Annecy Spotlight: Animotion Media Group


Animotion Media Group is a new production, financing and sales company focused on animation.

The multiplatform kids’ and family content company engages in licensing, distribution and strategic partnerships. Its slate includes Annie & Bennie, which tells the story of two unlikely best friends, and Mr. Dogood, created with puzzle enthusiasts in mind.

Mr. Dogood is a charming animated detective story,” says Julia Nikolaeva, VP and chief content officer.

Animotion is also developing a number of IPs for older children, teenagers and adults. “We decided to go beyond the bounds of kids’ and preschool content from the very beginning,” says Nikolaeva. Animotion Media Group also holds rights to a library of characters, including from The Fixies and Finnick franchises, Tina and Tony and Beardy Bodo. Animotion Music produces music and teams with artists whose work is targeted to kids, teens and families.