France: kids TV at a crossroads

With the Annecy animation festival beginning today, Pascale Paoli-Lebailly hears from leading players about the wave of changes that have befallen the French toon industry in the past year. The French animation industry is renowned for its creative output in both TV and the cinema. The sector – which can in part thank production quotas, […]

Ellipsanime buys Moonscoop assets for $820k

French animation house Ellipsanime has acquired the assets of rival Moonscoop, which was in administration, for a reported €600,000 (US$819,500). According to local French reports, Ellipsanime won an auction to acquire Moonscoop SA’s library and production assets when the offer was accepted by the Commercial Court of Paris. Others, including Millimages and investment house Capucine, […]