From Oggy and the Cockroaches to Moka: A Masterclass in Slapstick Comedy, with Marc du Pontavice, CEO, and Andrès Fernandez, Director, at MipTV
Animated slapstick comedy is making a tremendous comeback and seeing a popularity surge in the global kids’ market but what are the core components of this genre, and what innovations could help it evolve?
Acclaimed French studio Xilam Animation, a specialist in the genre, is behind classic series such as Oggy and the Cockroaches. Xilam’ series represent an iconic part of the French animation industry’s international exports for the last two decades, airing in over 190 countries.
Marc du Pontavice, founder and CEO of Xilam, will explain how to create a French brand from scratch with an impressive global presence – and keep the brand engaging and relevant across different kids generations. With Andrès Fernandez, show runner of Zig & Sharko and creator of Moka, the pair will share insights into their creative process and experience in crafting successful slapstick animations for international audiences.
When: Tuesday April 9th, 17.30-18.00
Where: Palais des Festivals – Kids Creative Room Palais -1, “In Development” zone
Xilam Sales team will be at MipTv! If you’d like to know more about our highlights, we will be happy to sit down with you!
Meet us at booth R7.J9. Pre-book your meeting here: firstname.lastname@example.org