Xilam

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Xilam Animation
Xilam logo.jpg
FoundedJuly 6, 1999
FounderMarc du Pontavice
Alix du Pontavice
FocusTelevision, film, animation
HeadquartersParis, France
Employees
410
Websitewww.xilam.com

Xilam (pronounced as Cy-lam) is a French production company that specializes in animated series and feature films. Marc du Pontavice founded it in 1999 after he left Gaumont Multimédia.

History[edit]

Programs such as Shuriken School,[1] Space Goofs,[2] and Oggy and the Cockroaches[3] were internationally successful. In 2003, the company released its first animated feature film, the CGI-based Kaena: The Prophecy,[4] and, in 2005, announced an animated film based on The New Adventures of Lucky Luke.[5] In 2012, they announced Oggy and the Cockroaches: The Movie.[6] In 2016 the studio opened a new office in Lyon.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Animated series[edit]

Purchased from Gaumont[edit]

Original[edit]

Film[edit]

Purchased from Gaumont[edit]

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Other productions[edit]

Purchased from Gaumont[edit]

Original[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Martin, Denise (2005-03-08). "Ninjas land at Nicktoons". Variety. Retrieved 2014-04-19.
  2. ^ a b Keslassy, Elsa; Graser, Marc (2013-09-25). "Rovio Expands ToonsTV Channel with Stan Lee, Hasbro after 'Angry Birds Toons' Hits 1 Billion Views". Variety. Retrieved 2014-04-19.
  3. ^ a b c d Bertet, Elsa (2008-07-25). "'Cockroaches' scuttle to E. Europe". Variety. Retrieved 2014-04-19.
  4. ^ a b Grey, Tobias (2003-01-19). "New Gaul draw: France toons up". Variety. Retrieved 2014-04-19.
  5. ^ Tartaglione-Vialatte, Nancy (2009-09-25). "France's Xilam brings Lucky Luke to big screen". Screen Daily. Retrieved 2014-04-19.
  6. ^ a b Keslassy, Elsa; Hopewell, John (2012-06-08). "Xilam plots 'Oggy' feature pic". Variety. Retrieved 2014-04-19.
  7. ^ Getzler, Wendy (2015-12-08). "Xilam expands with Lyon production studio". Kidscreen. Retrieved 2019-02-06.
  8. ^ a b c Blaney, Martin (2000-01-25). "Igel, Xilam join forces for Gaumont library". Screen Daily. Retrieved 2014-05-10.
  9. ^ a b Hopewell, John (2008-09-12). "Toons star at French TV showcase". Variety. Retrieved 2014-05-10.
  10. ^ Keslassy, Elsa (2011-10-03). "More execs playing at tyke TV mart". Variety. Retrieved 2014-05-10.
  11. ^ http://www.xilam.com/portfolio/paprika-2/?lang=en
  12. ^ https://www.c21media.net/mr-magoo-returns-in-france/
  13. ^ http://www.animationmagazine.net/tv/tv-bytes-chi-chi-co-pro-mr-magoo-school-of-roars/
  14. ^ Kuipers, Richard (2008-06-30). "Review: 'Go West! A Lucky Luke Adventure'". Variety. Retrieved 2014-05-10.
  15. ^ "Stupid Invaders". IGN. 2001-02-27. Retrieved 2014-05-10.

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