Marie-Laure Marchand


Favennec exits Superights for Xilam

Superights deputy managing director Morgann Favennec is joining rival French toon house Xilam Animation. She has been appointed executive VP of development and global sales at Paris-based Xilam, and will begin her role on July 3. Favennec had launched Superights in May 2013 after French prodco Superprod hired her from French commercial broadcaster M6 to […]

UYoung brings Xilam series to China

Chinese kids entertainment firm UYoung has secured distribution rights to a number of animated series from French studio Xilam. The deal covers TV and VOD rights to seasons 2-4 of Oggy and the Cockroaches, preschool series Paprika and wildlife series If I Were an Animal. This marks the first time those shows will enter China, […]

Xilam restructures sales operation

Oggy and the Cockroaches producer and distributor Xilam has restructured its sales operation to cover specific geographical regions and territories. New recruit Jessica Delahaie as executive VP, media distribution, EMEA and Canada. She joins from Mediatoon Distribution, having previously been at French kids channel Canal J. Xilam has handed Marie-Laure Marchand, who joined the Paris-based […]