Marathon Media


David Michel exits Zodiak’s Marathon

David Michel has followed Vincent Chalvin-Demersay out the door at Zodiak-owned Marathon Media, the company they cofounded 13 years ago. Michel (left) was general manager at Marathon and also held a seat on Zodiak Media’s executive board but is now leaving. Chalvon-Demersay left in November, selling his company shares in Zodiak to company owner De […]

Zodiak cuts drama deal with former TF1 drama boss

The French division of Zodiak Media has inked a production and development deal with Karine Evrard, the former TF1 drama exec who recently set up her own indie. Evrard was senior VP of drama at the French commercial broadcaster before leaving to set up Blush Film. The fledgling indie will develop scripted series with Zodiak […]

New partners for Jo Nesbo political thriller

Franco-German channel Arte and Zodiak Media’s French drama producer GTV have joined Norway’s NRK on an original political thriller series from acclaimed scriptwriter Jo Nesbø, TBI can reveal. The French companies are now onboard Occupied, a 10x45mins thriller from another Zodiak drama producer, Norway’s Yellow Bird, which is best known as the producer and rights […]

News brief: Marathon Media gets new creative kids’ chief

France’s Marathon Media has appointed former Klasky Csupo executive Eryk Casemiro to be its chief creative officer, kids. Casemiro is relocating to Paris from the US for the new role, in which he’ll manage all creative aspects of Marathon’s kids’ output. He will report to Marathon chiefs David Michel and Vincent Chalvon-Demersay. Casemiro is best […]