ROUDAIX, FRANCE — The independent producer and distributor, Cyber Group Studios (www.cybergroupstudios.com), recently held a grand opening ceremony for its new animation studio. The company has more than 120 employees in Paris and a subsidiary that opened in Los Angeles back in January 2017. The new studio in Roubaix spans 4,305 square feet.
The opening of the Roubaix studio adds 15 creative and production staff in the Hauts-de-France. That number will grow to a total of approximately 50 by 2020.
“We are currently seeking the talent we need and our main goal is to hire in the Hauts-de-Fance region”, says Pierre Sissmann, president of Cyber Group Studios.
"There is a real desire from the Hauts-de-France region to support audiovisual industry and to promote the know how of its population in this sector,” adds Cyber Group Studios director, Pierre Sissmann, who himself is ”delighted with the opening of this new subsidiary”.
Currently, two series are being produced at Cyber Group Studios, Roubaix. Tom Sawyer tells of the brand-new adventures of the eponymous heroes and his friends. Taffy is a 78 x 7 minute series that marks a partnership with Turner for its Boomerang network across international markets. The series will also be broadcasted in France.