Media Valley is a French company that develops and produces audiovisual and film production projects for kids and family with strong international potential. Created in 2010 by Natalie Altmann, former director of M6 Kids programs, Media Valley is based in Paris.
The company has delivered its first two animated series, designed in computer-generated images (CGI) and still in broadcast: “Les Triplés” (78 x 7 minutes) for France Télévisions and Universal, in coproduction with La Station Animation, adapted from the books by Nicole Lambert, and “Zoom le Dauphin Blanc” (52 x 13 minutes) for TF1, Tiji and ZDF, in co-production with Marzipan Films. Each of these series ranks as best audience on their respective channel.
Media Valley is currently producing its third animated series, now in 2D, “Ernest and Rebecca” (52 x 13 ‘), adapted from the albums of Bianco and Dalena for TF1 and Canal Plus and ZDF. The series is being broadcast on TF1 since March 24, 2019, and reach a real audience success. Media Valley also launched the production of season 2 of the series “Zoom the White Dolphin” and that of the animated series “Little Nick – Summer break” (52 x 13 ‘) adapted from the book series by René Goscinny and Jean-Jacques Sempé for M6 and Warner Media. Media Valley also develops several projects of animation series including “Dragons Slayers Academy” (52 x 13 ‘) and a Franco-British fiction for teenagers (“the 209ers”).
Media Valley is also in charge of the executive production of series and animated films for major audiovisual key players, such as “Asterix – the Domain of the Gods” and “Asterix – The Secret of the Magic Potion, for M6 Studio at Mikros Image (released respectively in November 2014 – 3 million entries France – and in December 2018, 4 million entries France) and “Arthur and the Minimoys, the series”, for Storia Television, in co-production with Studio 100 for Gulli, Canal J and Disney Channel Germany.
An animation industry expert, Natalie Altmann launched in 2010 her own consulting and production company, Media Valley. Media Valley is specialized in the development and production of high-end children and family projects, whether for cinema or television.
Natalie Altmann was the Head of Children’s Programmes at French private broadcaster M6, from 1997 to 2009, where she developed a diversified Youth Activities Pole, ranging from in house production, animation co-production, to acquisition and programming. In addition to her broadcasting responsibilities, she created and oversaw M6 Studio, the M6 production company dedicated to animation and fiction, and produced the animated feature film Asterix and the Vikings, released in 2006, as well as the animated series Little Nick based on the books Le Petit Nicolas by Goscinny and Sempé.
Before joining M6, Natalie Altmann was Head of Development at Saban International Paris, where she supervised, from 1992 to 1997, the development and writing of numerous animated series for the French, European and international markets.
Graduated from the Paris Institute of Political Studies, Natalie Altmann also holds a Master of Arts in Communication, from the Annenberg School for Communication (University of Southern California in Los Angeles).
Adriana Carlier began her professional career in 2007. While working for several production companies (Futurikon, Gaumont Animation, Zagtoon, On Entertainment), she oversaw the production of a dozen series, including “Dude that’s my ghost” and “Miraculous Ladybug – Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir” for M6, TF1, Disney and a number of other international broadcasters.
She joined the Media Valley team in 2016 as Head of Productions. In charge of supervising the development and production of series, she has managed the projects: “Ernest and Rebecca” and “Nicholas’ Fantastic Summer!”.
In her position, she is responsible for the preparation of grant applications and project budgets and liaises with various partners: technical teams, subcontractors, broadcasters… from development to post-production.
Holding a Bachelor Degree from the Gobelins School in audio-visual production management and a Masters 2 in marketing and distribution at the Ina SUP School, Soukaïna Abdennadher began her career in 2010 with Gaumont Animation, where she worked for eight years on various animation series (Lanfeust, Atomic Puppet, Trulli Tales).
After first working in collaboration, while at Gaumont, with Media Valley on Season 1 of Zoom the White Dolphin, Soukaïna joined the team in 2017 as line producer. She also works with Natalie Altmann on the international and digital distribution of Media Valley series
After acquiring twelve years’ experience as production assistant, production manager and business affairs in various audio-visual and cinematographic production and distribution companies (in particular, PAN-EUROPEENE, M6 STUDIO, working with Natalie Altmann, MILLIMAGES, BAC FILMS), in 2011 Antoine Morand created his own consulting company serving professionals in the sector (cinema, television, animation, drama and documentary).
Since 2014, he has assisted and supported Natalie Altmann in business affairs over the whole range of MEDIA VALLEY projects and productions.