ANNECY — Japan's TV Tokyo has boarded animated TV series "Calimero" in partnership with Japanese publishing house Kodansha. The move adds another element to the international roll-out of the…
PARIS — In the run-up to MipTV, Gaumont-owned Alphanim, a leading kids' show producer in Europe, has been rebranded as Gaumont Animation, and has closed a co-development/co-production deal with…
Kathy Connell is named exec producer, positioning her to work alongside kudocast exec producer and director Jeff Margolis.
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French TV animation gets strong support at home, making it the most robust of Europe's toon sectors. But tough competition overseas means it still has to innovate.
PARIS -- Gaul's Lagardere Active kids programming channels Canal J, Gulli and TiJi unveiled key acquisitions at the Annecy Animation Film Festival on Thursday.
Ireland's Cartoon Saloon has tied down European partners on "Song of the Sea," Tomm Moore's follow-up to "The Secret of Kells."
Gaumont's toon production arm Alphanim has inked an exclusive agreement with the Italian outfit Calidra and the Pagot family to develop "Calimero," a CGI-animated series based on the cult franchise.
French mini-major Gaumont's toon company Alphanim is moving into live-action kids entertainment, developing 26 half-hours of "Very Viking."