Method Animation

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Method Animation/On Animation Studios
animation studio
IndustryCGI
Founded2008
FounderAton Soumache
Headquarters,
Key people
Aton Soumache (CEO)
Dimitri Rassam (CCO)
DivisionsOn Entertainment
SubsidiariesOnyx Films
DQ Entertainment (20%) (Banijay-Zodiak (80%))

Method Animation (sometimes called Method Animation Studios or Norman Studios and also known as On Animation Studios) is a French company which produces CGI-animated shows. It came together in 2014 as the culmination of a merger of Dimitri Rassam's Chapter 2 and Alexis Vonarb's Onyx Films.[1][2][3] Method Animation is the parent company. Paris-based ON Entertainment, headed by Rassam, is one of its divisions.[4]

Key people[edit]

Aton Soumache[edit]

Aton Soumache is an award-winning producer of animated films. He is the CEO of Method Animation. Soumache is perhaps best known for The Little Prince (2015 film), for which he, Rassam, Alexis Vonarb, and Mark Osborne won the 2016 César Award for Best Animated Film.[5]

Dimitri Rassam[edit]

See article Dimitri Rassam

Caroline Guillot[edit]

She is the marketing manager of Method Animation.[6]

Alexis Vonarb[edit]

Born in 1970, he is an alumnus of Robert Schuman University, Strausborg.[7] Then he studied at the University of Leicester in the UK.[7] While working in production at La Fémis in 1995, he got to know Soumache.[7] He founded Onyx Films, which went on to produce 15 films, including Renaissance (2006) which won an award at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival.[7]

Works[edit]

Co-produced with DQ Entertainment[edit]

Via producer Tapaas Chakravarti:

Co-produced with Zagtoon[edit]

Via producer Jeremy Zag:

Films[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Renault, Marie-Cécile; Renault, Enguérand. "Naissance d'une major française du cinéma et de l'animation". Le Figaro. Archived from the original on 5 December 2015. Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Dimitri Rassam". Variety 500. Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  3. ^ Wolfe, Jennifer. "Method Animation, Onyx and Chapter 2 form ON Entertainment". Animation World Network. Archived from the original on 28 April 2017. Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  4. ^ Keslassy, Elsa. "Dimitri Rassam Builds Bridges With Wildside, Endemic Shrine France". Variety. Archived from the original on 15 January 2017. Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  5. ^ "2016 César Awards Full Winners List". Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on 11 October 2016. Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  6. ^ "Interview: Caroline Guillot - On Entertainment". Écran Total. Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  7. ^ a b c d "Alexis Vonarb (On Animation Studios)". César Académie des Arts et Technique du Cinéma. Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  8. ^ TV (2007-10-09). "DQ, Method Films Pact for Iron Man". Animationmagazine.net. Retrieved 2011-02-27.
  9. ^ Zag Studios Sets Up Shop In L.A. To Produce Animated Features by Amid Amidi on Cartoon Brew published 30 October 2014
  10. ^ Zak Storm brewing at MIPCOM published 9 October 2014 on TBIvision:
    "Ben 10 creator Man of Action conceived the 39x30mins show, with Zagtoon, Method Animation and eOne Family attached as coproducers."
  11. ^ eOne’s ‘Zak Storm’ Gets Greenlight by Mercedes Milligan of Animation Magazine published 9 October 2014
  12. ^ http://www.animationmagazine.net/features/on-animation-unveils-hot-slate-in-cannes/
  13. ^ http://www.animationmagazine.net/features/on-animation-unveils-hot-slate-in-cannes/

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