Morgann Favennec Assumes New Role at Mediatoon


Xilam and Superights alum Morgann Favennec has been appointed deputy managing director of Mediatoon Distribution.

In addition to now overseeing distribution for Mediatoon, Favennec maintains responsibility for presales and international financing at Ellipse Animation, which she has had since last September at the Média-Participations company.

Prior to joining Ellipse in September 2023 as VP of international financing, Favennec was at Xilam Animation for six years, most recently as executive VP of distribution. She previously served as deputy managing director for international sales and acquisitions at Superights.

Caroline Duvochel, managing director of Média-Participations Group’s audiovisual activities, said: “In a fast-moving market, our ability to finance new content and make optimum use of our catalog is more decisive than ever. I have every trust in Morgann and her team to set up ambitious international partnerships and promote Mediatoon Distribution’s rich youth and family catalog, which is one of the biggest in the animation market.”

Favennec commented: “I am honored by the trust that the Média-Participations Group has put in me by broadening my remit and am delighted to bring my expertise to continuing the deployment of our prestigious catalog alongside such a fine team.”