Tag Archives: Xilam Animation

Nickelodeon picks up broadcast rights to Xilam’s Athleticus and Mr Magoo

The Academy Award nominated French animation studio, Xilam Animation has secured two new broadcast deals with Nickelodeon for its short form CGI series Athleticus and the animated comedy Mr Magoo. The new global deal will see Nickelodeon take exclusive pay-tv rights to two seasons of Athleticus for Asia Pacific, EMEA, …

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Xilam Animation scoops double win at César Awards for hit animated film I Lost My Body

Xilam Animation scooped a double win at the 45th César Awards this year, when it took home the Best Animated Film and Best Original Score for its popular animated feature I Lost My Body. These latest wins follow I Lost My Body’s most recent awards and festivals success, which has …

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Mr Magoo makes his move on the US market thanks to DreamWorks deal for Xilam

Mr Magoo is making his move on the US market, thanks to a new deal struck between the award-winning French animation studio Xilam Animation and DreamWorks Animation’s Classic Media. Under the deal, DreamWorks has exclusively picked up all US TV, home video, and VOD rights to season one of the …

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Oggy and the Cockroaches takes up residence at Paris’ Grévin Museum

Xilam Animation’s flagship property Oggy and the Cockroaches has taken up residence at the famed Grévin Museum in Paris. Created at Grévin’s workshop, wax works of Oggy and the three pesky cockroaches – Joey, Deedee, and Marky – were unveiled at a ceremony last night at an exhibition that is now open …

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Xilam Animation hits 15bn YouTube views following ‘official content’ move

The award-winning French animation studio Xilam Animation has hit 15 billion lifetime views on YouTube and reached 15 million subscribers across its channels on the platform. For 2019, the company is also projected to increase its YouTube views by 50 per cent compared to 2018. The company is currently celebrating …

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Xilam’s Oggy and the Cockroaches pre-school spin-off, Oggy Oggy lands on Netflix

The French production company, Xilam Animation will produce an original CGO animated pre-school series, Oggy Oggy, based on the hit franchise Oggy and the Cockroaches, for the streaming platform, Netflix. In the new series, Oggy is freed from the ceaseless tyranny of the cockroaches and lives in a fantasy world …

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Xilam Animation names Manya Zhou its new head of business development for China

The French animation studio, Xilam has appointed Manya Zhou to the newly created position of head of business development for China with responsibility for developing the firm’s strategy in the region. This will include managing local linear and digital distribution, licensing and merchandising, and potential co-production opportunities. Additionally, Zhou will …

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Xilam in exclusive talks to acquire majority stake in Cube Creative

Xilam Animation has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire a controlling stake of the shares and voting rights of the French animation production company, Cube Creative. Talks are ongoing for the purchase of 50.1 per cent of shares in the company that specialises in 3D animation. In line with its …

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Xilam names Capucine Humblot its new head of licensing and merchandising

The award-winning French animation studio, Xilam Animation, has named Capucine Humblot its new head of licensing and merchandising. Humblot will report to Morgann Favennec, EVP global sales development, and will be responsible for supervising Xilam’s consumer products activity across its portfolio of properties, including Oggy and the Cockroaches, Zig & …

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Xilam Animation details pre-school spin-off for Oggy and the Cockroaches

The French studio Xilam Animation is developing its first CGI animated series for the pre-school, presenting a new take on its Oggy and the Cockroaches with a younger-years spin-off called Oggy Oggy. The studio will start production next summer with two straight consecutive seasons and a global budget of $22 …

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