Zodiak Kids is a global independent leader in kids entertainment, combining Banijay Group’s dedicated kids production company, consumer products, digital and TV sales division. The company’s production arm is Zodiak Kids Studios, with offices in Paris & London, who produce animation and live action programming for a wide range of international broadcasters for audiences worldwide. Zodiak Kids has dedicated international sales and consumer products teams 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 the #1 show on Sprout in the US with Kids 2-5; BAFTA award-winning Secret Life of Boys for CBBC in the UK & ABC Australia; Millie Inbetween the CBBC ratings hit with multiple series; the hit kids drama series The Lodge for Disney worldwide; and new international animation series Magiki and Kody Kapow.
As CEO, Benoit di Sabatino leads Banijay Group’s Kids division and the worldwide activity in this area. Joining in 2018, he oversees all development, production, distribution and consumer product activity across the business’ award-winning animation and live action slate.
Benoit 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.