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Gaumont hires France TV exec for sales

France Télévisions Distribution exec Laura Laas is joining Gaumont as VP of international TV sales for animation. This will see Laas selling Gaumont toons such as Belle & Sebastian, Trulli Tales and Furry Wheels in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and North America, and working closely with animation president Nicolas Atlan and his team. […]

Gaumont hires sales veteran for London role

French studio Gaumont has hired former Cineflix Rights acquisitions chief Nikki Andrews as vice president, distribution. In the newly-created role, Andrews will sell Gaumont’s kids content in North America and western Europe, and sell the wider Gaumont Television line-up of shows into the Benelux region. Gaumont’s kids titles include Calimero (pictured) and Belle and Sebastian and […]

News brief: b’casters buy Calimero reboot

Gaumont Animation has shopped its rebooted Calimero animated series to a raft of international broadcasters. Discovery Kids has bought it for its service in Latin America as has Tiji in Russia, RTBF and Ketnet in Belgium, Hop in Israel and RTV in Slovenia. In France, the Gaumont-produced and distributed series is for TF1’s Tfou. Pierre […]

TF1 launches first SVOD service for kids

French broadcaster TF1 will launch TFou Max next month, the first SVOD service exclusively targeting kids in France. Dedicated to the 3-12 demo, TFou Max will launch next month, and be available for €2.99 (US$3.40) a month for a launch period. It will be accessible on computers, smartphones, tablets as well as connected TVs from […]