from French production company Studio Hari follows the adventures of Grizzy the bear and a pesky tribe of Lemmings as they attempt to co-exist in a forest ranger’s house in the Canadian wilderness.
Canadian preschool channel Treehouse acquires second season to the Emmy-winning series, while Germany’s Super RTL and France’s Canal+ Family and Piwi+ picks up an additional 40 episodes of season one.
Commissioned by France Televisions, 26-episode slapstick series taking place in the magical realm of Imagi is set to air in France mid-2017.
Daisy Jacobs’ Oscar-nominated animated short ‘The Bigger Picture’ is named the winner of the 2015 Cartoon d’Or at the 26th edition of the European pitching and co-production event in Toulouse, France.
Paris-based boutique financier and distributor About Premium Content signs a co-production deal with German broadcaster NDR for ‘Memories of Nanette,’ and acquires worldwide distribution rights for brand-new animation ‘Zoli & Pokey.’
French 3D artist dono employs open-source 3D creation suite Blender, Photoshop alternative GIMP, 3D renderer Octane and free compositing software Natron to create stunning 3D backgrounds from legendary animator Hayao Miyazaki’s beloved classic films.
A brief look at the more than 80 projects set to be presented to potential co-producers, buyers and investors at the 26th annual Cartoon Forum, taking place in Toulouse, France September 15-18.
More than 80 projects are set to be presented to potential co-producers, buyers and investors at the 26th annual Cartoon Forum, taking place in Toulouse, France September 15-18.
Konstantin Bronzit’s ‘We Can’t Live Without Cosmos’ wins Cristal award for best short film at the 39th Annecy International Animated Film Festival, while Franck Ekinci and Christian Desmares’ ‘April and the Extraordinary World’ awarded Cristal for best feature film.
Among 11 special prizes, Konstantin Bronzit’s ‘We Can't Live Without Cosmos’ wins Junior Jury Short Film Award at the 39th edition of the Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
30th Anniversary edition of the annual European marketplace to feature keynote sessions from Illumination Entertainment’s Chris Melendandri and director Genndy Tartakovsky.
Digital 2D animated comedy about the secret life of Amoebas is based on the best-selling graphic novels by Jennifer Holm and Eisner Award-winning creator Matthew Holm.
2D-animated diploma film by Gwenn Germain uses Studio Ghibli founder Hayao Miyazaki, designer and concept artist Syd Mead, and French comic illustrator Jean “Mœbius” Giraud as influences.
The final trailer for Aardman’s ‘Shaun The Sheep Movie’ arrives along with a trove of new clips and character featurettes.
French studio and distributor StudioCanal once again teams up with British animation studio Aardman and four-time Oscar-winner Nick Park on a new feature project set for release in 2018.
France’s ‘Le sense du toucher’ (The Sense of Touch), directed by Jean-Charles Mbotti Malolo, takes home the festival’s Grand Prix prize, while Daisy Jacob’s ‘The Bigger Picture’ (U.K.) receives the Lotte Reiniger Promotion Award for Animated Film.
CG/stop-motion hybrid adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s beloved book directed by Mark Osborne of ‘Kung Fun Panda’ fame to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival.
The first feature produced by Paris-based TeamTO, ‘Yellowbird’ is directed by Christian De Vita and designed by art director Benjamin Renner.
The Jim Henson Company enters first co-production collaboration with two series, ‘Jim Henson’s Enchanted Sisters’ and Cyber Group Studios’ ‘Boubouh!’ set for production.
Former Marathon and Zodiak Media executive Philippe Alessandri launches WatchNext Media, aimed at creating appealing characters, engaging brands and aspirational stories.
Newest animated adaptation of ‘Astro Boy’ is a co-production between Paris-based Caribara Production, Monaco's Shibuya Productions and Japan's Tezuka Productions.
New sketch-based CG-animated comedy series lands on Disney XD in the U.S. and the popular PTDR cartoon slot on the Canal+ Kids channel Télétoon+ in France.