Mediatoon recruits Princess Sam’s Fréderic Gentet to head up sales

Paris based distributor Mediatoon has appointed Princess Sam Pictures exec Fréderic Gentet to the newly created role of head of sales. Gentet takes on the position with immediate effect, gaining oversight of the company’s marketing and servicing divisions, with responsibility for sales of titles including SamSam: Cosmic Adventures, Garfield and Tintin. He will be based […]

TVFI awards Zodiak, PGS and France Télévisions

French TV exporters group TVFI has bestowed its annual awards for most successful TV export to Zodiak Rights, PGS Entertainment and France Télévisions Distribution. The annual Export Award recognises the best French-originated programme successes in the international market across three genres: kids, docs and drama. The awards, now in their tenth year, were presented to […]

International broadcasters buy kids series Little Spirou

A raft of international channels have acquired animated kids series Little Spirou. The 78x7mins show is sold by French distributor Mediatoon and it has shopped it to TVC in Spain and Noga in Israel. TV Galicia in Spain, TG4 in Ireland and TeleQuebec in Canada have also all bought the series. In France it airs […]