Zodiak Kids is a global leader in kids entertainment, combining Banijay Group’s dedicated kids production company, consumer products, digital and TV sales division. The company’s production arm, Zodiak Kids Studios, with offices in Paris & London, produces animation and live action programming for a wide range of international broadcasters and audiences worldwide. The business also encompasses a dedicated international sales team representing programming from Zodiak Kids Studios and third-party producers.
Zodiak Kids boasts one of the largest, high-quality kids catalogues in the world, which includes; Mister Maker, the ultimate arts and craft show; LoliRock, the series bursting with music, magic, and mystery; Totally Spies!, the international hit animation series; Floogals the unique CGI series and #1 show on Sprout in the US with Kids 2-5; BAFTA award-winning Secret Life of Boys for CBBC in the UK & ABC in Australia; Millie Inbetween, the CBBC multi-series ratings hit and follow-up for BBC iPlayer, Flatmates; the hit kids drama series, The Lodge for Disney worldwide; and more recently, international animation series, Magiki, Lilybuds, Lost in Oz and Kody Kapow.
As CEO, Benoit di Sabatino leads Banijay Group’s Kids division and its worldwide activity. Joining in 2018, he oversees all development, production and distribution activity across the business’ award-winning animation and live–action slate.
Di Sabatino has been producing and distributing animation programmes for the past 25 years (Code Lyoko, Titeuf, The Fantastic 4 & Casper the Little Ghost) and participated in the creation of a catalogue of over 1,500 hours of programming across 100 titles in 160 countries.