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31 May 1950|
Jean Chalopin (born 31 May 1950) is a French producer and writer.
In 1971, Chalopin formed with the backing of Radio Television Luxembourg the company Diffusion, Information and Commercial (DIC) which later evolved into DIC Entertainment. At DIC, he wrote and produced programs animated by overseas studios.
In 1987, Chalopin founded the company C&D (Creative and Development, fr: Créativité et Développement) after selling his shares in DiC and continued to produce cartoons in the late 1980s and 1990s. C&D had offices in Paris and Tokyo while setting up Jet Lag Productions as its American affiliated company. C&D had purchased the DIC library foreign distribution rights from Saban Entertainment soon after Saban had acquired them from DIC in 1987. In 1996, Chalopin sold the C&D library to Saban/Fox Kids Network joint venture.
Jean Chalopin is married to Chinese/Singaporean ex-Model, Ethel Chalopin. They have two children, Janvier and Tanis.
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