For over 15 years, GO-N Productions has been fully dedicated to the creation of high quality animation for kids and the exploitation of its own properties across all media platforms.
Internationally renowned as a pioneer in Animation Production and Distribution, Paris-based GO-N Productions has maintained its independence, meticulous attention to detail and a nurturing approach to in-house artists and creatives.
The fully autonomous animation studio houses a world-class pool of resident creative directors and graphic designers who are widely recognized within the animation business community.
This winning combination has enabled GO-N to partner, co-produce, develop and produce with the most reputable companies worldwide and prestigious partners.
GO-N International is the commercial arm of GO-N Productions and is dedicated to international sales of animated content made for kids and family to all media platforms worldwide.
GO-N International is involved at every stage of a project: from its inception through to development, financing, inking co-production partnerships, marketing & communication and international sales.
GO-N International attends the following events and markets :
Anne de Galard
Emmanuel de Franceschi
Digital & Marketing Manager
Having graduated from the Institute of Political Studies (IEP – Sciences-Po), in Paris, with a major in international relations, Eric Garnet started working at Carat as a media consultant for customers across Europe and thereafter, he joined Havas Media International as mission manager, focusing at first on the Eastern European countries.
Still interested in international relations, he left for South Africa to look after the group’s customers portfolio in Africa.
Then, in the Summer of 1993, he began working for the South African advertising company TBWA Hunt Lascaris, which provided consultancy for Nelson Mandela’s electoral campaign.
When he came back to France in 1996, he met the creators of Antefilms and started to develop the animation and kids’ programs department Antefilms, which produced several hits such as Code Lyoko and Funky Cops among others. He was then promoted to director of sales and international coproductions for Antefilms International as the company stated to expand worldwide.
In July 2003, he left Antefilms and went on to create GO-N Productions, in June 2004, with Anne de Galard.
Anne de Galard
Having studied law and art history, in Paris, Anne de Galard was headed for a career as an auctioneer. But then, just before getting her Master’s degree, she accepted a 6-month apprenticeship at Harpo Films – the movie subsidiary of Antefilms. She subsequently became production assistant and financing supervisor. In the summer of 1998, she left Harpo and went to New York to learn scriptwriting (at NYU – Tisch School).
When she came back, in 2000, she joined the ranks of the growing animation team at Antefilms. She became production assistant alongside Eric Garnet, then was promoted to development manager in 2001.
In charge of selecting, producing and financing projects, as well as negotiating writers’ contracts, she worked on the shows Fred the Caveman, Funky Cops and Code Lyoko. She left Antefilms in January 2004 and created GO-N Productions with Eric Garnet.
Emmanuel de Franceschi
Emmanuel de Franceschi graduated from France’s EDHEC business school in 2000 and from Paris’ Sorbonne in 2001 with an audiovisual communications business law diploma. He started his working career with Télé Images Group in 2001, first as Production Assistant then as Sales Administrator (2001-2002).
In 2002, he became Production Coordinator at Télé Images Kids then, in 2003, Production Coordinator at Euro Visual. By the end of 2004, he was Production Manager at Télé Images Kids. From 2006 to 2010, he ran productions at GO-N Productions (two seasons of The Large Family, Lou ! and Commander Clark).
In 2010, he joined Lagardère Entertainment’s animation production subsidiary as Head of Productions and Studio, overseeing various shows including Fish & Chips, Scary Larry, Mini Wolf and Xiaolin Chronicles. He came back at GO-N Productions in 2012 as Line Producer.
Digital & Marketing Manager
After graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Operational Marketing and Event Communication, Amélie worked as Marketing Assistant at the Ogilvy advertising agency and then also at Fremantle in Paris.
She then embarked upon an Audio-visual Production Management degree at the prestigious Gobelins animation school in Paris (voted by the industry as the world’s leading animation school in 2016). As in integral part of these studies she worked at Lagardère Entertainment in Paris as Production Assistant and then as Production Coordinator.
In 2013, she moved to GO-N Productions where she worked as Script Coordinator, Production Coordinator and Production Manager. She launched the GO-N Productions YouTube channels in close collaboration with the Google teams.
Today her mission is to develop and launch the GO-N Digital Department – not only handling the digital exploitation of the properties in the catalogue, but also by developing and producing content purely dedicated to digital distribution.
Besides studying directing at LISAA (Paris’ school of design)and animation at Atelier de Sèvres (school of art and animation), Zuka is also a Production Management graduate from the prestigious Gobelins school in Paris.
He started to work on several GO-N productions as production assistant, under the guidance of line producer Emmanuel de Franceschi.
Zuka Lelashvili is now GO-N Productions’ Development Coordinator.
By putting his passion and in-depth knowledge of animation, along with his network of young talents, this highly talented, quadrilingual young executive is developing animation series projects for GO-N, contributing to its growing roster of productions.
In 2018, he started to work on several GO-N productions as production assistant, under the guidance of line producer Emmanuel de Franceschi.
Besides graduating from Paris’ ESCP Business School with a master’s degree in Management, Louis Parturier has benefited from training in several areas, developing various skills both during his studies and as a post-graduate. Having started off in real estate, where he learned every aspect of the trade, he went on to become a consultant for foreign investors, working with them on a pan-European e-commerce start-up.
His career path has been predominantly characterized by experience gain in two main areas: project development and sales management.
Eager to lend his experience to the arts, he discovered the area of animation and quickly took a liking to the artistic and international dimensions of this audiovisual field. He subsequently joined the GO-N Productions team.
He joined the GO-N Productions team as a Sales Executive, working directly under Eric Garnet.