Xilam

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Xilam Animation
Xilam logo.jpg
FoundedAugust 5, 1999
FounderMarc du Pontavice
FocusTelevision, film, animation
HeadquartersParis, France
SubsidiariesArmada TNT
Igloo Productions GmbH
Xilam Films SAS
Xilam Multimédia SAS
Xilam Studio SAS
Xilam Studio Angoulême SAS (at décembre 2016)[1]
Employees
410
Websitewww.xilam.com

Xilam is a French production company that specializes in animated television series and feature films. Marc du Pontavice founded it in 1999 after he left Gaumont Multimédia.

In 2019, it was announced that Xilam will be acquiring 50.1% of French CG studio Cube Creative.[2]

History[edit]

Programs such as Shuriken School,[3] Space Goofs,[4] and Oggy and the Cockroaches[5] were internationally successful. In 2003, the company released its first animated feature film, the CGI-based Kaena: The Prophecy,[6] and, in 2005, announced an animated film based on The New Adventures of Lucky Luke.[7] In 2012, they announced Oggy and the Cockroaches: The Movie.[8] In 2016 the studio opened a new office in Lyon.[9]

Filmography[edit]

Animated series[edit]

Purchased from Gaumont[edit]

Original[edit]

Film[edit]

Purchased from Gaumont[edit]

Original[edit]

Other productions[edit]

Purchased from Gaumont[edit]

Original[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rapport financier annuel 2016" (PDF). xilam.com. 27 April 2017. Retrieved 2 August 2017.
  2. ^ Milligan, Milligan (2019-06-06). "Xilam Enters Negotiations to Acquire Cube Creative". Animation Magazine. Retrieved 2019-06-06.
  3. ^ a b c Martin, Denise (2005-03-08). "Ninjas land at Nicktoons". Variety. Retrieved 2014-04-19.
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ a b c d Bertet, Elsa (2008-07-25). "'Cockroaches' scuttle to E. Europe". Variety. Retrieved 2014-04-19.
  6. ^ a b Grey, Tobias (2003-01-19). "New Gaul draw: France toons up". Variety. Retrieved 2014-04-19.
  7. ^ Tartaglione-Vialatte, Nancy (2009-09-25). "France's Xilam brings Lucky Luke to big screen". Screen Daily. Retrieved 2014-04-19.
  8. ^ a b Keslassy, Elsa; Hopewell, John (2012-06-08). "Xilam plots 'Oggy' feature pic". Variety. Retrieved 2014-04-19.
  9. ^ Getzler, Wendy (2015-12-08). "Xilam expands with Lyon production studio". Kidscreen. Retrieved 2019-02-06.
  10. ^ a b c Blaney, Martin (2000-01-25). "Igel, Xilam join forces for Gaumont library". Screen Daily. Retrieved 2014-05-10.
  11. ^ a b Hopewell, John (2008-09-12). "Toons star at French TV showcase". Variety. Retrieved 2014-05-10.
  12. ^ Keslassy, Elsa (2011-10-03). "More execs playing at tyke TV mart". Variety. Retrieved 2014-05-10.
  13. ^ https://xilam.com/media/paprika/?lang=en
  14. ^ https://www.c21media.net/mr-magoo-returns-in-france/
  15. ^ http://www.animationmagazine.net/tv/tv-bytes-chi-chi-co-pro-mr-magoo-school-of-roars/
  16. ^ http://www.animationmagazine.net/tv/xilam-greenlights-preschool-spin-off-oggy-oggy/
  17. ^ http://kidscreen.com/2019/03/25/what-were-watching-at-miptv/
  18. ^ Kuipers, Richard (2008-06-30). "Review: 'Go West! A Lucky Luke Adventure'". Variety. Retrieved 2014-05-10.
  19. ^ "I Lost My body Screening at Cannes critics week". Animation Magazine. April 22, 2019. Retrieved April 23, 2019.
  20. ^ "Stupid Invaders". IGN. 2001-02-27. Retrieved 2014-05-10.

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