Superprod opens LA office & hires CFO

French animation studio and distributor Superprod has hired a new CFO after current incumbent Louise de Staël became chief of a newly opened LA office. Sophie Spilliaert (pictured) joined the Paris-based prodco in December 2017 after working in the TV and film unit on BESV Bank, and will now lead the prodco’s financial operations. De […]

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 […]

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 […]

France’s Superprod collars Space Dog game for TV

French kids production house Superprod has partnered with a local social games producer to bring mobile and tablet game Space Dog to television screens. Superprod is developing an animated series based on the game, which creator Adictiz says has been downloaded more than 25 million times worldwide in numerous languages. Early stage developments will be […]

New French distributor launches with former M6 kids boss

France-based producer Superprod has launched an international sales division, Superights. Morgann Favennec has been hired as deputy managing director and will head up sales and acquisitions activity at the new distributor. She joins from RTL-owned French commercial broadcaster M6 where she was head of kids programming. Prior to that she held roles at Jetix, Disney […]