How Warner Bros. Discovery chooses projects

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In this new episode of The Animashow , Sabry Otmani interviews Aurélie Wack, head of co-productions and acquisitions of animated series for kids in EMEA at the legendary California-based production studio Warner Bros. Discovery. Aurélie has worked on world-famous franchises such as Harry Potter, Looney Tunes, Scooby-Doo and Tom & Jerry. The role of Aurélie and her team is to meet producers, evaluate projects, negotiate rights and provide editorial input throughout the production process. If you're an animation producer, this interview is for you: Warner Bros. Discovery is looking for projects with a strong creative vision, and a clear budget and financing plan. Their team receives between 400 and 500 projects a year and evaluates each one. Together, Sabry and Aurélie discuss the selection criteria used by Warner Bros. Discovery to validate projects and complement the existing slate of original productions, and the challenges posed by the changing media landscape. In addition to these iconic channels Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Cartoonito and Discovery, Warner Bros. Discovery enters the world of streaming with the launch of the Max platform, which offers a wide range of content from its catalog for different target audiences. The media landscape is increasingly fragmented, with children consuming content on different platforms, and Warner Bros. Discovery is on the case! An episode packed with never-before-seen information!

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