European Commission sets animation growth plan

The European Commission has set an animation growth plan for the economic region that looks to support talent and gain global reach. The European Animation Plan has three objectives for the next five years: to foster the global reach and appeal of EU animation; to make Europe an inviting place to work for European talent […]

French networks reposition, switch models

France Télévisions has confirmed it will reposition DTT network France 4 as a kids and family channel from next September. The announcement was one of several the French public broadcaster made at MIFA, the business conference of the Annecy International Film Festival. Others included revealing 26 new projects in development or production and a call for three […]

Annecy 2016 report

In a global animation market, the Annecy International Animated Film Festival reflected changes in the industry: emerging talent, VR tests and new technologies, and for the French sector, new challenges, reports Pascale Paoli-Lebailly Annecy Animation Film Festival’s business section, MIFA, in France this month showed an international animation sector in good health, and a dynamic industry […]