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01 August 2022 à 15:21

International press roundup for French animation: summer 2022

French animation productions continued to be the subject of articles in the international press in recent months, both in general and specialized media. Variety, for example, reported on the CNC study presented at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival and noted: "French Animation Alive and Kicking at Home and Abroad."

In terms of feature films and shorts, the press focused on several titles at the time of their theatrical release or during their selections at festivals, particularly at the Annecy event:


In terms of television productions, the media mainly conveyed news about sales of French television programs around the world.

  • SeñalNews announced the expansion of the Simon series in Asia, including the acquisition of the first three seasons by the Chinese public channel CCTV6.
  • Animation Magazine reported on the many international sales for the second season of Gus, the Itsy Bitsy Knight after a first season presented in over 100 territories and translated into 21 languages.
  • The preschool series Mush-Mush & the Mushables continued its fine international career: c21media highlighted the acquisition of season one by the free British channel Tiny Pop (the season has already been broadcast in more than 150 territories), and Warner Bros. Discovery joined Canal+, VRT-Ketnet, RTBF, and RTS in broadcasting season two, as reported by Animation Magazine.
  • SeñalNews reported that Molang continued to appeal to very young audiences around the world, especially in Italy where season five is being broadcast on Rai Yoyo.
  • Worldscreen announced the arrival of Squish, a series focused on charming mircoorganisms, in the United Kingdom, on the POP channel.
  • Tbivision indicated that Shasha & Milo, a coproduction between Zodiak Kids and Family in France and Pingo Entertainment in South Korea, will be broadcast on the Chinese platform Tencent Video.
  • Animation Magazine highlighted the Akissi television special, adapted from the eponymous cartoon by Marguerite Abouet and Mathieu Sapin, which premiered on Boomerang Africa in mid-June.
  • c21media took a look at the acquisition of the preschool Mumfie series by ITV, Cartoonito, AMC and SVT.

Contact : Ainhoa Jauregui

Latest update : 01 August 2022 à 15:21 CEST

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CCTV6 - China Central Television

Activities external to film production :  TV Channel

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CNC - Centre national du cinéma et de l’image animée

Activities :  Executive Producer

Activities external to film production :  Organization, Unifrance Partner

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Canal+

Activities :  Film exports/foreign sales, Executive Producer, Associate producer, Co-production, Buyer (feature films)

Activities external to film production :  Buyer (feature films), Television media, TV Channel, Diffuseur, Buyer (short films)

Recent filmography : Black Santiago Club, Moochie - who killed Jill Halliburton?, Fuck Private Property!, ...

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RTBF - Radio Télévision Belge de la Communauté Française

Activities :  Foreign production company, Associate producer, Co-production

Activities external to film production :  Television media, TV Channel, Diffuseur, Buyer (short films)

Recent filmography : , I was born at 17, Killing Blues, ...

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RTS - Radio Télévision Suisse

Activities :  Foreign distributor (feature film), Foreign production company, Associate producer, Co-production, Buyer (feature films)

Activities external to film production :  VOD (Video On Demand), Foreign distributor (feature film), TV Channel, Diffuseur

Recent filmography : Bloodhound, Obscure Night - Wild Leaves, Stuntwomen, ...

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Tencent Video

Activities external to film production :  VOD (Video On Demand)

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Annecy International Animation Film Festival - 2022

Type : Feature film and short film festival

Theme : Animation

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