Marc du Pontavice

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Marc du Pontavice
Marc du Pontavice at the 2016 Annecy International Animation Film Festival
Marc Marie Joseph Raymond du Pontavice[1]

(1963-01-10) 10 January 1963 (age 61)
Known forOggy and the Cockroaches
Space Goofs
(m. 1989)
ChildrenLou du Pontavice
Ivan du Pontavice

Marc Marie Joseph Raymond du Pontavice (born 10 January 1963) is a French animator and businessman who is the producer of Oggy and the Cockroaches ("Oggy et les Cafards"),[2] The Magician, Space Goofs, Zig & Sharko and others. He was an executive producer from Gaumont, which is based in France. After leaving the company, he, along with Alix de Maistre [fr], founded Xilam.



Year Title Role Notes
2003 De nouveau lundi Short film
2003 Kaena: The Prophecy
2007 Go West! A Lucky Luke Adventure
2009 For a Son Doctor Script collaboration[3]
2010 Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life Police Officer Vian 1
2011 War of the Buttons (2011 Yann Samuell film)
2013 Oggy and the Cockroaches: The Movie
2014 Far from Men
2017 Chateau Co-producer
2018 Close Enemies
2019 I Lost My Body


Year Title Notes
1992-1994 Highlander: The Series Executive in charge of production, alongside Denis Leroy
seasons 1-3 only
1994-1996 Highlander: The Animated Series
1997 Sky Dancers
1997-1998 Dragon Flyz
1997-2006 Space Goofs
1998 The Magician
1998-2019 Oggy and the Cockroaches Freelance producer on season 2[4]
2001-2003 The New Adventures of Lucky Luke
2001-2002 Cartouche: Prince of the Streets
2003 Ratz
2005 Tupu
2006-2007 Shuriken School Co-produced with José Maria Castillejo
2006-2007 Rintindumb
2008-2018 A Kind of Magic
2008-2009 Rahan
2009-2010 Mr. Baby Creator[5]
2010-2015 The Daltons
2010-present Zig & Sharko
2011-2014 FloopaLoo, Where Are You? Creator[6]
2013-2015 Hubert and Takako
2017 Rolling with the Ronks!
2018 If I were an Animal... Creator[7]
2019-present Mr. Magoo
2020 Moka's Fabulous Adventures!
2020 Coach Me If You Can
2021-present Lupin's Tales
2021-present Chip 'n' Dale: Park Life
2021-present Oggy Oggy
2021 Oggy and the Cockroaches: Next Generation
2021-2022 The Adventures of Bernie
2023-present Karate Sheep

Video games[edit]

Year Title
1998 Les Visiteurs, le jeu
1998 The Fifth Element
2000 Stupid Invaders


  • Pontavice, Marc du. Destin animé. France: Slatkine et Compagnie, 2022; ISBN 9782889441914[8]


  1. ^ a b "Marc du Pontavice" (in French). Le Point. 2 December 2010. Retrieved 25 April 2023.
  2. ^ "Oggy, superstar made in France" (in French). LaDépê 18 September 2014. Retrieved 2 October 2014.
  3. ^ For a Son Closing Credits
  4. ^ Beardmore, Marie (April 1, 2001). "Xilam: A New Convergence Studio With A Tried and True Business Sense". Animation World Network. Retrieved January 21, 2024.
  5. ^ "Mr Baby – Xilam animation". Retrieved 21 January 2024.
  6. ^ "Floopaloo, where are you? – Xilam animation". Retrieved 21 January 2024.
  7. ^ "If I were an Animal… – Xilam animation". Retrieved 21 January 2024.
  8. ^ "Destin animé — Slatkine et compagnie". Slatkine et Compagnie. February 10, 2022. Retrieved 21 January 2024.

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