Ladybug & Cat Noir: Awakening

Playmobil : The Movie

The Little Prince

The Prodigies


Mune - The Guardian of the Moon

Tall Tales

The Little Prince

On Animation Studios

Driven by world-class technical and creative talents with offices in Montreal, Paris, and Los Angeles, ON is the independent animation studio of the ON Kids & Family group, a leading European studio specializing in the production of television series and feature films.


Based in Montreal since 2015, ON produced and created the pipeline for Mune: Guardian of the Galaxy and The Little Prince, still the most successful French animated movie in the world, and Playmobil The Movie

ON is currently working on Ladybug & Cat Noir Awakening based on the mega-hit series, Miraculous Ladybug, and continuing to expand its compelling portfolio of engaging and unique blockbusters.


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Michel Hazanavicius-Penned ‘Little Jules Verne’ Sails With ON Animation


Aton Soumache and Dimitri Rassam’s ON Animation, the outfit behind Mark Osborne’s BAFTA-winning “The Little Prince” and the upcoming “Playmobil” movie, has ra...

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ON Animation Unveils Hot Slate in Cannes


French animation outfit ON Animation is working on two new high-profile movies, it was announced in Cannes today. Aton Soumache and Dimitri Rassam, who produced Mark Osborne’s acclaimed&nb...

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ON Animation, ‘Moana’s’ Hyrum Osmond Team for ‘Little Nemo in Slumberland’


ON Animation Studios, the banner behind the award-winning “The Little Prince,” is partnering with “Moana’s” head of animation, Hyrum Osmond, on “Little Nemo i...

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Cinéma : après Lego, les Playmobil deviennent à leur tour les héros d'un...


Doté d’un budget de 75 millions de dollars, un studio français fabrique à Montréal un film d’animation dont les personnages principaux sont des Playmobil,...

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‘The Little Prince’ Snag BAFTA Children’s Nominations; Lionsgate Names I...


Amazon, Netflix and Sky Kids have each received their first BAFTA Children’s Awards nominations. The prizes honor the best in kids media with a ceremony to be held November ...

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Un film Playmobil en tournage à Montréal


C’est entouré de mystère qu’un film d’animation mettant en scène les figurines des Playmobil est en cours de développement à Montréal ...

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Playmobil - Le film sera fabriqué à Montréal


Le studio ON Animation Studios (Le Petit Prince), installé dans ses nouveaux locaux de Montréal depuis ce printemps, travaille actuellement à la fabrication de ...

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ON Animation Studios s'installe à Montréal et débute la production de « ...


Installé à Montréal dans ses nouveaux locaux depuis ce printemps, le studio d’animation ON Animation Studios (membre du groupe ON Kids & Family), est reconnu pour ...

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GKIDS, Fathom Set One-Day Screening Event for ‘Mune: Guardian of the Moon’


Mune: Guardian of the Moon will be in movie theaters nationwide for one day only on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 12:55 p.m. local time. The French produced film is being released in a new Englis...

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ON Entertainment mise sur Montréal pour implanter son studio d’animation...


ON Entertainment, chef de file français reconnu mondialement dans les domaines de l’animation et du cinéma, annonce aujourd’hui l’implantation de son studio nord-...

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Le studio d’animation ON s'installe à Montréal


L’entreprise française ON Entertainment, producteur du «Petit Prince» en animation, implante son studio nord-américain à Montréal, un investissement...

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Montréal, ville animée


La sortie du long métrage Le petit prince - une production de 80 millions tournée en grande partie ici - confirme que Montréal s'est taillé une place enviable en cin&...

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Mark Osborne et Le petit prince: l'amour d'un livre


Nommé deux fois aux Oscars et réalisateur de l'un des 10 plus grands succès de l'histoire du cinéma d'animation, Kung Fu Panda, Mark Osborne a laissé Dreamwork...

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Deux superproductions d'animation créées à Montréal


Les Britanniques arrivent, mais les Français aussi. Deux studios issus de l'Hexagone annonceront bientôt deux superproductions d'animation à Montréal, dont le budget p...

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Shape-Analysis-Driven Surface Correction


Claude Levastre - 08-2017

In this paper, we describe a technique called Shape Analysis Driven Surface Correction that introduces a new generalized way of stor- ing and restituting surface corrections and automate their blending by using live surface shape analysis combined with Radial Basis Function (RBF) based interpolators.

Lend me your comb : faster grooming with an artist adaptive software

ON Animation Studios Technical Paper

Jérémy Ringard - 07-2016

In this paper, we present the solution we developped at ON Animation Studios to assist the Character FX department on the production of Mune and The Little Prince. Our goal was to design a tool that adapts to the artists rather than a solution that requires learning and practice. To do this, we provide the grooming artists the freedom to choose the interaction mode they feel the most comfortable with. Therefore, the grooming system we wrote provides three different approaches to create hair: curve sculpting, volume modeling, and sketch-based. While being different, these approaches remains compatible and can be mixed together depending of the artists’ needs.

Isolate any object with a perfect antialiasing


R.Chikh,C. Corvazier, B. Legros - 06-2016

We present a new storage scheme for computer graphic images based on OpenEXR 2.Using such EXR/Id files, the compositing artist can isolate an object selection (by picking them or using a regular expression to match their names) and color corrects them with no edge artefact, which was not possible to achieve without rendering the object selection on its own layer. Using this file format avoids going back and forth between the rendering and the compositing departments because no mask image or layering are needed anymore.

The technique is demonstrated in an open source software suite, including a library to read and write the EXR/Id files and an OpenFX plug-in which generates the images in any compositing software.

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