As Managing Director of eOne Family and eOne Licensing, Olivier Dumont oversees all commercial and creative activities of eOne’s combined kids, family and licensing operations, including development, production, sales, licensing and merchandising. He is responsible for developing properties into global TV, home entertainment, new media and consumer product brands, and supervises teams currently based in Canada, UK, USA, Australia and Hong Kong.
Prior to joining eOne, Olivier served as MD of TV-Loonland, overseeing all creative and commercial activities, including sourcing and development of kids and family entertainment properties. He had previously been MD of SIP Animation, where he was responsible for development, financing, production and distribution of animated series such as hit action-adventure comedy series W.I.T.C.H. (co-produced with Super RTL, Jetix Europe, ABC USA and France Televisions) and A.T.O.M. Alpha Teens on Machines (co-produced with Hasbro and Jetix Europe).
Olivier’s career in the television and kids programming began in 1993 when he joined Europe Images International, a major distributor of live-action, documentary and animation programming. He also worked at French broadcaster Canal J, where he was responsible for acquisitions and co-productions and oversaw the complete revamping of the broadcaster’s line-up in terms of programming composition and scheduling.
Olivier has studied French and Anglo American Law at the Université Paris X Nanterre and Intellectual Property Law at Université Panthéon Assas (Paris II).