Morgann Favennec

Superprod brings in French sales veteran

French production firm Superprod has hired a former Télé Images and Cyber Group Studios sales executive Carole Brin. The kids- and family-focused company has named her in the newly created role of chief digital officer. Brin is best known as VP of sales, acquisitions and new media for Superprod compatriot Cyber Group, a role she […]

Xilam staffs up with digital hire

French toon house Xilam Animation has followed up the hire of Morgann Favennec by bringing on a marketing and digital specialist. Nicolas Halftermeyer (pictured) has been drafted in as senior VP of marketing and digital from drone maker Parrot, and will work on strategies that increase Xilam series’ brand recognition and online revenues. He will […]

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 […]

Superights picks up toons from fledgling prodco

Kids content distributor Superights has picked up three titles from fledgling French production company Folivari. It will sell a trio of specials based on Benjamin Renner kids comic books The Big Bad Fox (left), A Baby To Deliver and A Perfect Christmas. The one-offs were ordered by Canal+. Renner will direct the shows, with veteran […]

Disney buys Superights’ Boyster

Disney has acquired French-produced animated series Boyster for its channels in Japan, Southeast Asia and Latin America. The cartoon comedy series was produced by French studio Je Suis Bien Content for Disney EMEA and French pubcaster France Télévisions. The series follows the adventures of a boy who is half-human, half-oyster. France-based distributor Superights has international […]