Management shake-up at French kids company PGS

France-based kids distributor PGS Entertainment has reshuffled its management team and appointed a CFO. Guy Soutter (above) becomes the company’s first ever CFO. He joins from private equity firm Oberon. Other internal changes include the promotion of Laure Cubeau to head of operations and Charlotte Selignan head of marketing. Richard Bickersteth has been taken on […]

Girls want toons!

Commissioners want more girl-skewed animation and say there is not enough coming their way. Producers say that commissioners often shun girl-skewed ideas as they are worried boys will turn off. Meanwhile, a handful of shows with girl characters are global hits. Asking kids TV executives why there are not more cartoons with lead girl characters […]