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Anton Increases Newen Investment To $56M; French Production Giant Moves Into Feature Film

Newen Studios is coming into characteristic movie after financier Anton increased its investment within the French manufacturing giant by 40% to €50M ($56.6M).

The extension of the settlement comes after two years’ value of Anton investment by which Newen has been on the relief of the likes of OCS’ The Opera and France Télévisions/RTBF/ARD’s Crossroads. It’s miles for the time being in manufacturing with  VRT/Arte’s Misplaced Bags and is distributing the likes of DNA and The Promise by procedure of distribution arm Newen Join.

Integrated within the €50M extension is Newen’s upcoming documentary on high-terminate vogue designer John Galliano from Whitney director Kevin Macdonald.

Sébastien Raybaud, Anton’s Founder and CEO, acknowledged Newen “leads the vogue in global enlighten material.”

“The continuation of our partnership with them affirms our perception of their vision, creativity and commercial prowess,” he added.

Newen Managing Director Romain Bessi acknowledged “The extension of the settlement with Anton testifies to the winning dynamic done by Newen Studios. Somewhat various initiatives had been co-financed with Anton all by procedure of the final two years.”

Bessi acknowledged the pass into cinema is timely, coming as Newen supports the vogue “even more” following its 2020 merger with TF1 Studio.

From next week, Bessi will replace Bibiane Godfroid and change into Newen CEO. Godfroid is staying on with the company to create initiatives.

Anton has invested in high-terminate series such as Around the World in 80 Days and His Darkish Materials alongside with characteristic movies alongside side Paddington and Shaun the Sheep.

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