Cyber Group Studios

Kids round-up: Cyber Group acquires Splash catalogue; ITV & RTÉjr extend ‘Happy The Hoglet’; Narrative Ent brings ‘Jeremy & Jazzy’ to UK

Cyber Group acquires Splash catalogue France’s Cyber Group Studios has picked up exclusive distribution rights to North American animation studio Splash Entertainment’s entire catalogue, including Chloe’s Closet, Sabrina: Secrets of a Teenage Witch and Norm of the North. The deal builds upon the partnership struck last year in which the two companies formed CyberSplash, a Paris-based entity, […]

BBC orders ‘Digital Girl’, with pre-sales to Super RTL & Discovery Kids

UK pubcaster the BBC has commissioned Digital Girl, a new animated series, that has also been sold to Super RTL in Germany and Discovery Kids in Latin America. The 26 x 22-minute series, from Bristol-based A Productions, is set to be delivered in late 2024. Cyber Group Studios, which has helped secure international presales financing, has been attached to […]

Cyber Group ups sales & acquisitions exec Raphaelle Mathieu to become EVP

Paris-based Cyber Group Studios has promoted sales & acquisitions exec Raphaelle Mathieu to a newly created role. Mathieu becomes EVP and will oversee all commercial activities for the company on a global basis, working with chairman & CEO Pierre Sissmann and COO Dominique Bourse. Her remit includes working with the CEO and COO on a […]

Peacock doubles kids animation slate, with ‘Abominable’ & ‘Megamind’ spin-offs

NBCUniversal-owned OTT service Peacock has doubled its animated kids programming slate, announcing several new and returning titles, including follow-ups to DreamWorks Animation features Megamind and Abominable. Megamind’s Guide To Defending Your City is a CG animated series picking up from where the 2010 film left off as Megamind has transformed from being a supervillain and […]

Cyber Group Studios takes majority stake in Italy’s Graphilm Entertainment

French animation producer and distributor Cyber Group Studios has acquired a majority stake in Italian animation studio Graphilm Entertainment. The company says that the acquisition will allow it to expand and meet increased content demands in Europe and globally, while also providing Graphilm with development opportunities for its own productions, while making use of Cyber […]

Kids round-up: Dandelooo feels ‘Gaston’s Emotions’; ‘Bluey’ bounds onto RAI & ERT; Cyber adapts ‘Phobos’

Dandelooo feels ‘Gaston’s Emotions’ French animation prodco and distributor Dandelooo is to adapt the children’s book series Gaston’s Emotions. The preschool comedy series is based on the books about a magical unicorn written by author and illustrator Aurélie Chien Chow Chine, who is developing the series alongside Chloé Sastre and Romain Gadiou. Dandelooo will hold worldwide […]

Kids round-up: Beyond shops ‘The World According To Grandpa’; Cyber launches animation studio; Rai welcomes ‘Pablo’

Beyond Rights shops ‘The World According To Grandpa’ Beyond Rights has acquired worldwide distribution rights to kids’ series The World According To Grandpa, which it will be officially launching to the international market at the upcoming Kidscreen. Produced by Saffron Cherry TV for UK broadcaster Channel 5, the 25 x 11-minute series is based on […]

Thunderbird Entertainment hires Goldsmith to helm new global distribution division

Canadian prodco Thunderbird Entertainment has launched a new global distribution and consumer products division to be headed up by Cyber Group Studios alum Richard Goldsmith. The new division is part of Thunderbird’s push to acquire and develop its growing stable of owned IP, while providing service to external partners such as Netflix and Disney. In addition […]

Kids round-up: Cyber Group, Future Today tie up for kids’ app; Happy Films takes ‘Bookaboo’ to Russia

Cyber Group Studios has entered a partnership with multi-platform distribution company Future Today to launch YayToons, a free app that features animated content for children aged 3-8. Cyber Group titles to appear on the app will include The Bellflower Bunnies, Mini Ninjas, Mirette Investigates, The Pirates Next Door, Adam’s Bakery, Zou, Balloopo, Mia, Leo The Wildlife […]

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