Cyber Group Studios


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 […]

Toon veteran joins Cyber Group as Congé exits

Paris-based Cyber Group Studios has hired French animation industry veteran Raphaelle Mathieu. She will become the toon producer’s VP, sales, acquisitions and new media following the departure of Marie Congé, who has left to “pursue other personal interests”, according the Cyber Group. Congé only joined Cyber Group to replace Carole Brin last October, having worked […]

Cyber Group Studios staffs up

France-based kids producer and distributor Cyber Group Studios has made several executive changes bringing on new sales and production staff and promoting others. Jacques Romeu joins from Studio 100 and will become an exec producer and will report to Olivier Lelardoux who has been upped to senior VP, animation. Former Moonscoop sales exec Marie Conge […]

Henson, Cyber Group ink copro pact

The Jim Henson Company and Cyber Group Studios have struck a two-project coproduction deal. The US and France-based independent kids studios will jointly finance and make one show from each company under the terms of the deal: Jim Henson’s Enchanted Sisters (pictured) and Cyber Group’s Boubouh! Jim Henson’s Enchanted Sisters will be an animated comedy adventure […]