Top 50 great animation studios in the world (P.42) Xilam Animation: The famous French animation studio

20-10-2021

(WorldKings.org) Xilam’s best product such as Shuriken School, Space Goofs, and Oggy and the Cockroaches were internationally successful. Xilam’s expanding and strong catalogue now consists of over 2,200 episodes and three feature films.

Xilam is a French production company that specializes in animated television series and feature films.

Marc du Pontavice and his brother Alix founded it in 1999 as a replacement for the animation division of Gaumont Multimédia; though Gaumont would continue to have a deal with Xilam until 2003. Gaumont Multimédia continued as a video game publisher until it closed down in 2004.

The company’s best product such as Shuriken School, Space Goofs, and Oggy and the Cockroaches were internationally successful. Xilam’s expanding and strong catalogue now consists of over 2,200 episodes and three feature films.

In 2003, the company released its first animated feature film, the CGI-based Kaena: The Prophecy, and in 2005, announced an animated film based on The New Adventures of Lucky Luke. In 2012, they announced Oggy and the Cockroaches: The Movie. In 2016 the studio opened a new office in Lyon.

In 2019, it was announced that Xilam would be acquiring 50.1% of French CG studio Cube Creative. The deal was finalized on January 20, 2020.

Xilam employs more than 500 individuals, including 400 artists, across its studios in Paris, Lyon, Angoulême and Ho Chi Minh in Vietnam.

 

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