Xilam Animation SA

04/05/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 04/05/2019 08:47

From Oggy and The Cockroaches To Moka: A Masterclass In Slapstick Comedy, with Marc du Pontavice, CEO, and Andrès Fernandez, Director, at MipTV

Animated slapstick comedy is making a tremendous comeback and seeing a popularity surge in the global kids' market but what are the core components of this genre, and what innovations could help it evolve?

A specialist in the genre, acclaimed French studio Xilam Animation is behind classic series such as Oggy and the Cockroaches, an iconic part of the French animation industry's international exports for the last two decades, airing in over 190 countries.

Marc du Pontavice, founder and CEO of Xilam, will explain how to create a French brand from scratch with an impressive global presence - and keep the brand engaging and relevant across different kids generations. With Andrès Fernandez, show runner of Zig & Sharko and creator of Moka, the pair will share insights into their creative process and experience in crafting successful slapstick animations for international audiences.

When: Tuesday April 9th, 17.30-18.00

Where: Palais des Festivals - Kids Creative Room Palais -1, 'In Development' zone

Xilam Sales team will be at MIPTV! If you like to know more about our highlights, we will be happy to sit down with you!

Meet us at booth R7.J9. Pre-book your meeting here: [email protected]