Mediawan Kids & Family is the division of Mediawan, the European independent multigenre studio, dedicated to the production and distribution of children and family content for audiences worldwide. The company is the European leader in animation and produces premium TV shows, high-end feature films and digital content for kids, tweens, young adults and families. Mediawan Kids & Family houses five production labels: Method Animation, ON Classics, Joann Sfar’s Magical Society, along with brand-new 2D animation TV label for kids Somewhere Animation ("Chefclub Adventures"), and tweens live-action studio Elliott Studio.
For more than 25 years, Method Animation has been the leading producer of animated TV series for all audiences, from preschoolers to adults, with strong IPs such as worldwide hit "Miraculous - Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir" (in co-production with ZAG), "Robin Hood - Mischief in Sherwood", "Petronix Defenders", "The Three Musketeers"… Kids’ and families’ favorites and beloved IPs are at the heart of Method Animation. The company has also a strong track record in adult animation, with the 2006 cult animated tech noir film "Renaissance", using a groundbreaking style of motion capture animation, that won the Cristal Award in Annecy the same year, and the 2011 science-fiction psychological thriller "The Prodigies".
ON Classics is dedicated to developing and producing groundbreaking feature films adapted from universally iconic IPs. Among them: "The Little Prince" (César® Award for Best Animated Film in 2016), and the upcoming "The Little Nicholas- Happy As Can Be", (in theatres in France since October 12th), winner of the Cristal® for Best Feature Film at the Annecy Animation Film Festival 2022 and presented at a special screening at Cannes Festival this year. ON Classics is now in production of "The Magnificent Life of Marcel Pagnol" directed by four-time Academy Award® nominee and BAFTA® winner Sylvain Chomet ("The Triplets of Belleville", "The Illusionist") and distributed worldwide by Sony Pictures Classics.
Joann Sfar’s Magical Society brings together the most gifted storytellers and visual artists to create compelling and heart-warming series and features from the crazy universe of prolific French author Joann Sfar. ("Little Vampire", "Mister Crocodile"). Magical Society, bringing together talents from all over the world with cutting-edge creativity manages to bring a prodigious visual of varied universes for children to dream from.