WHO ARE WE?
Ares Films was created in 1991. From its very start, the company has been involved in the production and distribution of child oriented programs. The production, in association with Hearst Entertainment (USA) and Astral (Canada) and the success of Quasimodo, a 26 by 26’ animated series in 1994 for France 3 and sold in more than 80 countries, was a decisive stepping stone for the company.
Then came several international productions, such as Tristan & Isold, Little Red Riding Hood…, all of which demonstrated Ares Films’ knowhow in producing child oriented programs of international quality.
Thanks to this recognition, Ares Films has continued with a string of Hits, managing the world wide and European or French Speaking rights to such well known and prestigious series as: Pokémon, TMNT Ninja Turtles, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Kamen Rider, Zoids, Schin chan, Scan2Go, Dinosaur King, Shugo Chara ,Zexal as well as the prestigious GGO FOOTBALLanimated series.
Ares Films has also been working with the Rights Holders of these successful series in managing their dubbing with broadcasters and also adapting their theme tunes and music for commercial distribution (Double Gold CD for Pokémon and Yu Gi Oh!) as well as localizing video games (Nintendo, Bandai, Konami, Giochi Preziosi, Tomy, Hasbro, Microsoft)
Moreover, Ares Films manages the production and the distribution of numerous documentaries covering a wide array of topics, from social issues to arts and entertainment, not forgetting travel, nature and sports and last but not least , a documentary on Michael Jackson, the King of Pop which got a Double Platinum DVD Award.
In the fiction category, the company has also produced Deadly Gorgeous as well as distributingKamen Rider, Critter Gitters and, the famous Bonanza series.
The rights to this catalog are available for Television, Home Video; On-Demand-TV, IPTV and mobile phones .For GGO FOOTBALL Ares Films manage the licensing and music rights
Ares Films is an active member of USPA (National Union of Audiovisual Producers), TVFI (French International Television Association) as well as of SEDPA (Union of Distributors of Audiovisual Programs).