Christophe Erbes

Animation Advisor

Christophe Erbes was born in 1963 in Paris and studied mathematics, telecommunication science and economics (MBA). After some scientific research in Montreal (Canada), he worked for Canal+ International in Paris. He was then responsible for the kids and short films department at PREMIERE in Hamburg before becoming Head of Programs at S-RTL/Disney in Cologne. After being Head of Programs and Deputy Managing Director of NICKELODEON Germany, he was Managing Director at Fox Kids / Jetix in Madrid, London and Munich.
Since 2006, Christophe has been an international children's media consultant, e.g. for Orange, Ubisoft, EBU, MFG Baden-Württemberg, Magélis, and host of many festivals and conferences like MIP/MIPCOM, Annecy, APD/ITFS, Cartoon, GKMC... He is a member of the board of the German Kids Films Support Association and studied at the German Kids Media Academy in 2008/09.
Under the pseudonym Theo de Marcousin, Christophe is a published kids books author (e.g. the international bestseller Oscar and Hoo picture books, together with Oscar Winner Michael Dudok de Wit, see on FaceBook Oscar & Hoo and the release in 2017 of the 52x11’ animated TV series Ella, Oscar & Hoo), a script writer and a free lance project developer (e.g. for Technicolor, Mago, Kool, Gaumont, Studio100, E1, CopenhagenBombay, NORMAAL…).