Pierre Sissman


French investor buys into Cyber Group Studios

French investment firm L-GAM has bought out Cyber Group Studios’ minority investors as the Paris-based animation house targets company acquisitions. The deal, financial terms of which were not revealed, will allow Cyber Group to “finance new opportunities” that are part of an “ambitious international acquisition strategy, which will fuel up the company’s strong organic growth”. […]

Tom & Jerry-style slapstick toon set for Boomerang

Turner International is working up a slapstick cartoon with France’s Cyber Group Studios, with the series set for Boomerang. Taffy is an original Cyber Group creation that Turner’s kids arm has co-developed, whose style apes heritage Boomerang series such as Tom & Jerry and Scooby-Doo. The 78x7mins animated series will follow a loyal hound dog […]

Tom & Jerry-style slapstick toon set for Boomerang

Turner International is working up a slapstick cartoon with France’s Cyber Group Studios, with the series set for Boomerang. Taffy is an original Cyber Group creation that Turner’s kids arm has co-developed, whose style apes heritage Boomerang series such as Tom & Jerry and Scooby-Doo. The 78x7mins animated series will follow a loyal hound dog […]

Cyber Group hires Goldsmith for US expansion

France’s Cyber Group Studios is moving into the US and has hired former Jim Henson distribution chief Richard Goldsmith to helm a new LA office. Goldsmith exited The Jim Henson Company in December ahead of a new role, details of which were not forthcoming at the time. He will run the Culver City-based Cyber Group […]

Cyber plays the Long, Long game

Founder of Cyber Group Studios Pierre Sissman tells TBI that the firm is expanding its development and production capabilities, and why World War II animation The Long, Long Holiday will bring families together Pierre Sissman has spent the better part of a decade getting his Cyber Group Studios to the point where it is ready […]