GDH Launches GO-N Productions

Aug 24th 2004
GO-N Productions, a new company in the animation business,
to create French and European animation for children
and investigate Japanese/French collaboration

2004.08.24

Paris, France - August 24, 2004 - There is a new company in the animation industry : GO-N Productions, backed by Japanese animation company GDH, was recently formed in Paris, France.

A partnership was formed on June 4, 2004 in Paris to establish GO-N Productions by three partners : Eric Garnet (previously Producer at Antefilms, France), Anne de Galard (formerly Head of development in the same company) who both have great experience in the French and European markets, and GDH K.K., a leading enterprise of Japanese animation, have decided to join forces to develop and produce French and European animation. Furthermore GO-N Productions and GDH will investigate Japanese / French collaboration to develop business opportunities for the two companies.

GO-N Productions is determined to make use of GDH's creative Japan-US network and take advantage of GDH's operations in the Japanese and Asian markets. GDH plans to closely collaborate with GO-N Productions to strengthen its entry in the EU, including searching for original stories and graphic design from France and the creation of French/Japanese animation. The two companies intend to leverage their partner's strengths in production to work on global joint production projects and facilitate the entrance of each in the partner's domestic market.

GDH has an overseas base in Los Angeles and London and is actively promoting overseas exposure of its consumer brands (Gonzo and Gonzino). Through the partnership with GO-N Productions and its investment in the company, GDH plans to further develop global titles and is specifically looking to implement expansion of business opportunities in the world market.

【About GDH K.K.】
GDH is a global Japanese company founded in February 2000 and controlling the overall business management strategies of its group companies, including the famous Gonzo studio (founded in 1993) as well as licensing management and overseas sales. GDH is a leader in content development that actively promotes both domestic and global reach in Japan's animation culture, which is well-known worldwide. For additional information, visit www.G.D.H.co.jp.


【For Further information】 GO-N Productions
Eric Garnet
President
Tel: +33 1 40 13 53 34
Email: [email protected] GDH K.K.
Arthur Smith
Director, International, GDH K.K.
Tel: +44 20 7788 4321
Email: arthur@G.D.H.co.jp

【GO-N Productions contacts】 GO-N Productions
Immeuble Paris Innovation
5 rue d'Uzes
75002 Paris
France
Tel. : +33 1 40 13 53 00
Fax : +33 1 40 13 53 01
Tel. (direct) : +33 1 40 13 53 34
Email: [email protected]
[email protected]
URL : www.go-n.fr

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