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Federation Entertainment, the creation entity behind “Around the Planet in 80 Days” and “The Bureau,” has acquired a the vast majority stake in independent French company Robin & Co.
Founded in 1998 by Jean-Yves Robin, the Robin & Co team features subsidiaries Calt Creation (“Kaamelott”), Calt Studio (“Moloch”), Calt Story (“La Dernière Partie”), Hope Production (“Human”), Monkey Pack Movie (“Café de Flore) and Robin Generation, a subsidiary at present in output on initiatives from Daniel Auteuil, Morgane Cadignan and Sandrine Sarroche.
The merger marks a fast paced expansion time for Federation, which was set up in 2013, headed by Pascal Breton and co-directed by Lionel Uzan. In latest months it begun U.S.-primarily based management and output firm, Animal Federation boarded European literary streamer Rocambole established up an U.K. workplace and also released French Television set/Movie label Nameless/Federation together with Nameless Material.
Pascal Breton, president of Federation, mentioned: “The outstanding relationship that Jean-Yves Robin has managed to construct with numerous actors, writers and directors, especially in comedy, is exclusive in France. He and his staff of producers know how to accompany all these skills from the Competition du Rire comedy competition and little stand-up venues to the most significant common successes, both equally in collection or cinema. Our affiliation can give them even much more retailers on channels, platforms, the worldwide marketplace and all the spinoff markets born of the electronic revolution that we are exploring.”
Jean-Yves Robin, president of Robin & Co, explained: “Almost 24 decades just after the creation of Robin & Co, I desired to give a new impetus to the team by approaching an business spouse who understands where by we come from and our way of doing work, namely via a quite potent relationship with our skills. The undertaking that Pascal has crafted with his crew is a fantastic suit and I felt the obvious complementarities involving our two groups, both equally artistically and in phrases of business. Robin & Co is a close-knit workforce that contains producers, but also monetary (Hadrien Foussard) and lawful (Camille Chapuis) abilities masking the entire spectrum of our routines. I am quite joyful that Robin & Co is a new member of this federation of creators that is Federation.”
The Federation team has a complete of 20 subsidiary or associate creation firms dependent in Paris, Los Angeles, Rome, Madrid, Berlin, London, Brussels and Tel Aviv.