In The News
Awesome Magic Birds cross the Atlantic in one go!
December 12, 2016
Artoon is happy to announce that the distribution of our TV show Magic Birds has been mandated to Principal Media. Based in Beverly Hills, with offices in New York and London, Principal Media has produced and distributed top-level TV programming since 2005. Their worldwide distribution division is a respected presence in the International TV Marketplace. It represents 3000+ hours of Award-winning TV programming, including long-running series on Lifetime, Fuel, Travel Channel, Spike, Discovery, Speed, Versus and more.
MIPCOM 2016 - Artoon is going to MIPCOM-France
October 17, 2016
Artoon is happy to announce that they will be attending the MIPCOM’s annual event in Cannes this October. Our stand will be on the Media Stands floor at P4 B1. MIPCOM gathers the world’s most influential industry players for four days of meetings, screenings and conferences. Discover and screen the latest blockbuster programming and find new partners at the year’s most anticipated global market for entertainment content across all platforms.
Artoon on animationmagazine.net
February 16, 2016
By Peter Schavemaker
"The first Greek animated series ever did just that and became a huge success: Pandora & Plato. Produced by Athens-based studio Artoon, it achieved ratings of 49 percent on the public channel ANT1 and later on commercial TV station STAR Channel, has more than 250 merchandise items and has sold 140,000 books in four months. Nikos Vergitsis and George Nikoloulias, founders of Artoon and creators of Pandora & Plato, say: “We have always sought a connection with European animation. With 20 percent European funding, Pandora & Plato was made partly outside Greece, but never broadcast outside the country.”
And the studio is looking to build on that. “We are optimists,” say Vergitsis and Nikoloulias. After finding some Greek investors, and getting the Greek Film Centre onboard as co producers, Artoon will release in February Magic Tears, the new feature film of Pandora & Plato. And that’s just a start..."