Monello Productions


Banijay strikes deal with ITVS-owned Tetra Media to buy ‘Hello Kitty’ prodco Monello

Banijay has substantially expanded its children’s catalogue after striking a deal to acquire Monello Productions from ITV Studios-owned Tetra Media Studio. The prodco was launched in 2013 by former Télé Images producer Giorgio Welter and is behind shows including the upcoming CGI series of Hello Kitty. Monello is also producing two shows for Rai in […]

Monello gets first commission with Barenboim toon

Fledgling French prodco Monello Productions has won its first commission, Kevin Maestro, an animated series developed with, and featuring, renowned conductor Daniel Barenboim. France Télévisions, Italy’s Rai and HR, a regional affiliate to ARD, are all investing development money in the toon series. Animation indie Monello was cofounded in September 2013 by former Télé Images […]

France: kids TV at a crossroads

With the Annecy animation festival beginning today, Pascale Paoli-Lebailly hears from leading players about the wave of changes that have befallen the French toon industry in the past year. The French animation industry is renowned for its creative output in both TV and the cinema. The sector – which can in part thank production quotas, […]