Cyber Group Studios


Cyber Group Studios US expands LA operations

Cyber Group Studios USA, a subsidiary of Cyber Group Studios, has launched a content development and direct-to-consumer wing at its LA office and hired two senior execs. Ira Singerman (left) has joined the company as vice president of development to initiate the changes. He will be responsible for a slate of new television projects and […]

Cyber Group hires ex-TF1, Gaumont veterans

France’s Cyber Group Studios has added former TF1 Production and Gaumont Animation production execs as the newly minted kids firm continues to expand. Stéphanie Baclet (pictured) has been named head of productions at Cyber Group’s new studio in the Hauts-de-France region, with Caroline Audebert taking the same role in Paris. Baclet previously worked as studio […]

French investor buys into Cyber Group Studios

French investment firm L-GAM has bought out Cyber Group Studios’ minority investors as the Paris-based animation house targets company acquisitions. The deal, financial terms of which were not revealed, will allow Cyber Group to “finance new opportunities” that are part of an “ambitious international acquisition strategy, which will fuel up the company’s strong organic growth”. […]

Superprod brings in French sales veteran

French production firm Superprod has hired a former Télé Images and Cyber Group Studios sales executive Carole Brin. The kids- and family-focused company has named her in the newly created role of chief digital officer. Brin is best known as VP of sales, acquisitions and new media for Superprod compatriot Cyber Group, a role she […]

Disney heads to 101 Dalmatian Street

Disney Channels EMEA has commissioned an animated series adaptation of classic movie One Hundred and One Dalmations. The news of 101 Dalmation Street came as Disney’s EMEA arm showcased its latest wares at the Annecy Animation Festival in France this week. Both One Hundred and One Dalmations and Dodie Smith’s original 1956 novel were cited […]

Disney Junior exhibits Gigantosaurus, Simon

Disney Junior Worldwide has pre-bought new Cyber Group Studios preschool toon Gigantosaurus, and acquired another French preschool series, Simon. The deal covers all territories, excluding India and Taiwan. France Télévisions and Super RTL in Germany already have local rights in their respective territories. CGI series Gigantosaurus is based on books from author Jonny Duddle, with […]

Versailles scoops French export award

Versailles has won the drama award at the TV France International 2017 Export Awards. Industry group TVFI annually awards the best-performing French-originated TV exports with this year’s winners crowned at producers’ association Procirep’s award ceremony for the French Producer of the Year in Paris last night. Banijay Rights and Versailles beat 100% Distribution with Spin […]

Tom & Jerry-style slapstick toon set for Boomerang

Turner International is working up a slapstick cartoon with France’s Cyber Group Studios, with the series set for Boomerang. Taffy is an original Cyber Group creation that Turner’s kids arm has co-developed, whose style apes heritage Boomerang series such as Tom & Jerry and Scooby-Doo. The 78x7mins animated series will follow a loyal hound dog […]

Tom & Jerry-style slapstick toon set for Boomerang

Turner International is working up a slapstick cartoon with France’s Cyber Group Studios, with the series set for Boomerang. Taffy is an original Cyber Group creation that Turner’s kids arm has co-developed, whose style apes heritage Boomerang series such as Tom & Jerry and Scooby-Doo. The 78x7mins animated series will follow a loyal hound dog […]

Cyber Group hires Goldsmith for US expansion

France’s Cyber Group Studios is moving into the US and has hired former Jim Henson distribution chief Richard Goldsmith to helm a new LA office. Goldsmith exited The Jim Henson Company in December ahead of a new role, details of which were not forthcoming at the time. He will run the Culver City-based Cyber Group […]