Gaumont expands animation division with new key hires

Nicolas Atlan has been appointed to the new position of president of animation, while Terry Kalagian has been named VP of creative for animation.
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Gaumont has revealed plans to expand its animation division with a new US presence, and has announced new appointments to help lead the changes.

Gaumont has hired industry veteran Nicolas Atlan (pictured above) to the new position of president of animation, while Terry Kalagian will take on the role of VP of creative for animation.

Atlan joins the company from Splash Entertainment, where he served as co-CEO since February 2014.

He was also responsible for executively producing numerous series, including Fantastic 4, Sabrina: Secrets of a Teenage Witch and Code Lyoko.

Christophe Riandee, vice CEO of Gaumont, said: “Having worked in the both Paris and Los Angeles, Nicolas has an excellent track record in the world of animation.

“He is the perfect executive to blend our European and new US animation divisions, as well as helping Gaumont expand into the arena of animated feature films and increase its production activity on the television side. I welcome Nicolas to the team along with Terry, whom with 20+ years of experience, will be a great addition to Gaumont.”

Atlan added: “Growing up in France watching many of Gaumont’s well-known productions, and now witnessing all of the company's recent success in the US, I am very proud to be a part of the team and to be given this tremendous opportunity to expand its animation division.”

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